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  • Address: Delphi 33054, Greece
  • Hours: Open daily 8am - 5pm (to 7pm in summer)
  • Admission: Adults: €12

Delphi is the second-most important archeological site in Greece (after the Acropolis in Athens). In ancient times Delphi was considered the place where heaven and earth met so the gods were close-by. Established around the 7th century BC, Delphi was a sanctuary to the god Apollo. It was here that the Oracle of Delphi was situated, the most trusted oracle in the ancient world from which the spirit of Apollo gave advice on everything from domestic matters to wars.

Delphi had a theatre and temples as well as the oracle, and has a well preserved stadium which once held chariot races. These were excavated from the mid-1800s and today the ruins stand impressively in their mountain landscape. Many believe the place to have a special magic and report being moved spiritually when visiting Delphi. Ancient engravings on the stone such as 'Know Thyself' and 'Nothing in Excess' could be from today's self-help movement.

Practical Info

Delphi is 180 km from Athens. Regular tours go to Delphi and it can be very useful to have a guide to talk you through the history and significance of the place. Many of these combine a visit to nearby Meteora, home to the famous rock-tower monasteries.

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Delphi Day Trip from Athens, Athens, null
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Delphi Day Trip from Athens

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Visit Delphi – one of the most important archeological sites in Greek history – on this full-day trip from Athens! Traveling with an expert guide, ...  Read more

Location: Athens, Greece
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $94.95
Delphi: A Day Tour at the navel of the world from Athens, Athens, Day Trips
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Delphi: A Day Tour at the navel of the world from Athens

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Depart from our terminal for one day trip from Athens to Delphi to explore one of the most famous archaeological sites of Greece. Along the way, you will see ...  Read more

Location: Athens, Greece
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $94.95
Private Tour: Delphi Day Trip from Athens Including Lunch, Athens, Day Trips
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Private Tour: Delphi Day Trip from Athens Including Lunch

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See some of the most impressive sights of Ancient Greece on this private 8-hour tour to Delphi. Leave Athens behind and travel through incredible scenery to ...  Read more

Location: Athens, Greece
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $175.53
Delphi Highlights: Guided Day Tour from Athens, Athens, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Delphi Highlights: Guided Day Tour from Athens

Depart from your hotel early in the morning. Drive through the fertile plain of Beotia, crossing the towns of Thebes - connected with the tragedy of King ...  Read more

Location: Athens, Greece
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $103.68
Self Guided Delphi Day Trip from Athens, Athens, Day Trips
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Self Guided Delphi Day Trip from Athens

See some of the most impressive sights of Ancient Greece on this private, self-guided 8-hour tour to Delphi. Leave Athens behind and travel through incredible ...  Read more

Location: Athens, Greece
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $80.76
Private Full-Day Tour to Delphi and Arachova from Athens, Athens, Self-guided Tours & Rentals
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Private Full-Day Tour to Delphi and Arachova from Athens

On this private tour from Athens, explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Delphi, located on the beautiful slopes of Mt. Parnassus, the center of the ancient ...  Read more

Location: Athens, Greece
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $240.11
Delphi Full-Day Excursion from Patras, Peloponnese, Day Trips
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Delphi Full-Day Excursion from Patras

Join this private Delphi excursion for up to 8 people. It departs from Patras and surrounding areas.

Location: Patras, Greece
Duration: Flexible

From USD $371.08
Athens Super Saver: Athens Sightseeing Tour plus Delphi Day Trip, Athens, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Athens Super Saver: Athens Sightseeing Tour plus Delphi Day Trip

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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 ...  Read more

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

From USD $142.43
Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour and Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip plus Delphi Day Trip, ... 
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Athens Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour and Half-Day Cape Sounion Trip plus Delphi Day Trip

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With this Athens Super Saver, combine three best-selling tours for a two-day immersion in Athens, Cape Sounion and Delphi. Perfect for those who already have ...  Read more

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

From USD $209.22
Delphi, Arachova and Saint Lucas Monastery Tour from Athens, Athens, Super Savers
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Delphi, Arachova and Saint Lucas Monastery Tour from Athens

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Visit one of the most important archaeological sites in Greek history on this full-day, small-group tour to Delphi, Arachova and Saint Lucas Monastery from ...  Read more

Location: Athens, Greece
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $180.08

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