Katakolon port lies on the Greek coast and serves as the gateway to Olympia, the ancient site where the Olympics were originally staged.
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It is the current harbor of the regions capital city Pyrgos.

Graphic, with intense the traditional color, it combines mountain and sea. The visitors have a lot of choices in order to fill their free time or to pass pleasantly their vacations.

Undeniably,  Katakolon is a place that  one needs plenty of time in order to  explore itís  beauties and to discover the magic of this place. It is not accidental that whoever passes little time here, after his departure the only thing that has in his mind it his return to Katakolon. Katakolon today is the second most busy cruise port of Greece, after Piraeus port, according to recent statistics.

Port General overview: Two breakwaters protect an entrance, 250m in width; depths vary from 30m at the entrance to 1.5m in the harbour. Those sections of the port not open to silting have depths to 7.9m for commercial traffic. There is an inner anchorage, deemed safe in most weathers.Traffic figures: Approx 200 vessels visit the port annually. Load Line zone: Summer. Max size: Max safe draft, 6.5m.
The Katakolon Port occupies the north-west part of the Peloponnese. To the west it is washed by the Ionian Sea. On the east side the Alfeios River and its tributary, the Kladeos, stretch out to one of the most significant archaeological sites in Greece.

Here there are some really wonderful sites to visit.
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Excursions from Katakolon Port
Katakolon Museum of Ancient Greek Technology is a small museum situated next to the train station at the entrance of Katakolon town..
The small but important port of Katakolon is a favorite stop of cruise ships and liners which ply the waters of the Mediterranean coasts and the Ionian and Aegean seas. Tourists on their holidays to Greece often disembark to get a glimpse of Ancient Olympia, where the Olympic Games are known to have been held in classical times.

There are also a lot of tourist friendly sites nearby including the Municipal Museum of Ancient Greek Technology and the Katakolon Lighthouse which was first unveiled in 1865.
Ancient Olympia
Chlemoutsi Castle
Kourouta Beach
Kaifas Lake
Kyllini Baths
Epicurius Apollo
Ancient Olympia the birthplace of the olympic games
The famous Chemoutsi castle just 35min from Katakolon
Kourouta beach locals favorite beach
Kaiafas Lake thermal springs, pine forest and sea.
The famous thermal springs of Kastro Kyllini
The Temple was built between 420-400 B.C. by Iktinos
The Katakolon Port occupies the north-west part of the Peloponnese. To the west it is washed by the Ionian Sea. On the east side the Alfeios River and its tributary, the Kladeos, stretch out to one of the most significant archaeological sites in Greece.

Here there are some really wonderful sites to visit.
The Lighthouse of Katakolon was first opened in 1865
The marine group of Katakolon was founded in 1991 from Mr. G.Xouri. The group is totally sponsored  from the constitution of  the well known ship owner I.Latsi ..
Katakolon museum
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