Hotel Achillefs

Address: 4 Stefanopoulou, Olympia, Peloponnese, 270 65, Greece | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 4 Stefanopoulou, Olympia, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Rock Sound, and Tarpum Bay.
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Travel Blogs from Olympia


A travel blog entry by earlarnold on Oct 27, 2014

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... we learned two
important facts regarding the port that we had misunderstood. First,
it is not a Greek island, it is part of the mainland. Second, the
nearby ancient town of Olympia, has nothing to do with Mount Olympus,
300 or so miles to the north. Olympia hosted the original Olympics
and housed the Temple of Zeus, yet another site of one on the seven
wonders of the ancient world. The gods lived elsewhere on ...

Just Doing My Part to Stimulate the Greek Economy

A travel blog entry by katiespellmeyer on Oct 10, 2014

... back to the hotel to have a little bit of down time before dinner. We had dinner at the hotel followed by a presentation of Greek dancing. It was cool to see them do their cultural dance, but after a while I went back to my room. It's been such a crazy schedule here (even before the Greece trip) that I just needed to take a breath. Our room had a huge tub so I created a sauna/bath ...

Olympia ..what a lovely little place

A travel blog entry by ruth.donald on Sep 06, 2014

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... to continually over around a thousand years from all periods. There is way too much to mention but a few of note are the buildings for wrestling, athletics, boxing, etc., the Temple of Zeus, the baths, Leonidas' house with a huge central water feature, Nero's house, a rotunda built by Paul II and his son (Alexander the Great of Macedonia) and of course the stadium.    The later is the first Olympic Stadium in history. It has grassed ...

We had our first taste of real history - Olympia

A travel blog entry by pverco on Jul 13, 2014

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We boarded our cruise ship the Holland America "Nieuw Amsterdam". It is a massive ship with 2,200 tourists on board, plus all of the staff (Approx 900). We set sale at 4pm on Friday 11 July 2014 and at sailed towards Ancient Olympia during the night tonight, arriving in Katakolon Port in the early hours of Sunday morning 13 July 2014).

The first night of cruising we attended two concerts on board after a cocktail party for Phillip ...


A travel blog entry by sue936 on Jun 26, 2014

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... a statue which would have their name and their family's name underneath, shaming them for years to come. We then had a look at the archaeological museum before heading back to the town of katakaoon, a town that exists solely for the cruise ship ...