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Mount Olympus officially becomes a national park

Olympus is now a "national park". The first area of ​​the country that in 1938 was declared a national park now acquires an upgraded "grid" of protection. The long-awaited, for a decade, Presidential Decree (PD) was finally published in the Government Gazette (610 / 17.9.2021), characterizing the land and water area of ​​the mythical mountain as a national park. At the same time, it delimits and defines protection zones, land uses, conditions and permitted activities.

  • Published in Greece

Another two climbers rescued from Mount Olympus

Forces of the 8th EMAK energency rescue team proceeded with a rescue and extrication operation of two mountaineers who were at the sanctuary of Agios Antonios on Mount Olympus, on Tuesday night.

  • Published in Greece

Mount Olympus claims more lives

Yet another tragedy on Mount Olympus, as one of two trapped mountaineers was trecovered dead after a climb that began on Monday.

  • Published in Greece
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