Traveler Reviews of Private Tours in Olympia-Greece by Tour Guide Vasilis P. (Guide #17425)


David Flynn

Australia
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Tour: #289996, Private guided walking tour in ancient Olympia and archaeological museum, Olympia, Achaea, Greece    view tour
Date: Dec 18/19

Absolutely awesome tour of an amazing site. Very insightful and knowledgeable my son and I thoroughly enjoyed it - made it worth the 8 hour round trip!

Lynette Smith

United States
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Tour: The Olympia Experience, Olympia, Achaea, Greece
Date: Oct 31/19

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Mrs. Lynette, Thank you very much for your review! Best regards, Vasilis

Salome Holden

United Kingdom
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Tour: #289996, Private guided walking tour in ancient Olympia and archaeological museum, Olympia, Achaea, Greece    view tour
Date: Oct 24/19

Vasilis was an exceptional guide- very knowledgable, and obviously passionate about the subject and area. He managed to inspire not only my husband and I, but also our 11 year old children (which is quite a feat), and we all hugely enjoyed ourselves. Thanks Vasilis!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Mrs. Salome, Thank you for taking the time to write me a review here. I also had a wonderful time with your family and I'm very glad that you enjoyed the tour and especially the kids. Efcharisto! (Thank you) My best regards, Vasilis

Jason Evans

United States
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Tour: #289995, Best of Olympia for cruise ship passengers - Private tour, Katákolon, Ileía, Greece    view tour
Date: Oct 17/19

Vasilis's knowledge about Olympia is unmatched but he is more than a guide. He spoke about his own experience as an archaeologist and had us utterly captivated as he showed us around the ruins. He then took us into the museum and again had us enthralled with his tales of the artifacts there. The trip from Katakolon to Olympia was full of stories and Greek history. We extended our tour by also going to a local olive oil farm which was a lot of fun and very tasty.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Mr. Jason, Thank you for your kind words and I am so glad that everything worked out perfectly to do this tour! All the best, Vasilis

Curtis Bossi

Canada
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Tour: #289995, Best of Olympia for cruise ship passengers - Private tour, Katákolon, Ileía, Greece    view tour
Date: Oct 6/19

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for your review!

Karen Horsley

Canada
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Tour: #289996, Private guided walking tour in ancient Olympia and archaeological museum, Olympia, Achaea, Greece    view tour
Date: Sep 29/19

We had a wonderful private guided walking tour in ancient Olympia and the Archaeological Museum today with Vasilis! He was punctual, knowledgeable, friendly and easy to understand. We highly recommend this tour for anyone interested in visiting the archeological sites and museum in Olympia!!

Rowan Brennan

Australia
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Tour: #289996, Private guided walking tour in ancient Olympia and archaeological museum, Olympia, Achaea, Greece    view tour
Date: Sep 16/19

Kris Verbrugghe

Belgium
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Tour: #289995, Best of Olympia for cruise ship passengers - Private tour, Katákolon, Ileía, Greece    view tour
Date: Sep 16/19

Dear Vasilis, Thank you very much for all the information and history. We had a wonderful time and learned a lot. It was a wonderful day. Good luck for the future, Kris and co

Katalina Woo

Canada
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Tour: #289995, Best of Olympia for cruise ship passengers - Private tour, Katákolon, Ileía, Greece    view tour
Date: Sep 15/19

When we met Vasillis in Olympia, we told him he's our "first contact" in Greece, so he has a lot of responsibility to show us the Greek Culture. He surpassed our expectation of a local guide. Not only is he extremely knowledgeable, he is easy to be with, speaks great English and can talk about anything with interest & passion. At the end of our tour, Vasillis even gave us a small souvenir gift, how thoughtful! The whole experience felt like we have our own "local guy" in Olympia.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you, Mrs. Kathy, for the wonderful review! Honestly, this review gives me strength and happiness! You are lovely people! Hope to see you again someday. Enjoy your travels! Vasilis

Diane Diepold

United States
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Tour: #289995, Best of Olympia for cruise ship passengers - Private tour, Katákolon, Ileía, Greece    view tour
Date: Sep 13/19

Vasilis provided us with a wonderful tour of Olympia! He was very considerate of my husband 's needs. He has a back injury and Vasilis always made sure to provide him with places to stop along the way. He brought the sites to life for us with his descriptions and explanations. Vasilis provided several options to explore. We chose the olive oil farm. We had a lovely table with wine and a tasting of snacks. Vasilis was informative, friendly and professional. We highly recommend his tour

Rose Leverett

United States
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Tour: #289995, Best of Olympia for cruise ship passengers - Private tour, Katákolon, Ileía, Greece    view tour
Date: Sep 6/19

This was a great tour. Vasilis showed us a wonderful day! He shared so much interesting history of the area with us. We toured Olympia and he took us to a local olive and honey farm. They were both amazing. I highly recommend this tour!

