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Destination:
Ancient Olympia, Katakolon, Olympia, Peloponnese
Duration:
Half day
Type of tour:
Joined Tours
Theme:
Kid Friendly Tours, Sightseeing, Walking Tours
Type of vehicle:
coach, mini bus, minivan

Semi-private tour (max participation 19 persons)

Price: 43€ p.p., 37€ children under 12 years old, free of charge children under 3 years old

Included: Certified English-speaking guide 

This 4-hour tour is only available for cruisers who have limited time to spend at the port of Katakolon, such as passengers on the Rhapsody of the Seas and the Jewel of the Seas.

On this 4-hour program, you will discover the birthplace of the Olympic Games, Ancient Olympia, yet without being stressed over returning to Katakolon Port in good time.

Your tour starts from the port of Katakolon and along the way to Olympia, you will be provided with all the historical and cultural background of the area.

At the archeological site, discover where the Olympic torch is lit, the original Olympic stadium and much more with one of our expert certified tourist guides. This beautiful archaeological park is sure to reward you!

Finally, return to the port where you could enjoy some free time at your leisure. Unwind at one of the cafés or enjoy shopping at one of the many souvenir shops; the best way to wrap up your carefree Olympia experience! 

  • Upon arrival at Olympia, you will be assisted to buy the tickets in order to avoid waiting in a long queue.
  • At the ancient site, 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, make your own olive wreaths and challenge each other for the crown!
  • Board your mini bus on a stress-free return to the port.
  • Enjoy some free time at Katakolon Port before your departure.

ALL JOINED TOURS ARE CONDUCTED IN ENGLISH

 

Included:

  • Guided tour within the Olympic site/museum by an English-speaking certified tourist guide by the Greek Ministry of Tourism 
  • Transportation by deluxe fully air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional driver
  • Insurance coverage during bus transfers
  • Mobile contact number for any emergency available 24/7

 

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


Not included:

  • Drinks, snacks, appetizers, lunch
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities


Admission

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

 

Shared Tours Policy

Each tour operates to sufficient demand. The Travel Insiders reserves the right to cancel scheduled tours due to limited participation (minimum 8 participants), or other reasons beyond our control two (2) weeks before the date of the tour.

In any of the above cases, you will be notified via email. Alternatively, a private tour at a special price will be available, or if you prefer, you will be fully refunded.

Once the group reaches the minimum number of participants (8 participants) you will receive an email notification two (2) weeks prior to tour confirming that the itinerary of your choice will be conducted as planned.

For further information on our cancellation policy, please see Terms & Conditions