Shore excursion, Olympia Archaeological Site, Free time for shopping & Magna Grecia Farm visit and Olive Oil tasting with Folklore Show

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select this shore excursion for combining the historical and contemporary beauties Olympia has to offer! Visit the birthplace of the Olympic Games, allocate your free time in discovering modern Olympia and get to know the insiders info on the Greek nature’s most precious gifts: olive oil and wine

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. Afterwards, enjoy a short stop at the town of Olympia where free time for shopping will be given before returning back to the ship.

**Leave Olympia and Continue on to Magna Grecia Farm. Drive through picturesque countryside to nearby village and enter into the world of Magna Grecia. Enjoy a welcome drink by the friendly staff of the farm and taste a local made olive pie with feta cheese. After this warm welcome start your tour of the farm. Follow your guide to the introduction of olive oil production and continue on for an olive oil tasting with baked bred and local snacks based on olive oil. Complete this culinary experience with a bottle of selected cabernet wine. But the good times do not end here! The party now starts: watch a Greek folklore dance show and don’t miss the chance to participate yourself to the dances. Learn the small secrets of Greek dances and say with your fellow travelers.. “opa!”.

Return journey towards the ship.

Magna Grecia visit is subject to availability- an early reservation is highly recommended. The venue can handle max. 280-300 people at the same time. 


Step 1

Your tour starts from Katakolon port

Step 2

Visit the ruins of the site were the Olympic Games originated

Step 3

Enjoy free time for shopping in the modern Olympia  

Step 4

Visit the farm of Magna Grecia for getting to know the olive oil production procedure, tasting a Greek-recipes welcome and enjoying the folklore dance performance


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