3 days in Olympia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Olympia Trip Planner
Make it your trip
1
Olympia
— 2 nights

S M T W T F S
18
19
20
21
22
23
24

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 Agriturismo Magna Grecia. Change things up with these side-trips from Olympia: Kyparissia (Kyparissia Castle & The Old Watermill), Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou (in Stemnitsa) and Neda Waterfalls (in Stomio). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Hermes by Praxiteles and enjoy the sand and surf at Kalo Nero Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Olympia holiday 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. In September, daily temperatures in Olympia can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
more
Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23: