Olympia & Archaeological Museum Shore Excursion Detail
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Port: Olympia (Katakolon), Greece
Approx. Duration: 4 hours
Adult Pricing: $89*
Child Pricing: $49*

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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.
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Olympia & Archaeological Museum

The small fishing village of Katakolon is gateway to the mystical site of Ancient Olympia. Visit the remarkable site of Olympia where the first Olympiad was held. Its setting could not be more idyllic, in the middle of a fertile valley with the rivers of Alphios and Kladhios flowing past. The site was a sanctuary even before the stadium was built and the games took place in the sacred area called Altis. The most imposing monument in this area was the outstanding Temple of Zeus, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Today, only the ruins of the temple remain.


The famous Stadium, the largest of its day, is entered through a long, tunnel-like passage constructed in Roman times. Continue to the Archaeological Museum, a five minute walk from the site. Among the great finds of the area that are displayed here are the Head of Hera and the superb statue of Hermes of Praxiteles. In addition you’ll be able to admire artifacts from the Temple of Zeus.


Note: There is approximately 1 1/2 miles of walking on even ground, dirt and gravel.
Activity Level
  • 4.0/5 Stars.
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Port: Olympia (Katakolon), Greece
Approx. Duration: 4 hours
Adult Pricing: $89*
Child Pricing: $49*

*Prices vary by sail date.

rollover for activity details:
Cultural/Educational:
  • 4.0/5
Cultural:
  • 5.0/5
Entertaining:
  • 4.0/5
Historical:
  • 5.0/5

  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.