Olympia Site & Archimedes’ Museum
√ Destination: Ancient Olympia, Olympia, Katakolon
√ Duration: 5 hours
√ Type of tour: Private Tours
√ Languages: English, Spanish
√ Type of vehicle: coach, mini bus, minivan, taxi
Have you ever wondered how the massive stones you see in the ancient sites were lifted? On this Olympia Site & Archimedes’ Museum tour, you will pass from theory to practice by visiting the archaeological site of Ancient Olympia and seeing how it was all done in the museum of ancient Greek technology. Explore the birthplace of the Ancient Olympic Games and feel the atmosphere of days long gone but still alive. Then, visit the museum of ancient Greek technology; become a part of ancient Greek history as you unfold the riddles of the great mathematician, Archimedes, by solving his famous puzzle and shout out “EUREKA!”
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.
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.
√ 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
√ Mobile contact number for any emergency available 24/7
– Drinks, snacks, appetizers, lunch (unless otherwise mentioned)
– Entrance fees
Why book a private Olympia Site & Archimedes’ Museum tour
√ Choose between a 5 or 7-hour tour and bring your private Olympia Site & Archimedes’ Museum 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.
√ Have fun on our kids’ friendly tour, unfold the mysteries of the ancient Greek technology.
√ Our private Olympia Site & Archimedes’ Museum tour has 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.