Retrace the history
of the Olympic games

Ancient Olympia
Luxury Bespoke Private Tour

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Tour ID: UP06FD
Duration: 12h
Private Full Day

Ancient Olympia

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Ancient Olympia Bespoke Private Guided Tour

Discover Ancient Olympia, one of the most important athletic and religious centres in Greece. Let’s retrace the hisotry of the ancient Olympic Games in 776BC. Let’s “run” in the Stadium where the start and finish lines are still clearly visible.

Retrace the history of the Olympic games

In western Peloponnese many centuries ago, in the so-called "valley of the gods", Ancient Olympia had the privilege of organizing the Olympic Games. Visit the birthplace of the Olympic Games, an UNESCO World Heritage site with magnificent ancient monuments which ancient Greeks used as worship centers, sports and festival centers. Olympia is now, as it used to be in the past, a famed destination, a powerful landmark known the world over. Take a trip back in time, to make sense of the present and connect with the future. Let's retrace the history of Olympic Games.

  • Immersive private full-day trip from Athens to Ancient Olympia
  • Discover the most celebrated sanctuary of ancient Greece, Olympia
  • Admire the superb statue of Hermes created by Praxiteles!
  • Enjoy the trip at your own pace in the luxury vehicle with local insider driver

Highlights

  • Corinth Canal (Isthmus)
  • Ancient Olympia Archaeological Site
  • Archaeological Museum of Olympia
  • Crypt, Philippeion, Palestra
  • Olympic Games Stadium
  • Temple of Hera & Zeus

Tour Package

Indicative Itinerary | Customizable
08:00, Starting Point: A chauffeur-driven private vehicle will pick you up from your location

08:00 - 12:00 Drive south to Peloponnese

12:00 - 14:00, 2-hour guided tour of the archeological site and museum of Ancient Olympia

14:00 - 16:00, Free time for late lunch with specialities in Olympia

16:00 - 20:00, Drive back to Athens

20:00, Ending Point: Drop off location
ServicesInclusions
Private Transport by Luxurious Mercedes Vehicle
On disposal for the entire tour
Hotel pick-up & drop-off
English Speaking Chauffeur - "Tour Insider"
Private State-Licensed Tourist Guide (Languages)English, Deutsch,
Español, Français,
Pусский, Português, 中国
Bottled Water, Snacks & Refreshments on board
WiFi, TV Monitor, USB Chargers on board
Customizable "tailored to your wishes"
Fuels, tolls, parking fees
Discount Voucher10% discount for a 2nd tour within 10days
ServicesExclusions
Admission Tickets
Personal Expenses & Meals (lunch/dinner)
Gratuities
Extras (Optional Upgrades)
Private State-Licensed Tourist Guide
Guide will escort you for the entire tour (12h)
Available upon request
Guide's other Languages
(Upon request)
Italian, Japanese, Turkish,
Romanian, Arabic, Swedish,
Dutch, Greek, Serbian,
Croatian, Slovenian, Polish
Ancient Olympia Overnight
(4* or Boutique Hotel accommodation)
Upon request
Vehicle Class UpgradeAvailable upon request
Admission Tickets (upon request)Pre-order & Skip the Lines
Children EquipmnetInfant/child/booster seats, stroller
Notes
Group SizeUp to 20 people
AvailabilityAll year round
Know before you visit
Comfortable clothes & hat
Athletic walking footwear
Sun block cream & sunglasses
Interests & ThemesArchaeology, Culture & History,
Food & Drink,
Kids & Familiy Friendly

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