The largest center of Northern Greece is Thessaloniki, the first biggest city after Athens. Thessaloniki's airport hosts flights from all over the globe.
To travel around Northern Greece you can rent a car or get the public transportation. You can reach all destinations by the Central Intercity Bus Station (KTEL). You can try the Railway too, however the rail network connections and frequency are very scarce. Ferries are an option to visit the Greek Islands.
In the Central Bus Station, destinations are divided by prefectures. For each destination find the relevant prefecture and ask for a ticket to the town / village you want to reach:
Prices are generally affordable. The lower price range can be found far away from big cities.
Below is a list of the towns or villages that are closest to each Mountain. Each of them offers at least one accomodation and food alternative. Most of these places are marked in the directions map.
Below is an interactive map of directions to the villages / towns with the fastest access to the mountains. We assumed that you will be landing in Thessaloniki airport, where renting a car is fast and easy. For those who would prefer public transportation instead of a car, we included all relevant Bus Stations, Railway Stations and Ports. Click on the legend (upper left corner) to turn layers on and off.