Rapsani, the beautiful village in the foothills of Mount Olympus possibly founded in the 10th AD century from the union of villages named Olympiades. During the Ottoman occupation had developed dye crafts and fabric construction. Since then saved two mansions reminiscent of the past wealth of the
village. The monastery of St. Theodore in the homonymous forest, filled with valuable murals and iconostasis is from the 13th century. The chapel of St. John in the 16th century frescoes located a few meters outside the village. The village celebrates the first Saturday after carnival and famous for the celebrations on Shrove Monday, with traditional bean soup, local wine and appetizers. The healthy climate, abundant water and various cultural events attract many visitors during the summer months.

According to legend Rapsani was a beautiful and dynamic woman of the region, which led to the merger of the villages that make up the Olympic Games in a city stronger and bigger.

The 6 mills Rapsani dating from the 12th to the 13th century, proving that Rapsani was a thriving Byzantine town with more than 900 years history.

During the Ottoman Rapsani enjoyed a kind of independence, which contributed significantly to further development. In the 17th and 18th century reached its zenith of economic, social and cultural development, the main growth driver viticulture-wine-making, sericulture and weaving.