OLYMPIA VIP TOUR
Daytrip excursion to Olympia from Zakynthos
Enjoy a unique trip to Olympia by our new and luxury bus. Not only will you be travelling like a VIP also your precious time in Olympia will be of a totally different experience. To share your time with your official guide in the museum and archaeological site of Olympia will benefit to a truly VIP Olympia feeling, you will feel like an ancient winner yourself!
Our VIP Olympia day trip takes place once a week. Our journey starts early in the morning from the area of your accommodation with our luxury bus. With destination, the port of Zakynthos town. Here you will board one of our local ferries, which will in just over an hour arrive at the small port of Killini on the Peloponnese. From here it will take us just under an hour to reach the sacred site of Ancient Olympia. This VIP Olympia excursion will give you plenty of information concerning the ancient Olympic Games, and be a very interactive and flexible experience with freedom to explore and enjoy all the beauty around you. You will have about 3 hours at the site, where with the help of our fully qualified guide you will tour the whole of the archaelogical site with it’s stadium, temple of Dia, the sacred site of the lighting of the Olympic Flame and the museum. Here you will have the chance to see many of the beautiful artifacts that have been discovered during the excavations over the centuries.
After your unique guided tour you will have some free time in the modern village of Olympia for refreshments and souvenir shopping before we start our return journey. Before reaching Killini you will have a chance to enjoy the views towards the ancient castle which stands proudly above the port before boarding the ferry for our return journey to Zakynthos.
Please be aware:
• The tour involves walking from the Museum to the Ancient site.
• At the Ancient site of Olympia you will be walking on a gentle sloop.
• This tour is not suitable for most children under the age of 6 years old.
• It’s your own responsibility to be in time at the pickup point for departure for Zakynthos at the end of the day.
• Make sure you have a bottle of water with you as they don’t sell water at the Ancient site.
The excursion day:
The excursion prices:
Adult: 55 euro PP
Child: 45 euro PP
Child age on this tour: Until 10 years old
The above mentioned prices are including the ferry tickets to the mainland of Greece as well as the headset hire at the Olympia museum. The lunch is not included in the excursion price. The entrance fees for the Archeological Site and the Museum are not included in the price (A combination ticket is €12 – free of charge are children till 18 years old and 65 plus have a 50% discount – copy of passport needed).
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