Olympia Private tour from Athens
You will have the opportunity to visit the beautiful green archeological site of Ancient Olympia and museum. During the tour you will view the ruins of the Temple of Zeus (Father of Gods in Ancient Greece), the Gymnasium, the Altar of Goddess Hera, where the Olympic Flame is lit every four years for the modern Olympics.
During the tour around this UNESCO World heritage Site, you will also see the Leonidaion (where all the important visitor for the Olympic Games were hosted) and the Stadium which was designed to hold up to 40.000 spectators.
Not far from the Archeological Site and through a park full of trees and plants there is the Archeological Museum of Olympia which opened in 1982 and is the home to an outstanding collection of statues and artifacts found during the excavations.
On the way to Ancient Olympia you will drive through, the amazing modern engineering masterpiece of the Corinth Canal (Isthmus Canal).