Set amidst pines, citrus trees, and fields, the little village of Olimpos is home to a natural flame that has burned for millennia and is said to be where Bellepheron, mounted on Pegasus, killed the monster Chimera. The flame is accessible via a four-mile hike from the village.

 
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Review of Olimpos Eternal Flame

Family Review of Olimpos Eternal Flame

Away Travel Editor: Alistair Wearmouth
Editor Rating 4.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children aged 13 - 17
Editor Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Hike to the spot from where, so it's claimed, the original Olympic flame was lit.
  • Wear sturdy footwear and carry plenty of water, protective sungear, and sunscreen.
  • Keep morale up on that long hike with the promise of a dip in the sparkling waters lapping Olimpos Beach.

Address:
Olimpos
Turkey


Visitor Information


Telephone Number: ( 90.312) 309 08 50
Fax: ( 90.312) 312 43 59
Email: kultur@kultur.gov.tr
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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