Lodging in Ancient Olympia
When you decide to visit our Sister City Ancient Olympia, accommodation will be in your priority list! We want to ensure that you will get the best feeling of the infamous greek hospitality, while you enjoy the undeniable beauty of Ancient Olympia. There is a variety of choices when it comes to accommodation, satisfying every kind of taste; from the highly recommended Europa Hotel, to camping facilities for those that prefer this type of vacation. What all of these hotels have in common, is their close proximity to the popular sites, the exceptional facilities, the friendly ambiance, and of course a top-notch traditional Greek gastronomic experience. Feel free to review the hotels, and be certain that no matter what, you will be near the most eminent and significant buildings and monuments, including the ancient stadium of Olympia, where the Olympic Games were held, while admiring a valley of outstanding beauty spreading between two rivers, the Alpheus and the Cladeus.
Hotel Europa is the place to stay when you visit our Sister City Ancient Olympia. Built on a privileged spot overlooking Ancient Olympia offers an idyllic view of the Arcadian mountains and the paradisiacal valley, which lies between two rivers, the Alpheus and the Cladeus. Due to its location and heritage, Europa hotel promises high standards of hospitality along with exquisite style and aesthetics. Nestled in green surroundings the hotel with its outstanding architecture enhanced by the use of natural stone and wooden elements, bright colors and refined details creates the ideal setting for an unforgettable stay. Enjoy our unrivalled hospitality services in a cozy family environment. Europa is highly rated by state leaders, members of the Olympic Family, famous artists and writers as well as everyday guests, who during their stay at the hotel had the opportunity to experience the renowned Olympian hospitality, in the exact place where Xenios Zeus, the patron deity of hospitality, was worshipped. Europa hotel is situated above Ancient Olympia, the most celebrated sanctuary of ancient Greece. Dedicated to Zeus, the father of the Olympian gods, the sanctuary hosted one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the renowned gold and ivory statue of Zeus. Ancient Olympia is also known as the birthplace of the Olympic Games. According to historical records, the first Olympic Games took place in this ground in 776 BC. Every four years the Olympic flame is lit here and begins its journey to the city that will host the next Olympic Games. Travel in past through this crack in time, admire the grandeur of antiquity and walk on the footsteps of the first Olympic winners.
TAVERNA 'THE GARDEN' RESTAURANT AT HOTEL EUROPA
Taverna “The Garden” is located by the pool and amidst a blooming garden boasting an enchanting backdrop of the majestic Arcadian mountains and the valley of the Alpheus River. Indulge yourselves in a feast of traditional Greek cuisine based on fresh and natural ingredients cooked with artistry and flair. You can complete this unique gastronomic experience by savoring our exquisite local wines under the invigorating shade of imposing olive trees. Family ambiance Europa hotel is the ideal destination for lovers of nature and tranquility combining the harmony and positive aura of the scenery with the impeccable service of our attentive and friendly personnel. Either alone or with company the cozy, family-like environment will make you feel at home. High quality services We hope that we will have the pleasure to welcome you to the most hospitable corner in the world and offer you a taste of our top notch services. Our beautifully decorated, well-equipped rooms, the impressive swimming pool as well as our restaurants and bars providing for every need and comfort will make your stay a memorable one. Small conference facilities Europa hotel comprises an exceptional venue for conferences, seminars and business meetings fully equipped with audiovisual appliances and capable to meet all your needs and provide an efficient working environment. Location Hotel Europa is built on the top of Drouvas Hill in Ancient Olympia, at the foot of which lies the sacred Altis, which encompasses the most eminent and significant buildings and monuments as well as the ancient stadium of Olympia, where the Olympic Games were held. Visitors can admire a valley of outstanding beauty spreading between two rivers, the Alpheus and the Cladeus.
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