Enjoy this, summer or winter, PRIVATE trip for 2-7 related people & experience the birthplace of the Olympic Games but also authentic non-touristy Greece of the mountain villages. This is a unique two full day tour to the mountain villages, gorge/river and monasteries of the central Peloponnese and to the most celebrated sanctuary of ancient Greece; Olympia.On Day1 explore the beautiful villages of Dimitsana & Stemnitsa. Visit a couple of cliff hanging monasteries, taste local food, visit the Water-Powered Museum. Enjoy real lunch with the locals. Wander around one of the stone built villages and spend your night in a beautiful traditional guest house. Day2 starts with breakfast in the mountains. Then, a 45 minutes drive to ancient Olympia the “Valley of Gods” and the birthplace of the most important athletic event of all times, the Olympic Games. You will have a chance to run down the original Olympic track and visit the museum.
ItineraryDay 1: OlympiaStop At: Archaeological Site of OlympiaThe home of the Olympic GamesDuration: 2 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at one of the mountain villages in a great stone built top quality guesthouseDay 2: Mountain Villages & MonasteriesStop At: Water Power MuseumWe shall be visiting the Water-Power Museum containing a reconstructed watermill, tannery and gunpowder mill showing how the basic pre-industrial techniques used water as the main energy source for the production of various products.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Moni Agiou Ioanni Prodromou, Stemnitsa, Arkadia Region, PeloponneseAn amazing cliff hanging monastery that we visit after a 20 minute hike through the forest.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Pantopolion en Stemnitsa, Stemnitsa, Arkadia Region, PeloponneseAn amazing mountain village and an amazing lunch Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.