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Olympia and Museum Private Guided Tour

Olympia and Museum Private Guided Tour

From $199.25 per group up to 8

See ancient Olympia and its museum through the eyes of an expert guide who also happens to be a certified archaeologist and avid storyteller.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
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Duration 2 hours
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Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Go on a tour of the ancient site of Olympia and walk in the world’s first stadium
  • Discover the temple of Zeus, once home to one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  • Explore the archaeological museum to see significant artifacts from the site
Full description
Wander through the place where the ancient athletes lived, trained, offered sacrifices to the gods and competed at these iconic ruins. Discover where the Olympic flame is ignited every 4 years for the modern Olympic Games.  Step back in history at this stadium and run in the footsteps of the first athletes. Take your own pictures on the marble starting line, that still exists to this day.  The tour continues in the museum. Discover significant ancient artifacts from the archaeological site - the masterpiece of ancient Greek art, Hermes of Praxiteles will astound you.
Includes
  • A guided tour of the archaeological site and the museum
  • Skip the line entry
  • Local, licensed guide and archaeologist
  • Entrance fees to the archaeological site and museum (combined ticket is €12 per person, €6 if you are over the age of 65 and a European citizen. Children are free)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 11 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Service
    4.8/5
  • Organization
    4.8/5

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Learned so much more with our private tour of Olympia!

Our guide, Steve (Stavros).who is an archeologist, was the perfect guide. He shared his extensive knowledge about the site; responded to each of our questions with additional information; and opened our eyes as to what Olympia offered at the time. So much more than we had understood it to be! Wonderful, engaging guide who demonstrated his understanding of the importance of Olympia far beyond being the site of the ancient Olympic games and its important role in the history of ancient Greece and Rome. Highly recommend hiring him for your own private tour. We all enjoyed the laurel wreath he provided my grandson as the winner of the 'race' at the ancient stadium. A great day!

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June 29, 2019

We recommend Vassilios without restrictions, especially for families

Vassilios explained essential and strange things to us clearly and competently, responded to our questions and concerns and also referred to our 12-year-old son directly and in a very friendly manner. The tour was in English but easy to understand for everyone.

October 17, 2019

Natasa excellent guide for the kids

August 24, 2019

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