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Adjacent to the UNESCO-listed site of Olympia, the Museum of the History of the Ancient Olympic Games follows the founding and development of the Olympic games. Displays exhibit sporting objects, sculptures, and artistic representations, and cover key events such as javelin throwing, chariot racing, and wrestling.

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Private Full Day Tour to Ancient Olympia from Athens

Private Full Day Tour to Ancient Olympia from Athens

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If you like to travel in luxury, then opt for this elegant door-to-door chauffeur package to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ancient Olympia. Smaller groups will enjoy the ride in a new black Mercedes E Class or Audi A6; larger parties can opt for a stylish Mercedes minibus. All vehicles come with Wi-Fi, fridge, and leather seating.
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  • 9 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$345.95
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Ancient Olympia full day private tour from Athens

Ancient Olympia full day private tour from Athens

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The land that was host to the ancient Olympiads, the games that were held to honor the Olympian Gods, the chief festivities in ancient Greece, Ancient Olympia is home to one of the world’s most important archaeological sites. Thousands of visitors that arrive here from across the globe are able to uncover the true essence of the Games, whose goal and purpose was to bring out the best in each competitor. At the heart of the site and within the magnificent temple dedicated to Zeus, was the famed gold and ivory statue of the god, a work of the sculptor Phidias and one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. From the 9th century BC, Olympia was a sacred place that attracted worshipers from around the ancient world. Starting from the 8th century BC, the celebrations at Olympia became associated with the Sacred Olympic Truce, honored throughout the Greek world. In the 5th century BC, Olympia became a place where ideas were spread, with dozens of thinkers coming here to exchange ideas.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$283.16
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Ancient Olympia Private Tour from Athens

Ancient Olympia Private Tour from Athens

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Travel to the birthplace of the Olympic Games in comfort on a private day trip to ancient Olympia and other highlights of the Peloponnese. Admire the engineering of the Corinth Canal, and then trace the victories of ancient Greece’s greatest athletes at gymnasium and track ruins plus the site’s archeological museum. A personal driver means a flexible itinerary, with pickup available directly from your Athens hotel or the cruise port.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$334.25
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$334.25
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2 Days Private Tour: Mycenae - Epidaurus - Corinth & Ancient Olympia

2 Days Private Tour: Mycenae - Epidaurus - Corinth & Ancient Olympia

The myriad wonders of ancient Greece are too many to see in a single day. With two days to explore Laconia’s history and landmarks, this private tour offers a comprehensive taste of Grecian antiquity as well as lesser-known medieval Greece. A visit to scenic Nafplion - its capitol city until 1834 - is also included.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$509.68
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Private Tour of Ancient Olympia & Isthmus Canal From Athens

Private Tour of Ancient Olympia & Isthmus Canal From Athens

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Explore the place which gave the world the Olympic games on this private tour with a driver/guide who speaks English with native fluency. Travel direct from your Athens hotel or the port, with onboard Wi-Fi to help you stay connected. See the Corinth Canal, Ancient Olympia, and the Philippeion, built by Alexander the Great, and explore all three of the Olympia site museums. Tour excludes entrance fees.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$337.94
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3 Days Private Tour: Mycenae - Epidaurus - Corinth - Olympia & Delphi

3 Days Private Tour: Mycenae - Epidaurus - Corinth - Olympia & Delphi

Explore Greek culture and history on this multi-day excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, travel with a private driver to areas like the Peloponnese coast, Mycenae, Nafplion, Delphi, and ancient Olympia. Enjoy complimentary bottled water, assistance with booking accommodations, and an up-close view landmark sites (own expense) including the sanctuaries of Asclepius and Olympian Zeus, the Museum of Ancient Olympia, and the Temple of Apollo.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$764.53
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5 Days Private Tour: Meteora - Delphi - Olympia & Argolida

5 Days Private Tour: Meteora - Delphi - Olympia & Argolida

This tour addresses visitors that are interested in the natural beauty, medieval history, the ancient Greek period and modern history of Greece and at the same time want to spend some time at each location in order to understand and experience Greek culture.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,286.52
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Private Shore Excursion to Ancient Olympia & Museum from Katakolo port

Private Shore Excursion to Ancient Olympia & Museum from Katakolo port

With this tour you have a unique opportunity to visit the western Peloponnese, in the "Valley of Gods", lies the most celebrated sanctuary of ancient Greece, and the birthplace of the most important athletic mega-event of all times; the Olympic Games. Olympia is one of the most well-known tourist destinations in Greece, under UNESCO's heritage and one of the most powerful brand names worldwide. You will 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. Also you will visit the museum and 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 Hermis of Praxiteles and the statue of Nike of Paionios. The duration of the tour is about 5 hours including a Licensed tour guide
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  • 5 hours
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$409.96
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$409.96
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4 Days Private Tour: Corinth - Mycenae - Nafplio - Olympia- Delphi & Meteora

