Olympia Sun & Sea
√ Destination: Ancient Olympia, Olympia, Katakolon
√ Duration: 5 or 7 hours
√ Type of tour: Private Tours
√Languages: English, Spanish
√ Type of vehicle: coach, mini bus, minivan, taxi
This fun-filled tour, ideal for families with children, beach lovers and culture buffs starts from Katakolon port and brings you to the Greek countryside and coastal area. Begin your Olympia Sun & Sea tour with a visit to Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games and a monument of the world heritage of UNESCO. Explore the archaeological site of Ancient Olympia, feel like ancient athletes and become a part of ancient Greek history as you make your own wreaths and crown yourself winner! Continue by choosing between the sandy beach of Kourouta and Skafidia or a dip in the Ionian Sea at the local beach of Agios Andreas.
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.
Agios Andreas beach/ Skafidia beach – Very popular among the locals, these wonderful beaches are ideal for families with young children. Enjoy a dip into 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”.
Kourouta beach – Prolong your tour by visiting the more distant sandy beach of Kourouta offering the perfect combination of endless blue, golden sand and an amazing view of the Ionian Sea. Kourouta has an endless variety of cafes, tavernas and restaurants to choose from. Enjoy the ultimate stress-free Olympia Sun & Sea experience since whatever you desire is there within your reach.
√ 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
√ Sunbeds, showers, changing cabinets and Wi-Fi at the beach
√ Mobile contact number for any emergency available 24/7
− Drinks, snacks, appetizers, lunch (unless otherwise mentioned)
− Entrance fees
Why book a private Olympia Sun & Sea tour
√ Choose between a 5 or 7-hour tour and bring your private Olympia Sun & Sea 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, have fun on our kids’ friendly tour.
√ Our private Olympia Sun & Sea 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.