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Site of the first Olympic Games in 776 BC, the UNESCO-listed ruins of Ancient Olympia are one of the archaeological highlights of the Peloponnese. Explore the excellent museum and vast complex to admire the remains of temples and the stadium, hippodrome, wrestling school, and gymnasium where Olympic athletes trained.

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Archea Olimpia, Pyrgos, Elis, Peloponnese, Greece, 270 65
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4-Day Classical Greece Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora

4-Day Classical Greece Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora

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Delve into Greece’s rich history on this 4-day tour from Athens. Discover the UNESCO-listed classical sites of Mycenae, Epidaurus, Olympia, and Delphi; and pay a visit to Meteora to explore its spectacular rocktop monasteries. Take a guided walking tour at each site to learn about its past, and visit other top sights, such as the Corinth Canal. Overnight accommodation in 4-star hotels, breakfasts, dinners, and coach transport are included. Including a trip to medieval Meteora, this unique ancient Greece tour is great for all history buffs.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$535.97
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$535.97
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3-Day Classical Greece Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Nafplion, Olympia, Delphi

3-Day Classical Greece Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Nafplion, Olympia, Delphi

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Explore the rich history of Classical Greece on a 3-day tour departing from Athens. Led by an expert guide, see UNESCO-listed sites such as the Olympia archaeological site and discover the Delphi Archaeological Museum. Venture out on daytime excursions to Olympia, Delphi, and Epidaurus with your historian guide before enjoying your evenings in relaxed, 4-star accommodations.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$360.89
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$360.89
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Olympia Walking Tour with Virtual Reality Glasses

Olympia Walking Tour with Virtual Reality Glasses

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Visit the ruins of Ancient Olympia with a prebooked ticket for a virtual reality (VR) tour. With a special VR headset, the history of the UNESCO-listed archaeological site comes to life and you'll experience the ruins as they were in bygone days. Listen to the integrated audio guide for the lowdown on sights like the Temple of Zeus and the stadium as you stroll.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.03
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$29.03

Katakolon Shore Excursion: Ancient Olympia Plus Honey Farm & Olive Oil Tasting

Katakolon Shore Excursion: Ancient Olympia Plus Honey Farm & Olive Oil Tasting

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If planning a cruise stop in the port of Katakolon, see ancient Olympia in a stress-free way. A private driver takes you from the sleepy fishing village to the celebrated home of the Olympic Games, where you can run the ancient track and see where the Olympic flame is lit to kick off the modern games. Plus, go beyond the region's main attraction with a delicious stop at a family farm to sample honey, olive oil, jams, and Greek wine.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.64
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Olympia - Private Half Day Tour with Mini Bus

Olympia - Private Half Day Tour with Mini Bus

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Spend your day at the port exploring the birthplace of the Olympic Games with this full-day, tour to Olympia that includes food tastings and skip-the-line entry to the Olympia museum. Get picked up at the pier and set off to visit a honey farm in the countryside. Enjoy lunch and a swim at the beach in warmer months. Then, explore ancient artifacts in the Olympia museum independently before being dropped off back at your port.
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  • 4 hours to 4 hours 30 minutes
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$461.86
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4-Day Greece Highlights Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi and Meteora
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4-Day Greece Highlights Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi and Meteora

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Experience the myths and glory of classical Greece on this unforgettable 4-day adventure from Athens. Visit five UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Ancient Olympia, Delphi, and the cliff-top monasteries of Meteora. Walk among temples to the Greek gods, admire excavated statues at archaeological museums, and soak up some of the most spectacular scenery in Greece. The tour includes all transportation, breakfast and dinner each day, entrance fees, and your choice of 3- or 4-star overnight accommodation.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$583.23
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$583.23
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Ancient Olympia Full Day Trip from Zakynthos

Ancient Olympia Full Day Trip from Zakynthos

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Walk in the footsteps of the world’s first Olympic heroes on a full-day tour from Zakynthos to ancient Olympia. Catch the ferry to the mainland and then travel to the archaeological site, where you can admire remnants of the historic birthplace of the Olympic Games and even sprint down the original racing track. Learn about the site’s history from an archaeologist guide, and view displays and ancient artifacts at the on-site museum. Enjoy free time for lunch and souvenir shopping before the return trip to Zakynthos.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.82
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$76.82

Small group local tour of Olympia (site only)

Small group local tour of Olympia (site only)

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This tour is designed to serve the several individual travelers who will be visiting Olympia between July 1st and September 30th. This tour is available either in English or in French. It won't be a bilingual tour but we will be using different guides each time for each language from the hand picked team of qualified guides that we work with. Our goal is to offer you a complete historical experience off-the-beaten track. The tour is designed for those of you that want to have an insight of the history and masterpieces of Olympia that only a licensed tour guide can present to you the best way, on a value for money tour.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.85
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$20.85

