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Katakolon (Olympia), Greece

Landing in Katakolon, a peaceful fishing village, you can head up to Olympia, the site of the original Olympic Games. Beginning in 776 BC, they were held every four years for almost four centuries before they were banned by Emperor Theodosius. After the games were ended, the temples were destroyed, with the destruction further compounded by an earthquake in the 6th Century and later flooding. It’s now one of the world’s leading archaeological sites, home to ruins of the Temple of Hera and the Temple of Zeus. You can also see where the original Stadium for the games was situated, with the marble starting blocks still in their position.

Beyond the fascinating ruins, there are other local attractions if you’ve time to visit. The Domain Mercouri Winery is one of the region’s oldest vineyards, while the Magna Grecia farm grows olives and welcomes visitors to learn more about the agricultural history of the region. Or you may wish to simply unwind on the beach, with the stretching sands of Kourouta lined with friendly tavernas giving you the ideal place to unwind.

The currency in Olympia is the Euro. Olympia is 3 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT +3).

1 Italy to Greece
05 May 2019 - 9 nights

Venice | Venice | Koper, Slovenia | Dubrovnik | Dubrovnik | Kotor | Corfu | Katakolon | Nafplion, Greece | Piraeus more

Fly Cruise£1999pp
Cruise Only£1789pp
2 Amalfi Coast & Greek Isles
25 May 2019 - 11 nights

Civitavecchia | Catania, Sicily | Valletta | Santorini | Piraeus | Mykonos | Nauplion | Katakolon | Naples | Civitavecchia more

Fly Cruise£8099pp
Cruise Only£4799pp
3 Italy, the Adriatic & Greece - Athens to Rome
27 June 2019 - 14 nights

Piraeus | Katakalon (Olympia) | Corfu | Kotor | Dubrovnik | Split, Croatia | Venice | Venice | Venice | Sibenik | Bari | Crotone, Italy | Sicily (Trapani), Italy | Naples | Civitavecchia more

Fly Cruise£6530pp
Cruise OnlyCall
4 Greek & Italian Jeweles
11 July 2019 - 7 nights

Piraeus | Nafplion, Greece | Katakolon | Kerkira, Corfu, Greece | Crotone, Italy | Syracuse, Italy | Amalfi/Positano | Civitavecchia more

Fly Cruise£3719pp
Cruise OnlyCall
5 Greece & Dalmatian Delights
20 July 2019 - 7 nights

Piraeus | Monemvasia, Greece | Katakolon | Nydri, Lefkada | Brindisi | Dubrovnik | Zadar | Venice more

Fly Cruise£4969pp
Cruise Only£4549pp
6 Empires Of The Mediterranean - Venice To Athens
30 July 2019 - 9 nights

Venice | Koper, Slovenia | Zadar | Dubrovnik | Kotor | Corfu | Katakalon (Olympia) | Santorini (Thira), Greece | Piraeus | Piraeus more

Fly Cruise£7290pp
Cruise OnlyCall
7 Venice, The Adriatic Greece - Athens to Venice
08 August 2019 - 7 nights

Piraeus | Katakalon (Olympia) | Corfu | Kotor | Dubrovnik | Split, Croatia | Venice more

Fly Cruise£3390pp
Cruise OnlyCall
8 Italy, the Adriatic & Greece - Athens to Rome
08 August 2019 - 14 nights

Piraeus | Katakalon (Olympia) | Corfu | Kotor | Dubrovnik | Split, Croatia | Venice | Venice | Venice | Sibenik | Bari | Crotone, Italy | Sicily (Trapani), Italy | Naples | Civitavecchia more

Fly Cruise£5680pp
Cruise OnlyCall
9 Amalfi Coast & Greek Isles
19 August 2019 - 11 nights

Civitavecchia | Catania, Sicily | Valletta | Santorini | Piraeus | Mykonos | Nauplion | Katakolon | Naples | Civitavecchia more

Fly Cruise£6119pp
Cruise Only£5759pp
10 Amalfi Coast & Greek Isles
09 September 2019 - 11 nights

Civitavecchia | Catania, Sicily | Valletta | Santorini | Piraeus | Mykonos | Nauplion | Katakolon | Naples | Civitavecchia more

Fly Cruise£6599pp
Cruise Only£6199pp
11 Adriatic Pursuit
14 September 2019 - 7 nights

Piraeus | Chania | Katakolon | Corfu | Kotor | Dubrovnik | Venice | Venice more

Fly Cruise£1979pp
Cruise Only£1459pp
12 Greece & Dalmatian Delights
14 September 2019 - 7 nights

Piraeus | Monemvasia, Greece | Katakolon | Nydri, Lefkada | Brindisi | Dubrovnik | Zadar | Venice more

