Katakolon -Tour to Ancient Olympia – Golden Package

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if you want to pamper yourselves this golden package tour combines the best that Olympia can offer. Follow your private guide* to the exploration of two amazing museums and of the unique worldwide archaeological site. Conclude your cruise excursion with a delicious* lunch in poolside hotel restaurant. Highly recommended for VIP's visiting Olympia.

Now that Athens has been the host for the 2004 Olympic Games, 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 archeological site of Olympia and marvel at 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, unique in history, where once competitors swore an oath to confirm to the rules.

     After this life time experience embark your coach in order to reach the 4 star hotel “Olympion Asty” on the top of the hill of the modern town of Olympia. Enjoy the breathtaking view to the fertile valley. Let your glance travel until the sea where your ship is anchored. In this beautiful natural scenery a 3 course meal** will be served by the swimming pool located on the edge of the hill and the hotel.

     After your delicious meal embark your bus again and drive back to Ancient Olympia. Follow your guide and walk a short distance in order to visit the world famous Archeological Museum of Olympia where you can admire, amongst many priceless exhibits, the marble statues of the Temple of Zeus and the unique statue of Hermes, carved by the ancient Greek sculptor Praxiteles. Thereinafter visit the recently inaugurated, Archaeological Museum of Ancient Olympic Games.  Afterwards, enjoy a short stop at the town of Olympia where free time will be offered before returning back to the bus and the ship.

Inclusions

-         transportation by deluxe, air-conditioned vehicle, late-model

(bus, minibus or taxi, according to your group’s size)

-         professional driver

-         insurance cover during transfers by vehicle

-         licensed English-speaking guide * (concerns “with guide” rate only)

-         all taxes

-         identification sign with your name on it

-         mobile contact number for any emergency, available 24/7

* guides in other languages available, upon request

not included

-         entrance fees (paid by you on the spot)

-         lunch** (optional - on request)

Step 1

your tour starts from Katakolon port

Step 2

visit the archaeological site of Olympia

Step 3

have lunch is selected poolside restaurant

Step 4

visit the archaeological museum

Step 5

visit the museum of the History of the Olympic Games in Antiquity

Step 6

enjoy free & shopping time in the modern town of Olympia

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