This majestic temple, considered by UNESCO World Heritage Site and protected by a circus tent (!), is lost in the mountains on the border between Ilia, Messinia and Arcadia. For those who decide to spend some time in the hinterland of the Peloponnese, this is a mandatory stop.
Olympia needs no introductions. Is not by chance one of the most visited archaeological sites in Greece and although its magic is a bit ruined by the rhythms of the tourism industry, is absolutely the place to see.
Until a few years ago, the beach of Epitalio was a nice stopover, with beautiful houses just a few meters from the sea. Now, it looked like Hurricane Katrina had just stroke. Of course the buildings were illegal, but it the law was not to demolish them. It was the sea that took care of ‘fixing’ things up!