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Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil (Mouseio Elias kai Ellinikou Ladiou)
Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil (Mouseio Elias kai Ellinikou Ladiou)

Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil (Mouseio Elias kai Ellinikou Ladiou) Tours and Activities

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The cultivation of olives and the production of olive oil have been vitally important to Greece for centuries and hills covered in silver-leafed olive trees form an iconic part of the landscape. The country’s homage to its most important crop opened in 2002 in Laconia, one of its main olive-producing regions, and offers an informative take on the cultural and economic importance of olives as well as taking visitors step by step through the process of producing olive oil, soap and other by-products. As well as ancient amphorae used for transporting olive oil, mill stones and flat-bottomed Byzantine storage jars, highlights of the exhibition include clay tablets from the 14th century BC, which are inscribed with the health-giving properties of olive oil.

A variety of olive presses from all across Greece date from ancient times right up to the industrial age and include examples powered by water, steam, diesel and even by animal. Among the olive trees in the museum grounds are several sizeable presses, including replicas of ones from prehistoric, Classic and Byzantine times. A small store offers a range of local, organic and flavoured olive oils for sale as well as handmade soaps.

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Open daily Mar–Oct 15 10am–6pm; Oct 16–Feb 10am–5pm
129 Othonos-Amalias St, Sparta, Laconia, Peloponnese, 231 00
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Ancient Sparta & Mystras Private Day Tour from Athens

Ancient Sparta & Mystras Private Day Tour from Athens

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Once known as the wonder of Morea, the ancient city of Mystras is an impeccably-preserved Byzantine city built into a towering mountain. It can be difficult to make your own way to Mystras; this private tour takes that difficulty out of the equation. Explore the city described by the UNESCO World Heritage List as a splendid complex of palaces then drive to historic Sparta, where you’ll visit an ancient citadel and the statue of King Leonidas.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$254.66
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$254.66
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5-Day Best of Peloponnese Private Tour: Nafplio/Olympia/Mycenae/Epidaurus/more

5-Day Best of Peloponnese Private Tour: Nafplio/Olympia/Mycenae/Epidaurus/more

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Get away from the hustle and bustle of Athens. Choose this PRIVATE tour and experience the most essential region of Greece; the mythical Peloponnese. > Explore Peloponnese's Unesco sites of Corinth, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Mystras, Messene, Monemvasia, but also the fantastic Arcadia mountain villages, the awesome Mani peninsula. > We plan for you an experience and not a tour for ... tourists! > Your ACCOMMODATION is TOP CLASS, as long as you don't book this experience last minute. > Expect this tour to be about FOOD & DRINK too! You are NOT LIMITED TO A TOURISTY MENU for your lunch. Food & drink is included and an important part of your experience! > Be prepared for complimentary extras ... if you are outgoing type of persons!
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  • 5 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$2,507.90
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$2,507.90
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Sparta/Acropolis & Medieval Mystras private tour from Athens, Nafplion(10 hours)

Sparta/Acropolis & Medieval Mystras private tour from Athens, Nafplion(10 hours)

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Peloponnese is rich in ancient sites, but visiting from Athens can be a challenge. Skip the tricky logistics with this driving tour that includes hassle-free transportation directly from the capital city. Stop to snap pictures of the Corinth Canal before continuing on to Sparta to admire its archaeological treasures. Visit the picturesque ruins of Mystras before ending with a tour of the Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$113.32
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$113.32
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6 Day Tour to Historical Sites of Peloponnese at Mythical Paths & Castles

6 Day Tour to Historical Sites of Peloponnese at Mythical Paths & Castles

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6 Day Classical Tour Greece to explore Mythical paths, Castles & the hidden beauties of the Peloponnese Peninsula!! Visit traditional cities full of history and archaeological sites of great importance with the ease of our private chauffeured services! Tour in Argolis, Sparta, Mystras, Monemvasia, Diros Caves, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora. Tour at the byzantine town of Mystras, pay a visit at Sparta, founded in the 9th century and developed into the most powerful military city and explore the old town of Monemvassia, a perfectly preserved medieval settlement still inhabited! We will visit Ancient Olympia, Naupactus, a beautiful seaside small town, tour at the Venetian Port and admire the view by the Venetian Castle. Tour in Delphi & Meteora and admire the creation of God and man, of the ageless monasteries of Meteora that combine both historical and religious treasures.
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  • 6 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,891.78
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$1,891.78
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Splendid off-season tour in Greece: UNESCO sites in 19-days tour from Athens

