A full day alternative tour to the mountainous rural area of Ileia region
A very interesting tour for those who love to combine countryside along with exploring the second important archaeological site of Ileia region. During this tour you will have the chance also to visit the mountainous villages of our area. Great chance to have a nice cup of coffee in the main square under the large tree of one of the most historical villages of Ileia (Andritsaina). Picturing the agriculture area and visiting olympia land winery combines the best experience.
The meeting hour will be based on your ship's arrival. The meeting usually is scheduled to start 15 minutes after the ship's docking at the port of Katakolon.
The drive to Epikourios Apollon lasts 1. 5 hours
The visit to the temple lasts 1 hour. Astonishing and very inspiring place
Next stop is a traditional village Andritsaina for a cup of coffee and discussion with the locals (1hour). Great place with nice fresh mountainous air!!
Next stop will be Olympia land winery. The visit to the winery contains wine tasting and treat with traditional vegetable snacks (30 minutes).
Next stop is lunch at a traditional restaurant. (1 hour)
Drop off at Katakolon to the ship or at the market.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: The meeting location will near the Katakolon pier's gate which is closest to your ship. I will be waiting you where all the taxis are parked, specifically at the first park spots. The taxis are located 200 meters away from the gate exiting on the right. Easy to be spoted. I will be waiting for you there with a voucher containing your name placed on the car's windscreen.
End location: End location: The end location will be wherever you want in Katakolon near your ship or at the market of Katakolon. This depends on your choice.
Duration: 7 hours
The vehicle provided is a luxury, comfortable and spaciousMercedes Benz E class model.
- Transportation to all the points of the itinerary
- Gift of one bottle of my home made olive oil
- Pick up and return to the port of Katakolon
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 Euros - 5 euros Epikourios Apollon entrance fee
- 8 euros entrance fee to the winery
- 2 euros for coffee
- 5 euros for buying local delicacies
- 10 euros lunch
- Entrance fees to the Epikourios Apollon site
- Expenses for Lunch
- Entrance fees for the winery
- Expenses for snacks and beverages
I am not a licensed guide and will not be able to guide you inside of the historical monuments and museums
The tour driver will be only myself and not others substituting myself.