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      A day by car in Kos

      Kos Oct 4, 2016 at 11:24 AM

      We stay Portobello Royal hotel, west to Kardamena.
      Want to rent a car for 1 day.
      Please recomendations what to see and where to go,
      Thank you

    • Ferry from Mykonos

      Naxos Island Oct 11, 2016 at 4:24 AM

      Coming to Naxos in September 2017 -fly into mykonos -flight due in 13:35 -what is the frequency of the ferries

      Is it best to pre-book and what ferry companies operate this route

    • Travelling From athens Need to get to Likoporia ? HELP !!!

      Likoporia Oct 3, 2016 at 12:55 AM

      Hi, Can someone help us, we will be 5 all up. 2 Adults and 3 Kids.
      Can we catch a Train From the Airport to Likopria ?

      Thanks in advance

    • Corfu - help with place to stay

      Corfu Island Sep 27, 2016 at 4:51 PM

      Hi there,

      Hoping for your opinions on which area to stay in Corfu!

      We have 4 nights in Corfu (July 9th - July 13th 2017).

      We have 5 adults and 2 children (6 and 8 years old).

      I have done lots of research but can't work which area to stay - it looks like there are many beautiful palces!!

      What we would like:

      - close to a beach

      - close to tavernas

      - 3-4 bedroom villa with private pool

      We would also like to have a little explore of Corfu old town.

      We don't need to be close to night clubs or late night bars.

      Which town / area would be best, in your opinion for a group of 7 with a nice beach and nice village / tavernas?

      I am wondering after a LOT of reading about Kassiopi...?



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      Time on Islands & Order

      Greece Sep 26, 2016 at 7:14 PM

      I have 8-9 days to spend on the Greek islands and I have narrowed it down to Naxos, Santorini and Mykonos. Any comments on how many days you would spend on each? Also, what order would you recommend to do them in according to ferry schedule?

    • Bus x96 to airport

      Piraeus Oct 9, 2016 at 3:37 PM

      Can we catch the Bus X96 to the Athens Airport close to the Metro (or subway) station? Is this bus stop location the closest from Cruise Terminal A? Is this bus stop the start of the route to the airport? Can we buy tickets from the bus driver?

      Many thanks

    • Children's play areas

      Skiathos Island Oct 4, 2016 at 12:48 AM

      Hi, just wandering if there any recommendations for children. We are hoping to stay at Maria Yiannis in Troulos and although this doesnt sound very child friendly the location looks superb. Are there any outdoor play areas / parks for children.

      If not i'm sure we'll be fine building sandcastles ;-)

    • Help in planning to get to Terra Vibe Park for Depeche Mode concert 2017

      Athens Yesterday

      All the fieldtickets sold out so quickly in Holland that we decided to take a short holiday to Athens, to see the concert in Terra Vibe. We probably arrive on the evening of the concert at around 18:00 at our hotel, and we have to get to the Terra Vibe park (concert starts at 21:30). Preferable by bus, but we're not sure if it fits in the timetable of getting there in time? And if we should buy tickets up front (from who, where?).

      Anyone able to help out here?


    • transportation between Piraeus and Athens airport

      Piraeus Oct 6, 2016 at 8:54 AM

      I will go to the Athens airport from the cruise port in Piraeus in November 2016. What is the best cost-effective means of transportation? How much would cost a taxi? Is it easy to take the subway from Piraeus to go to the airport?

      Thank you for your comments.

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      Walking/Historical Guide(s)

      Crete Island Sep 27, 2016 at 2:03 PM

      I have booked a last minute holiday to Crete 11-19 Oct 16, staying in Bali, and I'm looking for a guide(s) to show me the local historical sites and possibly climb to the top of the island.


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      Ferry Tickets

      Greece Sep 26, 2016 at 7:10 PM

      I arrive at the Athens airport around 10 am and I see that a lot of the ferries leave at 7 am for the islands. There are others that sail around 2 pm for Santorini but would get into destination port late at night which I would prefer to avoid. I therefore figured that I would stay the first night in Athens and then take the 7 am ferry the next day. My question is, can I purchase ferry tickets at the airport or can they only be purchased at Piraeus? I thought I saw on the website that you may be able to purchase online but you still need to have the tickets printed off at the port. True?


    Popular Prefecture of Elia Travel Answer Locations

    • Transportation

      Olympia Apr 4, 2016 at 8:24 PM

      What is the main transportation in Olympia Greece also what is the easiest way of getting around?

