Ancient Olympia local tour – private tour with a tour guide (2H)
Explore the birthplace of the Olympics with a local certified tour guide & archeologist and enjoy a 2-hour program like never before.
On this exclusive 2-hour porgram you will have the opportunity to visit the archeological site of Ancient Olympia and experience the area that gave birth to the Olympics thousands of years ago.
Ancient Olympia looks like an archeological park and it is a listed UNESCO monument since the late 1980’s. Folllow your local tour guide on a trip back in time and together unfold the secrets of this unique monument. Tradition has it that it was once the playground of the Gods and now it is the only place where the Olympic flame is lit for each Olympiad.
√ Destination: Ancient Olympia
√ Duration: 2 hours
√ Type of tour: Private Tours
√ Languages: English, Spanish, Greek
√ Type of vehicle: –
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.
We offer more options so as to make the most of your visit:
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!
√ Guided tour by an English-speaking certified tourist guide by the Greek Ministry of Tourism
√ Mobile contact number for any emergency available 24/7
− Entrance fees
Why book Ancient Olympia local tour – private tour with a tour guide (2H)
√ Explore the birthplace of the Olympics with a local expert & archeologist and create a memorable experience.
√ Waste no time waiting in line as this is a skip the line tickets private tour.
√ Custom your private tour and bring it to your own measures and preferences.
√ Opt for the option to extend your private tour and visit the nearby archeological museum.