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In Litochoro (www.litohoro.gr), the tourist office (tel. 23520/83-100) faces the bus stop. Information on Olympus is available from the Hellenic Federation of Mountaineering and Climbing, 5 Milioni, 10673 Kolonaki, Athens (tel. 210/364-5904; www.sport.gov.gr), and from the Hellenic Mountaineering Club (EOS; tel. 210/323-4555 or 210/323-4555 in Athens, 231/278-288 in Thessaloniki, or 23520/81-944 in Litochoro; eos@olympus.gr). Olympus is best climbed from June 1 to October 1; before and after, snow falls and bad weather make this treacherous. The Spilios Agapitos refuge can be reached at tel. 23520/81-800. Rates are flexible but are usually no more than 20€. Make your reservation at the refuge well in advance of your arrival and be sure to check when you must arrive by to hold your place (usually 8pm).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.