Day trip

From Athens: Full-Day Private Round Trip to Ancient Olympia

From Athens: Full-Day Private Round Trip to Ancient Olympia

From US$ 260.12 per person

Enjoy a tour through the land that was host to the ancient Olympiads, home to the games held to honor the Olympian Gods. This tour, along with your own driver and transfer service, will allow you to discover Greece's fascinating history.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup optional
From the lobby of your hotel or outside your apartment in Athens or Piraeus. The driver will be holding a sign with your name on it.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Uncover the true essence of the Olympic Games
  • Explore the magnificent temple dedicated to Zeus
  • Visit Olympia, a place that originated great ideas
Full description
Start your tour with a visit to the Corinth Canal, a site of utmost historical significance. Enjoy a brief 15 minute stop here and take plenty of pictures whilst you have a refreshing beverage. Next, continue your travels to Ancient Olympia, where you will get to stop and discover with your driver for around 5 hours.  During your time here, you will get to visit some of ancient Greece's most iconic landmarks, such as the Archaeological Site of Olympia, the Philippeion, the Archaeological Museum of Olympia, the Museum of the Olympic Games and the Archimedes Museum. Whilst in the city of Olympia, your driver will be able to suggest a delicious, traditional Greek tavern for you to stop and have lunch.
Includes
  • Private transportation
  • WiFi on board
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel, apartment, airport or port pickup and drop off service
  • Licensed tour guide (optional with extra cost)
  • Entrance fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

Know before you go

  •  The drivers are not official tour guides, but they are knowledgeable and can provide fascinating commentary in fluent English. Although they will not enter the archaeological sites with you, they can answer most of your questions about the places you visit with this tour
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Product ID: 374546