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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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$83.85
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$83.85

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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$487.29
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$487.29
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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$345.42
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$345.42
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Private local tour of the archaeological site and museum of Olympia

Private local tour of the archaeological site and museum of Olympia

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Once in Olympia, the highlights to visit are the Archeological Museum also called the New Museum and the Archeological site. 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 all finds that were excavated from the archeological site. Bronze and clay offerings (tripods and figurines), armor, vases, the tools and cup from Phidias's workshop, the gorgeous Hermes by Praxiteles, the Nike by Paeonios and the very impressive and very well preserved classical statues from the pediments of the temple of Zeus etc.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$178.88
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$178.88
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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
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$410.80
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$410.80
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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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$53.05
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$53.05
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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
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$217.12
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$217.12
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Visit Olympia, the Olympics Birthplace

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$209.39
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$209.39
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Ancient Olympia Private Tour

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$600.82
per group
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$600.82
per group

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

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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$19.73
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$19.73
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Ancient Olympia Tour Taxi or Van

Ancient Olympia Tour Taxi or Van

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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  • 10 to 12 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$555.73
per group
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$555.73
per group

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

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$353.43
Price varies by group size
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Visit Corinth,Mycenae, romantic Nafplio & unique Olympia in 2 days

Visit Corinth,Mycenae, romantic Nafplio & unique Olympia in 2 days

Visit the birthplace of the Olympic Games, Olympia and feel part of the history! Nafplio is a picturesque town where you can stroll around the colorfoul narrow streets and admire its beauty! Corinth and Myceane display great history and wealth!
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$353.43
Price varies by group size
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$353.43
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Private local tour of the Olympic Games site

Private local tour of the Olympic Games site

Once in Olympia, the highlight to visit is the Archeological site. 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.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$129.53
Price varies by group size
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$129.53
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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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$493.46
per group
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$493.46
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Ancient Corinth & Canal, Mycenae, Nafplio, unique Epidaurus &Olympia in 2 days

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$353.43
Price varies by group size
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$353.43
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Ancient Olympia: Audio Tour on your Phone (no ticket)

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
  • Taking safety measures
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$14.79
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$14.79
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Amazing Argolis, Unique Olympia and Mystical Delphi in 3 days

Amazing Argolis, Unique Olympia and Mystical Delphi in 3 days

History becomes reality during this 3 day tour in the comfort of your private luxurious vehicle! Amazing heritage and beauty will make it unforgettable once you visit Delphi and Olympia! The picturesque Nafplio with the colourful narrow streets will utterly impress you!
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$550.14
Price varies by group size
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$550.14
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Magnificent Argolis, Glorious Sparta & Significant Olympia in 3 days

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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$550.14
Price varies by group size
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$550.14
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Accessible Tour Katakolon Port, Ancient Olympia Archaeological Site and Museum

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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$490.99
Price varies by group size
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$490.99
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Classical Olympia Private Tour

Classical Olympia Private Tour

Tour the ruins of Olympia with an archeologist & get the inside scoop on ancient life. Also, you'll visit the place where the Olympic Flame is ignited every four years for the modern Olympic Games and you will walk in the world’s first stadium and let this place come to life with real stories
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$215.89
Price varies by group size
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$215.89
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Small group local tour of Olympia (site only)

Small group local tour of Olympia (site only)

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This tour is designed to serve the several individual travelers who will be visiting Olympia between July 1st and September 30th. This tour is available either in English or in French. It won't be a bilingual tour but we will be using different guides each time for each language from the hand picked team of qualified guides that we work with. Our goal is to offer you a complete historical experience off-the-beaten track. The tour is designed for those of you that want to have an insight of the history and masterpieces of Olympia that only a licensed tour guide can present to you the best way, on a value for money tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$22.21
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$22.21
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