Mount Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece, known worldwide for its mythological importance, as according to the religion of the ancient Greeks, the 12 "Olympian" gods lived there. Located in Pieria region, on the borders of Macedonia and Thessaly, this incredible mountainous massif has a number of peaks with the highest of all, called Mytikas, reaching a top elevation of 9.573 ft / 2.918 m and is surrounded by deep gorges and areas of outstanding biodiversity.
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This crystalline solid, culminating in the Barre des Ecrins at 4.102m/13.458ft, is intersected by numerous rivers and streams from the glaciers, refreshing the region heated by 300 days of sunshine! You’ll quickly get height in an aquatic and athletic setting with a 58m/190ft bridge long and 100m/328ft gas underfoot!.
As for the Canyon of Fournel, in a natural setting where the water runs clear, it will be for you a real fun time, loaded in a good mood. Session fun guaranteed! Many schools around the spot will assist you to get the necessary skills to canyon, whether a beginner or advanced practitioner. Make a reservation in the group modules, offered by local training schools. Accommodation and shops are also located around the area at competitive prices.
To join the Ecrins by train, you will find all schedules and can book online regional information of the SNCF
For your accommodation in L'Argentière-la-Bessée, you can find various hotels and enjoy the French savoir vivre of hospitality.
L'Argentière-la-Bessée offers superb French gourmet cuisine and a great variety of wines to mach.
L'Argentière-la-Bessée offers high quality, action based, outdoor activities for everyone.