Half day Private tour to Olympia (4 hours) - The chance to see the magnificent cultural miracle of Olympia becomes reality!
The most common tour for people visiting the area of Katakolon by one of the plenty of cruise ships that arriving at the area. This tour contains the basic important spots one should visit upon his/her arrival at Katakolon. The tour has a duration of 4 hours and contains the following:
Visit to Olympia (site and museum)
Magna Grecia winery
Saint Andrew beach for a quick swim or coffee.
Most cruise ships that arrive in Katakolon stay there for 5 hours. 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!
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 the winery. It takes about 10 minutes to get there.
The visit to the winery contains wine tasting and treat with traditional vegetable snacks and small portions of cooked meal. The visit will last 30 minutes.
Next stop is the Saint Andrew beach. The beach is located near the port of Katakolon. It takes 30 minutes to get there from the winery. Nice place to have coffee and enjoy the best sea view of the area. The visit to the beach will last approximately 20 minutes.
The distance to return to the ship is little so the drive to get there should be no more than 5 minutes.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: The meeting location will be 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: 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: 4 hours
Sometimes the duration can be little longer always depended on your time restrictions.
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.
- Pick up from the Port at Katakolon
- Transportation to Olympia (archaeological site and museum)
- Tour guide booklet for site and museum
- Transportation to Magna Grecia winery
- Transportation to Saint Andrew beach
- Gift: Bottle of traditional home made olive oil.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
40 Euro - 12 Euros per person adult combo ticket for Olympia's museum+site
8 Euros per person winery entrance fee
10-15 Euros per person lunch
5 Euros for snacks water etc
- Entrance fees to the Olympia museum and 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.
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My family and I had a wonderful time with Andrew. He was so flexible and customized the tour exactly how we wanted it so there was a little bit of something for all four of us :) we did the most extraordinary honey tasting (who knew that could be so much fun!) which added an extra special authentic touch to our trip. I would highly recommend planning your day with Andrew, as no cruise ship excursion could ever come close to being as enjoyable!!