The Private Accessible 5 hour Katakolon Shore Excursion to Ancient Olympia is perfect for the disabled traveler who thrives on experiencing history and visiting ancient ruins! The highlights of ancient Olympia will come alive as you visit archeological sites from the original Olympic Games.
Your accessible Katakolon shore excursion will begin when you meet the driver and professional guide at the Katakolon cruise dock or accessible hotel. Enjoy the scenic, comfortable ride in your wheelchair accessible van to explore the ancient ruins and archeological site of the original Olympic Games.Here you will get to see the original stadium, remarkably with its judge’s seat and finish line well preserved, the Temples of Hera and Zeus, along with many other amazing sites. Did you know the Olympic Flame is lit every four years by using the reflection of sunlight in front of the Temple of Hera? You will also get to visit the House of Nero, a villa that the Roman Emperor stayed in every four years during the ancient games.
Once you are through visiting all the wonderful treasures of this ancient Olympia archeological site, your Katakolon accessible shore excursion will continue with a stop at the Olympia Archeological Museum. This museum is one of the most important museums in Greece and houses thousands of artifacts recovered during excavations of ancient Olympia directly opposite of the museum. With its vast collections and amazing exhibits, this is sure to be a favorite among disabled travelers to Greece.
If time allows, you will finish your shore excursion of accessible Katakolon with a visit to KouroutaBeach. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Ionian Sea and visit the little cafes and bars that line the beach. Afterwards, enjoy a comfortable and quick drive back to the Katakolon cruise dock or accessible hotel in your private, wheelchair accessible van.
- Olympia Archaeological Museum
- Ancient Olympia
- Temples of Hera and Zeus
- House of Nero
- Archaeological Site
- Kourouta Beach, if time allows