3 days in Olympia Itinerary

3 days in Olympia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Olympia Trip Planner

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Olympia
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Olympia

— 2 nights
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE. Inscribed on the World Heritage List, the remains of Olympia's sanctuary allow visitors to admire the timeless mastery of ancient Greek builders.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Archaeological Site of Olympia and Temple of Apollo Epikourios. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Archaeological Museum of Olympia and Kalo Nero Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Olympia: Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou (in Stemnitsa), Kyparissia (Kyparissia Castle & The Old Watermill) and Neda Waterfalls (in Stomio). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Hermes by Praxiteles and get behind the scenes at Agriturismo Magna Grecia.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Olympia road trip planning website.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Patras Araxos Agamemnon Airport, Zakynthos International Airport "Dionysios Solomos" and Kalamata Airport. September in Olympia sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Olympia

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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