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

Short Tour of Olympia, an Olive Oil Press & St. Andrew Beach

Product ID: 172284
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Take a half-day tour around Katakolon and Olympia, which was the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Visit an olive oil press and get familiarized with the production process of olive oil. Later have a nice swim at the best beach in the area.
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Duration: 4.5 hours
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  • Explore the archeological site and museum at Ancient Olympia
  • Visit a local Olive oil press and learn about the production process of virgin olive oil
  • Enjoy a visit to the beutiful Saint Andrew's Beach and swim in crystal-clear water
  • Get an easy, fast, and safe transfer in the area by a local driver and save time
Full description
Take in all the interesting sites of Katakolon before heading to the Olympia archeological site and museum on this 4-5 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 a local olive oil press and meet the owners, who will introduce you to the process of producing the nicest local extra virgin olive oil. Enjoy a tour of the premises and learn all about real olive oil.

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).
  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • Pickup and drop-off from the cruise port or your hotel
  • Visit of the Ancient Olympia
  • Local driver as tour escort
  • Bottled water
  • Guidebook for exploring the archaeological site (according to booklet language chosen)
  • Fuel cost
What’s Not Included
  • Olympia entrance fee (€12 per adult: age 18 years and up)
  • Olive oil press entrance fee (€8 per adult)
  • Licensed guide within the site and Museum of Olympia
  • Food and beverages
  • Personal expenses

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Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
- At the time of booking you must let the supplier know your cruise ship name and arrival time, the full names of all participants, or your hotel name and location.
- Pickup is done from the cruise port or from hotels in the Katakolon area.
- You will get an email from the local partner with pickup details.
- Please be aware that the tour doesn't include entrance fees nor guided tour of the Ancient Olympia

From US$ 261.64 Per group up to 4

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Stathopoulos Tours

Product ID: 172284