In 776 BC, in Ancient Olympia, Hercules created the Olympic Games in honor of his father, Zeus. Since then, almost everything has changed except one thing. Τhe Olympic Flame.

Every 4 years, few months before the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games, an ancient ritual takes place in Ancient Olympia where the torch is kindled by the light of the Sun.

But this year something is going to change! For the first time AEGEE-Patra is going to host some of you to watch the ceremony!

On 10th of May we will be there, at the start point of the big journey of the flame to London Olympic Games 2012!

What will we do?

  • trip to Ancient Olympia
  • watch the Olympic torch lighting ceremony
  • play Olympic games
  • city tour
  • visit the Fortress of Patras and the Roman Theater
  • visit St. Andrew’s church
  • taste Mavrodaphne in Achaia Clauss winery
  • visit the Archaeological museum of Patras
  • walk on the biggest cable-stayed Bridge of Rio-Antirio
  • a concert in a winery, by the Embassy of Belgium
  • lie at the beach and
  • Beach Party 

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