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Archaeological Museum of Olympia

Archaeological Museum of Olympia Tours and Activities

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At this museum, a collection of objects unearthed from Ancient Olympia—where the very first Olympic Games were held in 800 BC—help you gain a better understanding of the adjacent ruins. Museum highlights include statues recovered from temples, carved pediments, votive offerings, and a scale model of Olympia.

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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$602.90
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$602.90
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$434.96
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$434.96
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Katakolon and Olympia Shore Excursion (4 seated car)

Katakolon and Olympia Shore Excursion (4 seated car)

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Explore Katakolon and Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games, and skip the long queues on this privately-guided excursion. Take in the stunning Grecian coastline, and walk roads once frequented by classical-era athletes and statesmen. Choose between a trip to a local honey producer - topped off by delicious pancakes with homemade honey - or take a guided tour of an olive farm followed by a cooling beach swim.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$295.10
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$295.10
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Katakolon and Olympia Shore Excursion

Katakolon and Olympia Shore Excursion

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Rather than waiting for hours in line at the ancient ruins of Olympia, skip the lines and explore the site in the way you want on this private shore excursion. After a sightseeing tour around the nearby seaside village of Katakolon, arrive at Olympia and take in the ruins of ancient monuments like the Temple of Zeus – not to mention the stadium that was the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$491.15
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$491.15
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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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$294.70
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$294.70
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Katakolon 7hour tour : Olympia-Honey Farm-Winery-Beach

Katakolon 7hour tour : Olympia-Honey Farm-Winery-Beach

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This tour is ideal for travellers who come to Katakolon Port and have got ample time to learn about the Greek history, taste local products and relax at the beach. Visiting the birthplace of the Olympic Games is a once in a lifetime experience. At the Honey Farm not only will you experience the Greek rural life but also the Greek hospitality . Having the chance to taste local products like honey, wine and olive oil will make your excursion memorable. Wrap up your tour with a swim in the clear blue water of the Ionian sea .
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$626.22
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$626.22
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Ancient Olympia full day private tour from Athens

Ancient Olympia full day private tour from Athens

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The land that was host to the ancient Olympiads, the games that were held to honor the Olympian Gods, the chief festivities in ancient Greece, Ancient Olympia is home to one of the world’s most important archaeological sites. Thousands of visitors that arrive here from across the globe are able to uncover the true essence of the Games, whose goal and purpose was to bring out the best in each competitor. At the heart of the site and within the magnificent temple dedicated to Zeus, was the famed gold and ivory statue of the god, a work of the sculptor Phidias and one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. From the 9th century BC, Olympia was a sacred place that attracted worshipers from around the ancient world. Starting from the 8th century BC, the celebrations at Olympia became associated with the Sacred Olympic Truce, honored throughout the Greek world. In the 5th century BC, Olympia became a place where ideas were spread, with dozens of thinkers coming here to exchange ideas.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$277.89
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$277.89
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Private Tour of Ancient Olympia & Isthmus Canal From Athens

Private Tour of Ancient Olympia & Isthmus Canal From Athens

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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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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$331.66
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$331.66
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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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$294.70
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$294.70
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Olympia and Kourouta Beach Escape

Olympia and Kourouta Beach Escape

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Take a break from the cruise ship crowds on a private tour to Olympia and Kourouta Beach. The excursion is a great option for history buffs, beach bums, and families alike. Private transportation whisks you away from the port and delivers you to Olympia, where you can explore the UNESCO listed archaeological site at your own pace. Then enjoy a full two-hours to enjoy the sun and surf at Kourouta Beach.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$202.05
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$202.05
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Classical Tour of Greece - Four Days from Athens

Classical Tour of Greece - Four Days from Athens

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Travel back in time to Ancient Greece with excursions to Mycenae, Olympia, Delphi, and more. With hotels, transportation, and most meals taken care of, this 4-day tour is perfect for adventurous history-buffs who hate planning. The in-depth itinerary takes you to multiple renowned archaeological sites and their respective museums, which are overflowing with artifacts. Along the way, enjoy authentic Greek culture and cuisine.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$657.27
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$657.27
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$491.15
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$491.15
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Private Full Day Tour to Ancient Olympia from Athens

Private Full Day Tour to Ancient Olympia from Athens

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If you like to travel in luxury, then opt for this elegant door-to-door chauffeur package to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ancient Olympia. Smaller groups will enjoy the ride in a new black Mercedes E Class or Audi A6; larger parties can opt for a stylish Mercedes minibus. All vehicles come with Wi-Fi, fridge, and leather seating.
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  • 9 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$361.26
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$361.26
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2 Days Private Tour: Mycenae - Epidaurus - Corinth & Ancient Olympia

2 Days Private Tour: Mycenae - Epidaurus - Corinth & Ancient Olympia

The myriad wonders of ancient Greece are too many to see in a single day. With two days to explore Laconia’s history and landmarks, this private tour offers a comprehensive taste of Grecian antiquity as well as lesser-known medieval Greece. A visit to scenic Nafplion - its capitol city until 1834 - is also included.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$500.20
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$500.20
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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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$398.93
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$398.93
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$328.03
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$328.03
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Private Tour:Olympia Museum & Archaeological Site from Katakolon Port

