Private Full Day Tour to Ancient Olympia from Athens

Our Private Tour is dedicated to the UNESCO world heritage site of Ancient Olympia. After pickup at your hotel, cruise ship or Airport by your private & informative tour driver, sit back & relax in one of our new full extra Mercedes models with free WiFi & bottled water as you set off to enjoy the drive through olive groves & orchards of the rugged Peloponnese. Ideal for families, couples & small groups

Founded in the 8th century B.C. & set in a beautiful river valley, you will explore its extensive ruins including the places where the original athletes were taught & trained, and enter the tunnel to emerge in the stadium in which they competed. See the Temple of Zeus and Hera where the Olympic Flame is lit, and workshop of Phidias, architect of the statue of Zeus, wonder of the ancient world

Not to be missed is the modern on-site museum which houses masterpieces including an almost complete pediment of sculpture from the Temple Of Zeus, a bronze collection & many significant pieces

per adult from

$454

NZD

Duration

9 to 11 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Tour 100% exclusive to your group
    • Professional English speaking experienced Tour driver throughout the day
    • Pickup and return from your Athens Hotel, Residence, or Cruise Ship
    • First class transport: Mercedes E-Class or Audi A6 sedan; Mercedes minivan or Sprinter
    • All vehicles with WiFi, A/C, Chilled Bottled Water
    • Flexible pick up time on request
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch Option excludes drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Licensed guide for the archeological site & museum on request
    • Athens Airport transfers or pickup locations outside Athens: arranged on request with extra cost
    • Entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Museum of Olympia
    • Entry/Admission - Museum of the Olympic Games
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Corinth Canal, Isthmia, Corinth 201 00 Greece

    Short stop to see this amazing work of engineering & learn about its place in history & many historic events

    Duration: 20 minutes

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

    Founded in the 8th century B.C. and famous as for its Olympic games of antiquity you can take your time to explore its extensive ruins which include the places where the original athletes were taught & trained, and go through the tunnel to emerge in the stadium in which they competed. The site is still home to the Temple of Zeus and Hera where the Olympic Flame is lit, workshop of Phidias.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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

    Not to be missed is the modern on-site museum which houses many masterpieces and a large amount of artifacts uncovered from the site, from pre-history to early Christian periods. Its permanent collection includes an almost complete pediment of sculpture from the Temple Of Zeus, a bronze collection & many significant pieces such as the very drinking cup of Phidias, excavated from his workshop & possessing his name in inscription.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Museum of the Olympic Games, Olympia Greece

    At the entrance to the Archaeological site sits this Museum dedicated to the Olympic Games through its historical foundation to the modern day Olympics. With many old & new artifacts you can take an extra journey to learrn about this most important aspect of Ancient Olympia the development of this gift to the world.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Rio-Antirrio Bridge (Charilaos Trikoupis), Gefira Charilaos Trikoupis, Antirrio Greece

    Before your return we take the opportunity in visiting the very impressive suspension bridge opened in 2004 for the Olympics in Greece & links the towns of Rio & Antirrio as well as providing a modern connection from the Peloponnese back to mainland Greece

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    o Pick up time flexible on request. We suggest 07:30 but if a later time is preferred we will start according to your needso For Airport pickup and locations outside of Athens there may be a supplement. We will advise on booking.o For Airbnb's please provide the exact addresso If you have luggage please provide details of quantity so we may provide the appropriate vehicleAirports
    • Athens Intl Airport, Attiki Odos, Spata 190 04 Greece
    Ports
    • PIRAEUS
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Comfortable shoes are recommended
    • FAMILY FRIENDLY TOUR OPTION. For family groups our tours arre specially tuned for the needs of young group members, with more Mythological commentary & a book presentation to keep
    • LUNCH INCLUDED TOUR OPTION: If booking with our lunch option please advise of any allergies or associated problems & preferences. Alcoholic drinks are not included.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • GUIDING/LICENCED GUIDES: Please note your knowledgeable tour driver can inform you en-route but can not enter Archaeological sites. We provide Expert Licenced Guides at extra cost on request. Please email the address listed in this case and we will confirm accordingly
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • Our Health & Safety Measures: All our Tours are private so you will never mix with another group. Our vehicles are thoroughly cleaned after each tour, equipped with face-masks, hand sanitizer, & seats next to your driver remain free.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

14

Organised by WARMPENGUIN

Activity ID: V-10172P40

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