Book online our full-day Private Tour in Delphi from Athens to the particularly important historical area of Delphi where we will see one of the most shocking landscapes in the world.
We will explore the archaeological site of Delphi, the Kastalia Fountain (where it is said that Pythia delivered her oracles) , the Temple of Athena Pronaia and the Treasure of Athenians, the Temple of Apollo, the Sacred Way, the Ancient Stadium of Delphi and the Ancient Theater, as well as the Archaeological Museum of Delphi.
We will swim and have lunch after visiting Delphi in a beautiful coastal village nearby.
Upon returning to Athens through the village of Arachova, we will take a walk through the lush green valleys, as the nature, at its best, embraces the curves of the road and creates a landscape of absolute tranquility and relaxation.
Don’t forget we can make a stops everywhere as it is your private Tour!
|Year-round, every day (unless otherwise indicated) |
Hotel pick-up & drop-off anywhere in Athens
- English speaking driver
- Private transportation with A/C vehicle
- Pick up & drop off from your designate point
- Personal expenses & tips
- Entrance fees
What to bring:
Comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, sunglasses
Our driver will pick you up from your hotel (suggested time 08.30) and we will start heading north towards Delphi. On our way, we will pass one of the largest planes near Athens and where most of the fresh vegetables for the big city come from. On the one side of it is situated the modern city of Thebes, which was built on top of the ancient one and therefore unfortunately not much remains from that very historical ancient city state, home of the tragedy of Oedipus. Next larger city on your way will be Levadia, built on the foothills of two very impressive rocks, where the oracle of Trofonios used to exist.
Arrival in Delphi! We will see the Castalia Spring and we will visit the main archaeological site of Delphi located at the Slopes of Mount Parnassos with the Temple of Apollo, the Treasuries of the Athenians, the Ancient Stadium and the Ancient Theatre. We will visit Athena Pronaia Sanctuary, the most photographed spot in Delphi.
Next stop is Delphi museum, with it’s spectacular exhibits covering along time span from prehistory to Late Antiquity.
After your visit in Delphi, for which you will need approximately 2 and a half hours, you will enjoy some free time in a beautiful coastal village nearby for swimming and lunch.
Return to Athens passing by the picturesque mountain village of Arachova, built on the south slopes of Parnassus (at 1000 meters altitude), well known for its attractive hand-woven carpets, rugs and quilts, as well as for its wine and cheese (short photo stop).
Back in Athens, you will be dropped you off either at your hotel, or another location of your preference.