No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Photos of Hotel Ilis
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Ilis Olympia
Travel Blogs from Olympia
... to breakfast about 15 minutes before the official start time so that we could make sure to get good food and a table to fit all of us before all the other students came. So, with us being the only table, we had gotten some perks on days before (coffee in Kalamata, a scrambled egg and sausage thing our second morning in Nauplio), but nothing compared to when Diamant came to our table with a platter full of loukoumades and set them down in front of ...
Today we are in our last port as a cruiser.....Katakolon, Greece. We hopped aboard yet another bus, and after about a 35 minute ride arrived at ancient Olympia. It is very beautiful here!!! We were surprised at how green and mountainous it is!! This is the birth place of the Olympics which took place at ...
... It took away the excitement of free museum day I can tell you! We just gave the money saved back to the Greece government another way.
The Delphi Archaeological site required a steep climb, but with amazing rewards for our efforts. On the way up through amazing temple ruins, we had a glorious view of the theatre and then at the top of the path we found the amazing Delphi stadium, in much better condition than the one at Olympia, and with a ...
... in English – it just said it didn’t exist. We didn’t have any maps, but finally I managed to ‘pinpoint a location’ on the GPS and it took us there. All these pinpoint locations on the map were in Greek, but fortunately, with the help of our Lonely Planet, we figured out the right places.
Once we were out of Athens it was ok as Ancient Olympia was on the road signs and in English, ...
... their image and names would still be there for us to see 2,500 years later.
We also visited the museum of ancient Olympia which contained a wonderful collection of artifacts from the site and from the games.
From Olympia we drove to up into the rural mountains to spend the night in a town called Andritsena. Andritsena is a recommended place to visit in our Fodors Greece Guide. On the drive up we were shocked to see how much of the countryside had been destroyed in ...