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Destination:
Ancient Olympia, Katakolon, Olympia, Peloponnese
Duration:
Half day
Type of tour:
Private Tours
Theme:
Beach Fun, Kids Friendly Tours, Sightseeing
Type of vehicle:
chauffeured private car, coach, mini bus, minivan, taxi

This fun-filled tour, ideal for families with children, starts from Katakolon port. A 35-minute scenic drive through the Greek countryside will take you to Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games and a monument of the world heritage of UNESCO. You will be able to explore the archeological site of Ancient Olympia and feel like ancient athletes. Become a part of ancient Greek history as you make your own wreaths and crown yourself winner! On the way back to the port, you will make a short stop for a dip in the Ionion Sea at Agios Andreas beach.

 

  • Admire the ancient training facilities, the famous gymnasium, where the ancient athletes prepared for the games, and the palestra.
  • Share your thoughts about the wonders of the ancient world under the shady trees – one of them was here!!! The golden and ivory statue of Zeus was once housed in his Temple.
  • Don't miss out on seeing the place where the Olympic flame is lit.
  • Grasp the opportunity to run the Olympic track where Hercules first participated!
  • Make your own olive wreaths and challenge each other for the crown!
  • Then board your minibus and on your way back make a short stop to cool off. A dip in the blue seas of the Ionion is the best way to end this wonderful Greek experience.

 

Included:

  • Transportation by deluxe Mercedes vehicle
  • Professional non-smoking driver
  • Insurance coverage during bus transfers
  • Information leaflets
  • Mobile contact number for any emergency available 24/7


Not included:

  • Drinks, snacks, appetizers, lunch
  • Guided tour by certified tourist guide by the Greek Ministry of Tourism (upon request) Price: 130€ per group
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities

 

Please note, only certified tourist guides by the Greek Ministry of Tourism may conduct tours within archeological sites & museums in Greece.


Admission


ticket for archeological site: 12€ per person

reduced ticket: senior citizens with an EU passport

free of charge: students with EU student ID and under 18 years old

 

Please note: Sunbed, showers, changing cabinets and Wi-Fi are provided free of charge.