Tour of Delphi


Covering the countryside and the ancient sites of Delphi

 

  • HIGHLIGHTS
  • Scenic drive from Athens to the countryside of Greece
  • Visit Castalia springs, Temple of Apollo and the famous Oracle, Athenian Treasure
  • Visiting Delphi Museum
  • Lunch in a traditional family owned restaurant
  • Visit the traditional village of Arachova
  • Skip the line admissions to the sites
  • Private versions available
  • Available available all year around.


Tour Program

 

Estimated start time: 08:30 am at your hotel --- Estimated ending time 18:30 pm at your hotel or at the city center.

In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel and will enjoy a full day guided tour of Delphi ;

We will depart from Athens, driving north on a scenic 2-hour drive to Delphi. Upon arrival, we will continue on the  guided tour of the ancient sites.

 

Delphi is known for the oracle at the sanctuary that was dedicated to Apollo during the classical period.

According to Aeschylus in the prologue of the Eumenides, it had origins in prehistoric times and the worship of Gaea.

Delphi : is located in lower central Greece, on multiple plateaux/terraces along the slope of Mount Parnassus, and includes the Sanctuary of Apollo, the site of the ancient Oracle.

 

After visiting the sites we will depart on a scenic drive back to Athens, on the way we will stop at the mountain village of ARACHOVA, built on the south slopes of Parnassus, well known for its quilts, as well as for its wine and cheese.

After having some free time, we will be on our way back to Athens.

Arriving in Athens will mark the end of this program.

 

Includes

* All land transfers

* Professional, English-speaking tour guides

* Entrance fees to the Ancient sites.

* Lunch in a traditional family owned restaurant

* Hotel pick up and drop off from central Athens hotels

* All taxes and service charges

 

Excludes

*Drinks with meals

* Tips (optional)

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