Visions of Ancient Delphi

An inspiring journey to the spiritual center of classical Greece

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Duration

Full-Day (Approx. 8 to 10hrs)

Location

Delphi

Price

Theme

Archaeology

Runs

Tuesday to Saturday

Meeting Point

Pick up from your hotel

Visit Mount Parnassus and take a private guided tour of Ancient Delphi, one of the most important centers of worship of the ancient world. Explore this magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Site and take in spectacular views across the mountain range for a chance to see for yourself why ancient Greeks revered this mountain as sacred.

Take a walk through history and discover the myths of Ancient Delphi, the place that ancient Greeks regarded as the center of the world. Visit the ancient sanctuary that was the seat of the most influential Oracle in ancient Greece and experience first-hand the divine atmosphere that surrounds the historic site of Delphi at the foot of Mount Parnassus.

Take a private guided tour of the Archaeological Museum of Delphi to dig deeper into the history, culture and myths of Ancient Delphi and learn about nature and worship in ancient Greece.

Wander through the gorgeous mountain village of Arachova, and from April to October, visit the Monastery of Hosios Loukas, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that constitutes a stunning example of Byzantine architecture and art.

Itinerary

08:00

Starting Point: Pick up from your hotel.

08:00 – 10:30

Drive to Delphi

10:30 – 12:00

Expert-led tour of the Archaeological site of Delphi.

12:00 - 13:00

Visit at the Archaeological Museum of Delphi.

13:15-14:30

Free time for lunch at the picturesque village of Arachova.

14:30-17:00

Drive back to Athens

17:00

Ending Point: Drop off at your hotel.

Optional — from April to October only
14:30-15:30

Visit the 10th century Monastery of Hosios Loukas

16:30 – 19:00

Drive back to Athens

19:00

Ending Point: Drop off at your hotel.

Highlights

Experience Delphi, one of the most sacred sites of the ancient world, and walk along the very path which was followed by ancient supplicants seeking oracular advice.

Visit the masterfully crafted Temple of Apollo and other key sites and witness the breathtaking setting of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Take a private guided tour of the Archaeological Museum of Delphi, one of the most important archaeological museums of Greece, and admire its superb collection of artifacts.

Visit the picturesque traditional village of Arachova and enjoy lunch with a view at one of its delightful cafés and restaurants.

Discover Byzantine architecture and art at the imposing 10th century Monastery of Hosios Loukas, Greece’s largest surviving Byzantine monastery (April – October).

What's included

  • Private, state-licensed tour guide
  • Entry fees to the sites mentioned in the itinerary
  • Private transfer

Visions of Ancient Delphi

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