Splendid off-season tour in Greece: UNESCO sites in 19-days tour from Athens

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This wonderful off-season tour will allow you to visit 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and 8 UNESCO Tentative List sites, together with other top destinations across this beautiful Mediterranean land. Come and visit this stunning country in the off-peak months! You will quickly understand why Greece is much more than just a perfect summer destination. Greece is a truly year-round destination! This tour is not available from 12 May to 31st August. This tour requires minimum 2 people and accept maximum 5 people. Solo travelers are welcomed, please contact us for details. If you think to order this tour for more than 2 people, please contact us, Monterrasol Travel, for possible discounts. For this tour exist a special discount for pensioners (seniors citizens). This tour is available in English and Spanish. Disponible en Español. More information about this tour, including detailed itinerary, tour map and possible discounts you can find on our site Monterrasol Travel private tours.
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  • 19 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$5,468.99
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$5,468.99
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Sparta Full Day Tour

Sparta Full Day Tour

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Our tours and services are flexible and can be adapted to the customer’s needs. All our professional drivers have the required certifications and are fluent in English. Their experience will help you feel safe and at easy in one of our well maintained, comfortable vehicles. You will have the added benefit of visiting archaeological sites at different times from the large tour buses and groups of visitors, thus enabling you to experience the wonderful monuments and learn their history at a time of the day when they are not overcrowded. The cost of hiring our services is smaller than purchasing individual tickets from large tour and excursion companies.
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  • 12 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$738.02
per group
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$738.02
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Olive oil tasting & Wine tasting in Laconia, Greece!

Olive oil tasting & Wine tasting in Laconia, Greece!

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Join us for a 7-hour guided tour, complete with olive oil and wine tasting and pairing! Start off with a guided tour around the facilities of the eco farm, find out all about our sustainable farming methods and techniques and discover the story and the people behind this great idea. Take a majestic stroll through the vineyards and olive groves. Some of the olive trees have been standing on this land for more than 500 years! Discover the history and the mentality behind organic farming. The tour of the vineyards is only available May to September. Live a unique olive oil experience and discover the rich taste and texture of fresh, extra virgin olive oil and the Greek olive varieties. Discover wine varieties unknown outside of Greece and embark on a beautiful journey through the unique Greek terroir. Our wine sommelier will guide you through the whole experience and introduce to you to the magnificent world of organic wines!
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  • 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$620.26
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$620.26
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5 Days Private Ancient Cities Tour of Greece from Athens

5 Days Private Ancient Cities Tour of Greece from Athens

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This tour addresses to those that would like to spend a sufficient period of time in Southern Greece in order to visit and experience the most important sites of this geographical Greek territory, travelling from the 2nd Millennium BCE until 11th CE.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,246.48
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$1,246.48
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2 Days Private Tour: Sparta - Mystras - Mycenae - Epidaurus & Corinth

2 Days Private Tour: Sparta - Mystras - Mycenae - Epidaurus & Corinth

Spend two days exploring the cities surrounding Athens. On day one, visit Mystras and Sparta, with a lunch stop at a traditional Greek tavern. On day two it’s on to Mycenae, Nafplion and ancient Corinth, with lunch at a tavern by the sea. Learn the history of these ancient towns and how they function today.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$493.82
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$493.82
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6days Private Tour of Peloponesse, Delphi, Meteora, Thermopylae from Athens

6days Private Tour of Peloponesse, Delphi, Meteora, Thermopylae from Athens

Our 25 years experience and the combination of stunning natural scenery and the legacy of a fascinating and diverse cultural heritage of Pelloponesse-Delphi-Meteora-Thermopylae makes this 6days trip from Athens an irresistible option. You will discover the fascinating historical, cultural and geographic landscape of the regions
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  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$2,304.28
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$2,304.28
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10 Days Private Tour: Peloponnese

