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Katakolon Shore Excursion: Private Tour of Ancient Olympia and Archeological SiteHalf-day Tours

Katakolon Shore Excursion: Private Tour of Ancient Olympia and Archeological Site

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Make the most of your time in Katakolon port with this private, half-day shore excursion to Olympia. The sanctuary of Ancient Greece and the site of the classical Olympic Games, Olympia is one of Greece’s most important archaeological sites. With your own personal guide, you’ll check off highlights such as the Temple of Zeus, the Bouleuterion and, of course, the original Olympic stadium. You’ll also have ample free time to explore modern Olympia or visit the Museum of the Olympic Games.
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  • 4 hours
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$348.54 
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  • 4 hours
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Katakolon Shore Excursion: Ancient Olympia Plus Honey Farm & Olive Oil TastingBus Tours

Katakolon Shore Excursion: Ancient Olympia Plus Honey Farm & Olive Oil Tasting

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If planning a cruise stop in the port of Katakolon, see ancient Olympia in a stress-free way. A private driver takes you from the sleepy fishing village to the celebrated home of the Olympic Games, where you can run the ancient track and see where the Olympic flame is lit to kick off the modern games. Plus, go beyond the region's main attraction with a delicious stop at a family farm to sample honey, olive oil, jams, and Greek wine.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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$146.39 
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Self-guided Virtual Tour of Olympia: The most beautiful place in GreeceAudio Guides

Self-guided Virtual Tour of Olympia: The most beautiful place in Greece

Experience the archaeological site of Ancient Olympia from the comfort of your home with an engaging self-guided virtual tour, narrated in English, from your PC or smartphone browser. It’s so simple! You will receive an email with the tour link with instructions and, in a couple of minutes, you will travel back in time and enjoy a virtual journey from the comfort of your couch! Through the power of storytelling combined with street and satellite views, you will learn not only about historical facts but also discover unknown stories and tales of ancient and modern times that will amaze your family and friends. The tour’s content is the result of in-depth research, squeezed into brief intriguing stories that will make your virtual visit both engaging and informative. The tour is only available online and you can access it repeatedly and anytime. This is an unmissable opportunity to gain valuable insights into the birthplace of the Olympic Games!
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures

Katakolon Shore Excursion: Private Tour of Ancient Olympia, Archeological Site and Archeological MuseumHalf-day Tours

Katakolon Shore Excursion: Private Tour of Ancient Olympia, Archeological Site and Archeological Museum

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When you’re in port in Katakolon, visit Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games, on this private shore excursion. With a private guide, travel to this famous archaeological site and explore the ruined ancient stadium, athletes’ training areas, and other monuments associated with the games, first held in 776 BC, as well as relics such as the Temple of Zeus. Hear about the games’ history; visit the Archaeological Museum to see the statues and artifacts excavated here; and enjoy free time in modern Olympia before your return to Katakolon.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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$397.40 
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Olympia Treasures and History Tour - Shore Excursion from Katakolon (Olympia)Half-day Tours

Olympia Treasures and History Tour - Shore Excursion from Katakolon (Olympia)

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Discover the ruins of ancient Olympia, dedicated to Zeus, at the south-western foot of Mount Kronios - a definite ‘must see’ historical site when visiting the port of Katakolon. Our Olympia Treasures and History Tour departs by air-conditioned transportation from the port side. This tour includes a professional English-speaking tour guide. The visitors will have the chance to admire the Gymnasium, the Palaistra, the temple of Zeus, the temple of Hera, Hera's altar and finally the ancient stadium of Olympia from the outside. The tour guide will give a detailed tour about the history and mythology of the ancient Olympic Games. The tour guide also shows pictures of what all the monuments used to look like. This way they will get as much as possible.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours

Private Shore Excursion to Ancient Olympia & Museum from Katakolo portHalf-day Tours

Private Shore Excursion to Ancient Olympia & Museum from Katakolo port

With this tour you have a unique opportunity to visit the western Peloponnese, in the "Valley of Gods", lies the most celebrated sanctuary of ancient Greece, and the birthplace of the most important athletic mega-event of all times; the Olympic Games. Olympia is one of the most well-known tourist destinations in Greece, under UNESCO's heritage and one of the most powerful brand names worldwide. You will walk through the impressive ruins of the area where athletes trained and run in the ancient stadium; just as the ancient Olympians did after their victory 3000 years ago. Also you will visit the museum and get the chance to see some unbelievable sculptures such as the sculpted decoration of the temple of Zeus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the famous Hermis of Praxiteles and the statue of Nike of Paionios. The duration of the tour is about 5 hours including a Licensed tour guide
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  • 5 hours
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$400.79 
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  • 5 hours
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Olympia with VR GlassesBus Tours

