Olympia - Full day Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in Greece

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Enjoy the full day Olympia tour having the chance to see the magnificent cultural miracle of Olympia which is the birthplace of the Olympic games! Enjoy the greatness of Olympia site in combination with a local farm and the nicest beach of the area in a 6-7 hour tour. Use this chance to taste local traditional cuisine and admire the beautiful monastery up the hills
The most common tour for people visiting the area of Katakolon by one of the plenty of cruise ships that arriving at the area. This tour contains the basic important spots one should visit upon his/her arrival at Katakolon. The tour has a duration of 7 hours, starting near the port's gate of Katakolon containing the following: - Olympia (site and museum)The Olympia visit will last approximately 2.5 hours where you will have the chance to see the birthplace of the Olympic games, Zeus temple and all the museum artifacts like Hermes of Praxiteles.  - Klio's honey farmNext stop will be Klio's honey farm where a nice rural house will be visited with the nicest owners, explaining the process of the local honey production and exploring the farm fields. During the visit a nice treat is offered  tasting local pancakes with honey. You will enjoy the thick shades under the garden trees and get the feeling of the greek rural life. Approximate duration time is 1 hour - Winery tour and Kremasty monastery Local vineyards produce good quality wines, so you will have the opportunity to taste the wines and tour the facilities of one of the finest wineries of the area. Hidden treasure of the area is Kremasty monastery located up in the hills , where the view is magnificent. Nice chance to get acquainted with Orthodox religion and meet the nuns who can provide even richer information. -Saint Andrew beach Time for a quick swim under the greek sun, enjoying the cleanest water in combination with a nice coffee or light lunch. This stop takes approximately 1 hour and gives experience why Greece is one of the best countries to visit during summertime.

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Fuel surcharge
  • English Olympia guidebook
  • Small bottle of local home made olive oil
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees (12 euros per person for Olympia)
  • Food and drinks
  • Licensed guide within the site and museum of Olympia
  • Souvenirs