Katerini is a popular tourist destination that perfectly combines mountain and sea with many sightseeing. The hostrorical Mount Olympus known as home of the 12 Gods and many archaeological sites (ancient city of Dion, Venetian castle of Platamon etc.), monuments very close to the city are a magnet for visitors .
At its center is the well-known city park, a jewel and a landmark of the city and a point of daily walks.
Due to the very thick vegetation in the surrounding area there are beautiful forests of plain trees (forest Neocaesarea, Svoronou, New Keramidiou etc. ), which are points of tourist excursions.