Administrative Information

Figaleia (Prefecture of Ilia)

Telephone: +302626022275, +30 26240 22.529( Γραφεία Εφορείας Αρχαιοτήτων)

Full: €6, Reduced: €3
For the period April 1st - Oktober 31st, individual ticket can be purchased for the price of 6 euros (reduced ticket € 3). The ticket is valid for one day.
Special ticket package: Full: €6, Reduced: €3
During the period November 1st - March 31st, the price of the single ticket is reduced by 50% for all visitors and cost 3 euros.
Free admission days
6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri)
18 April (International Monuments Day)
18 May (International Museums Day)
The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
28 October
Reduced admission for:
For information about free and reduced admission to Greek State Archaeological Sites, Monuments and Museums please press here

For security reasons the Temple of Apollo Epikourios will remain closed to the public when extreme weather conditions are forecast in the area (wind speeds exceeding 6 Beaufort and wind gusts reaching 70 km/h.) Please contact the ticket office to confirm the operation of the site on the phone 26260 22275.

From 01.04.2023 to 31.10.2023: 08.00-20.00

closed on Easter Sunday and the day of celebration of May Day, official public holidays.
On Good Friday it is open from 12:00 to 17:00 and on Holy Saturday from 08:30 to 15:30

The schedule from September 1, 2022 is configured, due to the gradual reduction of the length of the day, as follows: 1st to 15th September 08: 00-19: 30, 16th to 30th September 08: 00-19: 00, 1st to 15th October 08:00 -18: 30 and 16th to 31st October 08: 00-18: 00

Last Admission: 20' before closing time

1 January
25 March
1 May
Easter Sunday
25 December
26 December
  Suggestive Bibliography
Κουρουνιώτης Κ., "Ανασκαφαί εν Κωτίλω", ΑΕ (1903), 151-188
Καββαδίας Π., "Ανασκαφαί περί τον εν Φιγαλεία ναόν του Επικουρίου Απόλλωνος", ΠΑΕ (1902) 23-27, (1903) 25, (1904) 16-21, (1905) 21-22, (1906) 54-55, (1907) 66, (1908) 65, (1910) 33, (1911) 29 κ. ε.
Κουρουνιώτης Κ., "Το εν Βάσσαις αρχαιότερον ιερόν του Απόλλωνος", ΑΕ (1910), 271-332
Ρωμαίος Κ., "Εκ του αρχαιοτέρου ναού της Φιγάλειας", ΑΕ (1933), 1-25
Γιαλούρης Ν., "Δοκιμαστική ανασκαφή εις τον Ναόν του Επικουρίου Απόλλωνος Βασσών", ΠΑΕ (1959), 155-159
Cockerell C., The Temple of Jupiter Panhellenius at Aegina and Apollo Epicurius at Bassai near Phigalia in Arcadia, London 1860
Cooper F.A., The Temple of Apollo at Bassai: A Preliminary Study, New York 1978
Παπαχατζής Ν., Παυσανίου Ελλάδος περιήγησις: Αχαϊκά και Αρκαδικά, Αθήνα 1980, 361-371
Cooper F.A., Kelly N.J., The Temple of Apollo Bassitas: The Architecture 1996
Ο ναός του Επικουρίου Απόλλωνα, Περιήγηση στο χώρο και στο χρόνο, Αθήνα 2000
Αραπογιάννη Ξ., Ο ναός του Επικουρίου Απόλλωνος Βασσών, Αθήνα 2002
See also
Other museums and archaeological sites in the same prefecture
Acropolis at Platiana
Agia Triada
Archaeological Museum of Elis
Archaeological Museum of Olympia
Archaeological Museum of Pirgos
Archaeological Site of Epitalio
Chlemoutsi Castle
Coastal Roman Baths of Skafidia