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Ancient Olympia & Archaeological Museum

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Starting from $89 USD / Adult
Follow in the footsteps of Greek heroes on a journey back to the days when the greatest tradition in sports made its debut. The ruins of Ancient Olympia were first unearthed in 1875. Today, they present one of archaeology’s most fascinating finds. Step through the gate of the original Olympic Stadium and imagine it packed with 40,000 cheering citizens. See the remains of the ancient Temple of Zeus, where a massive gold and ivory statue of the god once stood as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. After exploring this hallowed ground, visit the Archaeological Museum of Olympia for deeper insight into the great games. View a unique collection of Greek sculptures and see ancient armor and bronze figurines recovered during the digs. This tour is provided by an operator that has been third-party certified to meet the Global Sustainable Tourism Council's Criteria for Tour Operators.
  • Tour the ruins of Ancient Olympia and be transported back to the days when crowds cheered the first Olympic Games.
  • Stand at the marble starting blocks still in their original positions within the Olympic Stadium.
  • Explore the Archaeological Museum of Olympia and view fascinating artifacts unearthed during excavations of the ruins.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Sun protection
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
Important NotesShow
  • No flash photography or video inside the museum.
  • Guests failing to meet return coach are responsible for finding their own way back to ship.
  • Tour order can be in a reversed order.
  • Guests will have approximately 1.5 hrs at the Arch. Site, one hour at the museum, 30 mins free time in Olympia town and approx. 30 mins at the shop center.
  • Guests must be able to walk approximately 1 mile over various surfaces, including gravel, inclines, and some uneven paths.
  • Sunscreen is highly recommended June to September.
  • Ancient Olympia is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Access to restrooms at the site is via a flight of stairs.
  • Coaches must park approximately 0.80 mile from the city center, requiring additional walking.
Location Katakolon, Greece Katakolon, Greece
Tour Code KK07 KK07
Duration4.50 Hours 4.50 Hours
Activity Level#Medium #Medium
#This tour utilizes an audio system that provides guests with headset units to use during the tour.  These units will assist the users with hearing the narration provided by the guides.  Units are to be returned at the conclusion of the tour program.
#Time permitting, limited shopping is available during the tour.
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