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Katakolo Cruise Port: Roundtrip Transfer to Ancient Olympia

1. Katakolo Cruise Port: Roundtrip Transfer to Ancient Olympia

Explore the Archeological Site of Olympia on your own with a roundtrip transfer from the Katakolo Cruise port. Drive through the scenic mainland of western Peloponnese and explore the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Return to the port, just in time for your cruise departure. Meet your guide outside of the cruise terminal and board an air-conditioned bus to Ancient Olympia. Buy your admission ticket upon arrival and enter the archeological site. Learn of the origin of the Olympic Games in classical times, held from 776 BC until 393 AD. Marvel at the Temple of Hera and the Olympic flame that burns outside during the modern-day games. See the Temple of Zeus that once housed one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Golden and Ivory statue of Zeus. Witness where competitors once swore an oath to honor the rules at the Stadium and Bouleuterion. Feel free to explore at your own pace and choose to visit the modern Village of Olympia for shopping or a traditional meal. Take a moment to swim at the nearby beach before returning to your awaiting cruise ship.

From Katakolo Area: Greek Culture Tour with Local Snacks

2. From Katakolo Area: Greek Culture Tour with Local Snacks

The tour begins with pickup from your accommodation or the port. Head to the Katakolon Olympia Port and take the chance to bathe in the beautiful waters. Then practice some ancient olympic games at the beach. Savor a small snack set up like a Greek buffet, all made with products from the region of Kourouta. Sip some wine or natural juice. Expect good moods all around, non-stop fun in the sun, and an authentic morning in Greece. Benefit from insider insight from your English, Greek, and Spanish-speaking guide.

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What people are saying about Katakolo Port

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 14 reviews

Very reliable driver. Friendly driving style, does what it should. Got there and back fine. On the way back I even nodded away for a moment.

Very nice trip to the ancient Olympic site..reliable tour operator...there was also 1 bottle of chilled water

Punctual round trip. nice team Good value for money. In addition, 30% in the associated shop.

the transfer by bus was excellent, sightseeing olympia recommended!

Meeting point great, uncomplicated & well organized.