This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Litohoro.
Litohoro is a Greek town situated about ten kilometers west of the touristic Mediterranean coast and about fifteen kilometers from Olympus National Park and not far from the historic town of Dion; Litohoro is a great place to base yourself during your stay in Greece. Litohoro is not as touristy as some of the surrounding towns, and offers a friendly atmosphere. There are plenty of amenities within the town, including post office, tourist doctor, and pharmacy, as well as plenty of tourist information. There are also shops, grocery stores, bakeries, and restaurants serving local and international cuisine.
There are a few accommodation options in Litohoro; all accommodation is offered at a competitive price, which is usually determined by the season. The high season runs from late June to late August. If traveling during high season, it is recommended booking your accommodation in advance. All accommodation offers hot water showers, complimentary Wi-Fi (those not always the most reliable connection), linen, and usually towels. Sometimes breakfast is included in the price. Rooms usually also have air conditioning and heating, as well as a balcony. Hostels in Litohoro generally have communal areas, included an equipped kitchen and common area. Hostels in Litohoro usually offer private rooms or dorm rooms, with access to either a private or shared bathroom. Accommodation staff can usually speak some English, as well as German and sometimes Russian/Serbian/Romanian. Some Greek phrases are also appreciated and can be very helpful, particularly if you are a vegetarian or have a special request when booking a room.
Written by local enthusiast for Litohoro hostelsKelly Sheldrick