Katakolon is a scenic port town located in western Greece. It’s most famously known for being the gateway to the ancient ruins of Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. The town itself offers plenty of charming restaurants and cafes along the coastline, where you can enjoy a delicious meal while taking in beautiful views of the Ionian Sea. Katakolon is also an ideal stop for beach lovers, with its clean, sandy beaches that are perfect for swimming and sunbathing. Other highlights include the Olympia Archaeological Museum where you will find the Head of Hera.