|DELPHI and OLYMPIA (Two Days)|
Having only one overnight stay in Olympia you can have the complete tour of Delphi as it is described in Delphi Full Day Tour and also visit Olympia the birth place of the Olympic Games.Itinerary
We depart from Athens in the morning via the national highway and pass by the towns of Thebes, Levadia and Arachova. Arriving in the Oracle of Delphi we’ll visit Castalia Spring, the main archaeological site (the Temple of Apollo, the Treasury of the Athenians, the Theatre, the Stadium, etc.) and the Museum with the famous statue of Antinoos and the unique bronze statue of the Charioteer dating back to 475 B.C.
Our lunch in a traditional Greek restaurant in the picturesque town of Delphi, after our visit to the sites, will be the perfect way to recharge our batteries and enjoy the local cuisine!
After the conclusion of our Delphi Tour we’ll depart for Olympia following a scenic coastal drive way along the Corinthian Golf. Passing through some picturesque towns and villages (Galaxidi, Erateini, Nafpaktos) we’ll eventually cross the bridge of “Rio-Antirio” (the longest cable bridge in the world) to get to Peloponnese.
Finally we’ll arrive in Olympia where we’ll have diner and spend the night.
The Archaeological Museum of Olympia is one of the most important museums in Greece. The museum's permanent exhibition contains finds from the sacred precinct of Altis and the rest archaeological site dating from the prehistoric era. Among the many precious exhibits you we will also see the famous marble statues of Hermes of Praxiteles and the Nike (Victory) of Paionios.
After the conclusion of our tour in Olympia we can have lunch in the town and start our return trip back to Athens.
All our private tours are flexible. It is always up to you to change the itinerary according to your wishes.
Admission fees, hotel and food are not included in the price of the tour.
Brief history of Olympia: CLICK HERE
Admission tickets to the sites:
Free admission for:
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Free admission days:
1 January: closed
6 January: 08:30 - 15:00
Shrove Monday: 08:30 - 15:00
25 March: closed
Greek Orhodox Good Friday: 12:00 - 15:00
Greek Orhodox Good Saturday: 08:30 - 15:00
Greek Orhodox Easter Sunday: closed
Greek Orhodox Easter Monday: 08:30 - 15:00
May 1: closed
Holy Spirit Day: 08:30 - 15:00
15 August: 08:30 - 15:00
28 October: 08:30 - 15:00
25 December: closed
26 December: closed