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 centre 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 temples, there are the remains of all the sports structures erected for the Olympic Games, which were held in Olympia every four years beginning in 776 B.C.Read More
Ancient Olympia is a UNESCO site that must be included in everybody’s itinerary.Read More
There is no other ancient site that has more relevance on today’s world than Olympia.Read More
A pleasant 3.30 hour drive to a place that is still in our lives and should be included in everybody's itinerary.Read More
One day Olympia

Category: Tours visiting Meteora

Battle of Thermopylae, 480 BC

Another important battle of the Persian invasion, the Battle of Thermopylae has become the stuff of legends, cementing the Spartan name in the collective consciousness. It was fought under the guidance of the Spartan King Leonidas and took place at the same time as the naval battle at Artemisium. While a clash between a 7,000-strong …