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A Hike Through Olympia and Greek Villa Visit

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Starting from $119 USD / Adult
Set off on a journey that guides you through the wonders of ancient Greece and showcases a masterpiece of modern times. A 45-minute drive leads to the village of Olympia. Here, you'll follow a local guide on a 2.5-mile hike that winds through fragrant orange and olive groves, and along the banks of the River Alfeiós to the ruins of Olympia. Step back to the days when the Olympic Games were born on this very site. Witness the ruins of the stadium, temples and training areas as your expert guide explains the significance of the excavations. Afterwards, a short drive leads to a private country villa recently honored for its architectural charms. Meet the owners and share traditional Greek mezes overlooking the valley of ancient Olympia. Learn about the architecture of the area and the secrets behind their own stunning home before saying goodbye and driving back to the port.
  • Enjoy a scenic drive to the village of Olympia, where you'll set out on foot through olive and orange groves.
  • Come upon the ruins of ancient Olympia, which hosted the first Olympic games in the 8th century BC.
  • Visit a romantic country villa, awarded “Best Architectural Design for Housing” by the Greek Architectural Institute.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Local currency
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Light clothing
Important NotesShow
  • Guests must be able to walk approximately 5 miles over uneven and rocky paths.
  • Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
  • Pregnant women and guests with cardiac or respiratory conditions, or other medical restrictions, should not select this tour.
  • Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting this tour.
Location Katakolon, GreeceKatakolon, Greece
Tour Code KK1LKK1L
Duration4.00 Hours4.00 Hours
Activity Level#Strenuous#Strenuous
RestrictionsMinimum age: 14 years
Minimum age: 14 years
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