Fly Cruise£3879pp
Cruise Only£3879pp
13 Amalfi Coast & Greek Isles
30 September 2019 - 11 nights

Civitavecchia | Catania, Sicily | Valletta | Santorini | Piraeus | Mykonos | Nauplion | Katakolon | Naples | Civitavecchia more

Fly Cruise£5689pp
Cruise Only£5569pp
14 Greek Isles & Maltese Nights
04 October 2019 - 8 nights

Piraeus | Nafplion, Greece | Katakolon | Valletta | Mgarr (Victoria) | Trapani | Naples | Civitavecchia more

Fly Cruise£2529pp
Cruise Only£2419pp
15 Adriatic Exploration Voyage
10 October 2019 - 9 nights

Venice | Venice | Koper, Slovenia | Korcula | Dubrovnik | Kotor | Corfu | Katakolon | Nafplion, Greece | Piraeus more

Fly Cruise£1999pp
Cruise Only£1829pp
16 Gems Of Italy & Greece
14 October 2019 - 7 nights

Civitavecchia | Naples | Messina | Crotone, Italy | Kerkira, Corfu, Greece | Katakolon | Nafplion, Greece | Piraeus more

Fly Cruise£2939pp
Cruise Only£2939pp
18 Empires Of The Mediterranean - Venice To Athens
22 October 2019 - 9 nights

Venice | Koper, Slovenia | Zadar | Dubrovnik | Kotor | Corfu | Katakalon (Olympia) | Santorini (Thira), Greece | Piraeus | Piraeus more

Fly Cruise£3390pp
Cruise OnlyCall
19 Rome to Athens
13 December 2019 - 7 nights

Civitavecchia | Naples | Taormina (Sicily) | Katakalon (Olympia) | Crete | Piraeus | Piraeus more

Fly Cruise£2140pp
Cruise Only£1990pp
20 Mediterranean Antiquities - Athens to Barcelona
20 December 2019 - 14 nights

Piraeus | Piraeus | Crete | Katakalon (Olympia) | Naples | Civitavecchia | Florence/Pisa (Livorno) | Florence/Pisa (Livorno) | Monte Carlo, Monaco | Marseille | Barcelona | Barcelona more

Fly Cruise£4380pp
Cruise OnlyCall
21 Athens to Rome
20 December 2019 - 7 nights

Piraeus | Piraeus | Crete | Katakalon (Olympia) | Taormina (Sicily) | Naples | Civitavecchia more

Fly Cruise£2290pp
Cruise Only£2190pp
22 Empires Of The Mediterranean - Venice To Athens
06 April 2020 - 9 nights

Venice | Koper, Slovenia | Koper, Slovenia | Zadar | Dubrovnik | Kotor | Corfu | Katakalon (Olympia) | Santorini (Thira), Greece | Piraeus | Piraeus more

Fly Cruise£3190pp
Cruise OnlyCall
23 Empires Of The Mediterranean - Athens To Venice
15 April 2020 - 9 nights

Piraeus | Piraeus | Santorini (Thira), Greece | Katakalon (Olympia) | Corfu | Kotor | Dubrovnik | Zadar | Koper, Slovenia | Venice more

Fly Cruise£3290pp
Cruise OnlyCall
24 Italy, the Adriatic & Greece - Rome to Athens
13 May 2020 - 14 nights

Civitavecchia | Naples | Sicily (Trapani), Italy | Crotone, Italy | Bari | Sibenik | Venice | Venice | Venice | Split, Croatia | Dubrovnik | Kotor | Corfu | Katakalon (Olympia) | Piraeus more

Fly Cruise£4930pp
Cruise OnlyCall
25 Venice to Athens
14 May 2020 - 9 nights

Venice | Rovinj | Hvar | Split | Kotor | Kotor | Corfu | Katakolon | Monemvasia, Greece | Piraeus more

Fly Cruise£4269pp
Cruise Only£4269pp
26 Italy, Malta & Best Of Greece
25 May 2020 - 11 nights

Civitavecchia | Catania, Sicily | Valletta | Santorini | Piraeus | Mykonos | Nauplion | Katakolon | Naples | Civitavecchia more

Fly Cruise£6689pp
Cruise Only£6199pp
27 Venice, The Adriatic Greece - Athens to Venice
27 May 2020 - 7 nights

Piraeus | Katakalon (Olympia) | Corfu | Kotor | Dubrovnik | Split, Croatia | Venice more

Fly Cruise£3090pp
Cruise OnlyCall
28 Italy, the Adriatic & Greece - Athens to Rome
27 May 2020 - 14 nights

