Duration

7 hrs

Destination

Olympia - Ancient Olympia

About The Tour

Spend your late afternoon by visiting Olympia archeological site and museum followed by Greek buffet dinner with live bouzouki folklore dance show.

Recommended for groups of minimum 10 people and Travel Agencies.

Last minute reservations: We do accept reservations up to 24hrs prior the tour.

Overview

After you arrival in Olympia you will meet your professional guide for your tour. While visiting the Archeological site of Olympia you will walk through the remnants of the classical times and see Temple of Zeus, the Temple of Hera and the imposing Olympic Stadium where the Games were originally held. Then you will visit the museum which hosts the unique statue of Hermes of Praxiteles and other impressive exhibits.

Afterwards, you will enjoy approx. 45 min of free time for shopping or enjoying a cup of coffee in the new city of Olympia, before heading for a Greek night dance show with dinner. You will be welcomed by your host with a glass of ouzo, a popular anise-flavored Greek aperitif. The show full of dances from all over the Greece (Thrace, Eipiro, Peloponnese, Aegean islands, Laika etc.) begins at 21:00 p.m. and last approx. 90 minutes. Learn the small secrets of Greek dances and say “opa” with your fellow travelers while smashing plates. After the traditional dancing show you will enjoy your Greek buffet dinner.

Highlights

  • Classical Temple of Zeus
  • Temple of Hera
  • Palaestra
  • Philippieion
  • Ancient stadium of Olympia
  • Archaeological Museum of Ancient Olympia
  • Olympic flame
  • Marble statue of Nike by Paeonios
  • Marble statue of Hermes by Praxiteles
  • Folkloric Dance Show
  • Greek Buffet Style Dinner

Additional Info

  • Sample Menu (*minor changes of the menu can be made):
    Main course:
    Gyros with pites tomato, onions, peppers ( live presentation), Cheese pie ( package of crust with a variety of cheese) (live presentation), Spinach pie ( package of crust with fresh spinach, dill, onions, cheese), Spaghetti Napolitan with fresh tomato, Spaghetti bolonez with minced meet and fresh tomato, Pennes with sauce fresh vegetables, Casserole ( courgettes, potatoes, aubergines, tomato, parsley), Chicken baked with potatoes with oregano, Giouvetsi or beef with onions and fresh tomato, Stuffed egg pant with fresh tomato and feta cheese or mousaka
    Salads:
    Greek salad ( choriatiki), Green salad ( lettuce- curly- lola), Vegetable salad with carrot
    Appetizers:
    Tzatziki, Beetroot salad, Greek pan cakes with hot honey and almonds or fruits
    Drinks:
    Mineral water / home wine/ouzo (welcome drink)
  • Bring sun protection (sun cream, hat, sunglasses); temperature can reach over 86˚F (30˚C during summer.
  • Low heeled comfortable shoes are recommended due to some uneven and slippery paths.
  • Last Minute Reservations: We do accept reservations up to 48hrs prior the tour. Full payment for the trip is required upon the confirmation of the reservation. All the last minute reservations are non-refundable.
  • Lower rates for larger groups (20+pax) are available upon request!

Terms & Conditions

Amendments
Geo Travel reserves the right to accomplish any amendments on regular shore excursions’, one day tours’ programs & timings and also abort a specific program/timing during the season. For any previous booked tour/timings which have been cancelled, a new tour program or timing will be suggested as a replacement. If the replacement does not satisfy you, you will be granted with a full refund.

Any scheduled tour or visit, in case of delay due to bad weather, damage of the vehicle used for transportation or any other reason is postponed to the next few days, and if this is not possible it is permanently canceled and no claim is made against the office for compensation as the reason of the cancellation is “force majeure”.

It is emphasized that the travel agency is not able to anticipate or control circumstances that are foreign to its sphere of influence and may lead to the cancellation of the trip or damages due to non-performance or faulty performance of the agreed travel services.

Typical examples of such cases are: strikes, accidents, diseases, epidemics-pandemics, organic disturbances due to local conditions, altitude, climate, due to meals not included in the itinerary or due to insufficient hygiene conditions due to external factors, external factors, injuries, wars or terrorist acts, airstrikes, earthquakes, weather conditions, fires, epidemics, toxic infections and any other emergency or «force majeure». In the above cases, the travel agency is not responsible for repairing any damage caused by them.

Insurance
Our clients are covered by the professional indemnity insurance of our office as well as from the bus transfer insurance which is obligatory in Greece. Our buses are fully insured. Concerning the rest of the tour, if the clients wish to be covered by commercial general liability, it is upon request and a matter upon negotiation with our clients with an extra cost.

Cancellations
In case of cancellation due to withdrawal the following cancellation policy is acceptable:

7 days prior service:                    pay 50% on the total
3 days prior service:                    pay 75% on the total
24 hrs and less prior service:     pay 100% total

Notes
1/ In all above cases, bank expenses that occur for the refund will be deducted from the payment.
2/ For large groups (15 people or more), some expenses, due to their nature, (example: restaurants, prepaid entrance fees) might not be refundable, if the cancellation comes within 4 days before service, whatever the cancellation reason is.
3/ by reserving one of our services you agree with the above terms.

Price Includes

  • Transfer by deluxe A/C vehicle
  • Service of professional licensed guide or escort
  • Entrance fees into the Archaeological Site & Museum of Ancient Olympia: Full: €12, Reduced: €6
  • Greek buffet dinner (with vegetarian option and gluten free option on request) with drinks (*as mentioned in section Additional info)
  • Folklorist dance show with live bouzouki
  • All the taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Gratuities
  • The price does not include what is not listed as included.

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