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The Oracle οf Delphi

Quick Overview

be a greekLocation
Central Greece
be a greekDuration
10 hours

be a greekAvailable Languages
English, Italian


 

Visit the museum and the spectacular archaeological site of Delphi, home of the most important oracle of the god Apollo in ancient times. Travel back in time and spend the day learning all about the eternal flame and why the city was considered to be the «Navel of the Earth».

Details

be a greekLocation        
Central Greece
be a greek Duration
10 hours

be a greekAvailable Languages
English, Italian

 

Travel 6.000 years back in time and explore the sanctuary of Delphi with its numerous amazing buildings that, for many centuries, was the cultural and religious center and a symbol of unity for the Hellenic world. The history of Delphi begins thousands of years ago, followed by the Oracle and the myths of the ancient Greeks, arriving to our days.

Departing from Athens and after a short stop in Aráchova for a cup of coffee, we will reach Delphi, the center of the ancient Greek world. Here, the Temple of Apollo, the ancient Theater and Stadium, the Treasury and the Stoa of the Athenians and the Museum of Delphi are just some of the many amazing sites to be visited.

On our way back to Athens we will be making one more stop to the beautiful river town of Livadiá. Famous all over Greece for its waterfalls and meat restaurants, walking around in this little town before heading back to Athens will surely be the ideal conclusion to our wonderful experience.

 

Suggested Starting Time: 09:00 am

 

Reference Points

  • Private and luxurious transportation with refreshments and snacks
  • Be accompanied by a Licensed Guide, a member of the Be a Greek Team
  • See the extraordinary Delphi ancient site, one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world
  • Take a guided tour of the Temple of Apollo, the ancient Theater and Stadium of Delphi, the Treasury and the Stoa of the Athenians and the Museum of Delphi
  • Enjoy a cup of coffee in Aráchova and, if you wish, lunch in Livadiá (optional)

 

What's Included

  • Pick up and Drop off Service
  • Private vehicle transportation with refreshments and snacks
  • Fuel & toll expenses
  • A coffee or other traditional refreshment per person in an old coffee shop
  • Be accompanied by an Licensed Guide, a Member of the Be a Greek Team
  • All taxes and fees

 

What's Not Included

  • Foods and drinks
  • Entrance fees to any point of interest
  • Personal expenses (i.e. souvenirs etc.)

 

* For details on admission and pricing please visit the following links:

Delphi Archaeological Site http://odysseus.culture.gr/h/3/eh355.jsp?obj_id=2507

Delphi Archaeological Museum http://odysseus.culture.gr/h/1/eh155.jsp?obj_id=3404

** In order to meet your needs, each and every tour parameter can be customized in accordance with your requests (i.e. meeting point, starting time etc.). Please feel free to use our inquiry form to express any special requests that you may have in order to have your tour tailored to your wishes.

be a greekLocation
Central Greece
be a greek Duration
10 hours

be a greekAvailable Languages
English, Italian
 
be a greekMeeting Point
As per request
be a greekTransportation
Private vehicle
be a greekAvailable Dates
Every day 

 

 

 

Travel 6.000 years back in time and explore the sanctuary of Delphi with its numerous amazing buildings, set within a most spectacular landscape, which, for many centuries, was the cultural and religious center and a symbol of unity for the Hellenic world. The history of Delphi begins in prehistory, followed by the Oracle and the myths of the ancient Greeks, arriving to our days.

Departing from Athens and after a short stop in Aráchova, a mountainous little village nestling picturesquely at the foot of Mt. Parnassós and the most cosmopolitan winter destination in Greece, we will reach Delphi, the center of the ancient Greek world. Home to the Delphic oracle, considered the most trustworthy of all, this UNESCO World Heritage site is certain to take you back in time with its magical atmosphere and mysticism. The Temple of Apollo, the ancient Theater and Stadium, the Stoa of the Athenians and the Museum of Delphi are just some of the many amazing sites to be visited.

After a short stop in a nearby place of ancient Greek art and handicraft (optional), we will head towards the beautiful river town of Livadiá, traditionally associated with the production and processing of cotton and tobacco, as well as the cultivation of cereal crops and the raising of livestock. Famous all over Greece for its waterfalls and meat restaurants, walking around in this little town before heading back to Athens will surely be the ideal conclusion to our wonderful experience.

Do not miss the chance to experience the feelings that only the place where the famous Oracle, the most influential feminine voice in the ancient world, lived and prophesied. Follow the footsteps of some of the most famous Greek visitors, from Solon to Alexander and foreigners alike, such as King Midas, all seeking counsel from the famous priestess channeling Apollo.

 

* Tour itinerary may change in case of adverse weather conditions.

** The order of the visited sites may change depending on the season of the year.

*** This tour is conditioned by the closing days of the Delphi archaeological site. For further info please refer to the respective website (which can be found in the Description tab of our tour) or feel free to use our inquiry form.

Due to the nature of this Experience, price varies depending on your preferences and wishes. Please use our inquiry form for more info.