8.Ancient Olympia Full Day Private Tour

12 min

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Archaia Olympia 270 65, Greece

Departing Athens, you will drive towards the west of it and you will continue your journey through the highway. One of the most impressive parts of the scenery will be the unique and historical location, between mount Aegaleo and the island of Salamis, where the naval battle of Salamis was fought, in 480 BC, with Xerxes viewing everything from...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Archaia Olympia 270 65, Greece

Departing Athens, you will drive towards the west of it and you will continue your journey through the highway. One of the most impressive parts of the scenery will be the unique and historical location, between mount Aegaleo and the island of Salamis, where the naval battle of Salamis was fought, in 480 BC, with Xerxes viewing everything from the top of the mountain and the Persians receiving a devastating loss from the Athenians.Continuing the drive, you will pass the valley of Megara many centuries old, filled with groves of pistachio and olive trees with the view of the impressive mountains of the Peloponnese on the one side in the background.Then through the highway and the Peloponnesian mountains you will continue your drive and you will arrive in the beautiful plane of Olympia, approximately 4 hours after your departure from Athens.In Olympia you will see among other things, the ancient gymnasiums, the workshop of Phedias, the temples of Zeus and Hera, the altar where the Olympic Torch is always being lit for the Modern Olympics, the stadium, the pediments of the temple of Zeus, the statues of Nike of Paeonius and Hermes of Praxiteles, as well as the legendary helmet of General Miltiades from the battle of Marathon in 490 BC.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Olympia, Olympia, Elis Region, West Greece

After this fascinating experience of exploring the ancient sacred grounds and experiencing the serene environment of the site that inspired the sacred truce among the ancients Greeks, for a month prior to the Olympics each time, you will be able to have a short stop for lunch or a snack in the modern town of Olympia. Then we drive back to athens .

Duration: 1 hour

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Important Details

Included
  • -Air-conditioned van vehicle
  • -Private transportation
  • -Taxes
  • -English-speaking driver
Not Included
  • -Entrance fees in the monuments
  • -Meals & personal expenses
  • -Drinks
  • -Official guide in the monuments (contact us for availability and price)
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Our driver will be waiting for you at the hotel lobby/ apartment
You may contact us if you need clarification.

Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Infant seats available
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • contact us if you need a infant/child seat or booster
  • - We can pick you up from any hotel, accommodation, or central point in the city of Athens
  • -If you desire an officialy licensed guide, is upon request (contact us for availability and price)
  • -You will climb steps and walk 10-15 mins to visit the Acropolis from the parking lot
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • -All our drivers are professional English speaking drivers, have high experience and they have a good knowledge of the sites that you are going to visit. They can provide you general information for each one, but they are not official guides and they cannot escort you inside sites, museums and monuments.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • If you need a Infant/child Seat plz call us and let us know at least 1 day before the tour
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.