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Katakolon (Olympia) Cruise Reviews

Katakolon (Olympia) Cruise Port
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Katakolon (Olympia) Overview
The scenic seaside Greek town of Katakolon, with a population around 3,000, is your typical small-town cruise port -- cafes lace the waterfront, shops sell T-shirts, hats and jewelry, and a small ...
kadykong
07/15
I was able to take a bus to the Olympia site, for 10 euros round trip, which was much cheaper than booking an ... Read more
ejincali
06/15
We took the train to Olympia (about 40mins) and walked the ruins. There is also a museum there. If you're a ... Read more
tosca1958
06/15
It was very nice there. The main attraction is the ruins. It was nice to see one time but I wouldn't have to ... Read more
TMelendez
06/15
In Katakolon you will be well served by visiting the old grounds of Olympia, where the first Olympics took ... Read more
fancy1051
05/15
We had a great guide thru George Letsios...wwwtakikatakolon.gr. Gus showed us the Olympic site, an old ... Read more
elganpat
05/15
We went with Katakalon Express to Olympia for a small group tour of the site and museum. Great tour and had ... Read more
The_Sea_Batt
05/15
The village is within easy walking distance. To be honest it main reason for being is the cruise dock at the ... Read more
IntrepidExplorers
05/15
Olympia is not a big deal, unless you have never been to ruins before. Katakolon is okay to wander through. Read more
Di G
04/15
Stayed in port -not much to see but relaxing. Lots of cafes and a few gift shops but not much else. The beach ... Read more
*angel*
11/14
Lunch at the Greek Tavern with Greek dancing and Greek Culture. There was plenty of dancing and group ... Read more
gwebsterg
10/14
We booked a private tour (as e did everywhere as with 3 people it is cheaper than the cruise buses, and more ... Read more
fabnfortysomething
09/14
Katakolon taxi tour with Georgevisit to Olimpia/nunnery/scenic tour Read more
TerryR
08/14
Stayed local, but dissappointing. The "beach" is very small and looks like rough gravel.A few bars & ... Read more
Fraggledweller
08/14
We just got off the boat, walked through town and found the Marina Restaurant. Free wifi and sunbed, just buy ... Read more
bjrivers
07/14
Nice place easy safe walking about and very friendly Read more
Au48
06/14
May 4 – Katakolon, GreeceWe awoke to breakfast being delivered in our suite just after the sun came up. ... Read more
davymcb
06/14
Didn't take the tour to Olympia had been there before, but if you are into ruins, museums the tours are ... Read more
britinsweden
06/14
This is actually a street in the middle of nowhere with lots of shops that MSC seem to have a deal ... Read more
HeinBloed
03/14
We rented a car with Sixt who was so kind to keep the cruiser's rate even we will not show up by 09.00 hrs. I ... Read more
Graham K
12/13
Best to just go for a walk along it's colourful and interesting dockside, visiting the shops all staffed by ... Read more
Opie Wan Kenopie
11/13
Seeing the site of the Olympian spectacle was well worth the time we spent here. The train ride alone was ... Read more
JemIB66
11/13
Katakolon is a pleasant little village which is a base for taking excursions to the historic site of ... Read more
Nexus4
11/13
Only in the port a short time so took the tender and walked around the Main Street. There were 4 ships in ... Read more
RobertGraves
10/13
Katakolon is the port to ancient Olympia, a must-see as the birthplace of the Olympic Games, more than seven ... Read more
finnoy49
09/13
Nice quiet little village to relax at waterfront and visit olympia if you wish Read more

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