Piraeus | Katakalon (Olympia) | Katakalon (Olympia) | Corfu | Kotor | Dubrovnik | Split, Croatia | Venice | Venice | Venice | Venice | Venice | Sibenik | Bari | Bari | Crotone, Italy | Sicily (Trapani), Italy | Naples | Civitavecchia more

Fly Cruise£5680pp
Cruise OnlyCall
29 Mediterranean & Adriatic Sojourn
27 May 2020 - 21 nights

Piraeus | Katakalon (Olympia) | Corfu | Kotor | Dubrovnik | Split, Croatia | Venice | Venice | Venice | Sibenik | Bari | Crotone, Italy | Sicily (Trapani), Italy | Naples | Civitavecchia | Florence/Pisa (Livorno) | Florence/Pisa (Livorno) | Monte Carlo, Monaco | Marseille | Sete | Barcelona | Barcelona more

Fly Cruise£7670pp
Cruise OnlyCall
30 Athens to Venice
 Exclusive for SixStarCruises
19 June 2020 - 10 nights

Piraeus | Mitilini (Lesbos) | Istanbul | Istanbul | Ephesus | Mykonos | Katakolon | Kotor | Split | Venice more

Fly Cruise£2639pp
Cruise Only£2259pp
31 Empires Of The Mediterranean - Venice To Athens
29 June 2020 - 9 nights

Venice | Koper, Slovenia | Zadar | Dubrovnik | Kotor | Corfu | Katakalon (Olympia) | Santorini (Thira), Greece | Piraeus | Piraeus more

Fly Cruise£3790pp
Cruise OnlyCall
32 Italy, Malta & Best Of Greece
06 July 2020 - 11 nights

Civitavecchia | Catania, Sicily | Valletta | Santorini | Piraeus | Mykonos | Nauplion | Katakolon | Naples | Civitavecchia more

Fly Cruise£6759pp
Cruise Only£6279pp
33 Empires Of The Mediterranean - Athens To Venice
08 July 2020 - 9 nights

Piraeus | Piraeus | Santorini (Thira), Greece | Katakalon (Olympia) | Corfu | Kotor | Dubrovnik | Zadar | Koper, Slovenia | Venice more

Fly Cruise£3590pp
Cruise OnlyCall
34 Venice To Venice
 Exclusive for SixStarCruises
13 July 2020 - 10 nights

Venice | Split | Kotor | Corfu | Katakolon | Santorini | Mykonos | Gythion | Ancona | Venice more

Fly Cruise£5569pp
Cruise Only£5179pp
35 Italy, Malta & Best Of Greece
27 July 2020 - 11 nights

Civitavecchia | Messina | Valletta | Santorini | Piraeus | Mykonos | Nauplion | Katakolon | Naples | Civitavecchia more

Fly Cruise£6759pp
Cruise Only£6279pp
36 Mediterranean & Adriatic Sojourn
29 July 2020 - 21 nights

Barcelona | Barcelona | Sete | Marseille | Monte Carlo, Monaco | Florence/Pisa (Livorno) | Florence/Pisa (Livorno) | Civitavecchia | Naples | Taormina (Sicily) | Crotone, Italy | Bari | Sibenik | Venice | Venice | Venice | Split, Croatia | Dubrovnik | Kotor | Corfu | Katakalon (Olympia) | Piraeus more

Fly Cruise£8020pp
Cruise Only£9690pp
37 Italy, the Adriatic & Greece - Rome to Athens
05 August 2020 - 14 nights

Civitavecchia | Naples | Sicily (Trapani), Italy | Crotone, Italy | Bari | Sibenik | Venice | Venice | Venice | Split, Croatia | Dubrovnik | Kotor | Corfu | Katakalon (Olympia) | Piraeus more

Fly Cruise£6740pp
Cruise OnlyCall
38 Venice, the Adriatic & Greece - Venice to Athens
12 August 2020 - 7 nights

Venice | Venice | Split, Croatia | Dubrovnik | Kotor | Corfu | Katakolon | Piraeus more

Fly Cruise£2990pp
Cruise OnlyCall
39 Italy, Malta & Best Of Greece
17 August 2020 - 11 nights

Civitavecchia | Catania, Sicily | Valletta | Santorini | Piraeus | Mykonos | Nauplion | Katakolon | Naples | Civitavecchia more

Fly Cruise£6759pp
Cruise Only£6279pp
40 Venice, The Adriatic Greece - Athens to Venice
19 August 2020 - 7 nights

Piraeus | Katakalon (Olympia) | Corfu | Kotor | Dubrovnik | Split, Croatia | Venice more

Fly Cruise£2790pp
Cruise OnlyCall
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