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Athens: Delphi Guided Day Trip with Pickup & Optional Lunch

Activity provider: Key Tours

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 tour of Delphi. Site of the oracle, and heart of the classical Greek world, explore the hilltop ruins, the amphitheater, and Temple of Apollo.

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Duration 10 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup is available from centrally located hotels or accommodations in Athens. Please contact the local partner for the exact pickup points and times.
Private or small groups available

Experience

Itinerary
3.5 hours
  • Athens

  • 3.5 hours
  • Livadia (break)

  • Delphi Archaeological Site (visit)

  • Lunch

    • Optional
  • Arachova (photo stop)

  • 3 hours
  • Athens

Pickup included
Main stop
Other stop
Highlights
  • Visit the sacred center of the ancient Greek world at Delphi
  • Explore the ruins of the famous theater and the Apollo temple
  • See the magnificent Athena Pronaia Sanctuary
  • Discover the many treasures of Delphi Museum
  • Pass by the village of Arachova for a short photo stop
Full description

Explore the most famous sights of ancient Greece on this guided day trip to magical Delphi. Spend an entire day learning about the oracle and discovering ancient ruins including the amphitheater and the Temple of Apollo.

Your tour departs from Athens, from where you will travel to Delphi, located on the spur of Mount Parnassus, making a short rest stop outside the town of Levadia. Arrive in Delphi, and visit the famous theater, 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 a lunch break, visit Athena Pronaia Sanctuary (depending on the local authority's permission), the most photographed spot in Delphi.

Then, 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.

Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off at selected centrally located hotels
  • Transportation by air-conditioned buses
  • Free WiFi on the bus
  • Guide
  • Entrance fee to Delphi archaeological site and Delphi museum
  • Lunch (if option selected)
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

Know before you go

  • This tour may be conducted by a bilingual guide on some occasions
  • For day trips, loose fitted clothing is strongly recommended
  • 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
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 1482 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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The site was better then expected and the new museum had several great pieces. The tour was abit longer then necessary. The lunch was weird, you only have the one place to eat regardless of if you pay upfront or not. However, if you prepay there is very little food choice and no drink (including water) is even included. If you don't prepay you can order off the menu. It would have come to the same amount.

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May 26, 2022

I had an amazing time. Having the bus picking you up at the hotel makes it so much easier to travel to Delphi from Athens than if you are using public transport. Our guide was excellent, she shared her knowledge about the history of Greece, Athens and, of course, Delphi. Everything was perfectly organised.

May 23, 2022

This day trip to Delphi is a must if you are staying in Athens! Our tour guide was very informative and gave lots of information and stories about Greece and Greek mythology on the coach ride there. The journey went through beautiful Greek countryside and mountains. Delphi itself lived up to expectations. The only downside was that everyone even those who hadn’t paid for the optional lunch had to go the restaurant for lunch. This made you feel pressured to buy food and the staff at the restaurant were very rude and the food not that great! Such a shame as the rest of the trip was fantastic!!

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May 20, 2022

Product ID: 691