A Journey in Ancient Olympia

Let the Games begin!

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Duration

Full-Day (08:00-19:00)

Location

the Peloponnese

Price

Theme

Archaeology

Runs

Tuesday to Saturday

Meeting Point

Pick up from your hotel

Thousands of years ago, Ancient Olympia had the privilege of organizing the Olympic Games. There, the concepts of fair play, fair judgement, athletic glory and truce were born.

Visit the birthplace of the Olympic Games, a UNESCO World Heritage site with magnificent ancient monuments. Take a guided tour of the archaeological site  and adjacent museum, and test your strengths in the Stadium where the start and finish lines are still clearly visible.

Learn about one of the Seven Wonders of Ancient World, the Statue of Zeus which was erected by the Greek sculptor Phidias and explore a museum that houses some the most beautiful sculpture of Antiquity.

Itinerary

08:00

Pick up from hotel.

08:15 – 12:00

Private transfer to Ancient Olympia.

12:00 – 14:00

Explore the archaeological site of Ancient Olympia, the most celebrated sanctuary of ancient Greece including the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera and the archaeological museum.

14:00 – 15:30

Free time for late lunch with local specialties in Olympia (lunch not included in cost).

15:30 – 19:15

Drive back to Athens.

19:15

Ending point: Drop off Hotel

Highlights

Experience Ancient Olympia, one of the most important religious and athletic centers of Antiquity and walk or even run in the Stadium where the ancient Olympic Games were held.

Take a private guided tour of the Archaeological Museum of Olympia one of the most important museums in Greece!

Admire one of the finest collections of ancient Greek sculpture such as the superb statue of Hermes made by Praxiteles!

What's included

  • Private, state-licensed tour guide
  • Entrance fees to the archaeological site of Olympia
  • Private Transfer

A Journey in Ancient Olympia

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