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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