Small Group Tour, Katakolon - Olympia, Budget Tour (~5h)
100% GUARANTEED PUNCTUAL RETURN TO PORT
Max participation 19 persons
Price: 37€ p.p., 29€ children under 12 years old, free of charge children under 3 years old
Included: On board guidance
Would you like to experience Olympia on a budget? Then, this half-day program is for you! It is specially designed for cruisers who have either been to Olympia before or prefer to explore the attractions at their own pace.
As you travel from the port of Katakolon, the Greek countryside will take you to Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Along the way, you will be provided with all the exciting historical and cultural background of the area by our expert tourist guide. Upon arrival in Ancient Olympia, we will assist you to buy the tickets so as not to wait in the queue and make most of your valuable time there. Visit the Archaeological site of Ancient Olympia, discover the land where the Olympic torch is lit and the original Olympic stadium. Explore its exquisite nearby museums; the main Archaeological Museum where the excavations from the site are exhibited, the Museum of the History of the Ancient Olympic Games and the Archimedes' Museum.
Spend some time in the modern village of Olympia. Unwind at one of the cafés or tavernas. Whatever your preference, this beautiful village is sure to reward you.
Before heading back, stop off at the local Association of Agriculture. There you will have the opportunity to experience a free wine and olive oil tasting from the famous Greek olives and blends of olive oil to the superb local wines.