Olympia with VR Glasses

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The Virtual Reality glasses make you feel like you are really in Ancient Olympia. Small and interesting stories will be activated automaticaly when you approach every monument. You visit any monument at your own pace. A map with your current location in the Arch. Site activates when you look down (it helps a lot to see where you are and where is avery monument) This is perfect also for families. Kids love the experience and it is a great way to learn about Ancient Olympia.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Olympia and Kourouta Beach EscapeHalf-day Tours

Olympia and Kourouta Beach Escape

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Take a break from the cruise ship crowds on a private tour to Olympia and Kourouta Beach. The excursion is a great option for history buffs, beach bums, and families alike. Private transportation whisks you away from the port and delivers you to Olympia, where you can explore the UNESCO listed archaeological site at your own pace. Then enjoy a full two-hours to enjoy the sun and surf at Kourouta Beach.
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  • 6 hours
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$201.27 
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Katakolon – Ancient OlympiaHalf-day Tours

Katakolon – Ancient Olympia

Visit with us the highlights of this historical place, such as the archaeological site, including the original ancient Olympic games stadium and the unique archaeological museum . After your tour enjoy some free time in the town of Katakolon.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Olympia Shore Excursion: Ancient Olympia Plus Honey Farm & Olive Oil TastingDining Experiences

Olympia Shore Excursion: Ancient Olympia Plus Honey Farm & Olive Oil Tasting

This small group half-day tour from the port of Katakolon will take you to Ancient Olympia, the playground of the Gods and heroes of Greek mythology and where the Olympic flame is lit for each Olympiad. Go off-the-beaten-path into a farm filled with fruit trees and vegetables and find Greek hospitality. This blessed land is home to one of the finest agricultural produce in the country. Discover the products of the olive tree, the symbol of immortality and wisdom on a free olive oil and wine tasting experience.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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$146.39 
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Katakolon Private Tour: Sailing the Ionian SeaPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Katakolon Private Tour: Sailing the Ionian Sea

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Set sail into the Ionian Sea! This private sailing experience starts early in the morning! After a short drive through the countryside, you will arrive at the marina where your sailboat will be waiting. Enjoy your fresh fruit and beverages under the Greek sun. With a view of this unique Ionian coast as your companion, you will reach the gulf of Saint Andreas. Your journey will continue to the Mercouri Estate, where you will visit one of the oldest wineries in the area. Before completing this ultimate sailing experience, have lunch in one of the local tavernas at the small crescent beach of Skafidia. 
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  • 8 hours
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$341.56 
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  • 8 hours

Private Olympia tour (4.5 hours)Half-day Tours

Private Olympia tour (4.5 hours)

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Departing from the port with your private vehicle and driver you will travel through the rich countryside to Olympia, where you will embark a guided tour of the archaeological site and museum. In the archeological site, among several other remains of important buildings, you will see the gymnasium and the palaestra, the round Philipeion, the workshop of Phidias where the gold and ivory statue of Zeus was built, the temples of Zeus and Hera, the altar where the Olympic torch is being lit in the modern days and the ancient Olympic stadium. In the archeological museum are housed finds things were excavated from the archeological site. Bronze and clay offerings, armor, vases, the tools and cup of Phidias, the gorgeous Hermes by Praxiteles, the Nike by Paeonios and the very impressive classical statues from the pediments of the temple of Zeus etc. After all that you can have a short break in the modern town of Olympia for coffee or shopping and then you will be returned back to the port.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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$337.00 
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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Visit Olympia, the Olympics BirthplaceFull-day Tours

Visit Olympia, the Olympics Birthplace

Experience and be part of the Olympic history in a private tour which allows you to keep your own pace!
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  • 10 hours
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$204.28 
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  • 10 hours
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Ancient Olympia Private TourBus Tours

Ancient Olympia Private Tour

Olympia is a sanctuary of ancient Greece where the first ancient Olympic Games took place at approximately 776 BC in the honor of Zeus. They were then held every four years, like nowadays, during the ” Olympia”, the most significant celebration of the ancient years. The last Olympic Games took place in 393 BC, while a liitle later their final end was instructed. As we will be wondering at the place, we can also see many monuments, like the Temple of Zeus and the Temple of Hera (Heraion), the Bouleuterion and the Prytaneion, as well as the Ancient Stadium where the Olympic Games were conducted and the Palaestra where the athletes were training. Finally, we are going to visit the Archaeological Museum of Olympia. It’s one of the most important museums of Greece, which hosts the findings of the ancient sanctuary of Olympia.
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  • 1 to 7 hours
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  • 1 to 7 hours
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Ancient Corinth & Canal, Mycenae, Nafplio, unique Epidaurus &Olympia in 2 daysOvernight Tours

Ancient Corinth & Canal, Mycenae, Nafplio, unique Epidaurus &Olympia in 2 days

A 2 day private tour which offers beauty and historically important places! Ancient Corinth, Mycenae will impress you with their history and wealth! Epidaurus theatre will amaze you with its worldwide famous accoustics still considered the best! Nafplio with the colorfoul narrow streets is the best for relaxation and great photos! It will be a unique experience to visit the Ancient Olympia where the Ancient Olympic Games were "born" and walk through the places where the athletes actually competed!
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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Katakolo - OlympiaHalf-day Tours

