Ancient Olympia (1 day)
In our this particular tour we spend the day in Ancient Olympia, the place where the Olympic Ideal finds its genesis …
Ancient Olympia is the cradle of the Olympic Games and where the games were held every four years, from 776 m. x. Today, it is the starting point for the journey of the Olympic Flame as the respective host city in the world to officially announcing the fact of the Games.
In Ilia So within 289 km and about three and half hours drive from Athens, the international radiation dominates archaeological site of Ancient Olympia is of particular historical interest.
The site includes the Temple of Zeus and buildings that had been built around it, such as sports facilities, outbuildings and secular buildings. In the sacred grove of the Altis, which occupies the central part and separated from the surroundings by precinct, is the core of the sanctuary with temples, treasures and the most important buildings. The museum, one of the most important of the country, includes findings dating from prehistoric up to the Early Christian times.
- Local Transportation
- Professional Guide
- Entrance Fees
- Guide Gratuity