Katerini is a city in Macedonia, seat of the municipality of Katerini. It has a population, according to the 2011 census, 55,997 inhabitants. It is 71 km from Thessaloniki. The name of the city has its roots in Catherine of Alexandria, a Christian martyr who lived in the 4th century .According to another point of view, its name comes from the old Macedonian city of Atira. It is a popular tourist destination, very close to the sea (6km), Olympus, the ancient city of Dion and the Venetian castle of Platamonas. can walk in the gardens of the park of Katerini, on the sidewalk where you can find many shops, cafes, restaurants, banks, etc. In the town square is the church of St. Catherine, which is worth visiting.