March – Visit Olympia

Enjoy a springtime trip to Olympia, Western Peloponnese, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and tour the impressive remains of ancient temples, sports and symposia centres. Visit the Archaeological Museum of Olympia and see the ancient exhibits up close, the most important ones being the celebrated statue of Hermes by Praxiteles; Nike (Victory) by Paionios, a plastic arts masterpiece; and the sculptures that once decorated the Temple of Zeus. Don’t miss out on visiting Kaiafa Spa, 25 km SW of OIympia. The lake and the forest surrounding the ancient hot springs are listed on the Natura 2000 worldwide network of protected areas.