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Ancient Olympia

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8-9 hours

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Close to the city of Pirgos lies the famous archaeological site of Olympia , where the Olympic Games took place every four years,from 776 B.C.until 393 A.D.The ruins of the sanctuary and the new museum of the city,which displays finds of the site , show some of the most important works of Classical art.
Olympia, the sanctuary of Zeus and birthplace of the Olympic Games, lies in a verdant valley of the western Peloponnese at the confluence of the rivers Alpheios and Kladeos. A landscape of great natural beauty, the whole valley was in ancient times thickly wooded and full of wild olive trees, from the leaves of which were made the wreaths that crowned the Olympian champions hence the site was named Altis, meaning grove.
Feel the spirit of History and the Olympic games. Join us don’t miss it..

Prices / 2 up to 4 persons

  • 85€/person for minimum 2 participants.
  • 85€/Kid age 5+ for 2 participants

Prices / 5 up to 8 persons

  • 75€/person for minimum 5 participants.
  • 60€/Kid age 5+ for 5 participants

For less or more participants please contact us in order to offer you flexible rates.

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  • Visit the Olympia Archaeological Site with a local certified tourist guide : The temple of Hera, The temple of Zeus, The Philippeion, The stadium of Olympia,The Bouleuterion.
  • Discover the land where the Olympic games are taken place and the torch is lit.
  • Walk to the nearby Archaeological Museum of Ancient Olympia.
  • Spend some free time in the modern village of Olympia.


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Summary - Program:
Summary - Program:

Morning departure from your hotel for an outstanding full day excursion to the birth place of the Olympic Games. Ancient Olympia is the top archeological place to visit in Peloponnese. Guiding into the ancient Olympic stadium where the first Games took place is 776BC. Every four years in a different capital in the world the Olympic Games revive. There is a ceremony that takes place to lighten the flame.The flame travels around the world and ends to the Stadium where the Games begins. Visit the archeological museum. Free time for lunch. Return to the hotel.

Suggested equipment taking with you:
Suggested equipment taking with you:

Comfortable casual shoes and clothing.
Bottle of water.

Meeting points and departure time :
Meeting points and departure time :

Start point: Nedontos street 79, Kalamata (Next to main square). Departure time 07:30am.

Pick-up points: from all hotels of city of Kalamata.

Final time and information will be advised by sms or email one (1) day before the departure of your tour.

Entry requirements :
Entry requirements :

Basic physical condition.Light walking is nessecary.

Children need to be accompanied by an adult.

Level of difficulty / Characteristics :
Level of difficulty / Characteristics :

Participants should feel comfortable in walking and able to walk.

Important notice :
Important notice :

For any tour, a minimoum number of participants is required in order to be materialized. In case of less participants, our travel agency has the right to cancel the tour or to postpone the date in another with more participants. Last day of information about the materialisation of the tour can be 1 day before departure as some new last minute - bookings or cancelations can influence the tour.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellation Policy:

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the prebooked tour.

Covid19 special information :
Covid19 special information :

All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned.
Social distancing is maintained in vehicles up to 65% of the total capacity per vehicle (taxi-minivan-minibus-bus)
The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds.
Masks are required, please bring your own..


  • Transportation with late model vehicle.
  • English speaking escort-driver (2-8 persons).
  • Local english speaking guide (from 9-50 persons).
  • VAT.
  • Liability insurance.
  • Entrance tickets to Archaelogical site and museum.
  • Any kind of food and beverage.
  • Tips and Portages.

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I'm not staying in a hotel, what is the closest pick up point?
You will need to provide the nearest major hotel to where you are staying, and enter these details as the pick up in your booking request. Alternatively you can make your way to the main departure point (Nedontos 79 str.)
Are you offering special group rates?
Trigilidas Travel as a tour organizer is specialized also to groups and private tours so please mail us at or
Can I change/amend my booking?
It may be possible to amend your booking; however, this depends on the type of amendment required and it is at the discretion of the travel service provider. Contact Trigilidas Travel customer care department with your current booking details and specific details of your amendment, and we will be able to advise if the change/amendment is possible.
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