Olympia greece map. The town has the usual assortment of tourist shops selling jewelry t shirts and reproductions of ancient pottery and statues as well as more than a dozen hotels and restaurants. It is less than 4 hours away from athens and only 1 hour from patras port or kalamata airport. The straggling modern village of olympia is bisected by its one main street leoforos kondili. From the map of olympia greece its easy to see that the site of the ancient games is quite a distance from athens and indeed from other main towns.
It is located in ilia prefecture and exists from the prehistoric times. Located on the western side of peloponnese this was the place where the first ancient olympic games took place. Be sure to wear a hat and sunscreen bring plenty of water and. Greece is hot in the summer and its inland sites are even hotter.
In the summer temperatures can spike over 100 degrees fahrenheit. Map of olympia greece getting there. Tripadvisor has 18676 reviews of olympia hotels attractions and restaurants making it your best olympia resource. Holiday weather daily worldwide forecasts and maps for your holiday we provide maps of olympia greece.
Surrounded by a magical green scenery olympia is one of the most famous archaeological sites in greece that attracts. Olympia is among the most important archaeological sites in greece.