Self-guided tour of Elis archaeological site and Kourouta beach
Attractions & guided tours

Self-guided tour of Elis archaeological site and Kourouta beach

Free cancellation
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 4 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the archeological site of Elis, where the Olympic Games were born
  • Visit the ruins at your own pace
  • Enjoy the beauty of Kourouta beach
What to expect

Are you ready to step back in time? Pay a visit to the ancient site of Elis and to the vibrant Kourouta beach.

During this 4-hour, self-guided tour you will have the once-in-a-lifetime chance to explore the well-preserved site, where the Olympic Games were born. The town of Elis was an important urban center in the Ancient Greece.

Your driver will make you reach the archeological site that you can visit at your own pace. You will then be led to Kourouta, which is the most popular beach in the Ilia region. Here, during summer, you can also cool off with a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear Mediterranean waters or have a walk on the boardwalk to see restaurants and souvenir shops.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • What's included
    • Transport
    • Self-guided tour
    What's not included
    • Entrance fees
    • Meals
    • Pick-up service
    Reduced price
    • Infants (0-4): Infants (0-4): reduced or free of charge, depending on the option selected. Please note that if you want to buy an infant (0-4) ticket, you have to choose between two options. The free option does not require a seat reservation, while the €20 option requires a seat reservation for the infant
    • Children (age 5-12)
    Where

    Katakolo Port, Katakolo, Greece

    Meeting point:

    Upon debarkation, please proceed through the cruise terminal and exit through the security area. Please meet your local tour guide/representative who will be waiting outside the security area (next to the post office) holding a signboard that says "JAE OLYMPIC"

    What to remember
    • Please note that if you want to buy an infant (0-4) ticket, you have to choose between two options. The free option does not require a seat reservation, while the €20 option requires a seat reservation for the infant
    • The activity is not recommended for people on a wheelchair or with mobility issues
    • Opening hours of the archaeological site of Elis: during low season the Archaeological site is open daily (Monday - Sunday) 8.30am -3.30pm, while the Archaeological Museum is open daily (Monday – Sunday) 8.30am -3.30pm. During high season the Archaeological site is open daily (Monday - Sunday) 8.30am - 4pm, while the Archaeological Museum is open daily (Monday – Sunday) 8.30am - 4pm
    • Please remember to wear comfortable shoes
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    When
    • Please check the calendar for updated start times and availabilities

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    Provider
    JAE OLYMPIC
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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