Olympia & Wine Flavors
√ Destination: Ancient Olympia, Katakolon, Olympia
√ Duration: 5 hours
√ Type of tour: Private Tours
√ Languages: English, Spanish
√ Type of vehicle: chauffeured private car, coach, mini bus, minivan, taxi
Enjoy a scenic drive through the Greek countryside to Olympia, the land that gave birth to and hosted the Olympic Games throughout history. It was once the site of Zeus’ most magnificent sanctuaries which housed his gold and ivory statue, one of the seven wonders of the world. And now, the only place where the Olympic Flame is lit for each Olympiad. Olympia is blessed with its fertile soils and diverse landscapes.
Get off-the-beaten-track onto the “wine road” on this Olympia & Wine Flavors tour to visit a local winery. The aromatherapy of the cellars will prepare your taste buds for the wine tasting at the end of the tour. The owners are more than pleased to guide you through the facilities and share the long tradition in wine production and consumption as well as the rich heritage which plays a major role in the Greek culture.
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.
Olympia Land Winery – Olympia Land, a family-owned winery lies in the valley of the river Kladeos just 2 kilometers from the heart of Ancient Olympia. The facilities of the winery are surrounded by beautiful roses, vineyards and olive trees. The family will welcome you walk you through the vineyards, the production area and the cellar with the oak barrels. Release your senses and enjoy the wines, olive oil, olives and other delicacies in the air-conditioned reception area.
Mercouri Winery – Walk among the trees and to the beach and come into contact with the beautiful nature that surrounds the estate which has been awarded as a place of unique natural beauty by the Greek government. The high-quality wines from vineyards certified for Best Farming Practice are just a sample of what you are going to experience. More than 15 varieties of grape of both Greek and international origin are used for the production of the wines. Accompany your drink with a variety of appetizers specially made for you and refreshments for the children.
√ Transportation by deluxe air-conditioned Mercedes vehicle
√ Guided tour by certified tourist guide by the Greek Ministry of Tourism
√ Insurance coverage during bus transfers
√ Mobile contact number for any emergency available 24/7
– Drinks, snacks, appetizers, lunch
– Entrance fees
Why book a private Olympia & Wine Flavors tour
√ Bring your private Olympia & Wine Flavors 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.
√ Our private Olympia & Wine Flavors 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.