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Mythology Hiking Tour at the Footsteps of Hercules

Hiking Tour in Foloi Oak Forest From Olympia

Characterized as one of the most beautiful forests of Peloponnese, Foloi is considered the oldest European self-planted beech and oak forest and the biggest of the Balkans. The mysterious beauty of Foloi Oak forest inspired Ancient Greeks to believe that the forest had been inhabited by Centaurs and Fairies. Take this private hiking tour and experience Greek Mythology as never before!

Enjoy a unique private hiking tour at the Foloi oak forest, a designated site under NATURA 2000, where according to Greek mythology and the fourth Labour of Hercules, he located the Erymanthian Boar and took in to Evristheas in Mycenae. Follow his steps and experience the myth.

To plan your trip in Olympia with kids, you are recommended to advise the MAMAKITA tried and tested family vacation itineraries, and check all MAMAKITA kid-friendly activities.


Private tour ideal for families with children of all ages

Period of operation: Monday to Sunday; All Year round at 09:00am

Duration: 4 hours

The tour includes:

  • 2 hours hiking tour in the Oak forest
  • Picnic with traditional products
  • Pick up / drop off from port
  • Local hiker escorts
  • All road transports
  • Liability insurance
  • All taxes