Ancient Olympia

Retrace the history of the Olympic games

Discover Ancient Olympia, one of the most important athletic and religious centres in Greece. Let’s retrace the history of the ancient Olympic Games in 776BC. Let’s “run” in the Stadium where the start and finish lines are still clearly visible.

 

Retrace the history of the Olympic games

In western Peloponnese many centuries ago, in the so-called “valley of the gods”, Ancient Olympia had the privilege of organizing the Olympic Games. Visit the birthplace of the Olympic Games, an UNESCO World Heritage site with magnificent ancient monuments which ancient Greeks used as worship centers, sports and festival centers. Olympia is now, as it used to be in the past, a famed destination, a powerful landmark known the world over. Take a trip back in time, to make sense of the present and connect with the future. Let’s retrace the history of Olympic Games.

Experience

What To Expect

Highlights

TOUR PACKAGE

  • Starting Point: A chauffeur-driven private vehicle will pick you up from your location
  • Drive south to Peloponnese
  • Guided tour of the archeological site of Ancient Olympia
  • Guided tour of the archeological museum of Ancient Olympia
  • Free time and lunch with specialities in Olympia
  • Drive back to Athens
  • Ending Point: Drop off location
  • Private State-Licensed Tourist Guide, English speaking
    • Option 1: Only On site, Olympia
    • Option 2: She/he will escort you for the entire tour/day
  • Private Transport by Luxurious Mercedes Vehicle (no taxi)
  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off (Athens City & Coastal)
  • English Speaking Chauffeur – “Tour Insider”
  • Admission Tickets: Priority – Skip the Ticket Booth Lines
  • On Board: bottled water, snacks & refreshments, WiFi, mobile/tablet chargers
  • All taxes, fuels, tolls, vehicle insurance, parking fees and handling charges
  • Customizable “tailored to your wishes”
  • 24/7 Customer Support
  • Personal expenses, lunch, dinner
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Accommodation
  • Guide’s other Languages: Deutsch, Español, Français, Pусский, Português, 中国, Italian, Japanese, Turkish,Romanian, Arabic, Swedish, Dutch, Greek, Serbian, Croatian, Slovenian, Polish
  • Vehicle type/class upgrade (e.g. Limo, MiniVan, Limo VIP MiniVan, Minibus)
  • Olympia Overnight Stay (4* or Boutique Hotel accommodation). Recommended.
  • For bookings including  the extras/upgrades, please fill in the Request Form or send an email at info@upper.travel

Archaeology, Culture & History, Food & Drink, Family Friendly

  • The tour is held in English. For other languages, please send a request.
  • The tour is private and can be customised to your wishes and whims
  • We offer only Private Tours, therefore some of them are directly bookable for later dates because they are subject to availability. If you wish to book a tour at an earlier date, please fill in the Request Form or send an email at info@upper.travel
  • If you have any special requirements please advise us (e.g. accessibility, health issues, wheelchair, child seat, etc)
  • Now before you visit: Comfortable clothes & hat, athletic walking footwear, sun block cream & sunglasses

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