Experience Katakolon

Katakolon has been a major location for cruise ships since the forties, since it is a picturesque, coastal town in western Ilia. Katakolon today is the second most visited port for cruise ships in Greece, and it constitutes a basic gathering point, of tourists wishing to visit ancient Olympia. Katakolon is located 320 km northwest of Athens and 34 km from Ancient Olympia.


Katakolon Taxi

Local Transfers

Katakolon Bus

To Ancient Olympia

Katakolon Train

to Ancient Olympia

Car Hire



Around Katakolon

Katakolon, 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 it’s 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 Greece’s second busiest cruise port after Piraeus.

Top Things to See & Do

Tour to Ancient Olympia

Get to know the ancient city of Olympia on this full-day tour with visits both historic and modern sites..


Katakolon fun Train

Experience a relaxing 30 minute guided tour in the beautiful green countryside of Katakolon. and see a spectacular view..


Katakolon Beer Bike

Do you want to enjoy your beer, but also your ride around Katakolon, in a relaxing and original way?..


Monasteries Tour

Our tour will start from your hotel. Our guide will be waiting for you at the entrance of the hotel at the predetermined time..


Chlemoutsi Castle

Chlemoutsi was the most important castle of the Princedom of Achaia. Built between 1220 and 1223 during the Frankish Reign..


Kaifas Lake

Kaiafas Lake and beach are situated approximately 40 km away from Katakolon. The area of Kaiafas host..


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