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Katakolon (Olympia)
Greece

The port of Kataklon is a small village of 600 people located on the Ionian Sea in the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece. This port is a gateway to Olympia ruins, birthplace of the first Olympics.

Useful Information

Language

Greek

Currency

EUR
Euro

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XE

Time difference

UTC: 2

from New York: +7h

from San Francisco: +9h

from London: +2h

Tips

5% to 10% will be appreciated in restaurants and taxis.

Weather
°C °F

MonthTemperature (Celsius)Temperature (Fahrenheit)Precipitations
Minimum
Average
Maximum
(mminch)
January
8 46
11 52
14 57
1255.00
February
8 46
11 52
14 58
1094.25
March
9 48
12 54
15 60
823.25
April
11 52
15 59
18 64
411.50
May
14 58
19 66
22 71
120.50
June
17 63
23 73
26 78
20.00
July
20 67
25 78
29 84
20.00
August
20 69
26 78
29 84
50.25
September
18 65
23 74
27 80
170.75
October
15 60
19 67
23 73
743.00
November
12 54
16 60
19 66
1415.50
December
10 49
13 55
16 61
1465.75

Where is locate the Port of Kataklon

The port of Kataklon is located in the heart of the small village. It has two docks where cruise ships can dock.

Activities in Katakolon (Olympia)

Landmarks

Clermont (Chlemoutsi) Fortress

Built in 1223, this imposing castle is a 50-minute drive from the port.

Historical sites

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The site of the first Olympic Games, this archaeological site is the main attraction of this stopover. Even today, it is here that, during a ceremony, the Olympic torch is lit before it begins its journey to the host city of the Games.

Activities

You can take a tour of this winery and buy its products in the shop.

Beaches

Plakes Beach

Beach is located near the port about 200 meters.

Aghios Andreas Beach

Beach is located 3 km from the port. Restaurants and cafes are nearby.

Kourouta Beach

Beach located 21 km from the port (25 minutes) and offering services.

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Solutions to avoid seasickness on a cruise

Seasickness is caused by conflicting signals sent to the brain through the inner ear and the eyes. The inner ear senses movement that the eyes cannot see, causing discomfort and nausea.

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