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Ancient Olympia Private Tour from Katakolo Port

Ancient Olympia Private Tour from Katakolo Port - Katakolo, Greece

Duration: 5 hours
Location: Katakolo, Greece

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$93.27

Enjoy a guided tour to the archaeological site and museum of Ancient Olympia with a licensed guide and air-conditioned vehicle. The tour includes pick-up and drop-off from/to Katakolo Port and free time to explore the modern Olympia town.

After disembarking at Katakolo Port, a guide will meet you and proceed to the vehicle for the drive through the countryside (approximately 30-40 minutes) towards Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games and the most important sanctuary of Zeus, father of all gods and goddesses ... More info ›

Enjoy a guided tour to the archaeological site and museum of Ancient Olympia with a licensed guide and air-conditioned vehicle. The tour includes pick-up and drop-off from/to Katakolo Port and free time to explore the modern Olympia town.

After disembarking at Katakolo Port, a guide will meet you and proceed to the vehicle for the drive through the countryside (approximately 30-40 minutes) towards Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games and the most important sanctuary of Zeus, father of all gods and goddesses.

The starting line is still visibly etched on the marble in the stadium, inviting you to imagine running and competing with the ancient athletes. Enjoy the play of light on the soft greenery and dappled ancient columns in this wonderful and peaceful setting. Visit the archaeological museum beside the ancient site. It contains very interesting exhibits, such as the pediments and the metopes of the Temple of Zeus, the Statue of Nike and Hermes. The tour at the site and museum will take approximately 2-3 hours.

After the tour, there will be free time for relaxing and shopping in the town of Olympia. We will then return to Katakolo Port to embark on your cruise ship.

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Katakolon Port Shore Excursion:Private tour to Agricultural Farm and Olympia

Katakolon Port Shore Excursion:Private tour to Agricultural Farm and Olympia - Katakolo, Greece

Duration: 5 hours
Location: Katakolo, Greece

From USD
$93.27

Live a unique experience in Olympia! Join this private tour from Katakolon port to combine a visit to an original agricultural farm and a walk to the archaeological site in Olympia or enjoy a coffee in the modern town. Firstly, you will visit the farm and attend a presentation about olive harvesting while you can taste homemade olive oil, wine and snacks made of biological products of the farm itself! Afterwards, you will go on to Olympia for a short visit to the archaeological site or have coffee while enjoying an impressive view to the great Olympian lands!

Upon your arrival at the cruise port of Katakolon, you will be met by your private escort and vehicle (carrying a sign with your name on) right at exit of the cruise port ... More info ›

Live a unique experience in Olympia! Join this private tour from Katakolon port to combine a visit to an original agricultural farm and a walk to the archaeological site in Olympia or enjoy a coffee in the modern town. Firstly, you will visit the farm and attend a presentation about olive harvesting while you can taste homemade olive oil, wine and snacks made of biological products of the farm itself! Afterwards, you will go on to Olympia for a short visit to the archaeological site or have coffee while enjoying an impressive view to the great Olympian lands!

Upon your arrival at the cruise port of Katakolon, you will be met by your private escort and vehicle (carrying a sign with your name on) right at exit of the cruise port. You will depart for the tour within 30 minutes approx. after the disembarkation. Enjoy a scenic drive along the coast and through the traditional villages.
Relax and enjoy a private ride from Katakolon port to the agricultural farm of Magna Grecia while your escort will share with you interesting information about the region.  You will arrive in the farm after 40 minutes’ drive (28 miles approximately). There you will sit under  the olive trees and attend a presentation of olive harvesting, see the olive harvesting equipment and learn about olive oil homemade soaps, olive oil and beeswax skin creams. You will also taste delicious snacks made exclusively inside the farm (wine, olive oil, olives, feta cheese, tomatoes and eggplants, homemade sausage, beans with herbs, tzatziki and baklava for dessert). The visit of the farm lasts 1 ½ hour.
Afterwards, you will have a visit in Olympia town ( about 15 minutes driving / 7 miles) and see the lands where the first Olympic Games took place. You will have 1 hour to either take a stroll inside the archaeological site on your own (admission 12,00 euros per person) or have coffee in one of the unique cafes with a view to the plains of Olympia .  Afterwards, you will return to the port of Katakolon. ( 45 minutes driving/ 24 miles). The driver will drop you off at the cruise port.

