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OLYMPIC GAMES

Fulfill your Olympic dream without all the really hard stuff!

 

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, while you will learn some techniques used by modern athletes before you compete in a race in the world’s first modern Olympic Stadium.

 

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HIGHLIGHTS

HIGHLIGHTS

- Learn the history of the Ancient Olympics and what the Games meant to people at that time.

 

- Tour the Zappeion, the first modern purpose-built Olympic facility.

 

- Stretch your muscles and tone your skills in a gym session in Fokianos centre, a historic 19th-century Gymnasium.

 

- Run like a champion in the Panathenaic Stadium, home of the 1896 Olympic Games.

 

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THE TOUR

ZAPPEION – the first modern Olympic Village

Here, you’ll find out in detail what role the Ancient Olympics played in society over the millennium in which they were held. You’ll load up on some really old sports trivia to stump your friends. You’ll also find out about how the Modern Olympics were first proposed, organized and held in Athens.

 

FOKIANOS – the historic gymnasium

After knowledge comes exercise! At Fokianos fitness centre - a historic gym opposite Panathenaic Stadium - you’ll get to practice some classic techniques for really old events, such as the discus and the javelin throw, as well as newer ones like the shot put, long jump and relay races.

 

PANATHENAIC STADIUM – run like a champion

By the time you reach the Panathenaic Stadium, the only stadium in the world made entirely of marble, you’ll be psyched up for a truly unique experience – a race in the stadium itself, on the hallowed track where the first modern Olympians competed.

IMPORTANT INFO

IMPORTANT INFO

Price: 45€ adult / 36€ 12-18yrs / 23€ 6-11yrs / Free below 6yrs

Language: English

Group size: 12 max.

Meeting Point: in front of the fountain at the entrance of Zappeion Hall from Vassilisis Olgas Avenue.

Included: certified sports trainer

Not included: food or drinks

Extra charge (optional): entry fees

Starting Time: 8.30am

Duration: 2hours

When: Monday to Sunday

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