10 Days Private Tour: Peloponnese

Meet the ancient Greek Gods! Peloponnese region is an incredible place to visit in order to see Greece. Myths and legends wait to captivate you in a landscape that you will love…
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  • 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$2,594.34
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$2,594.34
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4 Days Private Tour: Argolida – Olympia & Sparta

4 Days Private Tour: Argolida – Olympia & Sparta

This is a great opportunity to visit some of the most renowned significant archaeological sites of Argolida - Olympia & Sparta.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$987.04
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$987.04
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3 Days PrivateTour:Sparta - Mystra - Monemvasia - Mycenae - Epidaurus & Corinth

3 Days PrivateTour:Sparta - Mystra - Monemvasia - Mycenae - Epidaurus & Corinth

Expand your view of ancient Greece beyond Athens on a private tour that covers many of the most important sites and cities in just 3 days. Traveling in the comfort of a private vehicle, combine spectacular sea and countryside views with the mythology of famous Greek gods and figures like Apollo, Helen of Troy, and King Menelaus. Overnight stays in Sparta and Nafplio let you experience the culture of the Peloponnese in a deeper way than a day trip.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$740.73
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$740.73
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Mystras Private Day Trip from Athens or Nafplio with Lunch

Mystras Private Day Trip from Athens or Nafplio with Lunch

If you have time for one historical side trip from Athens or Nafplio, this private and convenient full-day tour to Mystras is ideal. Journey through the Peloponnese to UNESCO-listed Mystras, whose semi-crumbled frescoed churches and mansions were once a Byzantine power center. Explore the ruins independently before choosing to visit nearby Sparta’s archaeological ruins or olive oil museum, and perhaps selecting an alternative coast-road return route. Lunch plus Athens and Nafplio pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$340.29
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$340.29
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Argolis-Sparta-Monemvasia-Olympia-Delphi & Meteora Six Day Tour

Argolis-Sparta-Monemvasia-Olympia-Delphi & Meteora Six Day Tour

Our tours and services are flexible and can be adapted to the customer’s needs. All our professional drivers have the required certifications and are fluent in English. Their experience will help you feel safe and at easy in one of our well maintained, comfortable vehicles. You will have the added benefit of visiting archaeological sites at different times from the large tour buses and groups of visitors, thus enabling you to experience the wonderful monuments and learn their history at a time of the day when they are not overcrowded. The cost of hiring our services is smaller than purchasing individual tickets from large tour and excursion companies.
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  • 6 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$3,728.92
per group
From
$3,728.92
per group
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5 Days Private Tour: Delphi - Olympia - Sparta & Argolida

5 Days Private Tour: Delphi - Olympia - Sparta & Argolida

This tour offers you the opportunity to visit some of the most renowned sites in Peloponnese peninsula in combination with Delphi, the site considered the center of earth and was listed as a UNESCO site of world heritage in 1987 along with Acropolis.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,246.48
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$1,246.48
Price varies by group size
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Sparta all inclusive private day tour from Athens

Sparta all inclusive private day tour from Athens

This is an amazing tour for the lovers of Sparta and Leonidas, the Greek Olive Oil, the Ancient and Byzantine history of Peloponnese in particular. Your professional driver picks you up with one of our luxury cars and after a short stop at Corinth Canal, an awe-inspiring engineering miracle, you reach famous Sparta with its powerful Leonidas and the most feared fighters in Greece. Stroll at the temple of Athena, the theater, a 10th century A.D. Basilica and the museum. Next stop is the Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil where you will see rare fossil olive leaves, 50,000-60,000 years old, and get inspired by culture, history and technology of the olive-oil production. Lastly visit Mystras, an UNESCO listed site, astonishingly well-preserved medieval town, built in 1209 and admire up close the impressive fortifications with the citadel, the Byzantine palaces, mansions, churches and monasteries all influenced by splendid Constantinople's architecture.
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  • 11 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$440.23
Price varies by group size
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$440.23
Price varies by group size
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Greece Golden Circle! From Athens to Athens 10Days Private Land Tour

