Please note that this is a virtual tour you can take from the comfort of your home and feel like you were there. No live guide, meeting point or ticket is required to participate.
You will receive an email with the tour link with instructions and, in a couple of minutes, you will travel back in time and enjoy a virtual journey from the comfort of your couch!
Through the power of storytelling combined with street and satellite views, you will learn not only about historical facts but also discover unknown stories and tales of ancient and modern times that will amaze your family and friends.
The tour’s content is the result of in-depth research, squeezed into brief intriguing stories that will make your virtual visit both engaging and informative. The tour is only available online and you can access it repeatedly and anytime.
This is an unmissable opportunity to gain valuable insights into the birthplace of the Olympic Games and immerse yourself in the surroundings in an entirely innovative way.
Your virtual tour begins by introducing you to the Ancient Gymnasium of Olympia, where you will learn about the values of the ancient Greeks, their attitude towards health and wellbeing, and the training of the athletes described as the best of Greeks.
How the Olympic Games end? Can you guess? The right answer is with songs and celebrations performed at the area of Prytaneion in honor of the winners. Listen to the stories and learn about the victory meals that will give you the inspiration you need for your dinners.
As you explore the archaic Temple of Hera, you will learn about the Heraean games, an ancient female running event lost in the mists of time. You will also discover the famous setting where the Olympic fire is lit every four years.
Obviously, one of the highlights of this virtual visit will be the Ancient Stadium. You’ll see the monumental portico, the so-called Krypte, which has been crossed by countless ancient youths dreaming to meet glory and you’ll feel that you step in the celebrated stadium to listen to the riveting stories of real and mythical athletic events tied to the history of Olympia.
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