Private Tour:Olympia Museum & Archaeological Site from Katakolon Port

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Experience the birthplace of the Olympics on this half-day private excursion. After a convenient port pickup, cruise through the Peloponnesian countryside and admire vineyards, olive groves, and the region’s gorgeous coastline. Learn about the ancient Olympic archaeological site from an informative guide as you explore the Temples of Zeus and Hera, the Gymnasium, Stadium, and Archaeological Museum of Olympia.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$599.28
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$599.28
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3 Days Private Tour: Mycenae - Epidaurus - Corinth - Olympia & Delphi

3 Days Private Tour: Mycenae - Epidaurus - Corinth - Olympia & Delphi

Explore Greek culture and history on this multi-day excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, travel with a private driver to areas like the Peloponnese coast, Mycenae, Nafplion, Delphi, and ancient Olympia. Enjoy complimentary bottled water, assistance with booking accommodations, and an up-close view landmark sites (own expense) including the sanctuaries of Asclepius and Olympian Zeus, the Museum of Ancient Olympia, and the Temple of Apollo.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$750.30
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$750.30
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4-Day Private Tour of Classical Greece from Athens

4-Day Private Tour of Classical Greece from Athens

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Our first stop is at historical Thermopylae! Paying tribute to King Leonidas of Sparta and his 300 Spartan warriors we will visit the amazing monument of his statue which is captivating and have the chance to gaze upon the renowned hot springs (one of the 7 gates to Hades)! We will visit the archaeological site and Museum of Delphi, with its spectacular collection of artifacts, including the Naxian Sphinx, the unique bronze Charioteer and the Statue of Antinoos. Discover Ancient Olympia the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games. You will explore Mycenae from where the expedition to Troy started.  Walk through Nafplio the first capital city of modern Greece, a picturesque town with Venetian architecture that the Venetians used to call the Naples of Greece.  Witness the amazing Epidaurus theater, constructed in the late 4th century BC to host religious events to honor the god Asclepius and still in use. Another fact about this theater is the perfect acoustics. During summer, it hosts performances of ancient Greek drama.   We will explore the incredible archaeological site of Ancient Corinth following the footsteps of St Paul.   Ancient Diolkos where you discover and explore the ancient passage from the Corinthian to Saronic gulf and the subducting bridge. Here you can enjoy a coffee or snack at a wonderful cafe while you admire the views and wait for boats to pass through the canal.   Last, the Isthmus/Corinth canal which separates the Peloponnese from the Greek mainland where you will appreciate the engineering and incredible views of the Corinthian and Saronic gulfs.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,227.55
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$1,227.55
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Classical Tour of Greece - Three Days from Athens

Classical Tour of Greece - Three Days from Athens

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Led by a professional and passionate guide, visit Greece's most important UNESCO-heritage sites such as the mythical site of Olympia, the Temple of Apollo in Delphi famous for its oracle and Mycenae, home to the kingdom of King Agamemnon. Prehistory, the Classical period, Roman domination, the Byzantine Empire, the Crusades and Modern times: Greece through the centuries will unfold before you on this three days tour.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$431.33
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$431.33
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7-Day Classical Greece Tour: Athens, Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia and Delphi

7-Day Classical Greece Tour: Athens, Epidaurus, Mycenae, Olympia and Delphi

Get a comprehensive overview of classical Greece on this 7-day tour from Athens. Meals, activities, transportation, and accommodation included per itinerary.
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  • 7 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,134.52
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$1,134.52
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2-Day Private Tour: Olympia, Arcadia Mountain Villages & Monasteries from Athens

2-Day Private Tour: Olympia, Arcadia Mountain Villages & Monasteries from Athens

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 Visit the birthplace of the Olympics and see some of Greece's most beautiful villages and monasteries on this private tour. Highlights include the villages of Dimitsana and Stemnitsa, where you visit cliff monasteries, eat a traditional lunch, and stay in a quaint guesthouse. The next day will include a trip to Olympia, where you can run down the historic Olympic track before returning to Athens or Nafplio.
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$849.01
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$849.01
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5-Day Best of Peloponnese Private Tour: Nafplio, Olympia, Mycenae, Epidaurus +++

5-Day Best of Peloponnese Private Tour: Nafplio, Olympia, Mycenae, Epidaurus +++

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Get away from the hustle and bustle of Athens. Choose this PRIVATE tour and experience the most essential region of Greece; the mythical Peloponnese. > Explore Peloponnese's Unesco sites of Corinth, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Mystras, Messene, Monemvasia, but also the fantastic Arcadia mountain villages, the awesome Mani peninsula. > We plan for you an experience and not a tour for ... tourists! > Your ACCOMMODATION is TOP CLASS, as long as you don't book this experience last minute. > Expect this tour to be about FOOD & DRINK too! You are NOT LIMITED TO A TOURISTY MENU for your lunch. Food & drink is included and an important part of your experience! > Be prepared for complimentary extras ... if you are outgoing type of persons!
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  • 5 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$2,688.55
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$2,688.55
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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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$392.92
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$392.92
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Archaeological Museum of Olympia costs USD 73.68. Guided Archaeological Museum of Olympia tours start around USD 73.68 per person. See all 82 Archaeological Museum of Olympia tickets and tours on Viator.
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