Delphi one day trip from Athens

Delphi is the second-most important archaeological site in Greece (after the Acropolis in Athens). In ancient times Delphi was considered the place where heaven and earth met so the gods were close-by. Established around the 7th century BC, Delphi was a sanctuary to the god Apollo. It was here that the Oracle of Delphi was situated, the most trusted oracle in the ancient world from which the spirit of Apollo gave advice on everything from domestic matters to wars.

Take a trip to the center of the Ancient Greek universe on a full-day tour of Delphi. Site of the oracle, and heart of the classical Greek world, explore the hilltop museum and ruins, famous for its amphitheater, and Temple of Apollo.

Explore the most famous sights of ancient Greece on this day trip to magical Delphi, where the oracle once fore. Departing from Athens, travel to Delphi, located on the spur of Mount Parnassus, enjoying a short stop in the picturesque town of Arachova.

Arrive in Delphi, and visit the famous theatre, where you will enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding mountains, and get an insight into the world of the Ancient Greeks. Visit the Temple of Apollo, the center of Ancient Greece, and best-known for its famous oracle.

Tour the Museum of Delphi, home to a unique bronze Charioteer, the Naxian Sphinx, and the Statue of Antinoos, providing an amazing insight into Ancient Greek culture and history. After you explored Delphi, head back to Athens via the beautiful mountain village of Arachova, situated on the hills of the Parnassus Mountains.

Enjoy a short stop and the chance to see the village’s colorful hand-woven carpets and rugs. Sample some of Arachova’s famous local cheese and wine. A trip to the ancient monuments of Delphi, and the most important oracle of classical Greece, is a must for anyone visiting Athens.

Highlights

  • Castalia spring
  • Guided tour of the Temple of Apollo and the world famous Oracle
  • See the Athenian Treasure
  • Guided tour of Delphi Museum
  • Wander around the picturesque village of Arachova

What’s Included

  • Entrance fee to Delphi archaeological site and Delphi museum
  • Transfer in new, luxury non-smoking air-conditioned buses
  • Lunch in a local restaurant (if option is selected)
  • Free Wi-Fi on the bus