Refuges - Emergency Refuges

There are eight refuges operating on Olympus which cover the needs of visitors, hikers, walkers, climbers and mountaineers.

Additionally there are a further six refuges at pivotal points along the main routes to the peaks of Mount Olympus which are called emergency refuges and are specifically provided to cater for visitors in times of need.

Refuge “Spilios Agapitos”

It is located at an altitude of 2.040 m, in the area of “Balkoni”, Olympus. It can accomodate 110 people and has a restaurant.

Telephone: 0030 23520 81800, 0030 23520 81329, 0030 697 3210687, 0030 697 3210688

Refuge “Giosos Apostolidis”

It is the highest refuge in Greece at an altitude of 2.640 m, located next to “Profitis Ilias” peak. It can accomodate 90 people and has a restaurant.

Telephone: 0030 23510 82840, 0030 693 9777064, 0030 694 8043655

Refuge “Christos Kakkalos”

It is located at an altitude of 2.640 m, at the edge of the Muses Plateau. It can accommodate 17 people and has a restaurant.

Telephone: 0030 23521 00009, 0030 693 7361689, 0030 693 7306019

Refuge “Koromilia” Dion

It is located at an altitude of 1.013 m on the northern side of Mount Olympus. It can accommodate 18 people. It can be accessed via the forest road (gravel), beginning from Agios Konstantinos.

Telephone: 0030 694 2243349, 0030 698 1448978

Refuge “Krevatia” Vrontou

It is located at an altitude of 1.005 m on the northern side of Mount Olympus. It can accommodate 20 people and has a restaurant. It can be accessed via the forest road (gravel), beginning from Agia Triada Vrontou.

Telephone: 0030 697 1773070 , 0030 693 8186984

Refuge “Dimitrios Boundolas” or “Stavros”

It is located at an altitude of 930 m in the area of “Stavros”, Olympus. It can accommodate 30 people and has a restaurant. It can be accessed via the forest road (asphalt), beginning from Litochoro or the provincial road Litochoro – Dion.

Telephone: 0030 23520 84100, 0030 693 9225857, 0030 693 4114621

Refuge “Petrostrouga”

It is located at an altitude of 1.925 m in the area of “Petsostrouga”, Olympus. It can accomodate 74 people and has a restaurant.

Telephone: 0030 23512 00766, 0030 697 7246350, 0030 694 8821513

Refuge “Vrysopoules KEOAX”

It is located at an altitude of 1.805 m, on the south side of Mount Olympus above Mavratza Gorge. It can accomodate 30 people and has a restaurant. You can entry the facilities with police identity and due to its location on military land (Military Alpine Combat and Ski Training Centre), in order to overnight, a special permit from the Special Forces Directorate is required.

Telephone: 0030 24930 62163

Emergency Refuges

These refuges are small buildings which can be used in cases of emergency. They offer basic shelter in the event of extreme weather conditions. The capacity of the refuges in visitor numbers is purely indicative.

NAMEALTITUDECAPACITY
Agios Antonios2.817 m9 people
Christaki2.550 m10 people
Vrysopoules2.450 m6 people
Livadaki – National Park οutpost2.100 m5 people
Salatoura– Fire-warden outpost1.850 m6 people
Ano Pigadi1.400 m18 people

Refuge Info