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Katakolon - Ancient Olympia taxi tours .Panagiotis Zaharopoulos
The distance from Katakolon to Ancient Olympia is 38km.it's about 30min driving so i think you must have 2h or 2.5h to see all the archaeological monuments.If you want to visit Tample of EPICURIOS APOLLON together with Ancient Olympia 6-7 hours are enough to make your tour relaxed and comfortable.There are also a lot of beaches like Skafidia,Loutra Kyllinis,Kaifasetc.These are really wonderfull.
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Other historical places and sea sights
Kastro chlemouts a medieval castle in the northwest of the Elis regional unit, Greece, 13 km southwest of Lechaina and 6 km south of Kyllini. It was built by the Crusader rulers of the Principality of Achaea as their main stronghold, and is perhaps the finest fortification of the early Frangokratia period preserved in Greece.
The Thermal Springs of Kyllini (also called Lintzi) are a region of infinite beauty. They are situated 9 km away from Kyllini and theirs is a wooded area occasionally interrupted by big pieces of cultivable land. As one approaches the Kyllini Baths the forest is getting thicker, extending all the way to the sandy beach.
The Mercouri (or Merkouri) estate is one of the Greek wine industry's charming pleasures. The estate itself, a working farm that has been family-owned for nearly 150 years, is breathtakingly beautiful, tastefully preserved and stunningly landscaped. Good taste is so pervasive at Mercouri that we were not the least surprised about the originality and universally high quality of their wines.
Olympian Land Winery ,discover and taste unique wines from local varieties and also other delicacies in the welcoming modern tasting room. Unveil the secrets of the Olympia Land wines at the birthplace of the Olympic Games.
Foods and wines
There are a lot of restaurants and cafes around Ancieant Olympia where you can taste greek traditional dishes and drinks like local wines.You can find some reviews here.Now if you want to buy some souvenirs there a lot of shops around the area where you can find gifts for you with local and historical tradition.
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Katakolon - Ancient Olympia private taxi tours . Panagiotis Zaharopoulos
* Katakolon to Ancient Olympia tour
Olympia a sanctuary of ancient Greece in Elis, is known for having been the site of the Olympic Games in classical times.The Olympic flame of the modern-day Olympic Games is lit by reflection of sunlight in a parabolic mirror at the restored OLYMPIA stadium and then transported by a torch to the place where the games are held. When the modern Olympics came to Athens in 2004, the men's and women's shot put competition was held at the restored stadium.
The Archaeological site
The Archaeological Museum at Olympia
* The Temple of Epicurius Apollo
* The Temple of Epicurius Apollo is situated on a hill full of ancient ruins and old olive trees. The view is great, over the countryside and the sea in the background.
* Beaches Tours
* Aldemar Luxury Five Star Resort. In a paradise where myths were created and the Olympic Games were born lies Aldemar’ s Olympian Village.
* Zacharo beach is situated on the Ionian Sea coast .The beach features a soft, sandy terrain and is one of the lengthiest in Greece.
* Kaiafas or Thermal Springs of Kaiafas is a spa in the municipality of Zacharo in southwestern Greece. . The Thermal Springs of Kaiafas, is a geological formation that consists of a spring where warm water comes from deep inside the Earth's crust and flows up to the surface.
*Saint Andreas . 5 minute drive from Katakolon is Agios Andreas, a microscopic village with a couple a small cafe/bar and two restaurants above a wonderful little beach.