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Castle of Methoni (Prisoners of Dusk) - Peloponnese, Greece

Castle of Methoni (Prisoners of Dusk) - Peloponnese, Greece | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
Castle of Methoni, Greece, shooting at this same fortress from a different angle. Not totally satisfied with what we got we decided to enter the castle seeking for alternative angles. The castle was clearly under maintenance ...
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Katakolon Greece
Whether you are into museums, sailing, art, or just relaxing on the beach, the quaint village of Katakolon Greece is the place to be. Katakolon is the small port town situated on the western coast of the Peloponnese. It is the most important gateway to the western Mediterranean.
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katakolon insights

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All you need to know for a great holiday!

A collection of interesting tidbits 

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stunning beaches

stunning beaches | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
Matzakoura (2 km – approx. 5 mins from Katakolon) In the same bay, one can find Matzakoura beach with the little island opposite which turns this beach into a natural swimming pool because of its s...
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agios andreas | katakolon insights

agios andreas | katakolon insights | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it

The beach of Agios Andreas charms the visitor and especially divers, since its sea-floor has been described as magical.

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monasteries

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The monastery of Kremasti (the hanging monastery) (30 km – approx. 35 mins from Katakolon) Looking at the Kremasti (hanging) monastery, one can easily see how it got its name. Imposing and impressi...
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monasteries

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A GLIMPSE OF HEAVEN

Monastery of Eisodiotissa, the Virgin Mary (Agios Ioannis)

The monastery hosts the Faculty of Hagiogrphy and Byzantine Music.

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katakolon

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Katakolon History Today Katakolon, also known as Katakolo, is a little picturesque fishing village where many cruise ships anchor in order to give their guests the opportunity to visit Olympia. Ima...
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Agios Andreas, Katakolo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Agios Andreas, Katakolo

Agios Andreas is a small settlement near the town of Katakolo, in Elis, Greece. It is situated on the site of ancient Pheia, at a bay of particular natural beauty, opposite the islet of Ichthys or Tiganonisi and the island of Zakynthos.

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The 5,000-year-old sunken city in Southern Greece

The 5,000-year-old sunken city in Southern Greece | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it

In the Peloponnesus region of southern Greece there is a small village called Pavlopetri, where a nearby ancient city dating back 5,000 years resides. However, this is not an ordinary archaeological site

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mercury estate

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Katakolon Tour to Olympia Site and Shopping | Shore Excursion | achtypistours.gr

Katakolon Tour to Olympia Site and Shopping | Shore Excursion | achtypistours.gr | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it

 Enter the famous archeological site of Olympia and marvel at the Temple of Zeus, which once housed the Golden and Ivory statue of Zeus (one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World) and the original Stadium and Bouleuterion, unique in history, where once competitors swore an oath to confirm to the rules.

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Kaiafas Greece, Thermal Springs, Lake and beach - YouTube

Situated in southwestern Greece, on the shores of Peloponnese Kaiafas is known for its Springs, Lake and long sandy beach. For further information about Kaia...
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Seabourn Odyssey - Adriatic Sea Cruise Travel Log

Seabourn Odyssey - Adriatic Sea Cruise Travel Log | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
Katakolon is best-known as the closest cruise port to the site of the ancient Olympic games. Most passengers take an excursion to this ancient Olympic site, but since I had visited the Olympic site before, Juanda and I took a short tour to the Mercouri Estate and its vineyards, which was less than a 15-minute drive from Katakolon.
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16th OLYMPIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

16th OLYMPIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
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Bright Horizons™ 10

Bright Horizons™ 10 | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it

Katakolon is a small port founded in the first half of the 19th century and linked to the legendary and nearby Olympia. 

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agios andreas | katakolon insights

agios andreas | katakolon insights | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
Where to eat and drink in Katakolon? Perhaps the question should be ‘where not?

 

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stunning beaches

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The coastline of Ilia, the CÔte d’Azur of the Peloponnese, is a beach stretching hundreds of kilometers. Each beach has its own special character and beauty, inviting you to get to know them all in...

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The medieval monastery of Skafidia

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The medieval monastery of Skafidia

(9.64 km – approx. 13 mins from Katakolon)

 

The beautiful medieval monastery of Skafidia is now actually a nunnery. Rumour has it that members of the church hierar...

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agios andreas

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Ancient Pheia (the submerged city) and Pontikokastro

In the bay of Agios Andreas are the remains of Ancient Pheia, which was an important harbour for ancient Olympia. Pheia was partially sucked into...

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katakolon sights

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Today Katakolon, also known as Katakolo, is a little picturesque fishing village where many cruise ships anchor in order to give their guests the opportunity to visit Olympia.
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Kastro

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agios andreas
enjoy the breathtaking sunset while sipping on a cocktail
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10 Mysterious Underwater Cities You Haven't Heard Of - Listverse

10 Mysterious Underwater Cities You Haven't Heard Of - Listverse | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it

PHEIA

Near the close of the fifth century, the area along the western coast of Greece was shaken by an earthquake that plunged the city of Pheia five meters (16 ft) below the surface of the Mediterranean. 

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Catching Katakolon | R. Doug Wicker — Author

Catching Katakolon | R. Doug Wicker — Author | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
This was our second sojourn to Katakolon in just over three years, the first while on our 54-day cruise aboard Holland America's MS Prinsendam. It's a charming little fishing village that in ancient times served a very important ...
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KATAKOLO - YouTube

Some test footage of HVR-Z1E in Katakolo, Greece.

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Katakolo Hotels, Orizontes View Hotel | travelovergreece

Katakolo Hotels, Orizontes View Hotel | travelovergreece | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
Orizontes View Hotel is located in the beautiful Katakolo and is a newly built boutique hotel. Our hotel started its operation in June 2012 and operates throughout the course of time daily .
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Cooking Lesson tour Katakolon Olympia Greece [by achtypis tours]

One of our funny tours-trying to innovate, offer our cients Greece's best and news ways for them to interact with the local communities. This cooking lesson ...
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