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From Athens: Delphi Oracle & Stadium Private Historical Tour

1. From Athens: Delphi Oracle & Stadium Private Historical Tour

Visit Delphi, one of the most famous historical and archaeological destinations in Greece. See sites included on the UNESCO World Heritage List, and see Arachova, Delphi's Archaeological site and Oracle, and its museum and stadium on this private tour leaving from Athens. Travel to Delphi, one of the most important destinations in Greece, once considered the center of the world. Leave Athens and begin the journey with a visit to the Monastery of St. Lucas, one of the most important monuments of middle Byzantine art and architecture, included on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Admire colorful villages on the trip to the next stop, Arachova, one of the most famous ski resorts in Greece, and immerse yourself in its picturesque atmosphere. Move on to the stop in Delphi, where you can visit the archaeological site, the museum, the stadium, and the famous Oracle of Delphi. Return from the museum and enjoy the option to grab lunch at a local restaurant and enjoy delicious Greek cuisine. Enjoy the uniqueness of the landscape, history, and culture in the area, and learn more about the Legend of Zeus releasing two eagles. Finish up in Delphi after lunch and return to Athens for hotel drop-off.

From Athens: Delphi Full-Day Tour

2. From Athens: Delphi Full-Day Tour

Departing from Athens, pass through Levadia and Arachova, famous for bright multi-coloured carpets. on the way to Delphi. The tour then continues on to the impressive archaeological site of Delphi, which is situated at the foot of Parnassus Mountain. Delphi, the sanctuary of Apollo, offers the most amazing views of the olive groves of Amphissa, the Corinthian Gulf, and the Peloponnese Mountains. The Sanctuary of Apollo was considered one of the most important sacred sites in the Ancient Greek world. Next up is a visit to the Delphi Museum, which houses the famous bronze statue, Charioteer and the statue of Antinoos. Afterwards, you will take the sacred way to the Athenian treasury followed by a visit the unforgettable Temple of Apollo, where the masses flocked to consult the oracle in ancient times. This site, with the imposing Mount Parnassus behind, one of the most beautiful natural settings in Greece. For the final stop, you'll visit then Hosios Loukas Monastery. Afterwards, enjoy local dishes (at your own expense) in a traditional tavern with great quality food.

From Athens: Delpi and Meteora Private 2-day Historic Tour

3. From Athens: Delpi and Meteora Private 2-day Historic Tour

Discover Meteora and Delphi on this historical 2-day tour leaving from Athens. Explore the wonders of each city, including the Delphi Archaeological Site, museum, stadium, and the Oracle of Delphi. See nature's wonders and marvel at the beautiful architecture and learn more about the history of the monasteries in Meteora. Begin the tour in Athens with pickup in a luxury air-conditioned minivan and meet your guide/driver for the rest of the tour. Prepare for an exciting and historical two-day tour and get ready to make the most of your time in each city. Stop first in the Monastery of Saint Lucas, a few miles from Delphi. Admire one of the most important monuments of Middle Byzantine art and see the beauty of a site included on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Move on to the city of Arachova, a famous ski resort, and see beautiful colorful villages along the way. Travel to Delphi after Arachova, and visit the famous archaeological site, the museum, and the stadium, and take some time to admire the Oracle of Delphi, the most famous oracle of ancient Greece. See the Oracle where the Priestess of Apollo was consulted about major important decisions in the ancient classical world. Move on to Meteora, where you will rest for the night and get ready to explore Meteora early in the morning. Rise early and enjoy an opportunity to visit the famous monasteries in Meteora, and witness the beauty of nature in comparison to the history and architecture in the area from early Christian history. See the Meteora vertical cliffs, regarded as the perfect place to achieve absolute isolation, and discover peace and harmony, supporting man's eternal struggle for spiritual elevation. Explore the beautiful rock formations, and visit the monasteries to take beautiful photos and admire the exquisite landscape. Eat lunch before heading back to Athens having seen many famous and iconic sites important to Greek history.

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