Private tour, Olympia Sightseeing #1 Rated Tour

Type of tour: 
Private Tours
Duration: 
Half day, Full day
Licenced guide: 
Theme: 
Beach Fun, Culinary Experience, Kid Friendly Tours, Sightseeing

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Trip advisor rating: 5 stars

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.

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From 59.00 €/person
The highlights 
  • 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.
  • Honey farm is the perfect experience to mingle and interact with the locals and try the local delicacies.
  • Cooking lessons for the foodies. 
  • Lunch at local taverna/family country house.
Important Details 

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:

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


Admission
ticket for archeological site & museum: 12€ per person
reduced ticket: 6€ senior European citizens over 65 years old - Non European citizens up to 25 years old
free of charge: European citizens up to 25 years old - Children non European citizens under 5 years old

 

 

Good to know:

ONLY CERTIFIED TOURIST GUIDES BY THE GREEK MINISTRY OF TOURISM MAY CONDUCT TOURS WITHIN ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES & MUSEUMS IN GREECE

THE ORDER OF TOUR EVENTS MAY VARY FOR YOUR OWN CONVENIENCE SO AS TO AVOID THE CROWDS

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.

 

 

Small group tours:

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

In such case, no compensation will be paid or requested from The Travel Insiders. In the event of “Places of Interest” being closed or road conditions en-route prevent the tour as advertised being operated, every endeavor will be made to substitute an alternative, but the company reserves the right to cancel or alter arrangements.

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.

If there is not enough participation (minimum 8 participants), you will be notified via email, in which case you can alternatively book a private tour at a special price, or if you prefer, you will be fully refunded.

 

Cancellations can only be made by confirmed email communication.