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Athens: Delphi Guided Day Trip with Pickup & Optional Lunch

Athens: Delphi Guided Day Trip with Pickup & Optional Lunch

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Take a trip to the center of the Ancient Greek universe on a full-day tour of Delphi. Site of the oracle, and heart of the classical Greek world, explore the hilltop museum and ruins, famous for its amphitheater, and Temple of Apollo.

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Your centrally located hotel or accommodation in Athens.
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
  • Visit, exclusively, 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 day trip to magical Delphi, where the oracle once fore. Departing from Athens, 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 theatre, 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, 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
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • 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
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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  •  Please note, this tour may be conducted by a bilingual guide on some occasions
  •  For day trips, loose fitted clothing are 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 1285 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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KeyTours changed the date of our booking because we needed to, thank you so much! We had a smart guide, great busses (take a jacket with you, it was really cold in the bus in the morning). For us it was too little time to explore Delphi ourselves and the restaurant was not so great but the hour there was great to have some rest from bus ride.

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September 21, 2021

Our tour guide Costas was fantastic at explain current day Athens and covering a wide range of Greek Mythology and how it relates. The bus was clean and the driver was wonderful. I really enjoyed the tour and would highly recommend it to anyone. The lunch included was also very delicious.

September 17, 2021

Due to a marathon in the city there was no pick up that day but we gathered at the tour operator's office. Very nice guide, friendly woman who made it a pleasant experience for everyone. Because of her accent it was often difficult for me to understand her English well, perhaps also because she had to wear face masks the entire ride (just like us, by the way). Made several photo and coffee stops. Time at the archaeological site could have been just 15 minutes more for me. Unfortunately, because of Corona, it was not allowed to guide through the museum (which apparently was allowed before). However, the guide made every effort to explain everything to us before and after.

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September 13, 2021

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