Private Olympia tour - Olympic site visit with a local tour guide (2H)

Type of tour: 
Private Tours
Half day
Licenced guide: 
Kid Friendly Tours, Sightseeing, Walking Tours

Trip advisor rating: 5 stars

If you are interested in exploring the birthplace of the Olympics, Ancient Olympia and are wondering what the best way is to do so, then the Private Olympia visit with a local tour guide experience is the perfect choice for you.

Olympia looks like an archaeological park and it is a listed monument of UNESCO since the late 1980’s.

Together with your local tour guide you will explore the Olympic site and visit all the Highlights on a 2-hour program.

Also, no worries about waiting in line to purchase your ticket entry as this is a SKIP-THE-LINE private tour. Furthermore, the certified tourist guides have a priority in the ticket kiosks.

After, the end of the tour, your local tour guide will give you all the required information to visit the nearby Archaeological Museum at your own leisure – A 5-minute walk will bring you to the treasures of the Archaeological Museum of Ancient Olympia.  It houses the antiquities from the site excavations, such as the Hermes of Praxiteles statue, the statue of Nike, and the Pediments of the Temple of Zeus. Everything is ORIGINAL!

The highlights 
  • The ancient training facilities, the famous gymnasium, and palaestra.
  • The workshop of Phidias, the sculptor that created the gold and ivory statue of Zeus which was one of the 7 wonders of the Ancient world!
  • The ruins of the temple of Zeus, the largest one in the Peloponnese!
  • The temple of Hera, that hosts exclusively the ceremony of the lighting of the Olympic torch.
  • The Olympic stadium - the tradition has it that Hercules was the first one that run the track and we may grasp the opportunity to run it, too! You may even make our own olive wreaths and challenge each other for the crown!
Important Details 


  • Guided tour within the Olympic site by certified tourist guide by the Greek Ministry of Tourism 
  • Mobile contact number for any emergency available 24/7
  • Sanitizer, non-surgical mask 

Not included:

  • Entrance fees
  • Drinks, snacks, appetizers, lunch unless otherwise mentionesd
  • Gratuities


ticket for archeological site & museum: 12€ per person

reduced ticket: 6€ European citizens over 65 years old - Non European citizens up to 25 years old

free of charge: European citizens up to 25 years old - Non European citizens under 5 years old


Good to know:

There is an option to add the visit of the archeological museum to your tour - Upon request.

Private guided tours can be arranged in several languages, such as: Greek, Spanish, French, Dutch, German - Upon request.


Cancellation Policy 

General conditions:

Except otherwise stated, tours, packages or any service canceled without due notice within three (3) days prior to your service confirmed date, there will be no refund.

Any cancellation made within seven (7) – four (4) days prior to your service confirmed date, there will be a 25% charge for services.

In the case of cancelation more than seven (7) days prior to your service confirmed date, there will be a 50% charge for services

For cancellations more than twenty (20) days prior to the tour, there will be a full refund (no charge).

For any cancelations due to bad weather conditions leading to a change in the cruise ship itinerary, there will be a full refund (no charge).

In all of the above cases, bank expenses or administration fees that might occur for the refund will be deducted from the amount.


Cancellations can only be made by confirmed email communication.


No servant or agent of ours can vary our conditions and any such purposed variation shall be of no effect unless it has been signed by one of our directors.


All matters concerning this booking shall be subject to Greek Law.