Greece Golden Circle! From Athens to Athens 10Days Private Land Tour

Our 25 years experience and the combination of stunning natural scenery and the legacy of a fascinating and diverse cultural heritage of Pelloponesse-Delphi-Meteora-Macedonis makes this 10days trip from Athens an irresistible option. You will discover the fascinating historical, cultural and geographic landscape of the regions
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  • 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$3,840.46
Price varies by group size
From
$3,840.46
Price varies by group size
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7-Day Small-Group Peloponnese Tour

7-Day Small-Group Peloponnese Tour

Enjoy 7 days touring one of the most beautiful locations in Greece on a journey through the olive groves, orchards, and blue Aegean views with our Peloponnese Small-Group Tour. Travel in style as we visit every highlight in this unique region including the Medieval cities of Nafplion & Monemvasia, UNESCO sites, such as Ancient Mycenae, and explore the off-the-beaten-path sites, such as the timeless rugged Mani Peninsula with its tower-house villages. Apart from the highlights, our tour is also packed with well-chosen accommodation & some of the best cuisine Greece has to offer, with professional guides and lunches included.
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$2,563.64
From
$2,563.64
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7 Days Private Tour: Argolida - Sparta - Monemvasia - Mani - Olympia & Delphi

7 Days Private Tour: Argolida - Sparta - Monemvasia - Mani - Olympia & Delphi

This tour gives our guests the intellectual pleasure of visiting numerous ancient and historical sites and the spiritual pleasure of being in this unique environment, the mountainous land, the sun and the sea for 7 days.
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$1,878.66
Price varies by group size
From
$1,878.66
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15 Days Private Tour: Classical Tour

15 Days Private Tour: Classical Tour

This marvelous 15 day tour is the chance of a lifetime. You will have opportunity of visiting some of the most famous sites Greece has to offer but also the 2 largest historical cities of Northern Greece, Ioannina and Thessaloniki. All the while offering you scenic routes, natural beauty and insight throughout the trip.
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  • 15 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$3,888.53
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From
$3,888.53
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Unique Greek Experience in 1week! 7Days Private Land Tour From Athens

Unique Greek Experience in 1week! 7Days Private Land Tour From Athens

Explore the best of Greece in just one week with this tour from Athens, which will take you to many of the country's most significant points of interest. You'll see spots such as Sparta, Olympia, and Delphi, famed for its oracle, all in your own private chauffeur-driven Mercedes.
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$2,688.99
Price varies by group size
From
$2,688.99
Price varies by group size
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Peloponnese 7-Day Roads of Wine & Greek Cuisine Tour All Included from Athens

Peloponnese 7-Day Roads of Wine & Greek Cuisine Tour All Included from Athens

Wine roads and Greek traditions will guide you through history. Explore iconic sites, stunning beaches and traditional picturesque villages, monuments of architecture and culture, legendary ancient cities and fortresses combined with flavors of wine, impeccable local cuisine and hospitality. On our tour, we have harmoniously combined and defined all aspects of your convenience in one impressive tour dedicated to food, wine and the ancient history of our regions, without sacrificing the most important - your free time. We invite you to experience the Peloponnese in a new, more exciting style and experience everything you associate with Greece.
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  • 7 days
  • Taking safety measures
From
$2,683.80
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$2,683.80
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4 Days Private Tour: Argolida – Monemvasia & Sparta

4 Days Private Tour: Argolida – Monemvasia & Sparta

This tour is an excellent way to visit several sites of Greece in 4 days while also spending time in the Peloponnese peninsula, a tour that will introduce you to the most important periods of Greek History.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$987.04
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From
$987.04
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What are Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil (Mouseio Elias kai Ellinikou Ladiou) hours of operation?
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Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil (Mouseio Elias kai Ellinikou Ladiou) hours of operation: Open daily Mar–Oct 15 10am–6pm; Oct 16–Feb 10am–5pm . Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil (Mouseio Elias kai Ellinikou Ladiou) tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil (Mouseio Elias kai Ellinikou Ladiou) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil (Mouseio Elias kai Ellinikou Ladiou) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil (Mouseio Elias kai Ellinikou Ladiou) costs USD 113.32. Guided Museum of the Olive and Greek Olive Oil (Mouseio Elias kai Ellinikou Ladiou) tours start around USD 113.32 per person.
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