Best of Katakolon Private Tour

Price for a group of 4 people

Enjoy a private & exclusive shore excursion to one of Greece’s most visited sites, ancient Olympia! Learn about the birthplace of the Olympic games and explore the local culture

Duration:

5 hours

Meeting at:

Katakolon

Languages:

English, Spanish, French German, Italian

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Tour the ruins of Olympia with an archaeologist and get the inside scoop on ancient life

Unlock the mysteries of the place where the Olympic Flame is ignited every four years for the modern Olympic Games

Explore the archaeological museum to see significant artifacts from the site

Taste local products and learn the secrets of extra virgin olive oil

Customize your private tour to meet your needs and interests

DESCRIPTION

On this Best of Katakolon and Olympia private tour, feel the ancient splendor and the modern vibrancy of the area. Moreover, visit the best places where there is always something exciting to look forward to. Thus, enjoy a luxury tour with an expert guide and live authentic experiences.

Upon arrival, transfer in our comfy private vehicle from Katakolon port to the ancient site of Olympia.

To start with, wander through the place where the ancient athletes lived, trained, offered sacrifices to gods and competed. Witness the magnificence of the ancient city absorbing the wisdom of the ancient Greeks at iconic ruins. Time seems to have stood still there! Afterwards, revel in the beauty of the place where the Olympic Flame is ignited every four years for the modern Olympic Games. Then, discover the temple of Zeus, once home of one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. Step back in history at this stadium, run and follow the footsteps of the first athletes. Don’t fail to take your own pictures on the marble starting line extant up to this day.

Next, our Katakolon private tour continues to the museum. Now, join our knowledgeable guide on a journey through time and discover significant ancient artifacts from the archaeological site.

Later on, explore a local olive oil farm. Taste some local products and learn the secrets of olive oil from the experts. As for wine lovers, they may want to take an optional excursion to a local winery and sip on the varieties of wine produced there. However, if you choose to swim in turquoise blue waters, the beach is organized and you can relax and enjoy a beverage or Greek nibbles. At the end of the day, make your way safely back to Katakolon port.

INCLUSIONS/EXCLUSIONS

Transfer in a fully air-conditioned private vehicle from the port of Katakolon and return in due time
A guided tour of the archaeological site and the museum
Local licensed guide and archaeologist
Entrance fees
Discover an olive oil farm and taste local products*
Skip the line
Bottled water
All taxes
*Hands-on exploration on a local olive oil farm with meaningful cultural encounters. As an alternative to this option the following choices are possible:
Discover a local winery and taste local wines
Sit at a café or savor a meal at a waterfront tavern
Enjoy a Zorba live dance show while tasting Greek traditional nibbles
Explore a small Greek Honey Bees Farm while you drink Greek coffee and taste Greek sweets with with honey from the farm
Gratuities (optional)
Personal expenses

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Tripadvisor Reviews

Sightseer521705
I highly, highly recommend this company for your visit to Santorini. Our guide was Eugene and she was FABULOUS!
Rhonda C
Cannot say enough about this tour and how much fun we had! We were 4 couples that have been friends for years. Our tour guide, Zoi, was so knowledgable, yet very interesting and fun. The tour ended with a “light” lunch and Zorba dancers! It was so much fun! Opa!!
Matthieu G
since ruins are not very talkative, we improvised last minute to book a private guide with GuideMe in Greece… this was the best choice ever !! easy process, reliable, we had a great experience and enjoyed how knowledgable our guide was ! highly Recommended !
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Best of Katakolon Private Tour

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