When your cruise docks in the Katakolon port, take a private shore excursion to Olympia, where you’ll discover its famous archeological site on a walking tour. Ancient Olympia is the sanctuary of ancient Greece, where the classical Olympic Games were held. See the remains of the original Olympic stadium, the Bouleuterion and the Temple of Zeus. Enjoy free time in modern Olympia to shop or visit the Museum of the Olympic Games. As you explore with your private tour guide, you are sure to make the most of your time in port and have a memorable, personal experience.
• 4 hours
For monument lovers Argolis is a unique place and it is considered to be one of the most famous destinations in Greece and the ideal place for travelers who would like to visit priceless ancient monuments.The famous Mycenae and the Ancient theatre of Epidaurus are waiting for us to recount their rich history and to step us back in time on a history tour.
• 6 hours
When you arrive in the Katakolon port, discover part of ancient Greece on a private shore excursion to Olympia. Learn about the origins of the Olympic Games as you visit the site of the former Olympic complex with your private guide. Walk around the remains of the first-ever Olympic stadium, the gymnasium, the Temple of Zeus and other ancient landmarks at the World Heritage-listed Archaeological Site of Olympia and the Archaeological Museum of Olympia. Then see how today’s locals live in modern Olympia as you enjoy free time to explore the city.
• 4 hours
Welcome to Nafplio! Live an unforgettable experience in the first capital of Greece that is considered to be one of the most beautiful and romantic cities of Greece! During this amazing half day walking tour in the city of Nafplio we learn about its long history as we wander in the picturesque alleys with the neoclassical mansions and Venetian balconies. Accompanied by a local guide we visit the most important archaeological sites, we search for traces of the Franks, Venetians and Ottomans in the architecture of the city and we enjoy the characteristics scents of the Jasmine.
• 2 hours
Through the half-day hiking tour to the most beautiful sites of the Old city of Nafplio we discover hidden culinary treasures along with our tour of the city sights.This 3 hours food excursion of Nafplio takes you to carefully selected food shops, where you taste some of the finest cheeses, wines, coffee and ice cream available in the city. At the same time we visit the most famous monuments of the city, such as the Catholic Church, the square of St. Spyridon, the square of Saint George and the Old City which introduce us to the long and wonderful history of the city.
• 3 hours
This Ancient Olympia private excursion explores sites from the past. Capacity is suitable for up to 8 people in a luxury mini van.
• 8 hours
Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Olympia, home to the first Olympic games, and the pretty neoclassical city of Pyrgos on this 4-hour private shore excursion from Katakolon. See the Temple of Zeus, the Hippodrome, the Stadium, and more, and admire classical sculpture at the Archaeological Museum of Olympia. Shop for souvenirs and admire 19th-century architecture in the city of Pyrgos.
• 5 hours
Be inspired by the birthplace of the Olympics, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on this 4-hour private shore excursion from Katakolon port to Olympia with personal guide and separate driver. See the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera, and key sites of the ancient Games, view highlights of the Archaeological Museum of Olympia, and maybe fit in a little shopping as well.
• 4 hours
Leave the Port of Katakolon and swap cruise-ship food for traditional Greek cuisine on a 5-hour private cooking class! Under the watchful eye of a local host, help prepare a typical Greek feast, featuring classic dishes like meatballs, moussaka, ‘souvlaki’ and more. Learn about the renowned Mediterranean diet, and then eat the creations with wine at the end of the class.
• 5 hours
From the ancient times until now, the Greek food culture has been associated with their extrovert social dimension, combining nutritional satisfaction with communication and entertainment.In this excursion, we invite you to live the Greek culinary experiences and to enter in the sanctuaries of the Greek cuisine. Having as our mentors our experienced local chef, we discover Greek cuisine and its hidden treasures and we cook unique Greek recipes.
• 5 hours