4 ½ hrs
Olympia - Ancient Olympia
About The Tour
Live a unique experience in Olympia! Join this private tour to combine a visit to an original agricultural farm with a visit to Olympia, small town famous for the nearby archaeological site.
Recommended for groups of minimum 10 people and Travel Agencies.
Last minute reservations: We do accept reservations up to 48hrs prior the tour.
You will embark on a fully air-conditioned vehicle and head for the magnificent city of Ancient Olympia. When arriving in Olympia, your first stop will be at an agricultural farm owned by 4th generation of the same family which successfully run farm house estate established in 2009. The family estate is known for producing olive oil, olives, wines and much more. Focusing on small scale farming they pride themselves in maintaining and continuing great agricultural traditions. Traditions which have never been abandoned by Dimitri and his wife Franca, who on returning to Greece in 1985 continued to cherish and nourish their agricultural heritage by maintaining cultivation, while establishing two art galleries in the area. Focusing with great effort to develop and update alternative ways in the production of high quality organic products.
Before leaving the farm behind you, you will attend a presentation about an olive harvesting and you will get a chance to taste homemade virgin olive oil, wine and snacks made with organic products of the farm itself.
Afterwards, you will visit modern town of Olympia, where you can enjoy free time for shopping or have coffee while enjoying the striking color of the modern city of Olympia.
In addition to your tour, you could also visit the Archeological Site of Olympia with an extra cost of the Entrance fees for the Archaeological site and Museum of Ancient Olympia. The duration of the excursion will be then prolonged by approx. 1-1 ½ hrs. (total duration of the tour 5 ½ hrs to 6hrs).
At the end of the tour, you will meet your driver at the parking lot (close to the main entrance of the archaeological site) and start your return trip back to Katakolon port.
- Agricultural Farm
- Organic products
- Olive Harvesting
- Virgin Olive oil, Olives, Wine
- Archaeological Site of Olympia
- Musem of Olympia
- 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!
COVID-19 HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES
At GeoTravel our highest priorities are compliance, environmental protection, health, safety and well-being of our staff and clients.
Our staff and partners are informed and trained in accordance with the guidelines set by Greece’s public health organization (EODY) to meticulously maintain the last hygiene protocols and cleaning procedures.
Our staff always uses personal protective equipment (face masks, shields and optional gloves) and the temperature is monitored daily to ensure a safe travel experience for our clients.
All our vehicles are regularly sanitized and all seats, armrest, sidewalls, overhead bins are intensively cleaned and disinfected between use.
In addition, hand sanitizers are available to travelers and staff before entering the office or the vehicle.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a whisper audio system (for an extra charge) is recommended to be used by all the travelers and the staff in order to keep social distance guidelines.
Terms & Conditions
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.
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.
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
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.