      1 Answer Apr 4, 2016 at 10:16 PM
    • Olympos to Antalya

      Olympia Sep 1, 2014 at 1:43 PM

      Is it possible to get from Olympos to Antalya before 9.30am by bus? We are looking to book a bus from Antalya to Goreme that leaves at 10am from Antalyla and wanted to know if it is possible to get from Olympos to Antalya by bus to make this journey. Thanks!

      1 Answer Sep 2, 2014 at 12:09 AM
    • Nafplio to Killini

      Kyllini Jun 28, 2014 at 12:18 PM

      What is the best way to travel with public transportation from Nafplio to Killini?

      2 Answers Jun 29, 2014 at 5:30 PM
    • Museum hours

      Olympia Jun 26, 2013 at 12:53 PM


      Does anyone know the current posted hours for the Museum at Ancient Olympia?
      What about the site itself?


      1 Answer Jun 26, 2013 at 1:10 PM
    • Transportation

      Olympia Apr 26, 2013 at 2:02 PM

      How far is it from Katakolon, Greece to Olympia and what is the best way to get there (bus, train, cap)?

      1 Answer Apr 26, 2013 at 2:25 PM
    • A bit of help

      Olympia Jul 23, 2011 at 12:49 PM

      Hi Im going on acruise on Sunday and I need help for my first stop in Olimpia. I am going with MSC cruises, we are going to be in Katakolon at 12:30, we need to know what is the cheapest and a good way to get to Olimpia. What is the last train from Olimpia to Katacolon? The cruises leaves at 18.30 Thanks a lot

      1 Answer Jul 25, 2011 at 1:31 AM
    • shopping

      Olympia Sep 28, 2010 at 2:23 AM

      I was recently, on September 19th or 20th, in Greece on a cruise and visited Olympia. Because I added the Archiological Museum to the day I was unable to purchase anything from the shops located by the ship as I needed to return to the ship. Is there a way to find certain items on the intenet or by writing to the shops. I am looking for women's Olympia t-shirts among other items.
      Can you help me with this?

      1 Answer Sep 28, 2010 at 2:30 AM
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      Train from Katakolon to Olympia

      Olympia Apr 12, 2010 at 2:01 PM

      We are 5 seniors who will be arriving in Katakolon by cruise ship on Sunday September 12th of this year. Our time there is limited . . .the ship docks at 7 am and we leave at 2 pm.
      Does anyone know if it is feasible to go from Katakolon to Olympia by train? Can train tickets be bought in Katakolon? Do the trains run on time? Is it a long walk from the port to the train station? Is it a long walk from the train station in Olympia to the historic sites?

      3 Answers Apr 12, 2010 at 11:29 PM
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      Taxi to Olympia

      Olympia Apr 12, 2010 at 1:06 PM

      I am travelling to Katakolon by cruise ship on Sunday September 12, 2010. Could you tell me the cost of a taxi from the port in Katakolon to Olympia. Are taxis readily available in Katakolon? Do you think I would be better to go on the Cruise excursion?

      2 Answers Apr 14, 2010 at 12:01 AM
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      Driving to Sparta

      Olympia Feb 28, 2010 at 3:54 PM

      May I ask what the traffic & route is like to do this journey please?

      How bad is the traffic for this leg? Is the road signage good?

      Thank you


      2 Answers Mar 4, 2010 at 5:33 PM
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      advice on Olympia

      Olympia Oct 2, 2009 at 1:55 AM

      Hi there, I will be staying on Zakynthos for a week and want to plan a short trip to Olympia. First I need to get a ferry from Zante to Killini on Peloponnese... and then….. can anybody advise how to get there from port Killini? Do I need to stay a nite at Olympia? Are there any sights or off beaten places to see?
      Loads of thanks!


      2 Answers Nov 1, 2009 at 4:40 AM
    • Katakolon to Olympia by Train

      Olympia Sep 24, 2008 at 12:24 PM

      Hi All! I'm also doing a cruise, and unfortunately, we're only in Katakolon from noon - 7. In researching, I found a train that runs to Olympia.
      Has anyone taken this? Since the last train leaves Olympia at 3:42pm, we'll only have 2 hours there. Is this enough time?

      4 Answers Mar 29, 2009 at 9:23 AM
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      Bus station in Katakolon

      Prefecture of Elia Jul 1, 2008 at 7:40 AM


      My cruise ship will stop in Katakolon for 5 hours. I would like to go to Olympia by bus. Does anyone know how to get to the bus station in Katakolon from the pier? Thanks.

