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Ancient Olympia

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Walk in the footsteps of the athletes who honored the Olympic Spirit, a celebration of friendship, respect, and peace.
Known since ancient times as a sanctuary dedicated to Zeus and the birthplace of the Olympic Games and the timeless Olympic Spirit, Olympia combines rich history with beautiful nature. Home to architectural wonders, such as the Stadium, the Philippeion, and the Temples of Zeus and Hera, the archaeological site of Ancient Olympia is not to be missed yet this bijou town in Western Peloponnese is worth a trip for several other reasons, too.
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Olympia is surrounded by gorgeous scenery, boasting the ideal location from where to explore off-the-beaten-gems, such as Kaiafas Lake and Katakolo Bay. Moreover, in Olympia, you can immerse yourselves in the local culture through this authentic region's tastes and crafts that will take you on a journey across the havens of beekeepers, winemakers, olive oil producers, and even marble sculptors. For Olympia isn't just about its ancient past. It's a living and breathing destination that takes travelers on a trip for all the senses set against the backdrop of one of the country's most sacred ancient lands.

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Things to do in Ancient Olympia

One of the most prestigious archaeological sites in Greece, Ancient Olympia awaits to whisper the history of the Olympic Games to your ears as you take in the grandeur of the sun-drenched monuments and the wonders shielded by the walls of the Archaeological Museum of Olympia in the company of a knowledgeable guide that you'll have all to yourselves. Beyond the precious ancient ruins, you can spend a day in the life of an Ancient Greek artist at a nearby marble workshop and learn the basics from a passionate sculptor. Ancient Olympia is also the perfect place to sample the treasures yielded by the blessed land of the Peloponnese with visits to local beekeepers and extra virgin olive oil producers.
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