Hotel Achillefs

Address: 4 Stefanopoulou, Olympia, Peloponnese, 270 65, Greece | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on 4 Stefanopoulou, Olympia, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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Travel Blogs from Olympia

Olympia

A travel blog entry by paneend on Oct 18, 2014

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... grapes are gradually cooled to frozen and then put in the presses - apparently the aroma is better if grapes are frozen first. The shiny metal vats are called "wine makers" in literal translation. The winery makes both red and white wines using local grape varieties. Each vat has a computerized gauge which transmit data about the contents to the winery as well as to a professor at the University of Athens. Every winery is required to have at least one ...

Kalamata Olive Groves

A travel blog entry by jegibbs on Sep 23, 2014

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... little cyclamen flowers happily grow.....

A compulsory stop at a pottery shop led to many purchases by folk on board.

We then travelled across the mountains towards Olympia, through the huge areas of Kalamata olives. Photos were not possible because of the foggy, misty air the enclosed everything and made the day hot and humid. Not complaining though - it was a good ...

We had our first taste of real history - Olympia

A travel blog entry by pverco on Jul 13, 2014

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... with magnificent columns, statues and walls etc. The former and layout of the Olympic site is clearly evident en en today in its largely destroyed state. Most of the column segments etc. lay adjacent to the foundations and remnants of still standing building features, just as the earthquake had destroyed it.

The gymnasium ("nasium" in Greek apparently means naked), was a venue built for the males to fight naked to gain superiority ...

An Olympic experience

A travel blog entry by msudenveralumni on Jul 05, 2014

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After a pleasant late-night stroll through Katakolon and a walk on the beach, we headed back to the ship for a good night sleep before our next adventure.

Today, we visited the site of Olympia. In 10th century BC, Olympia became a center for the worship of Zeus. The Altis—the sanctuary to the gods—has one of the highest concentrations of masterpieces from the ancient Greek world.

In addition to the temples, there ...

Our week on the cruiseship

A travel blog entry by malloryharvie on Jun 13, 2014

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... is going on and most of our ship had employees from Brazil. The night where Brazil was playing Croatia, there was a lot of hype on board. While a LOT of employees were from Brazil and really backing the team, the captain of the ship was from Croatia, so there were a lot of jokes going on about that. Brittany and I, of course, were initially oblivious to this all as we are not really soccer fans at all. You see, this night was also the second formal night ...