Katakolon and Olympia Shore Excursion

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14 reviews

Katakolon and Olympia Shore Excursion

From $266.65 per group up to 4

Take in the main sites of Katakolon and Olympia, which was the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Visit a local farm and the area's nicest beach.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4 hours
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English
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the archaeological site and museum of Olympia
  • Visit Klio's local honey farm and enjoy pancakes with homemade honey
  • Enjoy a swim off Saint Andrew's Beach
Full description
Take in the interesting sites of Katakolon before heading to the Olympia archeological site and museum on this 4-hour shore excursion. See the birthplace of the Olympic Games, the Temple of Zeus, the Stadium, the Hermes of Praxiteles statue and artifacts in the museum. Stop at Klio's honey farm and meet the owners, who will introduce you to the process of honey production. Enjoy pancakes with homemade honey in the shade of the garden trees. Head to Saint Andrew’s Beach for a quick swim in the clear waters surrounded by rocks. Enjoy a cup of Greek coffee or a light lunch (not included in the tour price).
Includes
  • Bottled water
  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • Fuel
  • Skip the ticket lines
  • Port pick-up and drop off
  • Live commentary on board in English
  • Guidebook for exploring the archeological site (according to booklet language chosen)
  • Olympia entrance fee (€12 per adult: age 18 years and up)
  • Licensed guide within the site and Museum of Olympia
  • Food and beverages
  • Souvenirs
Covid-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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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

  • Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and bring cash for the entry ticket to Olympia
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 14 reviews

Review summary

  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    5/5
  • Service
    4.8/5
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Loved Olympia tour including Klio Honey Farm and beach stop!

We would have liked more commentary on the sites of Olympia and the history but our guide just read us a script on the Olympic Games. We enjoyed the museum but felt rushed! The honey farm was a great cultural experience but the beach stop was not much! Could have stayed longer in Olympia. Four of our group of 6 are teachers! Our guide was sweet but needs more experience. Maybe she needs to accompany a more experienced person to learn more about being a guide!

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June 25, 2018

Gut, unterhaltsam, kurzweilig.

Guter fahrer, klimatisierter neuer Bus. Wir waren vor den Touristen Massen in Olympia. Fahrer hat uns mit Eintrittskarten bis zum Eingang gebracht und uns anschließend noch zu einer kleinen idyllischen Bienenfarm gebracht. Bei über 30° C hat er uns mit Wasser versorgt und gut und pünktlich wieder zurück gebracht.

September 29, 2018

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May 10, 2019

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