An ancient site on Greece's Peloponnese peninsula that hosted the original Olympic games back in 776 B.C. Its extensive ruins include athletic training areas, a stadium and gorgeous temples that were dedicated to the gods Hera and Zeus.
The Olympic Games took place every four years from 776 BC to 393 AD and were one of the most famous and important sporting events in the ancient world.
It is an amazing experience to be amongst the ruins where the ancient athletes once competed, it's sensational.
Found in a natural setting of beauty and serenity, the sanctuary of Olympia has been established in the history of culture as one of the most important religious and political sites in the world.
Visit the remains of the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera, the Palaestra and the Philippeion. Don't miss the chance to stand in the Ancient Stadium, the racetrack is over 200 meters long and nearly 34 meters wide and had a seating capacity of 20,000 spectators.
If you want to incorporate a visit to the phenomenal Ancient Olympia into your charter itinerary, please speak with your preferred yacht charter broker.
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