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  • Location:Athens, Greece
  • Duration:2 days (approx.)

Athens Super Saver: Athens Sightseeing Tour plus Delphi Day Trip

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Book this trip and save over 10% compared to booking the trips separately.

With this Athens Super Saver, combine two best-selling tours for a two-day immersion in Athens and Delphi. See top sights on a half-day tour of Athens, from the Acropolis to Omonia Square. Then take a full-day trip to explore the historic sites of classical Greece at Delphi, considered the center of the earth and the universe in ancient times. Each tour takes place on a separate day, and it’s your choice whether you do the Athens half-day tour on Day 1 and visit Delphi on Day 2, or vice versa. Plus, receive a discount by booking these two tours together!


  • Combined Athens half-day sightseeing tour and Delphi day trip
  • Tour the Acropolis and see the sights of modern-day Athens
  • Visit the Temple of Apollo and Athenian Treasury at Delphi
  • Enjoy lunch in the town of Delphi
  • Comfortable journey by air-conditioned coach, local guide and entrance fees included
  • Receive a discount by booking this combo tour!

What You Can Expect

Athens Super Saver: Athens Sightseeing Tour plus Delphi Day Trip

Athens Super Saver: Athens Sightseeing Tour plus Delphi Day Trip

Athens Half-Day Sightseeing Tour (Morning on Day 1 or Day 2 – your choice):

Your guided half-day tour of Athens combines the city’s historic and modern sights, from central Omonia Square to the changing of the guard in Constitution Square. After taking a drive with your guide past the Panathenian Stadium, site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896, travel into the past at Athens’ crowning beauty, the Acropolis.

Tour the Parthenon, Athena Nike temple and beautiful Porch of the Maidens, and learn more about the Acropolis and its ruins at the new Acropolis Museum.

Delphi Day Trip (Day 1 or Day 2 – your choice):

More temples await at the archaeological site of Delphi, dedicated to the worship of Apollo and site of the legendary Delphic oracle in classical times. Leave Athens by air-conditioned coach for the drive to Delphi, stopping briefly to stretch your legs in the town of Levadia, a small central Greek town near legendary Mt Parnassus. Leaving Levadia, continue to the winter-time ski resort town of Arachova on the slopes of Mt Parnassus. While taking a stroll around Arachova, note the traditionally hand-woven flokati rugs for sale in the town’s shops.

Next stop is the famous archaeological site of Delphi, where you’ll take a guided tour of the legendary ruins, first excavated in 1882. Ancient Delphi was the site of a sanctuary to Apollo, and home to the Greek world’s most important oracle, who received prophecies from the gods.

Your tour includes a visit to Delphi’s most important building, the ancient Temple of Apollo, now a poignant collection of pillars and steps, and once housing an eternal flame. Follow the sacred way to the restored Athenian Treasury, a classic temple design with Doric columns.

You’ll also visit the site’s stadium, where musical competitions and the Pythian Games, similar to the games of Olympia, were held every four years; the first games took place here in 776 BC.

While in Delphi, you’ll also visit the site’s archaeological museum, filled with statues of athletes, gold and ivory from the site, along with its famous piece, the bronze statue of a charioteer.

Your tour includes a Greek lunch in the modern-day town of Delphi, which neighbors the archeological site.

Customer Reviews

Talzy V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This was amazing! our Tour guide was hilarious and very informative... We were a group of 4 and she had us amused the entire time.....

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

The tour guides are extremely knowledgeable and have a great sense of humor. They work really hard to make the tours great for everyone. The tickets for the Acropolis also work for other tourist attractions like the Temple of Zeus and the Agora. Our Athens experience was wonderful!

United States of America

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Excellent tour! The tour guides were very informative and interested in us having a great time. I learned a lot ! One tip is to wear good walking shoes and a hiking stick is useful for the Delphi Day trip. There are a lot of stairs, Still the views are outstanding and well worth the exercise. Highly recommended!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

I went to Greece with my 12 year old son. We had such a great time. The tour guides on both trips were awesome they were friendly and knowledgeable. I highly recommend these tours.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Fun fun fun! On both activities the guides were great and knew their stuff. I learned a lot both about the Acroplis in Athens and the Delphi site. Make sure you do the City tour early because the ticket you get for Acroplis is good for others sites in the city such as the Roman Agora. The tour company actually call the hotel the day before to confirm pick up time! That's great service!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

This tour has the best of Athens, the tour guide was great and knew a lot about the history. Delphi was a great trip with amazing views, and full of history. This was a great opportunity to visit different landscapes in a short time.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

Perfect combo. So much fun and incredibly interesting.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2013

This was an excellent tour. Guide was great and very imformative.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2013

The Delphi tour was very an excellent tour. Very much worth it and so very interesting! The 1/2 day tour was good, just crowded and so much harder to manage the Acropolis in a big group! The New Acropolis Museum with our guide was fantastic though. I would highly recommend this tour to newcomers to Athens!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2013

Excellent. Well worth the money. Wonderful tour......

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