Day trip to Olympia from Zakynthos

Day trip to Olympia from Zakynthos

Explore the city of the Ancient Olympic Games and discover some of Greece's exciting treasures on a fully guided day trip from Zakynthos.

  • Customer review "great" (4.5)
  • 100% recommendation rate
  • More individuality: 20 participants maximum
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Explore the city of the Ancient Olympic Games and discover some of Greece's exciting treasures on a fully guided day trip from Zakynthos.

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  • Languages: English
  • Participants: 1 - 20
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • public (with other participants)
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great

It was a well organised tour. The pick up was on time, even super punctual I would say which is not always the case with other tours/agencies. The communication with the travel agency was also very fast and we got tickets sent by email. The guide on our bus was super helpful. The local guide at the museum gave a very interesting presentation. We had one hour of free time after visiting museum and archaeological site which was also enough for restoring powers on one of the hottest day this summer. Thank you!

Ecaterina
good

Nice tour with good and prepared guides, both in Olympia and on the bus. I would have enjoyed spending more time in the Archaeological Park, unfortunately we only spend 1 hour and half there and we didn't see all the area. Anyway Olympia is beautiful and I recommend the tour. The provider was very kind to set a pick up location suitable to us.

Francesca

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Your experience

Highlights

  • Discover the place of the Ancient Olympic Games
  • See one of the Seven Wonders of the World
  • Seize the opportunity to explore the village of Olympia on your own

Description

To start your day trip you will be picked up early-morning and taken by coach to Zante Town. Then you will travel over to the mainland of Greece by boat at approximately 08:00 am, taking about one and a quarter hours. The boat provides a snackbar and you can also find toilet facilities on board.

On arrival in Kyllini port you will rejoin your coach and guide. After a 50 minute drive south we will reach the wonderful site of Olympia. We arrive in Olympia at the highlight of the trip - the Archeological site. Aofficial tour guide will expect you to take you on a fully guided tour to some of Greece’s exciting treasures. You will discover the Temple of Zeus, including one of the Seven Wonders of the World and the Temple of Hera, where the statue of Hermes was found. Aside from that, you will see the original position of the Olympic flame and the original Olympic stadium, to name only a few historic points.

We will return into the village of Olympia for lunch and free shopping time. Olympia is wonderful for cut-price gold, leather goods, books, and souvenirs. If you choose to, there will also be enough time to visit the medals museum, which is dedicated to the modern 1896 Olympics.

Leaving Olympia we take the journey back to Kyllini port. The boat should arrive back into Zakynthos port at around 18:30 pm. There you will rejoin your coach which will take you back to your resort.

Please note

Additional information

Things to remember:
Camera, extra film, hat, sunscreen, comfortable walking shoes.
Take mineral water.
Take Euros. There is a cash machine in the Village but sometimes does not work!

Included in the price

  • Tour escort and English speaking official guide for the city tour
  • Transfers from/to resorts
  • Boat tickets
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees for museum and archeological site - Site entrance: 6€, Museum entrance: 6 €.
  • Children under the age of 18 years get free entry and OAPS over 65 a discounted price - ID must be provided.
  • Price for OAPS is 3€ each for site entrance and museum entrance. Or combine both for 5€.

Meeting point

Set up individually. Tour is available from: Lagana, Tsilivi, Kalamaki, Alykes, Alykanas, Agios Sostis, Vassilikos

Cancellation Conditions

This deal can be cancelled for free up to one day before the date of the activity.

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It was a well organised tour. The pick up was on time, even super punctual I would say which is not always the case with other tours/agencies. The communication with the travel agency was also very fast and we got tickets sent by email. The guide on our bus was super helpful. The local guide at the museum gave a very interesting presentation. We had one hour of free time after visiting museum and archaeological site which was also enough for restoring powers on one of the hottest day this summer. Thank you!

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Nice tour with good and prepared guides, both in Olympia and on the bus. I would have enjoyed spending more time in the Archaeological Park, unfortunately we only spend 1 hour and half there and we didn't see all the area. Anyway Olympia is beautiful and I recommend the tour. The provider was very kind to set a pick up location suitable to us.

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