Olympia (Katakolon)

Greece

Cruises To Katakolon

This quaint little seaside town on the Ionian Sea is the gateway to Ancient Olympia, where Greek mythology was born and the first Olympiad was held. You may still be able to hear the distant echoes of the ancient Greeks cheering as you tour the ruins of one of the most important and exciting sanctuaries of antiquity. Explore more of Katakolon on a European cruise!

What you
NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Katakolon Greece Port
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    EET (Eastern European Time)
    UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Greek. Say "do you speak English?" in Greek: "milte anglik?"
  • Currency & Shopping
    European Currency (EUR)
    European brand-names, clothing, shoes and native crafts.
  • ship
    SHIPS THAT SAIL HERE

Katakolon
TOP EXCURSIONS

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We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Olympia & Wine Tasting

Visit the archaeological site of Olympia where the first games took place in 776 B.C. and a family owned vineyard, where...

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Olympia & Archaeological Museum

The small village of Katakolon is gateway to the mystical site of Ancient Olympia. Here, you'll visit the site where the...

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Olympia - Birthplace of the Olympics

Visit the archaeological site of Olympia and spend time in the village of Olympia. The site was a sanctuary even before ...

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Olympia & Greek Flavors

A visit to the ancient site of Olympia is a must when you're in Katakolon and completing your visit with the flavors and...

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KATAKOLON ITINERARIES

A relaxing vacation rich with culture starts here.

7-Day Greek Isles from Venice

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SHIP Norwegian Jade
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Venice, Italy;
Corfu, Greece; Santorini, Greece; Mykonos, Greece; Olympia (Katakolon), Greece;
DISEMBARK Venice, Italy
Impressive ruins of 2nd century Temple of Hadrian in Ephesus.

14-Day Adriatic, Greece & Turkey from Venice

Europe's Leading Cruise Line - World Travel Awards
SHIP Norwegian Jade
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Venice, Italy;
Corfu, Greece; Santorini, Greece; Mykonos, Greece; Olympia (Katakolon), Greece; Venice, Italy; Dubrovnik, Croatia; Athens (Piraeus), Greece; Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey; Split, Croatia;
DISEMBARK Venice, Italy
The beautiful Roman Amphitheatre in Salona, Croatia.

14-Day Adriatic, Greece & Turkey from Venice

More dining options than any cruise line in Europe.
SHIP Norwegian Jade
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Venice, Italy;
Dubrovnik, Croatia; Athens (Piraeus), Greece; Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey; Split, Croatia; Venice, Italy; Corfu, Greece; Santorini, Greece; Mykonos, Greece; Olympia (Katakolon), Greece;
DISEMBARK Venice, Italy

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