Tour type
Daily Tour
Departure Time
08:30 AM
Return Time
19:00 PM
Included
Deluxe motor coach/minivan, tour director/guide, all taxes
Not Included
Entrance tickets, lunch, coffee breaks etc., gratuities

Delphi Tour

59.00

Visit Delphi one of the most important archaelogical places of Greece and perhaps of all over the world, where the most famous oracle of the ancient Greek world operated. Tour Departure from Amalia Hotel (10 Amalias avenue, in Athens) at 8:30 AM and return at 19:00 PM.

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Description

Tour Itinerary

  • 08:20 am: Meet the tour representative at the entrance of the Amalia Hotel
  • 08:30 am: Departure for our full day Delphi Tour
  • 10:00 am: A short rest stop
  • 11:00 am: Arrival at Delphi
  • 1:30 pm: A short walk to the village of Delphi, you will have free time to relax and enjoy lunch, shopping and to explore this delightful mountain village
  • 3:30 pm: Depart Delphi, on the way back we will have a short rest stop
  • 7:00pm: Arrival at the tour drop-off point Syntagma Square

N.B: Times may change due to unforeseen circumstances.

Prices

  • Adults: 59 €
  • Child (4-12): 39 €
  • Infants: Free

Terms & Conditions

  • Reservations should be made in advance, at least 12 hours before
  • You can change the date of your tour, with at least 24 hours notice
  • Each guest will be responsible for his/her own personal effects

Cancellation Policy

  • Refund 100% up-to 24 hour notice
  • Within 24 hours, 100% non-refundable

The Tour

An amazing day out of Athens to explore one of the most famous archaeological sites in Greece, “Delphi – The Sanctuary Of Apollo”.

We drive north out of Athens, towards the very heartland of Greece, we pass Marathon, the site of one of the most famous battles in history. While enjoying the interesting narration of Greek history, mythology and traditions, we enter the scenic countryside of the agricultural plain of Viotia were you will see the modern town of Thebes, the ancient city of Cadmus and birthplace of King Oedipus.

After a short rest stop near the village of Livadia, we continue through Arachova, a mountain village famous for its local cheeses and carpet weaving. In the winter season, Arachova becomes a pilgrimage for skiers and snowboarders as one of the most significant ski centers in Greece.

Delphi Archaeological Site

A short drive after Arachova, we enter Delphi, perched on the southern slope of Mount Parnassos, one of the most spectacular landscapes in all Greece. With it’s powerful energy and restless nature, never fails to have an immediate effect on the visitor. We pass on the lower shelf of the mountain on the left, just before the main archaeological site, the Temple of Athena Pronaia and the Gymnasium. To the right Kastalia spring, the place of purification both for the Pythia (the oracle priestess) and pilgrims.

Entering the main site, you will walk the Sacred Way in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks, admiring The Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple Of Apollo and the beautiful Theater of Dionysus. If you wish to explore, further up the site is the Ancient Stadium that was rebuilt by the Romans.

Delphi Archaeological Museum

In the Museum, you will have the chance to admire superb sculptures and artifacts such as the Naxian Sphinx, the famous Bronze Charioteer, as well as many other treasures dating from the late Mycenaean to the early Byzantine period found during excavations at the site and surrounding area.

Delphi Village

Delphi has a population of just over 1000 inhabitants and has an elevation of 632m (2,073ft) it is one of many picturesque villages of Mt. Parnassos. Exploring it’s narrow streets with amazing views over the Gulf of Corinth and surrounding mountains. The village nowadays has many options to offer to all visitors such as coffee bars, workshops, souvenirs as well as some of the most pleasant taverns in all Greece, the village is truly an attraction itself!

Additional Info

The archaeological site is perched on a hillside, be prepared for an Acropolis type walk and you will be rewarded with stunning photo opportunities all over the site. Our main concern is for everybody to enjoy their time at Delphi, you may follow our program or, you can explore on your own within the allocated time.