Private Tour - Olympic site & Beach Fun, Kid Friendly Tour (half day)

Type of tour: 
Private Tours
Half day
Licenced guide: 
Upon request
Beach Fun, Kid Friendly Tours, Sightseeing


Trip advisor rating: 5 stars

This fun-filled private 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 or Skafidia beach.

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From 59.00 €/person
The highlights 
  • 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 Ionian is the best way to end this wonderful Greek experience.


Important Details 


  • Transportation by deluxe Mercedes vehicle
  • English-speaking non-smoking driver
  • Insurance coverage during bus transfers
  • 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)
  • Drinks, snacks, appetizers, lunch
  • 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:

Sunbed, showers, changing cabinets and Wi-Fi are provided free of charge

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

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.