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Best of Olympia | KK7L

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Best of Olympia

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Starting from $129 USD / Adult
Your tour begins in ancient Olympia, the famed archaeological site of the first Olympic Games in 776 BC, where a guide acquaints you with the Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera, the Shrine of Pelops, the Treasury, the Palaestra, and the Gymnasium. Step inside the Archaeological Museum of Olympia, which is considered to be one of Greece's most important museums for its collection of artifacts that were excavated from the ruins. Through an audio headset, follow along as your knowledgeable guide leads you past bronze sculptures, mosaics, stone relics, ornaments, and the Hermes of Praxiteles sculpture, an ancient masterpiece. You'll then travel to Agriturismo Magna Grecia, a family-owned homestead known for producing olive oil and wine. Enjoy a guided walk through the olive grove and vineyard, learning all about the history and harvesting of local olives and grapes. A spread of local snacks awaits you back in the dining room, all of which are served with a side of traditional music and Sirtaki, a popular Greek folk dance.
  • View an impressive collection of excavated sculptures, temple ornaments, mosaics and Greek art from Ancient Olympia.
  • Take a stroll around Agriturismo Magna Grecia, a family-owned farmstead, while learning the rich legacy of its olive groves and vineyard.
  • Enjoy Greek flavors-Greek sausages, olive pie, seasonal veggies and other local dishes-alongside folk music and dancing.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Bottled water
  • Backpack to carry belonging
What to WearShow
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
Important NotesShow
  • Full cancellation fees will apply in case tour is cancelled within 24 hours prior scheduled date of call.
  • Guests must be able to walk approximately 2 miles over uneven surfaces and gravel, with inclines and about 7 steps and extended periods of standing.
  • Guests in wheelchairs and others with limited mobility should not select this tour.
  • Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.
  • Guests must be of legal age to consume alcohol.
  • Tour sequence may vary.
  • Traditional Greek snacks and wine tasting are included in price of tour.
Location Katakolon, Greece Katakolon, Greece
Tour Code KK7L KK7L
Duration5.50 Hours 5.50 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.
#A meal is served on this excursion.
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