Delphi 1 day tour

Depart from our terminal for one day trip from Athens  to explore the UNESCO-listed archaeological site of Delphi with an expert guide and learn how the city was considered the ‘Center of the World’ in ancient Greece and today one of the most famous archaeological sites of Greece. Along the way, you will see the plain of Beotia, an agricultural center  and you will also pass by the city of Theva, the birthplace of King Oedipus. Immerse yourself in the myths and monuments of classical Greece on this full-day tour of Delphi from Athens. 

After meeting your guide in Athens, hear tales about the ancient Greeks and their lives in Delphi while traveling to the town by air-conditioned coach. You will reach Delphi  towards Mt. Parnassos, making a short rest stop outside the town of Levadia.

First stop is a tour of the Delphi archeological site – a UNESCO World Heritage Site and easily one of the most important digs in Europe.  Avoid and skip the lines of the archaeological site and walk around the evocative ruins with your guide, see famous monuments likethe monument of the Argive Kings, the treasury of the Athenians, the Athenian Stoa, the Polygonal Wall, the monument of Platea and  the Temple of Apollo famous for its oracle.

Second stop is Delphi museum, with it's spectacular exhibits include the frieze of the Treasury of the Sifnians, the Naxian Sphinx, the Statue of Antinoos the metopes of the Athenian treasury, the famous bronze Charioteer, originally created to commemorate a victory during the 476 B.C. Pythian Games, and many other artifacts. Be sure to check out the bronze Charioteer of Delphi and the Sphinx of Naxos. 

After lunch break, visit Athena Pronaia Sanctuary, the most photographed spot in Delphi. Return to Athens passing by the picturesque mountain village of Arachova, built on the south slopes of Parnassus, well known for its attractive hand-woven carpets, rugs and quilts, as well as for its wine and cheese (short photo stop).

Highlights

  • Skip the long lines and save time
  • Guided tour of the Temple of Apollo and the world famous Oracle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • See the Athenian Treasure
  • Explore Delphi Museum and see the Charioteer of Delphi
  • The only day tour in Athens visiting  Athena Pronaia
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off included

Includes:

  • Entrance fees
  • Transport by luxury A/C bus
  • Pick up service and drop off service
  • Services of a Professional and licensed guide
  • All taxes fees
  • Free WiFi on coaches
  • Guided tour in the Archaeological site of Delphi and the Museum of Delphi

Exclusions:

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Drinks and beverages

Additional Info:

  • Expect mostly warm weather in Greece during the day and cooler at night. For day trips, comfortable walking shoes, sun glasses, hat and loose fitted clothing are strongly recommended. The site of Delphi is perched on the side of a hill. All visitors are rewarded with a beautiful view over the site and the valley beyond. If you need additional information please do not hesitate to contact us and we will provide to you in order to help you decide if this tour or activity is right for you.

Free WiFi on Coaches!

            

TOUR GUIDE LANGUAGE
1st November - 31st March
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1st April - 31st October
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Lingua Italiana a disposizione durante la Settimana Pasqua Cattolica
(16/05 - 12/09) e (10/04 - 16/04)

German Language will operate from
(02/05 to 31/05) & (10/09 to 15/10)

 

Map & Points of Route

  Price Total : 71 €

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