Hiking in Old Panteleimon

Hiking in Old Panteleimon

Hiking in Old Panteleimon
Completed Event
17 March 2024/ 08:00
10 hours
Level 1
22 euros/ person

The Salonica View alternative tourism office organizes a one-day excursion and hike to the restored settlement of Old Panteleimon.


A few words about our excursion:

We will start by bus from Thessaloniki and at a distance of about one hour and thirty minutes from our city, we will reach the settlement of Old Panteleimon. The starting point of our hike starts from the village and on our way we will meet an amazing path with chestnut forests through which we will pass to reach the traditional settlement of Old Pori. Then we will return back to Old Panteleimonas where we will have free time in the picturesque village for rest, coffee, and food.


Old Panteleimonas:

Built on the eastern slopes of Mount Olympus, with a magnificent view of the Thermaic Gulf, the coast of South Pieria, and the imposing castle of Platamonas and at a distance of about 100 kilometers from Thessaloniki, Olds Panteleimonas is one of the best examples of traditional Macedonian architecture in northern Greece.


Route Features:

a) Degree of difficulty: Level 1 - Easy

b) Hiking duration: 3.5-4 hours

c) Total Distance: 9.5 km.

** Relatively good physical condition is required


Participation fee:

22 euros/person by bus.


The price includes:

  1. Escort and organization
  2. Experienced mountain guides
  3. Transportation by bus
  4. First aid box
  5. VHF Wireless
  6. Hiking

CAUTION!!! Payment of the full amount is made to the bank accounts below within 4 days of your booking. Otherwise, the booking is canceled.

Piraeus Bank IBAN GR41 0172 2220 0052 2209 3179 693 (Beneficiary: ANDREAS TSAGARIS)

National Bank of Greece IBAN GR2701102230000022300527524 (Beneficiary: TSAGARIS ANDREAS)


*** In case the payment is made by a bank other than the above, the customer must pay the additional cost.


You must have with you:

  1. Mountaineering boots
  2. Hiking pants or leggings
  3. Second top, socks, trousers, and a small towel (change)
  4. Snack
  5. Water
  6. Backpack
  7. Waterproof jacket (required)
  8. Tissues
  9. Trekking Pole (optional)
  10. Camera (optional)
  11. Jacket & fleece t-shirt

Note 1. When you click to book, state in the message where you will take the bus from. The options are Voulgari (Everest), Aristotelous (Statue of Venizelos) or One Salonica. E.g. Statue of Venizelos


Note 2. In case of cancellation of the event due to bad weather conditions, the excursion is moved to another date. Participants unable to participate on that date will be refunded. However, if again the weather conditions do not allow the event to take place, the event is permanently canceled and everyone is refunded. In case of cancellation by the participants, 7 days or less before the date of the event, the money is not returned.


Note 3. Photographic material is shared on our page and social media after each event. By participating in a Salonica View event, you also accept the sharing of photos. Otherwise, please let us know.


Note 4. For the best functioning of the event and for safety reasons, participants must comply with the instructions of the attendants.


Note 5. The program may be modified depending on the weather conditions of those days.



08:00 - Departure by bus from Eastern Thessaloniki (Voulgari - Everest)

08:15 – Departure from Thessaloniki (Venizelos Statue – Aristotelous Square)

08:30 - Departure from West Thessaloniki (One Salonica)

10:00 - Arrival at Paleos Panteleimonas

10:30 - Start of hiking

14:30 - End of hiking

14:45 - Free time for rest, coffee and food

16:30 - Departure to return to Thessaloniki

18:00 - Possible return time

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