Alfred Wright

United States
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Tour: #320629, Tailor-made private tour of Katakolon and Olympia, Katákolon, Ileía, Greece    view tour
Date: Aug 23/19

Vasillis was very interesting and informed on the olympic village and surroundings. He helped us and made it possible for us to see as much as possible with the amount of time. I would highly recommend him highly for an tour he conducts. Even took us to a beach area to see that side of Katakolon.

Katherine Croatt

United States
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Tour: #320629, Tailor-made private tour of Katakolon and Olympia, Katákolon, Ileía, Greece    view tour
Date: Jul 25/19

Vasilis was an absolutely amazingly guide to tell us all about the wonders of Olympia and the local area. Our children adored him - he made the history fun and interactive. He didn't even actually seem like our guide, but more like a good friend who was showing us around his hometown. I cannot recommend him enough!

Dany Martin

Canada
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Tour: #289996, Private guided walking tour in ancient Olympia and archaeological museum, Olympia, Achaea, Greece    view tour
Date: Jul 12/19

Vasilis is a wonderful guide with great knowledge, humour and a way to keep everyone learning while being captivated. He was tremendously appreciated by all of us and related especially well to our teenagers, who loved this tour more than all the others we have done while in Greece. Absolute gem of a guide!

Bronwyn Muenckler

United States
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Tour: #320629, Tailor-made private tour of Katakolon and Olympia, Katákolon, Ileía, Greece    view tour
Date: Jul 9/19

Vasilis was awesome! He knew so much about Olympia and made us feel like we were actually at the ancient Olympic games! He grew up in the area so it was fun to hear about what it was like to grow up in and live just next to the ruins. Excellent time! Would highly recommend this tour.

Eran Nevat

Canada
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Tour: #289996, Private guided walking tour in ancient Olympia and archaeological museum, Olympia, Achaea, Greece    view tour
Date: Jun 30/19

Vasilli has made Olympia the highlight of our 2 weeks trip around Greece. He made the Greek Mythology stories come to life, he encouraged the girls to participate in the conversation and imagine what life must have been like over 2000 years ago. He is personable, extremely knowledgeable, engaging and interesting. We recommend spending time in Olympia with his guidance.

Ronnie Fein

United States
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Tour: #289995, Best of Olympia for cruise ship passengers - Private tour, Katákolon, Ileía, Greece    view tour
Date: Jun 27/19

Vasilis is an excellent guide. He is smart, knows his subject and gave lots of interesting information. He is also funny and made us laugh all day, so he was good at balancing the information about Ancient Greece with some humor. He is extremely courteous and thoughtful. One of our group had some problems walking and he immediately got her a wheelchair; he also had the driver move closer to pickups so she wouldn't have to walk. A rare smart and kind man. Definitely recommend.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you so much for your review! Your kind words mean a lot to me! I had a very good time with you too! Best regards, Vasilis

Linda Brudz

United States
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Tour: #289996, Private guided walking tour in ancient Olympia and archaeological museum, Olympia, Achaea, Greece    view tour
Date: Jun 19/19

Vasilis gave a very pleasant, fun, and informative tour for our family. He answered all our questions, gave very interesting explanations and historical context for Olympia. We are so glad we booked this tour with him.

Bill I.

Canada
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Tour: #289996, Private guided walking tour in ancient Olympia and archaeological museum, Olympia, Achaea, Greece    view tour
Date: Jun 7/19

His friendly knowledgeable and humourous style made the tour very enjoyable. He was consciencous of one participant 's mobility issue and we were grateful for that.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Mr. Bill, Thank you very much for your kind words and for taking the time to write a review for our tour. Best regards, Vasilis

Douglas Pierce

United States
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Tour: #289995, Best of Olympia for cruise ship passengers - Private tour, Katákolon, Ileía, Greece    view tour
Date: Jun 6/19

Vasilis was a great tour guide! He is extremely knowledgeable and qualified for the tour of of Olympia, which was fascinating! He offered many insights about the site that really helped in the appreciation of it. He is always smiling and friendly, which was very nice. We went to the olive farm for our optional tour, and it was great! Besides learning about olive and olive oil production in a beautiful setting, the hosts provided generous samples of their products, including wine! We really enjoyed it!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Mr. Douglas, I'm very glad that you enjoyed our tour in Olympia! Also, thank very much you for your kind words about me. I really appreciate it. My best wishes to all of you, Vasilis

