Ancient Olympic

Ancient Olympia, Greece

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Ancient Olympic
Ancient Olympia, Greece

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About this trip

 

  •  The ancient Olympic Games were the most important sports event in the Greek world. According to the mythology, it was Hercules who established the games in order to celebrate the success of his 12 labors. The sports were organized in Olympia which was the most important temple in the honor of the king of the gods, Zeus. 
  • View where the complete ancient temples and famous statues would have been standing as well as watch the ancient athletes preparing for the different sporting events. 
  • Admire one of the seven wonders of the world, the 13 m tall gold and ivory statue of Zeus. Constructed in the 5th century with marble and limestone. According to history, the giant statue of Zeus was inside the temple.
  • Walk to the stadium area and watch the athletes compete in a foot race around the track. The running track is more than 200 meters long and almost 30 to 34 meters wide.
  • Then, visit the temple of Hera, one of the oldest temples in Greece. It was built in the 7th century BC and it follows the Dorian rhythm. 
  • Head to the Museum of Olympia, an important scientific institution that holds antiquities from different periods.
  •  Kourouta Beach, Amaliada, Elis Region, West Greece highlight of this tour is the time spent in an endless sandy beach.

What’s included

  • beach bed and umbrellas
    free of charge
  • wifi in the beach
    free of charges
  • air condition transporta
    free
  • pick up and drop of
    katakolo port
  • food and drinkss
    can be purchase
  • entrance ticket to olymp
    0-17 years old free( bring proff of id), 18-65 =12, after 65=6eu,

Itinerary

katakolo port jae olympi
explore katakolo - olympia - koutouta beach

 Instructions we provide to guests to meet your tour:
Meeting Instructions
Upon debarkation, please proceed through the cruise terminal and exit through the security area. Your tour departs from just outside the port, where there is a post office and a public bathroom (WC); this is approximately 100 meters from the cruise pier.

Please meet your local tour guide/representative who will be waiting outside the security area, in front of the post office and WC, holding a signboard that says "JAE OLYMPIC."

PLEASE NOTE: Entrance fees are optional (not included). The approximate cost in Olympia is 12 EUR.

Contact Information
If you encounter any difficulties on the day of the tour, please contact the local representative at 306937673759.

Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable, seasonal weather appropriate clothing and walking shoes.

Restrictions
Guests must be able to get in and out of transportation. This tour is not recommended for those guests with any mobility issues as you will be walking over uneven surfaces and varied ground conditions. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Ship Itinerary Changes
If your ship makes an itinerary change and you arrive into a scheduled port on an alternate date, please do not assume your tour has been canceled. Your tour will be scheduled for the new date.

Emergencies
If you cannot reach the local representative on the day of the tour, please call our Emergency Hotline at +306937673759

Please Note
These excursions are not provided by the cruise line. Please do not assume these excursions are affected by any changes the ship's shore excursion department makes to their excursions. 

Your Organizer


jo
jae olympics LLC
20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE Operates guided and self-guided shore excursions from Piraeus and Katakolon Olympia ports for sightseeing and to experience the beauty and history of Athens or Elis (Hlia). SPORTS EXPERT We are a recreational sports specialist and responsible for organizing individual or group activities at a community or private clubs in Greece. FAST & EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS We provide all types of equipment in our operations.

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