Full day Olympia Tour(7h)

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Tour Number

Activity Level

72828


Categories

Shore Excursion, Food and Wine, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Baby car seat can be provided

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (advanced), Greek (fluent), Italian (basic)

Full day Private tour to Olympia - Olympia becomes reality along with the surrounding areas and the rural part of Ileia


Apart ftom the most common tour for people visiting the area of Katakolon by one of the plenty of cruise ships that arriving at the area, we also provide the Full day tour to cruise visitors. This tour contains the basic important spots one should visit upon his/her arrival at Katakolon but also includes a variety of other visits in the area of Ileia. The tour has a duration of 7 hours and contains the following:
Visit to Olympia (site and museum)
Olympia Land winery
Visit to traditional village
Virgin Mary Monastery
Pyrgos the capital of Ileia
Saint Andrew beach for a quick swim or coffee.

Some cruise ships arrive in Katakolon and stay there for the whole day. In this case the most appropriate tour to choose is THIS ONE!!

If your group is larger than 4 persons please contact me to customize the tour and the price for you!

Itinerary

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 Olympia lasts 30 minutes.

The visit to Olympia site and museum takes approximately 2 hours. Useful tip:it is always better to start your visit from the museum and afterwards the site.

We meet up at the exit of the site and the next stop will be Olympia land winery. It takes about 10 minutes to get there.

The visit to the winery contains wine tasting and treat with traditional vegetable snacks (30 minutes).

Next stop is a traditional village for a cup of coffee and discussion with the locals (1hour).

Next stop is Virgin Mary monastery. Really astonishing place where the church is inside rocks. Place worth to visit (1 hour)

Next stop is Pyrgos. Chance to shop local goods!!(1 hour)

The beach is located near the port . It takes 15 minutes to get there from Pyrgos(visit lasts 20 minutes)

The distance to return to the ship is 5 minutes

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 7 hours

Please provide arrival time and ship's name prior to booking.

Transportation

Transportation Method: The transportation is done by a new luxury Mercedes Benz model. The car is air conditioned, clean and comfortable vehicle. It takes up to 4 persons.

What’s Included

Other: - Pick up from the Port at Katakolon
- Transportation to Olympia (archaeological site and museum)
- Tour guide booklet for site and museum
- Transportation to Olympia Land winery
- Trnasportation to Virgin Mary monastery
- Transportation to a local traditional village for coffee
- Transportation to Pyrgos for shopping local delicacies
- Transportation to Saint Andrew beach
- Gift: Bottle of traditional home made olive oil.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

45 Euros - 9 Euros per person adult combo ticket for Olympia's museum+site
6.5 Euros per person winery entrance fee
10-15 Euros per person lunch
5 Euros for snacks water etc
5 euros for buying local goods

What’s Extra

Other: - Entrance fees to the Olympia museum and site
- Expenses for Lunch
- Entrance fees for the winery
- Expenses for snacks and beverages
- Expenses for local goods

Restrictions

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.

A Recent Review of this tour

Great tour of both history and culture. Really enjoyed the honey farm and olive grove/vineyard.
Rochelle Guess

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