Journey of Legends: Exclusive Private Tour of Ancient Olympia

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Journey of Legends: Exclusive Private Tour of Ancient Olympia

Step back in time with our exclusive private tour to Ancient Olympia. Your adventure begins with a visit to the awe-inspiring archaeological site, where the echoes of ancient athletes still linger. Marvel at the sacred grounds, from the Temple of Zeus to the renowned stadium.
Next, delve deeper into history at the museum, where artifacts and sculptures bring the past to life. Our expert guide will illuminate the significance of each exhibit, weaving a vivid narrative of ancient Greece.
After the tour, you'll have the opportunity to explore the charming village of Olympia at your own pace. Immerse yourself in local culture, perhaps savoring authentic cuisine

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Stop At: Archaeological Site of Olympia, Archaia Olympia 270 65, Greece

Olympia was the birthplace of the most famous and important sporting event in the ancient world. The Olympic Games took place here every four years from 776 BC to 393 AD. The site was also a place of worship dedicated to the Greek god Zeus from about the 10th century BC. Here you will find incredible sculptures such as the decoration of the temple of Zeus, as well as the famous Hermes of Praxiteles and the statue of Nike of Paionios.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Archaeological Museum of Olympia, Archaia Olympia, Olympia 27 065 Greece

Olympia's Archaeological Museum is one of the most important museums of Greece. The exhibition contains great masterpieces from the long history of the Olympic Games' birthplace, and thousands of years of art. The exhibits are displayed in chronological and thematic order from Prehistoric down to Roman times.Here you'll find the sculptures of the temple of Zeus, the sculpture of "Nike of Paionios" and one of the most famous statues in the history of art, the "Hermes" of Praxiteles, which is perhaps the only original, surviving statue of the renowned sculptor. Guests are treated with the exhibition's numerous bronze objects: figurines of humans and animals, cauldrons, tripods, griffins, sphinxes, and many different kinds of weapons, vessels, and exquisite examples of the toreutic art. Finally, the large collection of terracotta statues—like the complex of Zeus and Ganymede—is a highlight during any visit.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Olympia, Olympia, Elis Region, West Greece

Walk to Olympia village nearby the archaeological site and the stadium and wander around the little traditional shops, traditional taverns and coffee shops.

Duration: 50 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Infant seats available"
"Stroller accessible"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Please note that the total driving time between our planned stops and visits is approximately 2 hours. This ensures a smooth and comfortable travel experience, allowing you to relax and enjoy the scenic route between each captivating destination"
"Please provide your nationality and the date of birth for each participant. This helps us ensure age-appropriate arrangements and activities during the tour."
"As part of the visit to the Olympia site, participants are required to have a valid form of identification with them. This could include a passport, driver's license, or any government-issued ID. Please make sure to carry this documentation on the day of the tour."
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

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Journey of Legends: Exclusive Private Tour of Ancient Olympia
5/1/2024 - 11/10/2024
Monday - Sunday : 07:30 AM - 02:30 PM

Duration: 5 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Closer to your tour date, we will send you a notification containing specific details about the meeting place and instructions at the port of Katakolon
On the day of your tour, our friendly staff will be at the designated meeting point 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time, easily identifiable with signs displaying "Viator & Avalon Travel."


  • Katakolo Port, Katakolo 270 67, Greece

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Entrance Fees
  • Licensed Guide
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Museum of Olympia
  • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Site of Olympia

Not Included

  • Food and drinks


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