1. Greece
  2. Elis
  3. Katakolo
  4. Archaeological Site of Olympia

Full Day Shore Excursion in Katakolon and Olympia

Product ID: 147120
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Experience Olympia in combination with all other important local spots to get an overall taste of the area. The tour combines archaeological importance, rural farm life, wine tasting, local food, religion and beautiful beaches.
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Duration: 7 hours
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  • Visit the archaeological site and museum of Olympia
  • Enjoy yourself at Klio's local honey farm
  • Experience local wine tasting and authentic greek cuisine
  • Visit the Kremasty monastery
  • Swim at St Andrew beach
Full description
The tour is designed for people reaching the port of Katakolon by one of the cruise ships which stay many hours at the port. The tour has a duration of approximately 6-7 hours. Your first stop is the Olympia archaeological site and museum. The Olympia visit will last approximately 2.5 hours where you will have the chance to see the birthplace of the Olympic games, Temple of Zeus, Stadium, Hermes of Praxiteles status and all other museum artifacts.

Next, you will head to Klio's honey farm where a lovely rural house will be visited with the nicest owners, introducing the process of the local honey production. During the visit a nice treat is offered tasting local pancakes with homemade honey.

You will then enjoy a wine tour at Magna Grecia farm. The owners will also introduce the process of harvesting and producing home made olive oil. Greek local lunch can be served then or another local restaurant can be an option to taste local cuisine.

Then you will go to the Kremasty monastery for the chance to get a feeling of the Greek Orthodox religion. Finally, the stop at Saint Andrew beach gives you a chance for a quick swim under the Greek sun, enjoying the cleanest water surrounded by rocks in combination with a nice Greek coffee or light lunch.
  • Live onboard commentary in English
  • Bottled water
  • Guidebook to help explore the archaeological site (available in different languages)
  • Transportation to all the tour stops by private vehicle
  • Fuel
  • Skip lines at the cashier issuing entrance tickets
  • Port pick-up and drop off
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees at Olympia (12 euros per adult person age +18)
  • Winery entrance fees (8 euros per adult person - Children get inside for free)
  • Licensed guide within the site and museum of Olympia
  • Food and beverages
  • Souvenirs

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Meeting point

Near the Katakolon pier's gate. The exact meeting point is near where all the taxis are parked and specifically at the first taxi park spots. The taxis are located 200 meters away from the port gate exiting on the right. A sign with the customer's name will be placed on the car's windscreen.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• Due to port regulations, at the time of booking, you must provide your cruise name, arrival time and full names of all participants; you will then be notified by email about the pick-up details
• Please wear comfortable shoes and bring cash for the entry tickets to Olympia

From US$ 353.10 Per group up to 4

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Product ID: 147120