4 Days Private Tour: Corinth - Mycenae - Nafplio - Olympia- Delphi & Meteora

This tour is an excellent way to visit several sites of Greece in 4 days while also spending time in the Peloponnese peninsula, a tour that will introduce you to the most important periods of Greek History.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,018.75
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4 Days Classical Private Tour/ Corinth,Mycenae,Nafplio,Sparta,Olympia,Delphi

4 Days Classical Private Tour/ Corinth,Mycenae,Nafplio,Sparta,Olympia,Delphi

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We visit Greece, Corinth, Sparta, Ancient Olympia, Nafplio, Mycenae, Delphi, Thebes... as travelers, not as tourists. Schedule is flexible, but most importantly our drivers are seasoned travelers and are dedicated to helping you live the tour of your life, that is suited to your needs and lifestyle, allowing all passengers to enjoy the scenic drive, stopping wherever you desire, take photos, have a break, swim. Like all vacations in Greece local food is high in our list of things to do, we will taste local gastronomy and wines We can arrange accommodation for you in selected Boutique Hotels A'class or 3/4* Hotels with breakfast at an additional cost from 90€ per double room / weekend-holidays 120€ per double room - if more than 2 rooms 15% less. (Driver's room complimentary). You have the options of a full payment at the time of your booking or reserve your tour with a deposit only 50% at a lower rate (than Option/ Full Pay). See additional info.
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  • 4 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$534.55
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Ancient Olympia/ Corinth private tour from Athens/ Piraeus or Nafplio (12 hours)

Ancient Olympia/ Corinth private tour from Athens/ Piraeus or Nafplio (12 hours)

We visit Ancient Olympia & Corinth, as travelers, not as tourists. We get as excited as you, we love traveling, history & photography. We love what we do:) Schedule is flexible, but most importantly our drivers are seasoned travelers and are dedicated to helping you live the tour of your life, that is suited to your needs and lifestyle, allowing all passengers to enjoy the scenic drive, stopping wherever you desire and avoiding tourist traps. The day starts with convenient pickup from your location and then takes you via Corinth Canal to Peloponnese. Take the high way Corinth - Kalamata via Tripolis through the Majestic Arcadian Mountains to Olympia. Visit Olympic Zeus sanctuary & famous ancient Stadion. Visit one of the best Museums in Greece. Return to Athens via Ancient Corinth (Visit site & Museum). You have the options of a full payment at the time of your booking or reserve your tour with a deposit only 50% at a lower rate (than Option/ Full Pay). See additional info
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$137.89
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$137.89
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5 Days TOP Highlights in Mainland and Islands of Greece

5 Days TOP Highlights in Mainland and Islands of Greece

This tour offers you the opportunity to see different aspects of Greece. Visit the symbol of democracy, the centre of ancient world, little islands, watch amazing sunsets and taste divine wines only in 5 days...
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,330.52
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$1,330.52
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3 Days Private Tour - Kalavryta, Olympia, Nafplio, Epidavros, Mycenae Corinth

3 Days Private Tour - Kalavryta, Olympia, Nafplio, Epidavros, Mycenae Corinth

We visit Kalavrtyta,Ancient Olympia, Nafplio, Mycenae, Epidaurus... as travelers, not as tourists. Schedule is flexible, but most importantly our drivers are seasoned travelers and are dedicated to helping you live the tour of your life, that is suited to your needs and lifestyle, allowing all passengers to enjoy the scenic drive, stopping wherever you desire, take photos, have a break, swim. Day 1: The tour starts with convenient pickup, which takes you via Cornth Canal to Peloponnese. You will take the unique train to Kalavryta. Your driver will wait at the Train station to continue via Aroania mountains to Olympia (Overnight). Day 2: You will will visit the first ancient Olympic stadium, Zeus Temple, Museums, more... Drive via Arkadia mountains to Nafplio. Visit Palamidi, the most well preserved Castle in Greece (Overnight) Day 3: Visit Acronafplia castle, the oldest above old Nafplio, Asclepius sanctuary in Epidavros and Agamemnon Palace in Mycenae
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  • 3 days
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$427.64
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$427.64
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15 Days Private Tour: Classical Tour

15 Days Private Tour: Classical Tour

This marvelous 15 day tour is the chance of a lifetime. You will have opportunity of visiting some of the most famous sites Greece has to offer but also the 2 largest historical cities of Northern Greece, Ioannina and Thessaloniki. All the while offering you scenic routes, natural beauty and insight throughout the trip.
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  • 15 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$4,013.46
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8 Days Peloponnese: Culture, Sightseeing & Photography Private Tour from Athens

