Small Group Tour, Katakolon - Olympia, Pure Olympia (~4h)

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


Trip advisor rating: 5 stars

Max participation 19 persons

Price: 65€ p.p., 57€ 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. On this half day 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.

Once 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! 

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The highlights 
  • 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, join our Expert local tourist guide and 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.
Important Details 


  • 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
  • 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:

  • Entrance fees
  •  lunch
  • Gratuities


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 up to 5 years old


Good to know:




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.