Tour to Ancient Olympia - Archaeological Site & Museum (without free time)

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ideal for Ancient Greece lovers, this tour promises the most of Olympia at minimum time. Our experienced guides* will introduce you to the original Olympic Games and the everyday life and culture during classic antiquity. Highly recommened and one of best seller cruise excursions.

Now that Athens has been officially named as 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 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, unique in history, where once competitors swore an oath to conform to the rules. Follow your guide and walk a short distance in order to visit the world famous Archaeological 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.

Return to your coaches and drive back to the ship on time.

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

Exclusions

-         entrance fees (paid by you on the spot)

Step 1

The tour begins from Katakolon port

Step 2

Enter the famous archaeological site of Olympia and marvel at the Temple of Hera, Temple of Zeus and the original Stadium and Bouleuterion, unique in history, where once competitors swore an oath to conform to the rules.

Step 3

Visit the world famous Archaeological Museum of Olympia

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