Katakolon small-group tour

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Visit the highlights of Katakolon on this fascinating Small Group Tour with max 6 people guaranteed!
Duration:
4.5 hrs
Meeting at:
Katakolon port
Languages:
English

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Enjoy the beautiful countryside and rural area travelling from Katakolon to the ancient site of Olympia

Go on a tour of the ancient site of Olympia and walk in the world’s first stadium

Make the most of your guided tour in the company of an archaeologist and licensed tour guide

Discover the temple of Zeus, once home of one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world

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

Take a stroll through the modern town of Olympia

Visit a local winery and sip on wine like the ancient champions (optional)

DESCRIPTION

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

Then, wander through the place where the ancient athletes lived, trained, offered sacrifices to gods and competed. Witness the splendor of the ancient city absorbing the wisdom of the ancient Greeks at iconic ruins. Next, discover the place where the Olympic Flame is ignited every four years for the modern Olympic Games. Thus, step back in history at this stadium, run and follow the footsteps of the first athletes. To this point, take your own pictures on the marble starting line extant up to this day.

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

Later on, take a stroll through the town of Olympia and soak up the modern flavor of the town. Wine lovers may want to take an optional excursion to a local winery and sip on the varieties of wine produced there. At the end of the day, make your way safely back to Katakolon port.

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GET & BRING

Transfer in a fully air-conditioned 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
Skip the line
Spend 1 hour exploring the modern town of Olympia at leisure*
Bottled water
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* Hands-on exploration in the modern town of Olympia with meaningful cultural encounters. As an alternative to this option the following choices are possible:
Explore a local family-run winery
Sit at a café or savor a meal at a Greek traditional restaurant
Entrance fees to the Archaeological site and the Archaeological museum
Gratuities (optional)
Personal expenses
Entrance fees to winery

PRICE EXPLANATION

Adults: 18 & over
160€
Students: Valid Student ID
120€
Children: Up to 12 years
99€

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Payments

A deposit is required to confirm your reservation. The deposit can be paid by credit card or via Pay Pal. The rest of the amount must be paid two weeks before the date of the tour.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

A participant may change or cancel an agreed service. No penalty will be incurred provided a change in date is made at least 5 days prior to departure and other dates are available. Except as outlined above our cancellation policy applies to our trips and tours.

    • If a participant cancels eight (8) days or more prior to departure, a refund less an administrative and credit card fee 15% will be made.
    • Cancellations one week or less prior to departure will result in a charge of 50% of the deposit.
    • Cancellations twenty-four (24) hours prior to departure will result in no refund.
    • Failing to arrive on the day of the tour will not result in a refund.
    • In case of cancellation or disruption due to acts of God, war, terrorism, rebellion, strike or any other causes beyond the participants’ control, they will receive a full refund.

Refunds will be made within thirty (30) days of the cancellation date.

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