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Searching for Ithaka: Going Riding Down to Katakolo

Searching for Ithaka: Going Riding Down to Katakolo | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
There was no particular reason for going to Katakolo so I took the camera to get some pictures. It will look quite a bit different when the weather is better and there are cruise ships in port. Vendors will set up all along the streets ...
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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

katakolon insights | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
All you need to know for a great holiday!

A collection of interesting tidbits 

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Ancient Platiana (Tipaneai or Aipy)

Ancient Platiana (Tipaneai or Aipy) | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
Ancient Platiana (Tipaneai or Aipy) (37.57 km - approx. 45 mins from Katakolon) The remains of the ancient city (Tipaneai or Aipy) are located on a hill of the Lapitha Mountain, South of the villag...
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The traveling cinema of Olympia Festival and Camera Zizanio

The traveling cinema of Olympia Festival and Camera Zizanio | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it

The Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People and Camera Zizanio is more than an annual event held every December in Pyrgos.  It’s a continuous film event (with film workshops, screenings, seminars, educational trips etc) throughout the year.

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24th Festival Ilida - programme 2014

24th Festival Ilida - programme 2014 | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
The program of the 24th Festival Ilida   The art of theatre 'meets' once again, for the 24th year, Ancient Elis and the homonymous festival, which has established itself as one of the best in ...
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2nd Port Festival in Katakolon - Workshops

2nd Port Festival in Katakolon - Workshops | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
2nd Port Festival in Katakolon - Workshops

Creativity & expression workshop  by the “Oneirodromio” As part of the Katakolon Port Festival "Oneirodromio" will carry out a creation & expressi...

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A night of experimental film at Domaine Mercouri

A night of experimental film at Domaine Mercouri | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
Domaine Mercouri is happy to open its doors and present the Canadian director, researcher and founder of the Institute for Exploratory Cinemas (Canada), Pierre-Luc Vaillancourt (1985). Organizing f...
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Banana beach katakolon

Banana beach katakolon | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
The first outings have begun     At first glance the Banana beach leaves us with magnificent expectations for the summer of 2014. The place begins to take its final form and everyone is l...
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ORGANIC PRODUCTS EXHIBITION IN KATAKOLON

ORGANIC PRODUCTS EXHIBITION IN KATAKOLON | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
ORGANIC PRODUCTS EXHIBITION IN KATAKOLON

ORGANIC FARMERS ASSOCIATION OF ILIA

D E M E T E R

DEMETER the ancient Greek goddess of agriculture and harvest Welcome to the quaint seaside town of Katakolon...

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kastro day & night | Kastro

kastro day & night | Kastro | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
Kastro is located in the prefecture of Ilia, a few kilometers from Pyrgos,Katakolon and Ancient Olympia in the beautiful area called Agios Andreas. It spreads over an area of 1000 m2 next to the stunning beach.
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Domaine Mercouri - wineries near Katakolon

Domaine Mercouri - wineries near Katakolon | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
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Domaine Mercouri  

The setting of this boutique winery is incredible; near the sea in a setting which has been officially recognized by the Greek government as an area of outstanding beauty.

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street markets

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vibrant colourful places

The place to find cheap underwear, socks, plastic tablecloths by the metre, clothing, accessories, household items, furniture, toys and trink...

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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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Ancient Samia (Kato Samiko)

Ancient Samia (Kato Samiko) | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
Ancient Samia (Kato Samiko) (38.15 km – approx. 35 mins from Katakolon)   The acropolis of ancient Samia (Kato Samiko) is probably located on the westernmost offshoot of the Eleian mountain Mi...
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Wine Tasting Week in Katakolon with TRAINOSE

Wine Tasting Week in Katakolon with TRAINOSE | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
TRAINOSE, wanting to strengthen alternative forms of tourism, to highlight the role of the train as an integral part of local and regional cultural activity and to focus on the promotion of product...
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Book presentation by Sakis Trampadoros

Book presentation by Sakis Trampadoros | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
Book presentation by Sakis Trampadoros - "Saint Dionysios of Zakynthos and the society of his time" and "On Saints"   The traditional convenience store "Edeatros" and the bookstore “Lexis” inv...
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Olympia Film Festival at Port Festival 2014!

Olympia Film Festival at Port Festival 2014! | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it

The 2nd Port Festival is taking place at Katakolon (Pyrgos) from 29 to 31 July 2014 with popular greek and local bands and a lot of parallel cultural activities.

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Ancient Olympia Festival 2014

Ancient Olympia Festival 2014 | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
Ancient Olympia Festival 2014 Several performances and concerts that stir your interest take place once again this summer at the Festival of Ancient Olympia. "Antigone", Giannis Haroulis concert, S...
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banana beach Katakolon

banana beach Katakolon | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
beach bar

A summer paradise and ideal for the whole family. Shallow waters and golden sand where you can relax, take a tan while having your drink and listening to pleasant music. The perfect beach for those who would like to combine a dip with a nice stroll for a glimpse of local summer life.

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Chlemoutsi Castle

Chlemoutsi Castle | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it

Chlemoutsi Castle (48.24 km – approx. 51 mins from Katakolon) This beautiful medieval castle stands on the summit of a hill on the westernmost headland of the Peloponnese. It was ...

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Castillo medieval por el Peloponeso

 

 

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Greece Ranks Third Among Popular European Cruise Destinations | GreekReporter.com

Greece Ranks Third Among Popular European Cruise Destinations | GreekReporter.com | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
Data released by the Cruise Lines International Association, show that Greece is ranked third among the most popular cruise destinations in Europe.
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monasteries

monasteries | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou (Monastery of John the Baptist) 

The Baptist monastery is considered to be one of the most beautiful monasteries in the Peloponnese.

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Katakolon Greece: agios andreas

Katakolon Greece: agios andreas | Katakolon Greece | Scoop.it
Behind the picturesque harbour of Katakolon, lies the beach of Agios Andreas. Its unique landscape is composed of small bays of wild rocks,clear blue sea water and pine trees that stretch out to the sea.
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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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