|Ancient Dion is situated at the foot of Mt. Olympos,
only 5 km from our hotels,in an area
of boundless natural beauty.Its name has a divine link with
Zeus(Dias), the father of the gods.
Dion was the sacred town of the Macedonians. it first
flourished in the times of Archelaos(414-399 BC), when the
King organized a nine-day athletic and drama contest to
honour Zeus. King Philip also celebrated great victories in
Dion and Alexander sacrificed to Zeus before embarking on
his major campaign.
Apart from the archaeological site,
one may also visit the Dion museum where an exhibition on
the everyday life in ancient Dion is on display.