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.
√ 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
− Drinks, snacks, appetizers, lunch
− Entrance fees
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.