Photos of Villa Rodon
Travel Blogs from Olympia
... bring on the alcohol.
Against our better judgment, we
elected to eat dinner on the sail away pool side Greek barbecue, not
one of our better choices, worse meal of the trip. There were
virtually no Greek dishes, the few they did have were done poorly,
and the remaining food was tasteless and overcooked. Early to bed,
tomorrow, we say farewell to Greece.
... Within there is the remains of Agamemnon Palace, a secret cistern that they blocked off when enemies invaded, the remains of artisans quarters and an area known as grave circle A where royals were buried in shaft graves. Later they decided this wasn't grand enough and built 'beehive' tombs that were full of treasure and then covered to hide them.
Among the rocky outcrops ...
... We ended up at a small family restaurant across the road from where we ate at lunch. The food was good and plentiful and David even picked up a 500 ml Mythos beer glass for 5 euros so he was happy. We rounded off the night with a glass of ouzo back at the hotel to celebrate David's day and headed off to bed. I would definitely recommend the visit to Olympia if you head to Greece but then again there isn't much of this country which isn't worth a visit. ...
... the extensive site's structures. The site is very large and was bounded by two rivers. In addition to the earthquakes, may floods of the rivers occurred, resulting in a massive build up of silt over the generations, thereby burying the site.
Over recent centuries the site was rediscovered and has largely been unearthed by archaeologists, presenting the wonder of the ancient site. Most of the building were created from local limestone ...
... were older I would say with a lot families with young children as well. There were some people in their 20s, but many of them were there on a honeymoon or there with their families. We found that we just couldn't tolerate being around the younger people on the ship because they were just so obnoxious and drunk 24/7. Being that alcohol gives me a hangover really easily and us having so much planned (and me being sick the last few days), we didn't really partake ...
Other places to stay in Olympia
Douma 13 , Olympia | 3 star hotelfrom $72
Pyrgou-Olympias Ave, Olympia | 3 star hotelfrom $85
Drouva 1, Olympia | 4 star hotelfrom $96
- Great place for tourists
- Really a good choice
- An excellent hotel...
1 Karamanli Street, Ancient, Olympia | 3 star hotelfrom $60
Ancient Olympia, Olympia | 3 star hotelfrom $64
Olympia Village , Olympia | Hotelfrom $91
Olympia | 4 star hotelfrom $117
Praxitelous And Kondilists, Olympia | 2 star hotelfrom $39
Georgiou Douma St., Olympia | Hotelfrom $39
Varela 2 Ancient , Olympia | 2 star hotelfrom $55
Tsoureka str.1, Olympia | 2 star hotelfrom $51
Varela 2, Olympia | 2 star hotelfrom $37
Olympia | Hotelfrom $39
Tsoureka 2, Olympia | 2 star hotelfrom $44
39, Praxitelous & Kondili Str, Olympia | 4 star hotelfrom $86
Praxitelous Kondili 2, Olympia | Hotelfrom $92