Day trip from Athens to Delphi - full day tour
(Operates nearly every day: begins around 07:00 am and ends at 18:00 PM)
Sites will be visited;
Temple of Apollo and the famous Oracle
Lunch in a traditional family owned restaurant
Explore the unique traditional village of Arachova
In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel and will continue on the full day guided tour of Delphi ;
We will depart from Athens, driving north on scenic 2 hour drive to Delphi.
Upon arrival we will continue on the guided tour of the ancient sites.
Delphi is known for the oracle at the sanctuary that was dedicated to Apollo during the classical period.
According to Aeschylus in the prologue of the Eumenides, it had origins in prehistoric times and the worship of Gaea.
Delphi : is located in lower central Greece, on multiple plateaux/terraces along the slope of Mount Parnassus, and includes the Sanctuary of Apollo, the site of the ancient Oracle. This semicircular spur is known as Phaedriades, and overlooks the Pleistos Valley.
In the afternoon we will depart on a scenic drive back to Athens, on the way we will make stop at the picturesque mountain village of ARACHOVA, built on the south slopes of Parnassus, well known for its attractive hand-woven carpets, rugs and quilts, as well as for its wine and cheese. After having some free time, we will be on our way back to Athens.
Arriving in Athens will be the end of this program.
Total cost : _95_ Euros per person
* All land transfers
* Professional, English-speaking tour guides
* Entrance fees to the Ancient sites.
* Lunch in a traditional family owned restaurant
* Hotel pick up and drop off from central Athens hotels
* All taxes and service charges
*Drinks with meals
* Tips (optional)