Elis is famous for its natural beauty and history.
Discover attractions of the Greek islands, mainland and metropolis. Apart from archaeological sites, monuments and museums, did you know that you can visit some of the most amazing monuments of geological interest in the word? Don't miss the chance to visit the Petrified Forest of Lesvos and Meteora in Thessaly, Central Elis!
Elis, Elis, Peloponnese The site of Olympia, built on the banks of the Alpheios river in the Peloponnese, was the location of the ancient Olympic Games beginning in 776 BC. In addition to numerous temples and sanctuaries, it contains the remains of several... View More
Elis, Elis, Peloponnese According to tradition, St Therapon was the first church built in Andritsaina.
It is possible that it was built by Cypriot refugees who arrived approximately in the 10th century and constructed the temple on the best site of... View More
Elis, Elis, Peloponnese The Archaeological Museum of Olympia (Greek: Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Ολυμπίας) is one of the great museums of Greece in Olympia, Elis, and houses artifacts found in the archaeological site of Ancient Olympia.The... View More
Elis, Elis, Peloponnese Archimedes’ Museum is permanently hosted in the center of Ancient Olympia in a two floor building that was granted by the municipality of Ancient Olympia. That was unanimously agreed by the board of directors of the city of... View More
Elis, Elis, Peloponnese Chlemoutsi is a medieval castle in the northwest of the Elis regional unit in the Peloponnese peninsula of southern Greece, in the Kastro-Kyllini municipality.
It was built in the early 1220s by the Crusader rulers of the Principality... View More
Elis, Elis, Peloponnese The Foloi oak forest (Greek: Δρυοδάσος Φολόης) is an oak forest in southwestern Greece. It is located in the municipal unit Foloi, Elis, in the western part of the Peloponnese peninsula. The Foloi oak forest is... View More