Ancient Olympia

Travel to Ellis along the west coast of the Peloponnese before arriving at Ancient Olympia - the field of dreams. This ancient site set the scene for the first Olympic Games nearly 3,000 years ago. The setting is beautiful as atmospheric peace and tranquility pervades as you wander among the ruined temples and buildings. The museum displays some wonderful artifacts dedicated to the ancient gods over the centuries that the games were held and this includes the famous statues of Hermes and Apollo.