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From Athens: Ancient Olympia Private Day Trip

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Explore the birthplace of the Olympic Games on a private day trip to Olympia from Athens. Stop at the Corinth Canal and discover the Temple of Zeus at Olympia before choosing a place for lunch.

Highlights

  • Feel the awe of looking upon the ruins of the ancient Temple of Zeus
  • Stop at the Corinth Canal to watch ships cruising through the passage
  • Experience the beauty of rural Athens on your way out of the city
  • Explore the archaeological site home to the first Olympic Games
  • Learn about the culture of ancient Greece and the role of sports

Description

Depart from Athens on a private day trip to Olympia. Admire views of the Aegean Sea at the Corinth Canal and enter the birthplace of the legendary Olympic Games at Olympia. Walk around the archaeological site and find the ruins of the Temple of Zeus. Get picked up from your accommodations and meet your friendly driver for the day. Watch the cityscape disappear into the distance as you drive through the countryside towards Olympia. Make a stop at the Corinth Canal which separates the Peloponnese from the Greek mainland. Watch ships cruising through the passage below to the Aegean Sea. Arrive at Olympia and choose whether to hire a guide to learn about the history of this site and the Olympic Games. Explore the archaeological site and marvel at the remains of the Temple of Zeus. Leave Olympia and if you're hungry, grab lunch at a local restaurant. Set off for Athens to arrive before nightfall.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off Driver Transportation in a minibus with Wi-Fi

Important Information

  • A licensed guide can be provided upon request for an additional small fee

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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