The Olympia Experience

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Tour Number

Activity Level

111501


Categories

Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (basic), Greek (fluent)

6 hours shore excursion from Katakolon, including Greek dining experience


For those who arrive in Katakolon on a cruise ship and want to explore Olympia this 6 hour tour will provide a true experience of Olympia and the surrounding area.

The vehicle has sound system with microphone and offers Wifi. We will wait for you at the designated area in Katakolon port. We always arrive earlier in order for you not to wait and spend valuable time.

During your 30 min. drive to Olympia you will be given an interesting commentary about Katakolon, Olympia and the prefecture of Ilis.

Once in Olympia you will have 2 hours free time to visit the archaeological museum and the Olympic Games site.

Then you will have 1 hour to explore the modern town of Olympia.

Finally you will visit a local restaurant and taste homemade style greek cuisine dishes in an all-you-can-eat buffet. Local house wine from biological cultivated grapes is included along with greek coffee and dessert. A Greek Dining Experience as such will give you the opportunity to taste a variety of traditional greek cuisine recipes.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: The vehicle will wait for you at the designated area in Katakolon port. In order for you to recognize your vehicle there will be a sign with your name on it. Your driver and tour guide will be there to welcome you. We always arrive a little earlier than the time agreed in order for you not to wait and spend valuable time.

End location: We will return you at the designated area in Katakolon port, in time before your cruise ship departs.

Duration: 6 hours

Transportation

A brand new, 2013 model, fully airconditioned luxury type Mercedes Vito minivan will wait for you at the designated area in Katakolon port to offer you transportation to Olympia and back.

What’s Included

Transportation from Katakolon to Olympia and back, 2 hours free time in Olympia to visit the archaeological museum and/or Olympic Games site, 1 hour free time to visit the modern town of Olympia and 2 hours for the Greek dining experience.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

32 euros - Overall cost per person. Details below:
12 euros - Price for admission ticket to the archaelogical site and museum per person. Children up to 18 y.o. enter for free.
20 euros - For the Greek dining experience

What’s Extra

- Entrance fees to the Olympia museum and site
- Expenses for Lunch
- Expenses for snacks and beverages

Restrictions

I am not a licensed guide and will not be able to guide you inside of the historical monuments.

A Recent Review of this tour

A good tour to the original site of the Olympics with a knowledgeable guide and a nice clean vehicle. Lunch afterwards was excellent in a very nice restaurant with a lot of choices from a buffet. Drinks were included.
Michael Wims

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