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Ancient Olympia full day private tour from Athens

Ancient Olympia full day private tour from Athens

Start your tour with a visit to the Corinth Canal, a site of utmost historical significance. Enjoy a brief 15 minute stop here and take plenty of pictures whilst you have a refreshing beverage. Next, continue your travels to Ancient Olympia, where you will get to stop and discover with your driver for around 5 hours.  During your time here, you will get to visit some of ancient Greece's most iconic landmarks, such as the Archaeological Site of Olympia, the Philippeion, the Archaeological Museum of Olympia, the Museum of the Olympic Games and the Archimedes Museum. Whilst in the city of Olympia, your driver will be able to suggest a delicious, traditional Greek tavern for you to stop and have lunch.

Olympia: The Audioguide to live the Olympic Adventure!

Olympia: The Audioguide to live the Olympic Adventure!

This audio guided tour offers an unforgettable experience in the heart of the Olympia archaeological site. Take a fascinating journey through time and discover the secrets of this mythical site, the cradle of the Olympic Games. Our audio guide is a valuable tool for exploring and understanding Olympia. It will leave you with lasting memories of this legendary place and will provide you with an immersive and enriching experience. Immerse yourself in the fascinating history of Olympia, cradle of the Olympic Games, with our audio guide, book today for an unforgettable experience! This is what we invite you to discover with our audioguided tour of Olympia: Travel back in time to the heart of ancient Greece ! Immerse yourself in the legendary history of the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Our two-hour audio tour is available in French and English. Listen to a clear and engaging narration as you discover the secrets of this thousand-year-old sanctuary. Explore the ruins of the Temple of Zeus, one of the largest in ancient Greece, and the Temple of Hera, recognized as Olympia's oldest Doric temple. Walk in the footsteps of the ancient athletes in the ancient Stadium and discover the history of the Prytaneum, where the priests of Olympia used to live. Discover the rituals and legends surrounding Zeus, King of the Gods, and explore the workshop of Phidias, where the statue of Zeus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, was created. Take your smartphone and download the audio guide application. Choose the language and start the visit. Let the voice guide you. It will automatically trigger at more than 60 points of interest. Take advantage of the interactive map, photos, illustrations and reconstructions, to immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of this legendary place. stroll at your own pace between the remains of the thermal baths, palaestra and gymnasiums, and admire the spectacular panoramas over the Alphée valley. Before you go, make sure you have downloaded the audio guide app and scanned the tour QR code. Compatible with most devices, our system offers an application downloadable from Google Play, the Apple Store and the Microsoft Store. Load the application, then scan the QR code of the visit present on the PDF and download the audio guide to your smartphone. You will receive the PDF in a new email, approximately 24 hours before your visit (not to be confused with the GYG voucher). In summary, this audio guide awaits you to offer you an unforgettable experience and take you on a fascinating journey through time. What are you waiting for? Uncover ancient secrets and experience Olympia firsthand! Explore every nook and cranny of this historic site with our detailed audio guide and immerse yourself in the haunting tales of the legends that have shaped this sacred land. Don't hesitate, book your visit today!

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(2 reviews)

The driver was very kind and took us to Olympia safely and accurately, even though we are Japanese and don't understand English or Greek very well. This may be the cheapest Olympia tour (transportation) that you can apply for with only two people participating. The car was a large sedan and had a very comfortable ride, so even though I suffer from back pain, I had no problems with it. And the car was clean and comfortable. A bottle of water is also included for each person. On the way to Olympia, we arrived at the Corinth Canal early in the morning at 9am, and there was no one else on the bridge except us. We were able to tour the ruins and museum of Olympia for 2 hours. It's not that big so we had plenty of time. After the tour, we were introduced to the restaurant. The price was reasonable and the food was delicious. However, for us Japanese people, the amount of food was so-called foreign food, so we ended up eating way too much. Meal for two was 4000 yen with a pork chop, chicken fillet, lots of fries on each plate, and 2 colas. It's a good deal if it's at a tourist destination price. Thank you to our driver, Mr. Police, for a comfortable long drive. It was a fun day.

We really liked the explanations of the places, because without explanations it is hard to understand the temples. Very good accompaniment to the visit!

Excellent visit and tour guide who was extremely knowledge about Olympia. Due to destination fairly expensive but once in a lifetime visit.

Absolutely fantastic day with our really knowledgeable driver Michael. Prompt pick up, lovely cool car and great service.

Ancient Olympia is stunning. Definitely worth the drive from Athens.