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Olympia Sightseeing Private Tour

Olympia Sightseeing Private Tour

 

Experience the area as an insider.

Whether you are on a cruise or on a longer stay, I would be pleased to accompany you on your exploration. Choose among the numerous attractions in the area; the sandy beaches, the untouched medieval monasteries and world-renowned wineries.

My priority is your satisfaction and comfort. Simply enjoy your time here and leave the rest to me…

 

A brief intro about the tour:

Choose between a 5 or 7-hour tour and bring your private sightseeing tour to your own measures and preferences.

On this private guided tour, you will have the opportunity to uncover the mysteries of the past, explore the countryside, the costumes and the traditional Greek tastes or even visit a local farmhouse, it’s up to you.

Spend time at the beach, discover the culinary traditions, have fun on our kids’ friendly tour, unfold the mysteries of our religion.

Forget about the inconveniences of the crowded coaches and enjoy a hassle-free and time-saving journey to Olympia.

Our suggestions for your private tour

 

Visit the Olympia Archeological 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 Paxiteles 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.

 

Archimedes’ Museum, the interactive museum of ancient Greek technology – Find out how the massive stones were lifted, with the life-size cranes, to create the temples and the ancient Greek technological marvel that created the analog computer of Antikythera, the first in humanity. This non-profit exhibition covers the period from 2000 BC until the end of the ancient Greek world.

 

Kremasti Monastery –  Searching for an alternative, this is an ideal tour for you. In the heart of the countryside, visit a most imposing nunnery. The etymology of the name is “hanging” as it seems to be hanging off the rock! The view you will have from here is amazing. Chat with the nuns who are always willing to share their stories with their visitors.

 

Agricultural Association – Become initiated into the tastes of the local products and try all the different varieties of Greek olives and virgin olive oil. Find the key to a long life with Mediterranean products; tingle your taste buds with the best varieties of olive oil, olives and herbs. All in one, by visiting the Agricultural Association.

 

Local winery – Follow “a wine road” to a local winery. The owners will be more than pleased to guide you through the facilities. The aromatherapy of the cellars will prepare your taste buds for the wine tasting at the end of this tour. Accompany your drink with a variety of appetizers specially made for you and refreshments for the children.

 

Family farmhouse – Go off-the-beaten-track into a garden filled with fruit trees and vegetables where you will find Greek hospitality. Visit a local farm and enjoy a live demonstration of the making and tasting of homemade sweets with local honey. Try the fruit platter always in season accompanied by fresh juice and coffee.

 

Agios Andreas beach/ Skafidia beach/ Kourouta beach – Very popular among the locals, these wonderful beaches are ideal for families with young children. Enjoy a dip in the crystal-clear waters of the Ionian Sea or just unwind under the Greek sun. At the sea front bar the sea breeze will accompany you while you enjoy your ouzo with Greek mezedes, a “small bite of whatever”.

 

Katakolon Port – Katakolon is a small picturesque fishing village on the west coast of the Peloponnese, where many cruise ships anchor to visit Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Due to its geographical position, it is also the perfect base to explore the mythical western Peloponnese and the countryside.

 

Included:

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

 

Transportation by deluxe air-conditioned vehicle

 

Professional driver

 

Insurance coverage during bus transfers

 

Olive oil & wine tasting

 

Coffee and sweets at the farmhouse

 

Sunbeds, showers, changing cabinets and Wi-Fi at the beach

 

Mobile contact number for any emergency available 24/7

 

Not included:

Drinks, snacks, appetizers, lunch

 

Entrance fees

 

Gratuities

 

 

Why book a private sightseeing tour

 

Choose between a 5 or 7-hour tour and bring your private sightseeing tour to your own measures and preferences.

 

Reserve a private guided tour on a hassle-free and time-saving journey to Olympia while avoiding the inconveniences of the crowded coaches.

 

Relax as you travel in luxury and comfort in a brand-new air-conditioned Mercedes vehicles.

 

Your certified tourist guide by the Greek Ministry of Tourism has the license to conduct tours within archaeological sites & museums in Greece and has the know-how

of a local.

 

Enjoy time at the beach, discover the culinary traditions, have fun on our kids’ friendly tour, unfold the mysteries of our religion.

 

Our private sightseeing tours have received excellent reviews on TripAdvisor.

 

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.

How to book

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Complete the online booking form

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

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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
Archimedes’ museum: free of charge
Winery: 9€ per person, 6€ children under 12 years old
Monastery: free of charge
Farmhouse: free of charge

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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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