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11-Day Canals & Palaces Of Venice Cruisetour

4-Day Venice Land Tour

7-Day Eastern Mediterranean, Greek Isles Cruise

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    Norwegian Jade

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$ 1,798  


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Olympia (Katakolon), Greece
This quaint little seaside town on the Ionian Sea is the gateway to Ancient Olympia, where Greek mythology was born and the first Olympiad was held. You may still be able to hear the distant echoes of the ancient Greeks cheering as you tour the ruins of one of the most important and exciting sanctuaries of antiquity. Explore more of Katakolon on a European cruise!

Top Shore Excursions in Olympia (Katakolon), Greece

  • Best of Olympia

    Best of Olympia Learn about the history of the Olympic Games, marvel at the ancient site of Olympia and experience a real taste of Greece as you sample olive oils and wine produced at the Magna Grecia Farm.

    Starting from  $ 135

  • Olympia & Wine Tasting

    Olympia & Wine Tasting Visit the archaeological site of Olympia where the first games took place in 776 B.C. and a family owned vineyard, where you’ll be welcomed by the Kanellakopoulos family.

    Starting from  $ 104

  • Olympia & Archaeological Museum

    Olympia & Archaeological Museum The small village of Katakolon is gateway to the mystical site of Ancient Olympia. Here, you'll visit the site where the first Olympiad was held. Admire artifacts from the Temple of Zeus, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world at the Archaeological Museum.

    Starting from  $ 104

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  1. Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
  2. Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
  3. Tours with this activity level involve physical exertion for extended periods of time; can involve uneven or steep terrain or swimming in a light current. Recommended only for physically fit and adventurous travelers.