Monica Juett

United States
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Tour: #289995, Best of Olympia for cruise ship passengers - Private tour, Katákolon, Ileía, Greece    view tour
Date: Jun 3/19

This tour was so much fun, The drive was beautiful, really enjoyed the olive farm demos and tasting of the food that was prepared for us. the ruins were amazing, He even read some of the greek words for us on some of the stones while walking around. Full of information during that era.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I'm very glad Mrs. Monica that you enjoyed our tour and thank you for taking the time to write a review. Best regards, Vasilis

Mark Hutchings

Canada
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Tour: #289995, Best of Olympia for cruise ship passengers - Private tour, Katákolon, Ileía, Greece    view tour
Date: Jun 2/19

Vasilis was a superb tour guide. He was flexible enough to permit us to visit the places of particular interest to our group. His knowledge of ancient history was terrific and having worked as an archeologist for eight years he had good insights into the methods used. He could also relate personal anecdotes of relevance to our many questions. His use of a professional driver permitted him to brief us safely while driving. He was very personable and a pleasure to be with.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Mr. Mark, Thank you so much for your kind words. You review mean a lot to me. Best regards, Vasilis

Mona Carver

United States
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Tour: #289995, Best of Olympia for cruise ship passengers - Private tour, Katákolon, Ileía, Greece    view tour
Date: May 29/19

Excellent tour, guide was very knowledgeable, a good communicator, enthusiastic about the area, and attentive to our needs. Would highly recommend him.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Mrs. Mona, Thank you very much for your kind words and for taking the time to write a review here. Best regards, Vasilis

Dianne Zager

United States
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Tour: #289995, Best of Olympia for cruise ship passengers - Private tour, Katákolon, Ileía, Greece    view tour
Date: May 12/19

Vasilisis is warm, charming, fun and extremely knowledgeable. We had a great tour with him and recommend him enthusiatically.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Mrs. Dianne, Thank you so much for this great review! I had a great time with you as well! You are very kind and happy people and I hope to see you again in Greece! My best wishes to all of you! Vasilis

Judy K.

United States
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Tour: Corfu Tailor-Made Private Tour, Corfu, Kérkyra, Greece
Date: Nov 6/18

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Mrs. Judy, Thank you for your review! Best regards, Vasilis

Carl S.

United States
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Tour: Corfu Tailor-Made Private Tour, Corfu, Kérkyra, Greece
Date: Oct 12/18

Vasilis provided a very informative tour of the Achilleion palace, and then drove us to the beautiful Palaiokastitsa beach area. We spent some time wading in the warm water (although the sea floor is more pebbles than sand), visiting the monastery, and enjoying the views. There was time for a visit to a local factory making kumquat liquor and jam which we enjoyed tasting. He finished with a short stop at the Canon peninsula for views and a drive through Corfu's main square on the return to the port.

Stuart S.

United States
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Tour: Corfu Tailor-Made Private Tour, Corfu, Kérkyra, Greece
Date: Oct 7/18

Excellent guide! Very professional, knowledgeable, accommodating and friendly. With his help we maximized our time on shore and saw all the sites we wanted to see. Highly recommend.

David Goldstein

Australia
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Tour: Corfu Tailor-Made Private Tour, Corfu, Kérkyra, Greece
Date: Oct 5/18

Excellent and very knowledgeable Charming company Covered so much in the time allotted Highly recommend

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you so much for your kind words Mr. David and for taking the time to write a comment about me. I also had a great time with you and I would be glad to see you again! Best regards, Vasilis

Robin McNeill

United States
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Tour: Corfu Private Walking Tour, Corfu, Kérkyra, Greece
Date: Oct 2/18

What a wonderful time we had with Vasilis! He made the history of Corfu come to life in a way that was never boring or dry. His engaging personality, easy manner, and sense of humour made this one of the best tours we have ever taken. We got caught in a sudden rain storm and we sat in a cafe, and over coffee, we chatted about life in Corfu. You will not go wrong if you book a tour with Vasilis. I only wish I could give him more than 5 stars!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you very much for your review!!! Honestly, your kind words help me a lot! I had a great time with you as well! I will hear your advice and next summer I will include it on my tours. You are a wonderful and beautiful couple! I wish you all the best! Vasilis

Egle Noskaityte

Lithuania
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Tour: Corfu Private Walking Tour, Corfu, Kérkyra, Greece
Date: Sep 28/18

Vasilis is such a nice and friendly guide. His tour is interesting with fun facts. There were 13 of us and he managed to catch everyone's attention. He gave us a depth insight of Corfu history. Definitely recommend him to everyone!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Egle thank you so much for your review! I also I had a wonderful time with you and I'm very happy that you enjoyed it! My best regards to all of you! Vasilis