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From 750€

Shore Excursion to Ancient Olympia with Museum

Half day / Accessible / Up to 4 people

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Enjoy the visit to the Olympion site

  • Feel the spirits of the ancient games

  • Spend time to see the unique museum collection

price

From 750€

LANGUAGE

English
Others and sign-language on request (extra cost may apply)

meeting point

Katakolon Port or any hotel in the region of Kyllini

DURATION

4 hours

What you will do...

This excursion centers around the renowned ancient site of Olympia, which holds great significance as the venue of the Olympic Games in ancient times. Discover the birthplace of the Olympics, where you can explore remarkable landmarks such as the Temple of Zeus, the stadium, and the statue of Hermes of Praxiteles. Immerse yourself in history as you encounter a diverse array of rare artifacts housed in the museum.During your visit, you will have the opportunity to admire the museum's most valuable finds, which provide invaluable insights into the ancient Olympic Games.


Through a detailed model, you will gain a deeper understanding of how the area appeared in antiquity. This is an extraordinary sight to behold, considering that ancient Olympia has endured substantial damage from both human activities and natural calamities.Prepare to be captivated by the rich historical legacy of Olympia as you explore its iconic sites and uncover the stories they hold. This excursion is an unmissable experience, offering a glimpse into the ancient world and allowing you to appreciate the significance of Olympia in Greek history.

What you will visit...

Ancient Olympia:

It is a renowned archaeological site in Greece which holds great historical and cultural significance. It was the birthplace of the Olympic Games and remains a symbol of athletic excellence and ancient Greek civilization.

As we will explore the ruins of Ancient Olympia, you will be transported back in time to the era of the ancient games. Walk in the footsteps of legendary athletes as you visit the stadium, where they competed for glory in front of enthusiastic crowds. Marvel at the remains of the Temple of Zeus, once home to one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the towering gold and ivory statue of Zeus.



You'll be impressed by the sacred atmosphere of the site, where rituals, ceremonies, and sporting events unfolded centuries ago. Admire the intricately carved statues and monuments that adorn the grounds, each telling a story of the rich cultural heritage of ancient Greece.

Ancient Olympia is not only a testament to the sporting legacy of the Olympics but also a window into the daily life, art, and architecture of the ancient Greeks. It is a place where history comes alive, allowing you to connect with the past and gain a deeper understanding of this remarkable civilization.



ACCESSIBILITY

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Notes on mobility

  • Inspected and carefully chosen stops

  • Easy access guarantee

  • Accessible transfer with ramp

  • Trained staff

  • Assistance pets are allowed

Suitability for Level 1 and 2

max. 4 Wheelchairs foldable
max. 4 Rollator Users
max. 2 Mobility scooter Users
max. 2 Electric wheelchair

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Included

Not included

Additional Cost

Roundtrip transportation by air-conditioned bus

Trained Driver

License Tour guide

Pick-up and drop-off

Special personal assistance

Rental of aid equipment

Food and drinks

Entrance fees

Special personal assistance

Rental of aid equipment

Food and drinks

Entrance fees

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