1. Katakolo Port: Transfer to Ancient Olympia and VR Audio Tour
After disembarking from you cruise 5 min away from the ship, you will find us at the exit of the cruise terminal. You embark the airconditioned bus and we start driving 30 min through the idyllic country side to Ancient Olympia. We reach Olympia, the birthplace of the Olympic games. Relive the past with our Virtual Reality applications and listen to the fascinating audioguide in 8 languages. Join us in reliving the wonder and thrill of the original Olympic Games, which were held from 776 BC. to 393 AD. Enter the famous archaeological site of Olympia and marvel at the Temple of Hera, infront of which burns the Olympic Flame during modern day Olympic Games. See the Temple of Zeus, which once housed the Golden and Ivory statue of Zeus (one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World) and the original Stadium and Bouleuterion, monuments unlike any other, where once competitors swore an oath to conform to the rules. The tickets for the Museum and the Ancient Olympia Site are not included. ( April to October :12 euros per person) (November to March: 6 euros per person ) Near the Achaelogical site is the modern village of Olympia that you can easily reach for shopping , souvenirs or a quick lunch, coffee and snacks. After a day full of history and culture we reach back to Katakolo village and port. We need another 30 min to arrive. You can enter your cruise or spend some time at the picturesque village by the sea.