Katakolon, Greece

Katakolon,is a small port and beach town in western Greece, facing the Ionian Sea. And it is your hopping off point to visit ancient Olympia where the Olympic games began in 776 B.C. and stroll around this deserted sanctuary, admiring the temples, altars and treasures, and stand on the ground where ancient athletes practiced before competing. or enjoy a pleasant drive through the countryside past quaint villages to a local vineyard and sample the wines, local cheeses and other culinary delights.