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Flavours of Katakolon with Ancient Olympia Private Tour

Access from: ​Katakolon (Olympia)


Key info

  • Tour ID: 40511
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Pick up point: Port
  • Activity level: Moderate

Top highlights

  • Ancient Olympia
  • Greek Folk Music
  • Lunch at a local Greek Resturant
  • Mount Kronios

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Key info

  • Tour ID: 40511
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Pick up point: Port
  • Activity level: Moderate

Top highlights

  • Ancient Olympia
  • Greek Folk Music
  • Lunch at a local Greek Resturant
  • Mount Kronios

Itinerary

- Depart from the Port
- Head towards Ancient Olympia
- Guided walk around Olympia
- Free time for around 30 minutes to explore the local shops
- Make your way to a local Greek restaurant
- Enjoy a 3 course lunch
- Return back to the port in plenty of time for your cruise ships departure

THIS IS A PRIVATE TOUR

You will be met at the port by a Cruising Excursions representative ready to commence your tour.

You will begin your tour with a scenic drive toward ancient Olympia, once you have arrived at Olympia you will have a guided walk around and you will discover all of the stories of ancient Olympia. Ancient Olympia, which is dedicated to Zeus, the father of Gods, it is located on the south-western foot of Mount Kronios, since 1829 when a French team partially excavated the Temple of Zeus and from 1975 to the present day, The German Archaeological Institute continue to excavate the Olympia site.

Olympia was the most religious and athletic centres in Greece and it is here that the Olympic Games were originally held every four years to honour Zeus. Once your guided walk around Olympia has come to an end, you will have the chance to do some shopping, you professional guide will advise all of the best outlets to visit around Olympia area, you will have approximately 30 minutes free time to explore the shops!

After this, you will then head towards a lovely local Greek restaurant, where you can sit back and relax and enjoy the views of Katakolon, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the local delicacies such as Zucchini Pie, Pork or Chicken Souvlaki with Pita, Tzatziki & fried potatoes, Greek salad with Feta & seasonal fruits. Whilst your taste buds are tingling, you can enjoy the local Greek folk music in the restaurant.

Once you have enjoyed your Greek style lunch, you will now make your way back to the port of Katakolon in plenty of time for your cruise ships departure.

Please Note: All passengers names are required for this tour. Please state your full names in the Special Requests box when making the booking. 

  • Full details

    Key info

    • Tour ID: 40511
    • Duration: 6 hours
    • Pick up point: Port
    • Activity level: Moderate

    Top highlights

    • Ancient Olympia
    • Greek Folk Music
    • Lunch at a local Greek Resturant
    • Mount Kronios

    Itinerary

    - Depart from the Port
    - Head towards Ancient Olympia
    - Guided walk around Olympia
    - Free time for around 30 minutes to explore the local shops
    - Make your way to a local Greek restaurant
    - Enjoy a 3 course lunch
    - Return back to the port in plenty of time for your cruise ships departure

    THIS IS A PRIVATE TOUR

    You will be met at the port by a Cruising Excursions representative ready to commence your tour.

    You will begin your tour with a scenic drive toward ancient Olympia, once you have arrived at Olympia you will have a guided walk around and you will discover all of the stories of ancient Olympia. Ancient Olympia, which is dedicated to Zeus, the father of Gods, it is located on the south-western foot of Mount Kronios, since 1829 when a French team partially excavated the Temple of Zeus and from 1975 to the present day, The German Archaeological Institute continue to excavate the Olympia site.

    Olympia was the most religious and athletic centres in Greece and it is here that the Olympic Games were originally held every four years to honour Zeus. Once your guided walk around Olympia has come to an end, you will have the chance to do some shopping, you professional guide will advise all of the best outlets to visit around Olympia area, you will have approximately 30 minutes free time to explore the shops!

    After this, you will then head towards a lovely local Greek restaurant, where you can sit back and relax and enjoy the views of Katakolon, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the local delicacies such as Zucchini Pie, Pork or Chicken Souvlaki with Pita, Tzatziki & fried potatoes, Greek salad with Feta & seasonal fruits. Whilst your taste buds are tingling, you can enjoy the local Greek folk music in the restaurant.

    Once you have enjoyed your Greek style lunch, you will now make your way back to the port of Katakolon in plenty of time for your cruise ships departure.

    Please Note: All passengers names are required for this tour. Please state your full names in the Special Requests box when making the booking. 

  • Essential information

    Included in this tour

    • Air Conditioned Transportation
    • English Speaking Guide
    • Lunch at local Restaurant
    • Greek Folk Music
    • Entrance tickets to Olympia site
    ACTIVITY LEVEL: 3 (Olympia)
    Activity Level Scale:
    1 - Easy going
    2 - Light Walking
    3 - Walking up to 2km which may involve steps and Inclines
    4 - Quite Strenuous with walking, steps and Inclines
    5 - Hard Physical Activity
    There is a lot of walking involved in this tour on uneven ground, cobbled stones and also steps, please ensure you wear comfortable footwear, please take a sun hat and sun protection. There are plenty of photo opportunities, please do not forget your camera.

    Joining instructions

    Clients will be met by a Cruising Excursions representative at the cruise port, the representative will be holding a sign with the Cruising Excursions logo.
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