Katakolon Olympia Tour
This is an exciting tour starting at Katakolon Greece you will be met by your driver, escort or guide and taken to Olympia by a luxurious mini-bus (minivan) or coach - all late model and with upgraded air-conditioning while enjoying a stimulating commentary along the way. Whether you have chosen an escort or Official Tour Guide you will receive information about Katakolon, Olympia and Greece in general and are free to ask as many questions as you like.
Arriving at the Olympia Archeological site you will proceed to tour the Ancient wonders of Olympia which is the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Unlike many sites in Greece which offer very little shade, Olympia is lush with shrubbery and trees providing ample shade for visitors. The ancients chose a perfect location for this place of worship and athletic prowess close to the sea, a river nearby and under Mount Kronos.
Your tour may include a visit to the Museum this is optional, if you prefer you can spend more time looking around Olympia, shopping at the many souvenir shops, enjoying a traditional Greek lunch or a coffee.
After your tour
Even on a half-day tour there should be time to stroll through the town of Olympia for shopping, a coffee or if you're feeling daring try a Greek aperitif called Ouzo a clear liquor with a light aniseed taste best enjoyed with meze; a small snack of olives, cheese, bread and tomatoes.
If you are enjoying a full-day tour then you will have the opportunity
to enjoy lunch at a real Greek Taverna, then shop in Olympia and continue to
Mercouri Estate Winery or a beach before returning to your cruise-ship at or before "All-Aboard" time.