Daily tour to Olympia from Zante Island
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You will be picked up early morning and taken by coach to Zante Town . Then you travel over to the mainland of Greece by boat at approximately 08:00 am, taking about one and quarter hours. On the boat there is a snack bar. You can also find toilet facilities on board.
On arrival in Kyllini port you rejoin your coach and guide and after a 50 minute drive south you reach the wonderful site of Olympia.
You arrive in Olympia at the highlight of the trip - the Archeological site. There an official guide from the site and to take you on a fully guided tour of some of Greece’s treasures.
You can see where the Temple of Zeus stood one of the Seven Wonders of the World , the Temple of Hera, where the statue of Hermes was found and the original position of the Olympic flame and the original Olympic stadium, to name but a few historic points.
We return into the village of Olympia for lunch and free shopping time. Olympia is wonderful for cut price gold, leather goods, books, and souvenirs. There is enough time where can also visit the medals museum dedicated to the modern 1896 Olympics if you choose to.
Leaving Olympia we take the journey back to Kyllini port and the boat should arrive back into Zakynthos port at around 18:30 pm, and you rejoin your coach back to resort.
Camera, hat, sunscreen, comfortable walking shoes.
Take mineral water.
Take Euros. There is a cash machine in the Village but sometimes does not work!
Tour escort and English speaking official guide for the site
Transfers from/to resorts
Entrance fees for museum and archeological site
Site entrance 6€. Museum entrance 6 €. Or combine both for 9€.
Children under the age of 18 years free entry and OAPS over 65-discounted price, ID must be provided.
Price for OAPS is 3€ for site entrance and museum entrance 3€ or 5€ for both.