Day trip

Athens: Delphi Guided Day Trip with Pickup & Optional Lunch

Activity provider: Key Tours
Day trip

Athens: Delphi Guided Day Trip with Pickup & Optional Lunch

Activity provider: Key Tours
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Travel to the center of Ancient Greece on a full-day, and carbon-neutral, tour from Athens to Delphi. Discover the classical Greek world with a visit to the hilltop ruins, Temple of Apollo, and more.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup is available from centrally located hotels in Athens.


4.5 hours
  • Athens

  • 2 hours
  • Livadia (break)

  • 45 minutes
  • Delphi Archaeological Site (visit)

  • Lunch

    • Optional
  • Arachova (photo stop)

  • 3 hours
  • Athens

Pickup included
Main stop
Other stop
  • Step into ancient history at the sacred center of the ancient Greek world
  • Delve into the Oracle’s mystery, the most important shrine in Ancient Greece
  • See the Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia and discover the Delphi Museum
  • Pass by the picturesque mountain village of Arachova for a short photo stop
  • Enjoy an environmentally mindful experience with a carbon neutral tour
Full description

Explore the most famous sights of ancient Greece on a full-day guided mythology-inspired tour, at the same time with zero carbon footprint. Ignite your imagination with mythical tales of the culture and history of Delphi. Learn about the Oracle, ancient ruins like the amphitheater, and the Temple of Apollo, and immerse yourself in local history.

Depart from Athens and travel to Delphi, located on the spur of Mount Parnassus. On your way, admire the Greek countryside and cross into the land of King Oedipus, a tragic mythical hero whose fate was determined after receiving a message from the Oracle from Delphi. 

Start with a coffee break in Livadia. Once you’ve arrived in Delphi, visit the theater and enjoy the views of the surrounding mountains. Gain insight into the world of the Ancient Greeks. Visit the Temple of Apollo and learn all about common ancient rituals.

After the exploration of the Delphi site, discover the stories behind some of the most important artifacts of antiquity in the Museum of Delphi. Marvel at the unique bronze Charioteer, the Naxian Sphinx, and the Statue of Antinoos, which provide insight into ancient Greek culture and history.

After a lunch break, visit the Athena Pronaia Sanctuary, the most photographed spot in Delphi. Head back to Athens via the beautiful mountain village of Arachova, situated on the hills of the Parnassus Mountains where the tour will stop for a short photo opportunity.

  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Wi-Fi on the bus
  • Licensed guides
  • Headsets to hear the guide
  • Entrance fee to the Delphi Archaeological site and Delphi Museum (if option selected)
  • Pickup and drop-off service
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • During the winter season (November 1 to March 31), the visit to Athena Pronaia Sanctuary will not take place due to the limited opening hours of the exhibition areas
  • We are reducing our carbon footprint with sustainable practices.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 1807 reviews

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This was an amazing day. Delphi site is unique , the atmosphere , the energy of the place, the views and cannot be better presented by Marianna. Her way to bring the myths alive is unspeakable. A visit in places with so many histories and myths should be always be with a professional guide otherwise you miss a lot, if not all. I loved the tour. Thank you Marianna, GYG and Key tours.

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February 7, 2023

Tour guide and driver was good, but the tour company only told us one day before that they could not pick us up and asked that my family of 5 walk to their office to join the tour, so that was disappointing, as by then we could not have cancelled the tour.

December 28, 2022

LOVED IT SO GOOD! The tour guide was very informative and the views are very beautiful would recommend my friends to do this if they ever came to Athens! We had lots of photo stops and it was very convenient getting the provided lunch as we didn’t have to worry about ordering food or paying for it afterwards. Just keep in mind that drinks are not included in the lunch if you don’t get tapwater. The lunch was really worth the money because it had appetizers, a main course, and dessert- I have very extreme allergies and the restaurant was very accommodating of that as well which is nice.

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October 20, 2022

Product ID: 691