• Pylos, Greece

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Top Travel Specialist since 2008
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Top Travel Advisor since 2009
Travel+Leisure since 2009
Trusted Travel Expert 2014
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Pylos Activities & Tours

Pylos tours, day trips, excursions

Pylos is a town located in the Peloponnese in southern Greece. It has also been known by its Italian name of Navarino, and its French name of Port-de-Jonc.

The region has a very long history and there are remains that suggest that this area was inhabited since Neolithic times. Nearby is the historic town of Ancient Olympia, home to the original Olympic Games, and founded in the 8th century BC. Enjoy an Olympia Tour and discover this incredible historic site together with your True Greece certified guide. Learn about how this beautiful land was a religious and athletic center of ancient Greece and walk in the footsteps of the first Olympic athletes.

Discovering Ancient Olympia while on a Pylos day tour will be one of the most memorable experiences of your travels in southern Greece.

 
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  • History & Mythology
  • Olympia Tour

    The site of Ancient Olympia is located in the lush valley of the Alpheios River in southern Greece and is the birth-place of the Olympic Games. Inhabited since pre-historic times, this ancient site was dedicated to Zeus, father of the gods. Together with you True Greece guide, discover this UNESCO World Heritage Site – one of the most important sanctuaries of antiquity. You will have the opportunity to explore this impressive site and learn about the fascinating history that surrounds the area. Walk on the same ground that has been graced by thousands of athletes past and present, and visit the original Olympic stadium and its facilities. Both a religious and athletic center of ancient Greece, this site will surely inspire you to strive for greatness.

    Included

    • Round-trip transportation from / to your hotel.
    • Certified English speaking guide.
    • All entrance fees & taxes.

    Not Included

    • Personal expenses during tour (drinks or food).
    • Tips for guide and driver (non-compulsory).

    Duration: 7 Hours.

    Possibility to Combine with Other Tours: Yes.

    • History & Mythology

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