Shore Excursion to Delphi from Athens - “the Navel of the Earth”
Full day / Accessible / Up to 4 people
Stop at the Greek mountain villages – Arachova
Enjoy Delphi - Switzerland of antiquity
See the Sanctuaries of Delphi
Get lost in the history and the museum of Delphi
Others and sign-language on request (extra cost may apply)
Piraeus Port or any hotel in the center of Athens
What you will do...
This day trip takes you to Delphi, one of the most important sites of ancient Greece, located at the bottom of Parnassus and once home to the Oracle. Coming from Athens, make a stop in the picturesque mountain town of Arachova.
In Delphi, you will visit the famous Amphitheater, which offers a breathtaking mountainous view, and get a better insight into the world of the ancient Greeks. Then, you will visit the Temple of Apollo, the center of classical Greece and known for its oracle. Furthermore, admire the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia, the most photographed place in Delphi.
What you will visit...
Greek mountain villages - Arachova:
Arachova is a picturesque mountain village located on the slopes of Mount Parnassus in central Greece. It is known for its charming traditional architecture, cobblestone streets, and stunning mountain views. Arachova is a popular destination for both winter and summer activities, offering access to the Parnassus Ski Resort and serving as a base for hiking and exploring the surrounding natural beauty. Visitors can enjoy the cozy atmosphere, traditional Greek cuisine, and a vibrant local culture.
Delphi - Switzerland of antiquity:
Delphi is an ancient site located on the slopes of Mount Parnassus. It was considered the center of the world in ancient Greece and was renowned for its Oracle, where people sought advice and predictions from the god Apollo. Delphi is often referred to as the "Switzerland of antiquity" due to its strategic location on the mountainside, surrounded by breathtaking landscapes. It offers visitors a unique combination of historical ruins, natural beauty, and sweeping views, creating a captivating atmosphere reminiscent of a bygone era.
Sanctuaries of Delphi:
The sanctuaries of Delphi were the sacred grounds surrounding the Oracle of Delphi. These sanctuaries comprised various structures and monuments, including temples, treasuries, and theaters. The most notable structure is the Temple of Apollo, dedicated to the god Apollo. Exploring the sanctuaries of Delphi allows visitors to immerse themselves in ancient Greek religious and cultural practices, appreciate the architectural achievements of the time, and understand the significance of Delphi as a revered site in ancient Greece.
History and museum of Delphi:
Delphi is also home to an impressive museum that houses a vast collection of artifacts found in the area. The museum showcases ancient sculptures, statues, pottery, and other archaeological treasures, providing a comprehensive overview of the history and culture of Delphi. Exploring the museum allows visitors to gain a deeper understanding of the ancient Greek civilization, its beliefs, and its artistic achievements.
Notes on mobility
Inspected and carefully chosen stops
Easy access guarantee
Accessible transfer with ramp
Assistance pets are allowed
Suitability for Level 1 and 2
max. 4 Wheelchairs foldable
max. 4 Rollator Users
max. 2 Mobility scooter Users
max. 2 Electric wheelchair
Roundtrip transportation by air-conditioned bus
License Tour guide
Pick-up and drop-off
Special personal assistance
Rental of aid equipment
Food and drinks