Olympia - Half day Tour

Olympia - Half day Tour

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This Olympia half-day tour is perfect for travelers with limited time. After a convenient pickup from Katakolon Port, you’ll travel in a comfortable vehicle between dispersed sites. Enjoy live commentary along the way to learn more about the city’s highlights. You’ll see the birthplace of the Olympic Games, Zeus Temple, and rare museum artifacts such as Hermes of Praxiteles. Another highlight is visiting Kilo’s honey farm for a tasting, and enjoying the pristine Saint Andrew Beach.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$290.00
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$290.00
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Classical Greece 3-Day Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia and Delphi from Athens
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Classical Greece 3-Day Tour: Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia and Delphi from Athens

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Discover Greece’s major classical antiquities on a 3-day tour from Athens by air-conditioned bus. Visit the Peloponnese to see Mycenae, Epidaurus, and Olympia, and after a night in Olympia, cross the Gulf of Corinth for Delphi. After overnight here, tour the world-famous Delphi site, once considered the center of the world, before a visit to Delphi Museum. Two nights’ 3- or 4-star accommodation, daily breakfast and dinner, entrance fees, and air-conditioned transport included.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$385.60
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$385.60
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Ancient Olympia & Isthmus Canal From Athens (Private Tour)

Ancient Olympia & Isthmus Canal From Athens (Private Tour)

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Explore the place which gave the world the Olympic games on this private tour with a driver/guide who speaks English with native fluency. Travel direct from your Athens hotel or the port, with onboard Wi-Fi to help you stay connected. See the Corinth Canal, Ancient Olympia, and the Philippeion, built by Alexander the Great, and explore all three of the Olympia site museums. Tour excludes entrance fees.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$314.17
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$314.17
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Katakolon Shore Excursion: Private Tour of Ancient Olympia and Archeological Site

Katakolon Shore Excursion: Private Tour of Ancient Olympia and Archeological Site

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Make the most of your time in Katakolon port with this private, half-day shore excursion to Olympia. The sanctuary of Ancient Greece and the site of the classical Olympic Games, Olympia is one of Greece’s most important archaeological sites. With your own personal guide, you’ll check off highlights such as the Temple of Zeus, the Bouleuterion and, of course, the original Olympic stadium. You’ll also have ample free time to explore modern Olympia or visit the Museum of the Olympic Games.
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  • 4 hours
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$311.05
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Katakolon Shore Excursion: Private Tour of Ancient Olympia, Archeological Site and Archeological Museum

Katakolon Shore Excursion: Private Tour of Ancient Olympia, Archeological Site and Archeological Museum

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When you’re in port in Katakolon, visit Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games, on this private shore excursion. With a private guide, travel to this famous archaeological site and explore the ruined ancient stadium, athletes’ training areas, and other monuments associated with the games, first held in 776 BC, as well as relics such as the Temple of Zeus. Hear about the games’ history; visit the Archaeological Museum to see the statues and artifacts excavated here; and enjoy free time in modern Olympia before your return to Katakolon.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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$354.64
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Olympic games and swimming in Ancient Olympia Tour from Athens

Olympic games and swimming in Ancient Olympia Tour from Athens

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Olympia is known for being an important archeological site and the place where the Olympics was born. With this full-day tour, avoid the hassle of getting public transport and enjoy a worry-free small-group tour instead. First, go to Corinth Canal to see its panoramic views, and then head to Olympia—home to impressive temples, monuments and a stadium that once hosted 45,000 people. The tour also stops at Kakovatos Beach before the ride back to Athens.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$187.97
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$187.97
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8-Day Classic Greece Tour: Athens, Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi & Meteora

8-Day Classic Greece Tour: Athens, Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi & Meteora

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Get a comprehensive grip of Greece on this 8-day guided tour, staying first for 4 nights in Athens and then moving on to see some off-the-beaten-path spots, many of which are UNESCO World Heritage sites. Take walking tours of Athens' greatest sites, learning about the long and interesting history of the city. After departing Athens, visit the ancient theater at Epidaurus, stop by legendary Delphi, learn about the history of the Olympic games at Olympia, and explore amazing Meteora, Overnight accommodation is included and an expert guide accompanies you.
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  • 8 days
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$1,201.91
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$1,201.91

Ancient Olympia full day private tour from Athens

Ancient Olympia full day private tour from Athens

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It’s at least a 3.5-hour drive from Athens to Olympia, the home of the original Olympic games. Let a professional driver do the hard work while you sit back and enjoy the onboard Wi-Fi on this private tour: all drivers are native speakers of English and know Greek history well. Spend around half a day exploring the site in depth (entrance fees not included) before returning to Athens.
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  • 12 hours
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$250.48
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$250.48
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Olympia - Full day Tour

