The road from Delphi to Olympia

The distance between and Ancient Olympia is approximately  250 Km long. The Greek national road 48/E65 connects  Delphi, Itea, Galaxidi,  Nafpaktos  and lays along the scenic Corinthian Gulf.  Galaxidi is a nice small harbor and  resort  town with traditional architecture and famous marine museum.  Nafpaktos  has a population of 20.000 inhabitants and was wide known from the ancient times as an important boat yard which later belonged to Venetians.  It is a really good place for travelers to make a short  stop for a cup  of coffee with nice view to the Corinthian Gulf.  In the next  25 km is  the new Rio – Antirrio  bridge which connects  Sterea Ellada with Peloponnese ( Patra) is  the world’s longest cable bridge (2.880m long). It was opened in the year 2004 and it is really impressive masterpiece of engineering which is visible from far away as a wonderful white sales. The last part of your trip  from this bridge to Olympia  requires driver’s attention because there are a lot of crossroads.


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