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

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
  • Taking safety measures
From
$349.87
Price varies by group size
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$349.87
Price varies by group size
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Olympia Treasures and History Tour - Shore Excursion from Katakolon (Olympia)

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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$83.27
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$83.27

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

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$398.91
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$398.91
Price varies by group size
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Private Tour: Olympia and Pyrgos Town from Katakolon Port

Private Tour: Olympia and Pyrgos Town from Katakolon Port

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Maximize your limited time on dry land with a private 4-hour tour of the Peloponnese Coast. Private transportation picks you up from the Port of Katakolon at your chosen time. Travel comfortably along the scenic coast to Olympia, where you enjoy a guided visit and free time to explore. Stop at the nearby archeology museum, then take a tour of the 17th-century city of Pyrgos. Return to the port with time to spare before you disembark.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$495.34
per group
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$495.34
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Private Tour:Olympia Museum & Archaeological Site from Katakolon Port

Private Tour:Olympia Museum & Archaeological Site from Katakolon Port

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Experience the birthplace of the Olympics on this half-day private excursion. After a convenient port pickup, cruise through the Peloponnesian countryside and admire vineyards, olive groves, and the region’s gorgeous coastline. Learn about the ancient Olympic archaeological site from an informative guide as you explore the Temples of Zeus and Hera, the Gymnasium, Stadium, and Archaeological Museum of Olympia.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$477.22
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$477.22
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Private Tour:Visit of Agricultural Farm and free time in Olympia

Private Tour:Visit of Agricultural Farm and free time in Olympia

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This is the perfect tour for foodies and history buffs alike. After arriving at Katakolon Port, a private driver will meet you and take you on a scenic drive. By going on an organized tour, you won’t have to worry about planning transport or navigating. You’ll enjoy multiple food tastings, a wine tasting at an agricultural farm, and you'll also learn about olive harvesting. History fans will love the free time to explore the archaeological sites in Olympia town.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$483.26
per group
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$483.26
per group
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Private Olympia tour (4.5 hours)

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$338.28
Price varies by group size
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$338.28
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Olympia and Kourouta Beach Escape

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$202.04
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$202.04
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Katakolon – Ancient Olympia // Shore excursion

Katakolon – Ancient Olympia // Shore excursion

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$51.95
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$51.95
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Olympia Site and Museum Experience Private Tour

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$212.63
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$212.63
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Private Shore Excursion to Ancient Olympia & Museum from Katakolo port

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
  • Taking safety measures
From
$402.31
Price varies by group size
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$402.31
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Katakolo - Olympia

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$408.16
per group
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$408.16
per group

Katakolo port - Olympia

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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$476.73
per group
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$476.73
per group

Private Olympia Highlights 4hrs Private Tour

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$483.26
per group
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$483.26
per group
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