Litochoro is hilly town located in the southern part of the county, on the eastern edges of Olympus. Litochoro is a popular town for those who want to start climbing Mount Olympus, and from there all efforts begin to reach the top of the mythical mountain. East of the town of Litohoro is the Plaka district, known as Plaka in Pieria Litohoro. In Plaka Litochorou are also luxury homes, land with olive trees and tobacco. The area extends from Leptokaria to the port of Gritsa. The beach of Plaka counts numerous hotels, restaurants, tourist campsites and nightclubs as a tourist destination for many residents of the county of Pieria, Thessaloniki and Larissa.