4 hour shore excursion from Katakolon
Departing from the port with your private vehicle and driver, you will travel through the rich countryside to Olympia, where you will embark a 2. 5 hour guided tour, that visits the temple of Zeus, the temple of Hera, the spot of the lighting of the Olympic torch and the stadium, among other sites.
There you'll see the temple of Hera, the shrine of Pelops, the Council house where the athletes took the Olympic oath, the Treasury houses, the Gymnasium and the Palaestra. Finally you will reach the stadium, where the marble starting blocks are still in position.
You will also visit the Archeological Museum, only a short walk from the Olympia site itself. Here you will find a wonderful collection of Greek sculpture, as well as treasures. See the original pediments from the Temple of Zeus, all in white marble from Paros. The museum is also home to the famous Hermes of Praxiteles statue.
At the end of the tour, you will enjoy your private ride back to the port.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: We can meet at the port, at the designated meeting point where the private vehicle will be parked, waiting for you.
The tour from the port and back lasts 4 hours.
End location: We will return back to the port of Katakolon.
Duration: 4 hours
In case you would like to be picked up and dropped off back to the port of Katakolon, the duration is approximately 4 hours.
A private vehicle will be used for this tour driven by a professional, experienced, non smoking driver.
This includes my services for 4 hours that this tour will aproximately last, from the time we leave the port, till we return to it. Also private transportation is included.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
12 euro - 12 euro per person for the combined entrance ticket for the site and the museum. Children up to 18 y.o. enter for free.
Entrance tickets, food, beverages, or any other activities you might decide you would like to include.
There are actually no restrictions, as long as I have availability. I have the right to guide all over Greece and i certainly enjoy the challenge and the chance I usually get, to not only be in a certain area, but to guide everywhere I am asked to!
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Excellent Guide, passionate about her country and very knowledgeable. I would recommend her services to anyone who wishes to experience Olympia through the eyes of a local. I had a group of 11 people and everyone just LOVED her.