If you are looking for an adventure you should Rent a Car in Katerini and visit the beautiful town Platamonas of Pieria. Palaios Panteleimonas is a beautiful mountain village of the former municipality of East Olympos, which is part of the municipality of Dio-Olympos, in the Pieria regional unit, Central Macedonia, Greece. It is a restored village that has been characterized as traditional since 1978. Apart from the official administrative division, the locals inhabit three settlements: the Old Panteleimonas, traditional restored village, New Panteleimon which is the official town and the beach of Panteleimonas that is a summer resort with many tourists every year. The latter is a separate settlement, in accordance with the Administrative Division.
Architecture and history of Palios Panteleimonas
Palios Panteleimonas stands at 700 meters above sea level providing a beautiful view. It is one of the best examples of traditional Macedonian architecture in northern Greece.The settlement managed to preserve its local color as it had almost deserted since the 1950s, when its inhabitants moved massively to the largest settlement of Neo Panteleimonas. In the 1980s, however, the situation was restored when the settlement was restored and the rapid tourist its development. The beautiful streets, the restored stone mansions and rich flora and fauna, offer the visitor unique images. The name was given to the village due to Saint Panteleimonas. According to a traditional myth, because the inhabitants prayed to an image of the saint, it protected them from a plague that was decimating the residents of the surrounding areas. Palios Panteleimonas is located approximately 100 km away from Thessaloniki and it is a destination you can easily and cheaply travelled to with your rental car.
Our transfer service offers economic transfers by shuttle, taxi for 1-3 people or mini-bus for 4-8 people, from Thessaloniki Airport to Palios Panteleimonas