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From Athens: Ancient Olympia full day private tour

By open Top Bus hellas M.E.P.E
Price was undefined, price is now $599
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12h
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Highlights

  • Visit the birthplace of the Olympic Games

  • Visit the Temple of Zeus, Pelopion, the stadium, the Temple

  • Gaze the magnificent landscape of the Peloponnese peninsula

  • Enjoy a ride through the majestic mainland

  • Visit the modern village of Olympia

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    taxes,tolls, fuel

  • What's included

    English speaking driver

  • What's included

    Airconditioned van /vehicle

  • What's included

    Round trip transportation

  • What's excluded

    admission fees in the monuments

  • What's excluded

    food, drinks

  • What's excluded

    professional guide in the monuments

Cleaning and safety practices

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  • Contactless tickets
  • Vehicles and venues disinfected
  • Personal safety equipment

Know Before You Book

  • Start early in the morning to enjoy most of the time in Olympia

What you can expect

Drive through the scenic and beautiful landscape of the Peloponnese Peninsula to reach the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Admire the emblematic temples and athletic facilities and feel the era of the ancient classical period.

Olympia, a sanctuary of ancient Greece in Elis on the Peloponnese peninsula, is

known for hosting the Olympic Games in classical times. Join us in reliving the

wonder and thrill of the original Olympic Games, which were held from 776 BC. to

393 AD. as you explore the ruins of the great monuments.

Enter the famous archaeological site of Olympia and marvel at the Temple of Hera, in

front of which burns the Olympic Flame during modern day Olympic Games.See the

Temple of Zeus, which once housed the Golden and Ivory statue of Zeus (one of the

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World) and the original Stadium and Bouleuterion,

monuments unlike any other, where once competitors swore an oath to conform to

the rules.

  • We pick you up from your the point of your preference and we start our journey through the Peloponnese peninsula.

  • We stop at the canal for 30 min. Then we head to the Ancient Olympia. The journey to Olympia lasts approximate 3 hours.

  • We stop at the Ancient Olympia to visit the monuments and sights for 2 hours. Next to the Ancient Olympia is the modern town of Olympia to enjoy a snack or a traditional greek lunch. You can also find shops for souvenirs and boutiques.

  • We stop at the modern village of Olympia for 1 hour and then we head back to Nafplio.

  • Drop of at you hotel, accommodation or any central point in Athens & Piraeuswith duration 12 hours.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travelers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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Location

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Activity Location

  • Olympia
  • Archaia Olympia 270 65

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Athens, any hotel any accommodation or local point in the city of Athens
  • Athens
  • Piraeus, any hotel any accommodation or local point in the city of Piraeus
  • 83 Akti Miaouli
  • Pireas 185 38
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