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Olympia - Katakolon Joined Tour

Join our Katakolon team and create your own unique experience in Greece.

 

The Travel Insiders provide certified tourist guides by the Greek Ministry of Tourism with the license to conduct tours within archaeological sites & museums in Greece.

 

They guarantee a 100% safe and punctual return to the port.

 

It is the only agency in in the area which keeps maximum participation at a low of 15 persons at a most competitive price!

 

Enjoy the free Wi-Fi while travelling in luxury and comfort in their brand-new air-conditioned vehicles.

 

Combine services at other Greek ports of call and enjoy a discount of 10% on your Olympia tour if you book more than one tour OR/AND transfer with The Travel Insiders.

Destination: Ancient Olympia, Olympia, Katakolon

 

Duration: 5 hours

 

Type of tour: Shared Tours

 

Languages: English

 

Type of vehicle: coach, mini bus, minivan

 

Semi-private tour: participation 8 – 15 persons

 

Price: 39€ p.p., 33€ children under 12 years old, free of charge children under 3 years old

 

Come aboard this ultimate experience through the Olympia region. On this semi-private 5-hour tour, you will have the opportunity to explore not only the birthplace of the Olympic Games, Ancient Olympia, but also the beauty of its surroundings. Experience the countryside as an insider and taste the best of the world-renowned products of the Greek land free of charge.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

Katakolon Port – Your meeting point will be within the port of Katakolon. On the way to Olympia, your local certified tourist guide will provide you with all the historical and cultural background of the area.

 

Enjoy a free wine and olive oil tasting at a local Association of Agriculture – Grasp the opportunity to experience a free wine and olive oil tasting from the famous Greek olives and blends of olive oil to the superb local wines and local delicacies. Tingle your taste buds as you try the different products and enjoy some shopping at the adjacent market.

 

Visit the Olympia Archaeological Site with a local certified tourist guide – Listed as one of the monuments of the word heritage of UNESCO, this beautiful archaeological park is sure to reward you! Upon arrival at Olympia, you will be assisted to buy the tickets in order to avoid waiting in a long queue.

 

Discover the land where the Olympic torch is lit. – Admire the ancient training facilities, the famous gymnasium and grasp the opportunity to run in the Olympic stadium. Make your own olive wreaths and challenge each other for the crown! Share your thoughts about the wonders of the ancient world under the shady trees – one of them was here!!! The golden and ivory statue of Zeus was once housed in his Temple.

 

Walk to the nearby Archaeological Museum of Ancient Olympia – A 5-minute walk will bring you to the treasures of the Archaeological Museum of Ancient Olympia. The museum is a real revelation! It houses the antiquities from the site excavations, such as the Hermes of Praxiteles statue, the statue of Nike and the Pediments of the Temple of Zeus. Everything is ORIGINAL!

 

Spend some free time in the modern village of Olympia – Spend some time in the modern village of Olympia to relax, grab one of the famous Greek souvlakia and enjoy some shopping at one of the many souvenir and jewelry workshops.

We offer more options so as to make the most of your visit:

 

Take a dip in the Ionian Sea at the Beaches of Agios Andreas, Skafidia or Kourouta – An ideal way to cool-off and unwind over a snack or refreshing drink. These seaside areas offer the perfect combination of endless blue and an amazing view of the Ionian Sea. The clean beaches are deal for families with young children since the waters are crystal clear and safe. Sunbed, showers, changing cabinets and Wi-Fi are provided free of charge.

 

Live the exquisite wine-tasting experience at one of the family-owned wineries – Off the beaten track, the “wine road” leads you to the local wineries with their extensive history in the production of wine and olive oil. They belong to families with a variety of interests, but a particular love of the earth. One can visit not only the wine production facilities, the vineyards and olive groves, but also taste the products of the famous Greek land.

 

Get an insight into the Greek Orthodox religion at Kremasti Monastery –  The local Monastery of Kremasti is located in a small village near Olympia. Literally hanging off the rock, one can easily see how it got its name. Standing majestically at an imposing height, its size and its architecture as it appears to be suspended from the rocky mountainside. The chatty nuns living there are always willing to share their stories with their visitors.

 

Included:

√ Guided tour by an English-speaking certified tourist guide by the Greek Ministry of Tourism

 

√ Transportation by deluxe air-conditioned vehicle

 

 Professional driver

 

 Insurance coverage during bus transfers

 

 Wine and olive oil tasting at local association

 

 Detailed timetable of tour

 

√ Mobile contact number for any emergency available 24/7

 

Not included:

− Drinks, snacks, appetizers, lunch

 

 Entrance fees

 

 Gratuities

 

Shared Tours Policy

 

Each tour operates to sufficient demand. The Travel Insiders reserves the right to cancel scheduled tours due to limited participation (minimum 8 participants), or other reasons beyond our control two (2) weeks before the date of the tour.

In any of the above cases, you will be notified via email. Alternatively, a private tour at a special price will be available, or if you prefer, you will be fully refunded.

Once the group reaches the minimum number of participants (8 participants) you will receive an email notification two (2) weeks prior to tour confirming that the itinerary of your choice will be conducted as planned.

For further information on our cancellation policy, please see Terms & Conditions

 

Why book with us

 

The Travel Insiders provide certified tourist guides by the Greek Ministry of Tourism with the license to conduct tours within archaeological sites & museums in Greece.

 

They guarantee a 100% safe and punctual return to the port.

 

It is the only agency in in the area which keeps maximum participation at a low of 15 persons at a most competitive price!

 

Travel in luxury and comfort in a brand-new air-conditioned Mercedes vehicle.

 

Combine services at other Greek ports of call and enjoy a discount of 10% on your Olympia tour if you book more than one tour OR/AND transfer with The Travel Insiders.

How to book

1

Complete the online booking form

2

Our tour specialist will look into your request and will send you a PayPal payment request for a small deposit

3

After the deposit has been made, you will receive your payment confirmation along with a voucher, a map and all the details of your meeting point

 

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Admission

Ticket for archaeological site & museum: 12€ per person
Reduced ticket: senior citizens with EU passport
Free of charge: students with EU student ID and under 18 years old

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Need Help?

Elena Aggeli - Olympia Insider
Certified Tourist Guide - Travel Services in Greece
Papandreou Street, Ancient Olympia, Z.C. 27065
0030 2621026781
0030 6972297477 (Mob & WhatsApp)
elena@olympiainsider.com

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