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
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One day Olympia

Category: Olympia

OLYMPIA – Archaeological site

The archaeological site of Olympia ranks among the most important historic sites of Greece. Here, the ancient Olympic Games begun. The site incorporates all remains of the athletic premises used for the preparation and celebration of the Olympic Games, administrative and other buildings and monuments. With the summer Olympics, the winter Olympics, the youth Olympics, …


OLYMPIA – Museum of the ancient Olympic Games

Ancient Olympia is the birthplace of the Olympic Games and today the area is one of the most important archaeological places in the world. The Museum of the ancient Olympic Games at Olympia presents exhibits ancient works which cover a long period from the 2nd millennium BC until the 5th century AC. More than 400 …


Ancient Olympic Games

1 day tour to Olympia

There is no other ancient site that has more relevance on today’s world than Olympia. Olympia was the most important religious and athletic centre in Greece, and as such, it must be included in everybody’s itinerary. There are amusing myths and stories about ancient Olympia and the Olympic Games that your tour guide will talk …