8 Days Peloponnese: Culture, Sightseeing & Photography Private Tour from Athens

Take a unique sightseeing & photography small group size tour, which will guide you not only in Greek History (Bronze Age to modern times), but guide you also into landscape and scenery photography. We visit majestic Peloponnese and photograph the most interesting ancient & medieval sites, castles, monasteries, villages, landscapes. Tour is also about sunset and sunrise photography so be prepared to venture into the most beautiful sceneries for our photography historical trip. Like all vacations in Greece local food is high in our list of things to do, we will taste local gastronomy and wines Nikolaos your driver is a professional artist and worked as photographer & portrait painter for websites & newspapers. His passion not only for History, but for architectural, landscape and people photography led him to pursue photography tours. Kalavryta, Olympia, Pylos, Methoni, Mani/ Cape Tenaron, Monemvasia, Sparta, Nafplion... are his best choices in Peloponnese. See his photos & portraits
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  • 8 days
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$984.90
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5 Days Private Ancient Cities Tour of Greece from Athens

5 Days Private Ancient Cities Tour of Greece from Athens

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This tour addresses to those that would like to spend a sufficient period of time in Southern Greece in order to visit and experience the most important sites of this geographical Greek territory, travelling from the 2nd Millennium BCE until 11th CE.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,286.52
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4 Days Private Tour: Argolida – Olympia & Sparta

4 Days Private Tour: Argolida – Olympia & Sparta

This is a great opportunity to visit some of the most renowned significant archaeological sites of Argolida - Olympia & Sparta.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,018.75
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10 Days Private Tour: Peloponnese

10 Days Private Tour: Peloponnese

Meet the ancient Greek Gods! Peloponnese region is an incredible place to visit in order to see Greece. Myths and legends wait to captivate you in a landscape that you will love…
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  • 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,677.69
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$2,677.69
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5 Days Private Tour: Olympia - Mani - Sparta & Argolida

5 Days Private Tour: Olympia - Mani - Sparta & Argolida

This tour addresses to those that would like to spend a sufficient period of time in Southern Greece in order to visit and experience the most important sites of this geographical Greek territory, travelling from the 2nd Millennium BCE until 11th CE. The tour starts with a drive along the coast. On the way you will view of some Greek seaside villages and the island of Salamis (where the historical naval battle took place between the Athenians and the Persians).
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,286.52
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3 Days Private Tour: Kalavrita - Olympia - Mycenae - Epidaurus & Corinth

3 Days Private Tour: Kalavrita - Olympia - Mycenae - Epidaurus & Corinth

This tour addresses to people that would like to see a part of Greece that is not normally visited by foreigners in combination with some of the most important sites in Peloponnese peninsula.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$764.53
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7 Days Private Tour: Argolida - Sparta - Mani - Olympia - Delphi & Meteora

7 Days Private Tour: Argolida - Sparta - Mani - Olympia - Delphi & Meteora

We wanted to provide our guests with something different, something that would nourish the soul and mind but would also be a feast for the eyes, so we came up with this unforgettable 7 day tour.
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,939.02
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$1,939.02
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7 Days Private Tour: Argolida - Sparta - Monemvasia - Mani - Olympia & Delphi

7 Days Private Tour: Argolida - Sparta - Monemvasia - Mani - Olympia & Delphi

This tour gives our guests the intellectual pleasure of visiting numerous ancient and historical sites and the spiritual pleasure of being in this unique environment, the mountainous land, the sun and the sea for 7 days.
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,939.02
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Ancient Olympia Tour 4seat 12hours

Ancient Olympia Tour 4seat 12hours

This tour is an ideal destination to discover Ancient Olympia, the most important religious and athletic center of Ancient Greece. Our trip begins from Athens in the morning heading west and traveling by the sea along the Saronic Gulf. Our first stop will be the Corinth Canal, which connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. Afterwards, we will head to the central mountainous part of the peninsula of Peloponnese, located in Southern Greece, and pass by the central city of Peloponnese, Tripoli. We will continue driving along the western side of the coastline of Peloponnese and pass through the floodgate of Alpheos River, which is the longest river of the Peloponnese. About 15 minutes after the Alpheos River, we will arrive at our destination, Ancient Olympia. After experiencing the greatness and beauty of the ancient sanctuary, we will have lunch and then we will have a pleasurable drive back to Athens.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$521.18
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5 Days Private Tour: Delphi - Olympia - Sparta & Argolida

5 Days Private Tour: Delphi - Olympia - Sparta & Argolida

This tour offers you the opportunity to visit some of the most renowned sites in Peloponnese peninsula in combination with Delphi, the site considered the center of earth and was listed as a UNESCO site of world heritage in 1987 along with Acropolis.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,286.52
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Museum of the History of the Ancient Olympic Games costs USD 137.89. Guided Museum of the History of the Ancient Olympic Games tours start around USD 137.89 per person. See all 25 Museum of the History of the Ancient Olympic Games tickets and tours on Viator.
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