Katakolon Shore Excursion: Private Tour of Ancient Olympia and Archeological Site

Olympia, Greece
Katakolon Shore Excursion Private Tour of Ancient Olympia and Archeological Site
  • 4 hours (approx.)
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Make the most of your time in Katakolon port with this private, half-day shore excursion to Olympia. The sanctuary of Ancient Greece and the site of the classical Olympic Games, Olympia is one of Greece’s most important archaeological sites. With your own personal guide, you’ll check off highlights such as the Temple of Zeus, the Bouleuterion and, of course, the original Olympic stadium. You’ll also have ample free time to explore modern Olympia or visit the Museum of the Olympic Games.
  • Private shore excursion from Katakolon to Olympia
  • Explore a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit the sites of the Temple of Zeus and the original Olympic stadium
  • Enjoy free time in modern Olympia
  • Private tour with knowledgeable guide ensures a more personalized experience
  • Covered by Viator's worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship

What's Included

  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Private professional guide
  • Transport by private vehicle and professional driver
  • Worry-Free Shore Excursion Guarantee
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entrance fees (approx. 12 euros)

Meeting and Pickup

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

Start time

Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience.

Opening hours

  • 1/1/2024 - 12/31/2024

    Monday - Sunday : 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

  • 1/1/2024 - 12/31/2024

    Monday - Sunday : 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Pickup details

You must contact the local service provider at least 48hrs before tour to be informed on the exact pickup time (meeting point will be provided on your confirmation voucher)

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • At time of booking, Cruise Ship passengers must provide the following details under Special Requirements: Ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children who do not occupy a seat are free of charge. Children who occupy a seat and are up to 11 years old, benefit from a discount
  • Ancient Olympia, the Archeological Site and the Museum of the Olympic Games might be closed on Sundays and bank holidays
  • Please enter your preferred pickup time in the Special Requirements box at the time of booking, and reconfirm 48 hours prior to the tour’s departure time
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.


      7 reviews
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      It was interesting to see...
      Sandra_B, Sep 2022
      It was interesting to see the birth place of the Olympic Games. We also were impressed that they are still working the site.
      Response from Host, Sep 2022
      Dear Sandra, thank you for your feedback and for taking the time to write your thoughts on this tour. We remain at your disposal
      We had a party of 4 and although the...
      Marie, Sep 2018
      We had a party of 4 and although the van could have taken more we were the only ones. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and very interesting. Lots of spots in the shade to stop and hear about Olympia.
      A most wonderful journey back in...
      Cheryl H, Sep 2017
      A most wonderful journey back in time with our very professional and informative guide Saskia. To be standing where the first olympic games began was awesome. I highly recommend this tour. Cheryl H
      The van was modern and comfortable...
      Scott A, Aug 2017
      The van was modern and comfortable. The driver and guide were both exceptional. The guide, in particular, had a great depth of knowledge of the area and history.
      This was not a guided tour so we were...
      Darlene S, Aug 2012
      This was not a guided tour so we were on our own to explore Olympia and archeological site.
      We had the best guide ever on this...
      JACKLYN A, Jun 2012
      We had the best guide ever on this tour. Also, our tour was only 10 people so it was easy to ask questions and hear commentary. I learned so much on this tour. It was well worth the time. Thanks

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      -You will not receive a refund if you cancel.

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