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Delphi Tour

Short trip from Athens

About Delphi Tour

Summary

This two day tour stops at Delphi, a real Greek treasure!

Activity code: ATH12

Duration: 2 Days

START - / FINISH - Athens

Rediscover the World is proud to offer its customers excellent tours of the classical and historical sites of Greece. This page is for a group Cultural Tour with qualified English-speaking guide; however if you are looking for a more independent holiday then we can also offer a completely tailor made itinerary. 

  • Delphi: enjoys the most fabulous location on the slopes of a mountain terrace, dwarfed by Parnassus. In ancient times it was believed to have been the centre of the earth but it became most famous for its oracle. People used to journey there to consult the oracle on matters of love, business affairs or war. A sacrifice would be made, the priestess would chant the prophesies, which were then interpreted by a priest.
  • Departure time: approximately 08:45
  • Return time: approximately 19:00
  • April to October: Daily
  • Other dates: on request.

What's included:

  • 4* accommodation on HB basis for 1 night
  • Comfortable air-conditioned coach throughout
  • Pick up / drop off in Athens
  • English-speaking tour guide / escort
  • All entry fees as per itinerary.

Contact us now to book this tour for any dates.

Itinerary

  • Day One

    Drive through the fertile plain of Boeotia, crossing the towns of Thebes, Levadia and Arachova. Arrive at Delphi, the centre of the Ancient World whose prestige extended far beyond the boundaries of the Hellenic world. On the slopes of Mount Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. Visit the Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the Museum containing such masterpieces of Ancient Greek sculpture as the Athlete Agias and the famous bronze Charioteer.

    Afternoon free.

    • Dinner and overnight in Delphi.

  • Day Two

    The whole morning is free to see more of the grandeur of Delphi and take photos of its beautiful scenery. Return to Athens by the same route.

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