Athina Hotel

Olympia, Peloponnese, 27055, Greece | Hotel
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An Olympic experience

A travel blog entry by msudenveralumni

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... of Ancient Olympia, a lush green valley with two flowing rivers, less than an hour away from the port of Katakolon.

Here we walked the ancient paths through the complex, visiting the Temple of Hera, the Prytancion and Philippeion monuments, and the Temple of Zeus.

We then entered the recently restored stadium, with a capacity of 45,000, making it the larges capacity stadium of its time. I was able to stand on the marble starting ...

Our day in Katakolon/Olympia, Greece!

A travel blog entry by malloryharvie

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... wasn’t the only cruise ship in the port. They really didn’t put a limit on the number of people who could do that excursion I think and it was just miserable. The tour guide didn’t get very close to anything at all and so I didn’t really get any good pictures and it was just awful.

The issue of crowding got worse once we began our tour of the archeological museum. It was so crowded and so loud ...

Off the water, bus cruising now.

A travel blog entry by cwonholiday

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... the reason I wanted to do this bus trip.

We had lunch at a fabulous family owned restaurant that the family have run for more than 30 years, the father was an olympian and had carried the torch for the Munich Olympics. That torch is valued at €70,000 and is on display in the restaurant on an open shelf.

We travelled on to Patras and a shopping stop that included olive oil (23 varieties) and wine tastings. Onwards along ...

Katakolon and Olympia, Greece

A travel blog entry by eliandvicky

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... before taking the bus back to the ship. When we got back to the port we had time to have a stroll along the waterfront. It was very picturesque. We also saw the beach of Katakalon and took pictures standing on a deserted bar. It was crazy, looking at the bright blue sea we could have been in the Caribbean! It was a very warm day today so we spent the rest of the afternoon sunbathing before going to a cocktail party... Such a busy ...

A day in Olympia

A travel blog entry by jb1961

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... we headed back to the ship and decided to go back on board, catch some lunch by the pool and crash out as it was so hot.....which is exactly what we did, it was so relaxing I had a snooze , until the band started. A glass of wine and a cocktail may have led to this, I don’t know, and to be honest i don’t care.

As I write this I am sitting on our balcony, it’s early evening and as we are on the port side we are watching the coast of Greece slip by in the ...

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