Olympia - Full day Tour

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Olympia is known for being the birthplace of the Olympic Games, and for all being one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece. Spend a day exploring its many attractions by going on a full-day tour. Take the stress out of organizing transfers by having round-trip transport from Katakolon Port included. You’ll travel between dispersed sites and enjoy commentary along the way. Top sites you’ll visit include Zeus Temple, Hermes of Praxiteles, Kilo’s Honey Farm, Kremasta Monastery, Saint Andrew Beach, and wineries too.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$408.15
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$408.15
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2 or 3-Day Private Tour: Ancient Olympia, Corinth, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Nafplion
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2 or 3-Day Private Tour: Ancient Olympia, Corinth, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Nafplion

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Visit five of Greece’s Peloponnese signature sights without using buses or cabs on this 2-day private tour from Athens. Explore ancient Olympia, Epidaurus, Corinth, and Mycenae; and visit Venetian-built Nafplion—traveling to all of them by deluxe private sedan or minivan. Overnight 5-star accommodation is included, as are options to arrange guides and extend your trip to three days. Entrance fees are at your expense.
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  • 3 days
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$810.94
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$810.94
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4-Day Classical Greece Private Tour - With Expert Guide, Tickets & Hotel Options

4-Day Classical Greece Private Tour - With Expert Guide, Tickets & Hotel Options

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Visit a wealth of Classical Highlights on this 4-Day Private experience from Athens including the UNESCO listed Mycenae, Epidaurus, Olympia, Delphi & Meteora. In the company of your Professional, Experienced & informative Tour Driver, enjoy the comfort of luxury vehicles and convenient, centrally located 4-Star & Boutique Hotels. Additional Booking options allow you to add either lunch (Gold package); or Lunch plus Tickets plus Expert Guides at UNESCO sites (Platinum package).
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,558.51
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$1,558.51
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3-Day Classical Greece Private Tour - With Expert Guide, Tickets & Hotel Options

3-Day Classical Greece Private Tour - With Expert Guide, Tickets & Hotel Options

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Visit a wealth of Classical Highlights on this 3-Day Private experience from Athens including the UNESCO listed Mycenae, Epidaurus, Olympia, and Delphi. In the company of your Professional, Experienced & informative Tour Driver, enjoy the comfort of luxury vehicles and convenient, centrally located 4-Star & Boutique Hotels. Additional Booking options allow you to add either lunch (Gold package); or Lunch plus Tickets plus Expert Guides at all UNESCO sites (Platinum package).
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,076.24
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$1,076.24
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Ancient Olympia Private Tour from Athens

Ancient Olympia Private Tour from Athens

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Travel to the birthplace of the Olympic Games in comfort on a private day trip to ancient Olympia and other highlights of the Peloponnese. Admire the engineering of the Corinth Canal, and then trace the victories of ancient Greece’s greatest athletes at gymnasium and track ruins plus the site’s archeological museum. A personal driver means a flexible itinerary, with pickup available directly from your Athens hotel or the cruise port.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$291.62
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$291.62
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4 hour Katakolon shore excursion (Olympia - Winery - Beach)

4 hour Katakolon shore excursion (Olympia - Winery - Beach)

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If you’ve only got a day in Katakolon, this Shore Excursion is a great choice. You won’t waste time organizing transport as port pickup and drop-off is included. Enjoy the convenience of having a full itinerary planned out for you and a guarantee to skip-the-line at attractions. You’ll see the Olympia site and museum, a winery, and St. Andrew Beach.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$290.00
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$290.00
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Olympia Shore Excursion: Ancient Olympia Plus Honey Farm & Olive Oil Tasting

Olympia Shore Excursion: Ancient Olympia Plus Honey Farm & Olive Oil Tasting

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Get more out of your visit to Seville's monuments, and visit them with a guide to appreciate their history. This skip-the-line tour of Seville Cathedral, Royal Alcázar of Seville, and the Giralda takes you straight to the highlights of each site with an official guide. Even better: An audio device is available (if needed) to make sure you catch all the commentary.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.64
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$130.64
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Day trip to Ancient Olympia from Athens

Day trip to Ancient Olympia from Athens

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Home to the original Olympics—and an archaeological museum with masterpieces by Praxiteles and more—ancient Olympia is a must-visit when in Greece. Take the 3.5-hour journey from Athens easy on this private tour, with a knowledgeable driver/guide and brand new vehicle. Break the trip at the Corinth Canal and the scenic villages of Langkadia and Levidi. Please note: entrance fees are at your own expense.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$268.52
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$268.52
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Ancient Olympia can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Ancient Olympia costs USD 155.74. Guided Ancient Olympia tours start around USD 155.74 per person.