Olympia offered to the world one of the most important ancient Greeks heritages: the Olympic Games that took place at the athletic complex for a 1,000 years. Fifteen minutes from the ancient site is the modern village, filled with many shops of jewelry and reproductions of antiquities. The statue of Zeus in the ancient temple of Olympia was one of the world`s seven wonders, unfortunately, it did not survive; still, antique artifacts are preserved at the archaeological museum. Moreover, the site of Olympia, in a valley in the Peloponnesus, has been inhabited since prehistoric times. In the 10th century B.C., Olympia became a center for the worship of Zeus.
Legendary worship places along Greece!. Visit Greece`s capital city, Athens (the cradle of civilization and home of democracy; topped with ancient Acropolis and its colonnaded Parthenon Temple dedicated to the goddess Athena). Next, is Olympia (an ancient Greek Sanctuary site dedicated to the worship of Zeus located in the western Peloponnese. Today this Heritage Site hosts remains of ancient temples, a stadium, and an Archaeological Museum); and after that, Delphi (ancient religious Sanctuary dedicated to the Greek God Apollo. It is home to the world-famous Oracle of Delphi). Finally, come back to Athens for one last stay. Transfers between these destinations will include stops at Acrocorinth and Nafpaktos Castles and Hosios Loukas Monastery. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
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Athens - Nafplion: 2 hrs. 40 mins. approx.Nafplion - Olympia: 2 hrs. 45 mins approx.Olympia - Delphi: 3 hrs. approx.
Delphi - Athens: 2 hrs 30 mins. approx.
Athens - Olympia: 3 hrs. 40 mins. approx.
Olympia - Delphi: 3 hrs. 35 mins. approx.
Delphi - Kalambaka (Meteora): 3 hrs. 15 mins. approx.
Kalambaka (Meteora) - Thessaloniki: 4 hrs. 15 mins. approx.
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