Olympia News and Events (16)

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L'Etape Greece by Tour de France

Apr 06, 2024 — Apr 06, 2024 • Peloponnese, Olympia

L’Etape Greece has been expertly designed to replicate the French experience of L’Etape du Tour, the world’s greatest cycling event, to its very core. Offering a choice between two races of different distances and altitudes, as well as a Fun Ride open to people of all ages and skill levels, it allows participants to experience a unique combination of natural beauty and ancient Greek history.

Posted on Mar 05, 2024 Category: Events
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Olympia Marathon 2020

Mar 28, 2020 — Mar 29, 2020 • Peloponnese, Olympia
Hundreds of runners from all over the world will experience their own moments of glory from the 28th - 29th of March 2020.
Posted on Feb 05, 2020 Category: Events
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Olympia International Film Festival for children and young people 2019

Nov 30, 2019 — Dec 07, 2019 • Peloponnese, Olympia
Welcome to the only film festival targeted in children and young people.
Posted on Jun 06, 2019 Category: Events

Ancient Olympia Festival 2019

Jul 01, 2019 — Aug 31, 2019 • Peloponnese, Olympia
The colorful summer festival that is held in the archeological site of Olympia attracts, every year, thousands of visitors.
Posted on Jun 03, 2019 Category: Events

20th International Film Festival for Children and Young People & 17th Camera Zizanio

Dec 02, 2017 — Dec 09, 2017 • Peloponnese, Olympia
Imagine kids behind the cameras, creating their own short-films and audiovisual art. That’s what the 20th International Film Festival for Children and Young People is all about!
Posted on Nov 28, 2017 Category: Events

Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People

Dec 03, 2016 — Dec 12, 2016 • Peloponnese, Olympia
More than 120 movies of various genres will be presented in this festival and both children and adults will have the opportunity to enjoy feature or short fiction films, short animation clips and documentaries.
Posted on Nov 14, 2016 Category: Events

18th Olympia International Film Festival

Nov 28, 2015 — Dec 05, 2015 • Peloponnese, Olympia
The 18th International Film Festival of Olympia is taking place this year from November 28th to December 11th, 2015, with the participation of more than 120 movies.
Posted on Nov 16, 2015 Category: Events

Excavations revealed Ancient Gymnasium

• Peloponnese, Olympia
An important monument was recently excavated in Ancient Olympia, the Gymnasium, that was the training place of athletes who would take part in the Olympic Games.
Posted on Jul 16, 2014 Category: News

1st Dreamland Music Festival

Jul 25, 2014 — Jul 27, 2014 • Peloponnese, Olympia
The first large festival of electronic music and other cultural events is taking place in Ancient Olympia from July 25th to 27th, 2014. The 3-day Dreamland Festival will take place in a special venue on the side of Alfeios River.
Posted on Jun 26, 2014 Category: Events

New excavations for the Gymnasium

• Peloponnese, Olympia
New excavations have started in the archaeological site of Olympia to unearth a large part of the Gymnasium, the place where the athletes used to practice for the Olympic Games.
Posted on Feb 07, 2013 Category: News

Major robbery in Olympic Museum

• Peloponnese, Olympia
Sixty eight (68) small golden and copper objects that were exhibited in the old Archaeological Museum of Olympia were stolen on the morning of February 17th, 2012.
Posted on Feb 20, 2012 Category: News

Creation of botanical garden

• Peloponnese, Olympia
A lovely botanical garden will be planted in Ancient Olympia, Peloponnese, with trees, bushes and flowers that grow in the area since the ancient times.
Posted on Jan 28, 2010 Category: News

Ancient capital stolen from guarded site

• Peloponnese, Olympia
Last week, an ancient capital was stolen from the paleochristian basilica inside the archaeological site of Olympia and nobody witnessed anything!
Posted on Sep 08, 2009 Category: News

Looking for the lost hippodrome

• Peloponnese, Olympia
The archaeologists of the German Archaeological Institute will start excavations within the next months in order to discover the ancient hippodrome of Olympia.
Posted on Mar 19, 2009 Category: News

New book about a diachronic site

• Peloponnese, Olympia
A new book about the archaeological site of Olympia has been launched by the Foundation Ioannis Latsis, which depicts once more the historical value of this ancient site.
Posted on Dec 02, 2008 Category: News

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