Experience an unforgettable private day tour to Ancient Olympia from Kalamata, and feel the Olympic spirit by close!
Welcome to Ancient Olympia, the place where the heart of the Olympic Games beats!
A full day tour to the small town of Olympia in the western Peloponnese, where the ancient Olympic games where held throughout antiquity. Discover that important spiritual center of ancient Greece and walk through the impressive ruins of the Temple of Zeus and the areas where the athletes were trained and run in the ancient stadium just as the ancient Greeks.
This Day tour to Ancient Olympia offers you the best way to experience the Greek History!
Our tour starts with a driving from Kalamata in the early morning for about 2 hours and reaching Olympia and its spectacular site and museum for a long tour of this unique place.
We walk through the impressive ruins of the area where athletes trained and run in the ancient stadium just as the ancient Olympians did after their victory 3000 years ago. We explore the ruins of the ancient Gymnasium, Palestra, Hotels and Temples that were once the cradle of the civilization.
After a long walk among the ruins we continue our tour and we visit the museum, where we get the chance to see some unbelievable sculptures such as the sculpted decoration of the temple of Zeus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the famous Hermes of Praxiteles and the statue of Nike of Peonios.
We spend about 2 hours in the town of Olympia in order to visit the site and the museum and we have 1 more hour free time to enjoy a coffee or a lunch at a local restaurant before we start the trip back to Kalamata.
Visit the birthplace of Olympic Games
Perfect introduction for first time visitors
Free Wifi on board
Expert English speaking tour leader
Transport by luxurious – private vehicle
Free WiFi on board
Pick up drop off from your hotel in Kalamata
Professional and licensed guide (upon request with extra charge)
Entrance fees to the archaeological site and museum
Meeting point for the Day tour to Ancient Olympia from Kalamata:
Pick up from your hotel in Kalamata or a specified spot
Weather will not affect the operation of the tour. However if canceled due to unfavorable weather conditions, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
Confirmation for this tour will be received at time of booking
A maximum of 8 people per booking
A moderate amount of walking is involved
The language of the tour is Greek and English. Other languages can be provided on request