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Greece’s Top Mythological Sites That You Can Still Visit

By Cliff Blaylock The heart of the Mediterranean, Greece is blessed with many beautiful islands scattered about its coastlines. They often have glorious sandy beaches, fine cuisine and five-star resorts, but there is something about the Greek islands that sets...

Greek Athlete Carries Disabled Woman on his Back to the Top of Mount Olympus

Long-distance runner Marios Giannakou completed the race of his life on Monday as he climbed to the summit of Mount Olympus carrying the disabled Eleftheria Tosiou on his back. "There is nothing more real than the dream," Giannakou wrote on...

Greek Athlete to Carry Disabled Woman on his Back to the Top of Mount Olympus

Long-distance runner Marios Giannakou is preparing for the race of his life as he is to climb Mount Olympus carrying on his back the disabled Eleftheria. The athlete from Drama who has crossed 270 kilometers (168 miles) in the hot...

Aerial Photo of Snow-Capped Mount Olympus Goes Viral

This aerial photograph shot on Sunday of a snow-capped Mount Olympus, the home of Zeus and the ancient Greek gods, has gone viral. The photo was captured by Kostas Rossidis of the Hellenic Seaplane Association as a way to mark...

Titanic Actor Visits Home of the Gods

Hollywood star Billy Zane was spotted enjoying a break at Mount Olympus, known as the home of Zeus and the major Greek gods since before the time of Homer. Zane, who became known for his villainous role as Caledon Hockley...

Hoop Placed on Top of Mount Olympus to Honor Giannis Antetokounmpo (video)

The American athletic wear company Nike placed a basketball hoop on the top of Mt. Olympus, the highest point in Greece, to honor Giannis Antetokounmpo, who earlier in the week was named MVP of the 2018-19 NBA season. Nike also...

Greek Students Conquer Mount Olympus (Video)

The first ever school to go on the brave mission to conquer the top of Mount Olympus, the mountain of the Gods for the Ancient Greeks, is the 2nd High School of Voula, in Attica. The young students, instead of going...

Top Things to Do When Visiting the Greek Gods: Mount Olympus and Litohoro

Many people come to visit Greece with a mission in mind - visiting Litochoro and the surrounding sights. Whether you want to hike the trails of Mount Olympus, the mythological home of the twelve gods of Olympus, or feel the...