Katakolo - Olympia

This relaxing 4 hour tour gives you the opportunity to visit the birthplace of the ancient Olympic games.
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  • 4 hours
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$406.62 
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Private Olympia Highlights 4hrs Private TourHalf-day Tours

Private Olympia Highlights 4hrs Private Tour

Experience some of ancient Greece’s top attractions on this half-day guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, visit landmark sites like the Temple of Zeus, the Altar of Hera, the Shrine of Pelops, and the Olympic gymnasium and stadium. Stop by the site’s archaeological museum and marvel at amazing ancient sculptures and artifacts.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Ancient Olympia Private Tour from Katakolo PortHalf-day Tours

Ancient Olympia Private Tour from Katakolo Port

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Spend your day at Katakalo Port exploring the birthplace of the Olympic Games on this private half-day shore excursion to Olympia. Imagine scenes of victory and valor at the ancient stadium and archaeological site, and delve into Greek mythology at the Temple of Zeus ruins and on-site museum. Mix in some contemporary culture with leisure time in the modern town of Olympia.
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  • 5 hours
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$422.89 
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  • 5 hours

Accessible Tour Katakolon Port, Ancient Olympia Archaeological Site and MuseumBus Tours

Accessible Tour Katakolon Port, Ancient Olympia Archaeological Site and Museum

Embark your special vehicle and start your driving to Ancient Olympia. Now that Athens has hosted the 2004 Olympic Games, join us in reliving the wonder and thrill of the original Olympic Games, which were held from 776 BC to 393 AD as you explore the ruins of the great monuments. Enter the famous archeological site of Olympia and marvel at the Temple of Zeus, which once housed the Golden and Ivory statue of Zeus (one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World) and the original Stadium and Bouleuterion, unique in history, where once competitors swore an oath to confirm to the rules. Follow your guide and walk a short distance in order to visit the world famous Archeological Museum of Olympia where you can admire, amongst many priceless exhibits, the marble statues of the Temple of Zeus and the unique statue of Hermes, carved by the ancient Greek sculptor Praxiteles. Afterwards, enjoy a short stop at the town of Olympia where free time will be given before returning back to the ship.
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  • 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes
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  • 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes
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Magnificent Argolis, Glorious Sparta & Significant Olympia in 3 daysMulti-day Tours

Magnificent Argolis, Glorious Sparta & Significant Olympia in 3 days

Spend 3 days at the most historically significant places of the mainland Greece. Feel the excitement of walking through the place where the Olympics were "born" or where the Spartan strict but brave culture flourished!
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$536.74 
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  • 3 days
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Meet the Spartan & Mystras culture, the birthplace of the Olympics in 2 daysOvernight Tours

Meet the Spartan & Mystras culture, the birthplace of the Olympics in 2 days

The perfect tour if you wish to meet and experience the Spartan history! Mystras is a religious and historic landmark as it was the Byzantine's capital during the reign of Konstantinos Palaiologos emperor! Olympia is the most important place concerning sports, fair play and world peace!
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 2 days
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Olympia Site and Museum Experience Private TourHalf-day Tours

Olympia Site and Museum Experience Private Tour

Ancient Olympia, the archaeological site of the first Olympic Games, in 776 B.C., lies in the lush valley formed by the Alfios river. There is a temple of Zeus which in antiquity was housing one of the 7 wonders of the Ancient world, the gold and ivory statue of Zeus, which Phedias had created.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Ancient Olympia: Audio Tour on your Phone (no ticket)Audio Guides

Ancient Olympia: Audio Tour on your Phone (no ticket)

Immerse yourself in the magic of Ancient Olympia with a fascinating audio tour on your smartphone and discover the secrets of an archaeological site tied with the birth and evolution of the Olympic Games! Start your tour from the Ancient Gymnasium and enjoy an unforgettable stroll through the ruins of a Unesco World Heritage Site wrapped up in myth and legend. Having enjoyed a complete tour covering the highlights of the archaeological site, you will end your walk in front of the ruins of the Prytaneion, where joyous celebrations were once held for the winners of the games at the heart of the fertile valley of Alpheios. This tour, combining an immersive audio tour with a detailed map of the site, is your perfect companion for an unforgettable visit to one of the most potent landmarks of Greece. * Ticket/entrance fee to the archaeological site is not included. ** The tour is designed to cover the archaeological site of Olympia but doesn't include stories for the site museum.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Katakolo port - OlympiaHalf-day Tours

Katakolo port - Olympia

This relaxing 4 hour tour gives you the opportunity to small groups or families to visit the birthplace of the ancient Olympic games.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation

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