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From Athens: Ancient Olympia Full-Day Private Tour1 Reviews
Drive through the scenic and beautiful landscape of the Peloponnese Peninsula to reach the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Admire the emblematic temples and athletic facilities and feel the era of the ancient classical period.
- Visit the Ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic Games
- Visit the Temple of Zeus, Pelopion, the stadium, the Temple of Hera, the Phillipeion, the Phidias workshop
- Gaze the magnificent landscape of the Peloponnese peninsula
DescriptionExplore Olympia, as the sanctuary of ancient Greece that birthed the Olympic Games. Examine the Temple of Hera, where the modern day flame still burns during Olympic Games. See the Temple of Zeus, once home to the Golden and Ivory statue of Zeus, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Visit the original Stadium and Boulerterion monuments. Arrive at Athens, and see the Corinth Canal. Explore the modern town of Olympia where you can enjoy a traditional greek lunch. Shop for souvenirs in boutique stores. At the end day, be dropped back at your accommodation in Piraeus and Athens.
IncludesRound-trip transportation English-speaking driver Air-conditioned limousine, van, or car Pickup and drop-off up to your preferred location in Athens Fuel costs, toll fees, and taxes
- Please be advised it is best to leave early from Athens in order to enjoy most of your day in Delphi • Please wear comfortable shoes to explore the ruins and walk through the area