3 days in Olympia Itinerary

3 days in Olympia Itinerary

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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 Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Temple of Apollo Epikourios and Kyparissia Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Olympia: Neda Waterfalls (in Stomio), The Old Watermill (in Kyparissia) and Kalo Nero Beach (in Kalo Nero). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Olympia, appreciate the history behind Hermes by Praxiteles, and get behind the scenes at Agriturismo Magna Grecia.

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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 your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Olympia

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

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