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

Our top-rated tour that brings you the best of Ancient Olympia. This program includes not only a visit to the archeological site but also its exceptional museum. It is ideal for those who wish to explore all the highlights of Olympia itself and its surroundings; flexible enough to fit in all your desired additional activities and destinations. Bring this tour to your measures by choose among the local beaches, monasteries, wineries and olive groves.

A scenic drive through the Greek countryside will take you to Olympia, the birthplace of the Ancient Olympic Games. Upon arrival, we will assist you to buy the tickets in order to avoid waiting in a long queue and you will be provided with a booklet on the site. Olympia, one of the monuments of the world heritage of UNESCO, has the appearance of a park. Then visit the museum, just a breath away from the site. Experience the displays consisting of only original exhibits. Finally, head on to the local Association of Agriculture where you will have the opportunity to savor the famous Greek olives, the different blends of olive oil and the local wines.

 

  • Admire the ancient training facilities, the gymnasium 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 the Temple.
  • Don't miss out on seeing the place where the Olympic flame is lit.
  • Grasp the opportunity to run the Olympic track!
  • The museum is a real revelation. Situated at a 5-minute walking distance from the archeological site, it houses the antiquities found during the excavations of the site. Everything is ORIGINAL.
  • Spend some time in the modern village of Olympia to relax, grab one of the famous Greek souvlakia and enjoy some shopping.
  • Then on your way back make a short stop for the local delicacies; olives, olive oil, honey and baklava sweets.

 

Prolong your tour by adding 1 or more of the available activities/destinations below.

 

  • Agios Andreas Beach is the ideal cool-off spot to unwind by taking a dip in the Ionian Sea and relaxing over a snack or refreshing drink.
  • Local wineries offer the opportunity to live the exquisite wine-tasting experience.
  • Kremasti Monastery provides insight into the Orthodox religion with its chatty nuns and the wonderful views.
  • The olive grove will unfold the mysteries and tastes of this top product, known worldwide for its exceptional quality.
  • Lunch at local taverna/family country house.

 

Included:

  • Transportation by deluxe air-conditioned vehicle
  • Insurance coverage during bus transfers
  • Sunbed, showers, changing cabinets and Wi-Fi at the beach
  • 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
  • Extra activities/destinations
  • Gratuities

 

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


Admission

ticket for archeological site OR museum: 12€ per person
combined ticket for archeological site & museum: 12€ per person
reduced ticket: senior citizens with EU passport
free of charge: students with EU student ID and under 18 years old