      2 Answers Jul 10, 2009 at 1:33 PM
    • Directions from Katakolon Port to Olympia

      Olympia Jun 11, 2007 at 12:39 PM


      I was wondering if I could get directions to get to Olympia from the Katakolon port. I will be renting a car from the port.

      Also, is it an easy drive?

      Thanks in advance.

      1 Answer Apr 10, 2008 at 11:40 AM
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      Olympia May 3, 2007 at 11:55 AM

      what time does the last bus for athens leave olympia? planning to take it on a thursday, mid july.


      4 Answers May 3, 2007 at 8:53 PM
    • Private guide Katakolon to Olympia

      Katakolon Apr 15, 2007 at 7:29 PM

      Our cruise ship will be at Katakolon, Greece port on June 12. Would rather hire private guide and transportation instead of cruise ship excursion to see Olympia - ruins etc...Can anyone help?

    • hostel in olympia

      Olympia Jul 26, 2006 at 7:51 AM

      i am going to olympia in a few days and wanted to know if there are any hostels or cheap hotels to stay

      1 Answer Jul 28, 2006 at 12:16 PM
    • transportation

      Katakolon Jul 8, 2006 at 2:32 PM

      Arriving by cruise ship and want to go to Olympia by bus or cab - how far is it? are there a lot of cabs? is bus better? how long does it take?

      3 Answers Mar 30, 2008 at 8:30 PM
    • Olympia from Katakolon with a wheelchair

      Olympia Sep 25, 2005 at 12:47 PM

      Hi, I am travelling with my parents to Katakolon (via a cruise ship) in October. My dad is in a wheelchair. Does anyone know whether I can take a taxi from the port to Olympia and about how much it would cost (4 passengers)? Is the archaeological museum accessible to wheelchairs? Thanks Pete

      2 Answers Sep 26, 2005 at 12:55 AM
    • Olympia to Meteora?

      Olympia Sep 20, 2005 at 7:01 AM


      Could someone tell me whats the fastest way to get from Olympia to Meteora?
      Is there a night bus and how long would the bus take?

      Thank you so much!

    • Olympia from Katakolon

      Olympia Aug 12, 2005 at 11:58 AM


      Is it possible to reach Olympia from the port of Katakolon without taking a cruiseline excursion? Are there buses around the port area? Any details would be helpful. Thanks.

      2 Answers Aug 13, 2005 at 3:18 AM
    • pension/hotel recommendations?

      Olympia Feb 26, 2005 at 12:19 AM

      Where is inexpensive but clean/safe to stay in Olympia and Kalamata?

      Any recommendations?

      1 Answer Feb 28, 2005 at 7:56 AM
    • Travelling around Peloponnese, Greece

      Olympia Feb 2, 2005 at 2:14 AM

      We will be sailing from Bari, Italy to Patras, Greece, and will have a few days to explore enroute to Athens. We'd like to know how you'd recommend travelling around the Peloponnese area, as if we can, we'd love to see Olympia, Monemvasia and Mycenae.. The Diakofto-Kalavryta railway sounds fantastic, too, if we take the train across. Suggestions?

      3 Answers Aug 3, 2005 at 12:57 AM
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      kylilini and ferry

      Kyllini Nov 19, 2004 at 6:08 AM

      I am planning next June (2005) a trip around Greece and I have problems finding ferry-prices, specially for the ferry from Kyllini to Zakynthos, and Zakynthos-Kefallonia-Ithaki-Lefkas as well. Please, if anyone can help me by giving me any information, I would me more then gratefull. Thank you

      3 Answers Nov 19, 2004 at 8:28 AM
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      Getting to Olympia

      Kyllini Jul 11, 2004 at 4:18 AM

      Does anyone know about the local buses in the Peloponnese? I need to get from Kyllini to Olympia on the 2nd of September.

      1 Answer Jul 11, 2004 at 10:46 AM
    • Is the 'Ruins of Olympic' self accessable from Katakolon?

      Katakolon Mar 27, 2004 at 9:21 AM

      We will be in Katakolon for a day from a cruise. From all that I can research, Katakolon seems to have really nothing to see. If I want to plan my own trip instead of joining the cruise's excursion, is it possible to have a DIY trip? How is the transportation there? Also I read people mentioning a place call Pyrgos, is it worth going too? Thanks for any information in advance.

      1 Answer Mar 27, 2004 at 11:01 PM