Small Group Tour, Katakolon - Olympia, Skip-The-Line Tour (~5h)

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


Trip advisor rating: 5 stars

 Max participation 19 persons

Price: 83€ p.p., 65€ children under 5 years old, free of charge children under 3 years old

Included: Certified English-speaking guide 


The smartest way to visit Olympia when on a cruise shore excursion in Greece is to book our premium Skip-the-Line Olympia - Katakolon Joined Tour. Instead of spending your precious limited time waiting in line at the archaeological site ticket office in Ancient Olympia, join our all-inclusive Olympia skip-the-line tour. Simply breeze past the crowds as The Travel Insiders will have already arranged the admission for you. So, enjoy your limited time on the site and attractions and leave the rest to us! 

Discover Olympia, the playground of the Greek mythological heroes and the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Visit one of the most significant archaeological sites in Greece and witness the very spot where the Olympic flame is lit. Go on to discover the treasures of antiquity at the Archaeological Museum of Olympia, one of the principal museums of Greece.

This blessed land is home to one of the finest agricultural produce in the country. The Mediterranean olive oil produced here is said to be a gift from the gods. Join us on our premium joined tour, taste the world-renowned products of the Greek land and discover how olive oil is meant to be experienced - free of charge.

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From 83.00 €/person
The highlights 
  • Explore Olympia, one of the most significant archaeological sites in Greece without waiting in line.  
  • Admire firsthand the sacred land where the Olympic Flame is lit for each Olympiad.
  • Go through the arched stone passageway and discover the original Olympic Stadium of the ancient athletes. 
  • Don't miss the fortunate opportunity to run the ancient track!
  • Once the mighty sanctuary dedicated to the god Zeus, it housed his gold and ivory statue, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
  • The Archaeological Museum is situated 5 minutes away from the archeological site of Olympia. Displayed there are the antiquities from the site excavations. Everything is ORIGINAL.
  • A ten-minute drive will then bring you to the local Association of Agriculture. Taste the different products from the famous Greek olive oil and olives to the local wine.
  • Taste the variety of olives including the popular and beloved Kalamata olives.
  • Learn about the rejuvenating properties of the olive oil beauty products.
  • Enjoy some free time in the modern village of Olympia before boarding your minibus.
Important Details 


  • Guided tour by certified tourist guides by the Greek Ministry of Tourism
  • Entrance fees
  • Olive oil tasting at alocal market
  • Transportation by deluxe fully air-conditioned vehicle
  • Insurance coverage during bus transfers
  • Mobile contact number for any emergency available 24/7

Not included:

  •  lunch
  • Gratuities



icket for Olympia archaeological site & museum: Included


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.