Olympic Games Small-Group Workout And Race In Athens

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8:30am
  • Departure Details :
    The Zappeion in central Athens
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Get the background on what the Olympics were really about in venues connected to real Olympic events. Find out more about how ancient Olympic athletes trained and learn some techniques used by modern athletes before you compete in a race in the worlds first modern Olympic Stadium. This is a 2-hour, small-group activity for no more than 12 guests.

Highlights

  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level

Know More about this tour

Meet in the morning at the beautiful neoclassical building known as theZappeion, just below theNational Garden, and begin your day as an Olympic athlete. Here, youll find out, in detail, what role the ancient Olympics played in Greek societyover the millennium in which they were held.

Youll learnhow the athletes trained, what disciplines were includedas the games evolved, and load up on some really old sports trivia to stump your friends. Youll also find out abouthow the modern Olympics were first proposed, organized and held in Athens, more than 1,500 years after they were last staged, and youll do this all right in the very building that served as the first Olympic Village.

After knowledge comes exercise. Theres a historic gym nearby where youll get totrysome classic techniques for old events such as thediscusand thejavelin throw, and practicenewer ones like theshot put, long jump, andrelay races.By the time you reach thePanathenaic Stadium, a beautiful white marble structure (the only stadium in the world made entirely of marble), youll be psyched up for a truly unique experience, a race in the stadium on the hallowed track where the first modern Olympians competed more than a century ago.

Tour Highlights:

  • Learnthe history of the Ancient Olympicsand what the Games meant to people at the time
  • Tour theZappeion, the first modern purpose-built Olympic facility
  • Stretch your muscles and hone your skills in agym session in a historic 19th-century gymnasium
  • Run like a champion in thePanathenaic Stadium, home of the 1896 Olympic Games

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • All activities
  • Small-group tour

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

A maximum of 12 people per booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

This is a mild outdoor physical activity, but you don't have to be an athlete to participate in it, you can do it at your own pace