Ancient Olympia & Katakolon Accessible Shore Excursion
Visit the ancient site of the original Olympic games by wheelchair accessible van on this 8-hour accessible Olympia shore excursion from Katakolon, Greece.
If you are interested in ancient Greek ruins, then this accessible Katakolon shore excursion is for you! The archeological site you will visit on this tour includes the stadium (with start and finish line and judges’ seat still intact!), the Temple of Hera, the Temple of Zeus, and much more!
You will begin your accessible shore excursion from Katakolon when your guide and drive pick you up from the cruise terminal in a wheelchair accessible van. You will then drive to the archaeological site to explore the ancient ruins that were once home to the original Olympic games every 4 years.
You will also see the House of Nero, built by the emperor for his stay in Olympia during the games.
After visiting the ruins, you will tour the Olympia Archaeological Museum, one of Greece’s most important museums, which houses thousands of artifacts that have been found at the ancient Olympic site over the years.
At the end of your Katakolon accessible shore excursion, if time allows, you will visit Kourouta Beach. Afterwards,your guide and driver will return you to the cruise terminal where you can board the ship.
The Ancient Olympia & Katakolon Accessible Shore Excursion features:
- Convenient accessible van transportation with a wheelchair ramp
- 8 hour driving tour
- Lively commentary by an officially-certified, English-speaking tour guide
- Tour guide can push manual wheelchair users (depends on the total weight of the wheelchair plus wheelchair user)
- Pick-up and drop-off at any centrally-located hotel or at the cruise port
- Memorable sightseeing and great photo opportunities in Katakolon!
- Ancient Olympia
- Archaeological Site
- Archaeological museum
- Greek Baths
- House of Nero
- Sanctuary of Zeus
- Possible visit of Kourouta Beach if time allows
The Ancient Olympia & Katakolon Accessible Shore Excursion has a 4 star Sage Accessibility Rating because it uses a wheelchair accessible van and follows a step-free route. It did not receive a higher rating because the guides are unable topush a wheelchair.
The photo below shows the wheelchair accessible van you will be using for the tour.
Tour duration: 8 hours
Cost: €900 for 1 or 2 people, €950 for 3 or 4 people, €1000 for 5 or 6 people.
*€50 off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package.
Days of the week the tour is offered: 7 days a week
Meet-up time: Time that ship arrives
Meet-up place: Cruise dock in Katakolon
Dress code: None
Maximum number of people on tour: 2 wheelchair user plus 6 other people
Entrance tickets: Not included. 6euros
Cancellation policy: 80% refund with at least 7 days notice, 50% refund with at least 4 days notice, and no refund with less than 4 days notice. Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Entrance tickets, snacks/meals, and gratuities.
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