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Day Trip to Ancient Olympia

Olimpia, Greece
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Duration

12 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

8 people

Languages

English

Overview

This day trip from Athens to Olympia will take you back in time to the Ancient Greece and transport you to one of the most important places in history.

You will visit the birthplace of the Olympic Games and the stadium where they took place. Feel like a true athlete as you walk around and see how everything was organized back then. Don’t forget your camera because this tour is full of wonderful photo-taking opportunities!

At the end, you may visit the Archaeological Museum with most of its findings dating from prehistoric times to Late Antiquity and spend time in Olympia’s modern village for lunch before returning to Athens.

  • Convenient and comfy airconditioned vehicle
  • Get the unique experience of a hassle-free private tour
  • Convenient hotel pickup and drop-off, from your Athens hotel / apartment, is included
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Corinth Canal
  • Ancient Olympia site
  • Museum of Ancient Olympia

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 1 1 1 0
2 2 2 2 0
3 3 3 3 200
4 4 4 4 400
5 5 5 5 600
6 6 6 6 750
7 7 7 7 950
8 8 8 8 1150

Itinerary

Athens
Athens

Your Ancient Olympia full-day private tour will start with a pickup from your accommodation in Athens. Once collected, we’ll start our journey to the place where ancient Greece’s most renowned sporting events were held over 2000 years ago.

Corinth Canal
Corinth Canal

Short stop for photos at the spectacular Corinth canal, constructed in the late 19th century and cut through the narrow Isthmus that separates mainland Greece from the Peloponnese.

Olympia
Olympia

Our tour finally meets the Olympia where is the archeological site. Starting from here, you will be able to get a glimpse of the magnificent memories of Greece’s glorious past, and maybe imagine the incredible Games that took place in this athletic paradise for over 1000 years.

Archeological museum
Archeological museum

For those who want to explore the great site of Olympia and its glorious history, the museum is a real must. Here, you will see some of the greatest artefacts unearthed during the archeological diggings in Olympia, including the famous statues of Nike and Hermes by Pheidias, ivory and gold artifacts and decorations, as well as findings from surrounding sanctuaries.

Included/Excluded

  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Food and Drinks
  • Licensed Tour Guide for escorting you into the site (you can add during the booking process)
  • Entrance fees to archaeological site €12 p.p

Type

Private

Tour's Location

Olimpia, Greece

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Jamal_R

28/2/2022

Absolutely Amazing!

This was such an amazing tour!! I would highly recommend it to those that want to see ancient history of Olympia and the beautiful palace! The tour guide that was with us was amazing and I wish I remembered her name but she was sweet and knowledgeable about her information!
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