Litochoro is both a town and municipality in the foothills of Mount Olympus, 6 km from the beach of the Olympic Riviera. It is located 90 km from Thessaloniki and 22 km from Katerini.
Litochoro is the starting point for conquering the highest peak of Mount Olympus - Mitikas. It is situated on a slope of the mountain, with preserved old houses and narrow cobblestone streets. There are several hotels, restaurants and cafes.
Litochoro has several beaches: Plaka Litochorou - with camping site and several beach bars, Gritsa - with several luxury hotels, Statmos - with restaurant and snack bar, and Barikos - with a few campsites and very shallow water.