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  • Location:Athens, Greece
  • Duration:10 hours (approx.)
Visit Delphi – one of the most important archeological sites in Greek history – on this full-day trip from Athens! Traveling with an expert guide, you’ll explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town, home to the Temple of Apollo, and stroll around Delphi Archeological Museum. Learn all about Greek mythology and history while seeing fascinating monuments, and visit the pretty town of Arachova on the journey back to Athens.

Highlights

  • Full-day tour to Delphi from Athens
  • Visit the Delphi archeological site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • See incredible monuments from Ancient Greece like the Temple of Apollo
  • Explore Delphi Archeological Museum and see the Charioteer of Delphi
  • Stop in the pretty town of Arachova on the journey back to Athens
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

If you’re interested in Greek history, or even just curious about it, Delphi Archeological Museum has the some of the best exhibitions to visit in Greece. Having a guide at your side as you explore means you can ask as many questions as you like!

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What You Can Expect

Delphi Day Trip from Athens

Delphi, Greece

Ancient Greece is the civilization that existed roughly between the 8th century BC and 600 AD, and Delphi was said to represent the center of it. Reputedly built on the spot where Zeus’ eagles collided when they were released from opposite ends of the earth, the ancient town is littered with intriguing monuments from this fascinating period of history.

After meeting your guide in Athens, hear tales about the ancient Greeks and their lives in Delphi while traveling to the town by luxury minivan. Pass through the towns of Levadia and Arachova – both famous for their production of brightly colored carpets – and arrive in Delphi around midday.

First stop is a tour of the Delphi archeological site – a UNESCO World Heritage Site and easily one of the most important digs in Europe. As you walk around the evocative ruins with your guide, see famous monuments like the Temple of Apollo.

Head inside Delphi Archeological Museum and explore this veritable treasure trove at leisure. Home to countless artifacts and intriguing relics, the museum consists of 15 rooms arranged in chronological order from 15th century BC to 4th century AD. Be sure to check out the bronze Charioteer of Delphi and the Sphinx of Naxos.

After eating lunch at a Delphi hotel (own expense), you will return to Athens, stopping in Arachova on the way to stretch your legs or grab a coffee (own expense).

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

An enjoyable and educative day, with a very enthusiastic guide

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Excellent guide, informative and funny. The scenery was amazing and the site itself well worth the coach journey to get there

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Spectacular views both on the drive as you're getting closer and when you arrive. As you climb up, remember to stop and take a look back/around otherwise you'll miss it - the views looking down are just as amazing as looking up.
Once the tour guide is done and gives you some time to make it to the top on your own - ask how long it should take you to get down. My friends and I didn't, so we assumed wrong and were a bit late to the museum tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

great tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We had a wonderful trip to Delphi. The tour guide was very knowledgable and spoke wonderful English. She told our group lots of interesting facts and stories about Greek history and the Greek gods. If you want a well-planned and neatly organized trip, then this I highly recommend this this one.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

I'm glad I signed up for this tour. The views were amazing! The stadium and theater are almost completely intact, which is very different from most of the other historical sites. The museum is very lovely as well. Lunch was absolutely delicious.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Really fun! The guide was very knowledgeable and the entire trip was worth it. Great value! Glad I did it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Great tour full of lots of information about Delphi and its importance to Greece. Great trip to the Delphi museum as well

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Our trip to Delphi was well organized and extremely informative. Thanks!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

We scheduled an extra day in Athens just to take this day trip. It was a long bus ride for a day trip, but worth it if you came to see ancient Greek ruins. The guide was very informative.

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