Note: the program of the excursion can be modified as far as timings and series of destination-visiting are concerned.  

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Private Shore Excursion: Olympia and Pyrgos City from Katakolon Port

Private Shore Excursion: Olympia and Pyrgos City from Katakolon Port - Katakolo, Greece
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Duration: 4 to 5 hrs
Location: Katakolo, Greece

From USD
$115.03

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 ... More info ›

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.

Your guide will meet you at the exit of the cruise port of Katakolon, carrying a sign with your name on it, and escort you to your private, air-conditioned vehicle: you'll be on your way within 30 minutes of disembarkation. As this is a private tour, timings can be adjusted to work with your cruise, but this is a typical itinerary.

Enjoy a scenic 40-minute drive along the mountainous Peloponnese coast and through pretty villages to Olympia, the home of the original Olympics. You'll have around two hours to explore the site with your guide.

After purchasing your tickets, stroll through the ruins and admire the spectacular Temple of Zeus, the Gymnasium, the Hippodrome, and the Stadium, as your guide explains the different athletic events that were held here.

From here, it's a short walk to the famous Archaeological Museum of Olympia (own expense). Among many priceless exhibits discovered at the site, see marble statues from the Temple of Zeus and a statue of Hermes carved by the most famous sculptor in ancient Greece, Praxiteles.

Next, it's back to the vehicle for the 25-minute drive to the city of Pyrgos, founded in the seventeenth century and still a regional center with lovely neoclassical architecture. Explore the central square fronted by St. Nicholas' church, see the 19th-century Apollo Theater, admire the old market, and shop for souvenirs.

You'll spend around 90 minutes in Pyrgos before the 15-minute drive back to Katakolon, where you'll bid your guide and driver farewell.

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Private Shore Excursion: Olympia Museum and Archaeological Site from Katakolon Port

Private Shore Excursion: Olympia Museum and Archaeological Site from Katakolon Port  - Katakolo, Greece
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Duration: 4 hours
Location: Katakolo, Greece

From USD
$102.60

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.

Your private guide and personal chauffeur will meet you at the exit of Katakolon cruise port: your guide will be holding a sign with your name on ... More info ›

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.

Your private guide and personal chauffeur will meet you at the exit of Katakolon cruise port: your guide will be holding a sign with your name on. You'll be on your way within 30 minutes of disembarking.

Admire the villages, vineyards, olive groves, and rugged coastline of the Peloponnese as you drive around 40 minutes to Olympia. Your driver will wait in the parking lot while you and your guide explore the archaeological site.

After purchasing your entrance tickets, stroll through the UNESCO-listed ruins. Your guide will show you the Temple of Zeus and the Temple of Hera, his wife, as well as the Gymnasium, Hippodrome, and Stadium where so many ancient sports took place. Feel free follow in the footsteps of ancient athletes and run the 697-foot (212-meter) track.

From the archaeological site, it's a short distance to the famous Archaeological Museum of Olympia. After you buy your tickets, your guide will show you the highlights of the museum's finds, from the original decorations of the Temple of Zeus to a glorious marble statue of Hermes found at the Temple of Hera and carved by the ancient Greek sculptor Praxiteles.

Your guide will tell you tales from ancient Greece, and can help you with shopping or recommend a cool spot for refreshments. After two and a half to three hours in Olympia, you'll return to Katakolon: your driver can drop you either at the cruise dock or the village if you have extra time before you embark.

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