Full Day Tour to Delphi at a Glance
The ancient Greeks saw Delphi as the center of the world, a city founded by Zeus after he released one eagle at the world’s Eastern end and one at the Western, both finding their way to this point – on the fertile, green slopes of Mount Parnassos.
Surrounded by high peaks, with a valley of olive trees below it, this was one of the most vital religious centers in the ancient world, home to the famous oracle who could whisper words of the future to you.
Our Athens to Delphi private tour will transport you to this ancient space, allowing you to explore the ruins of Delphi itself and the Delphi Archaeological Museum, where you will see artifacts from the site and learn more of the lives that were lived here, over two thousand years ago.
Full Day Tour to Delphi Highlights
- Learn compelling facts and tales of greatness on a Full Day Tour to Delphi to ancient Delphi.
- Walk among the staggering ruins of Delphi.
- Feel captivated in the history.
- Capture magnificent photos during your Full Day Tour to Delphi.
Full Day Tour to Delphi Itinerary
The start of this Athens full-day private tour to Delphi will be just as scenic as that taken by Zeus’ two eagles but of course more direct (and with the added luxuries of comfortable seating and air-conditioning) as we pick you up from your accommodation in Athens and begin our journey up into the mountains.
It is a two-hour drive to Delphi, ‘the navel of the world’. In Classical times, people would travel here from all over Greece to visit the oracle of the sun God, Apollo. Your private tour will include the time to explore this temple complex, the holiest place in ancient Greece.
3. Delphi Archaeological Museum
After seeing Delphi first-hand, you will have the opportunity to explore the lives of the people that visited it thousands of years ago. Situated next to the ancient temple, the Delphi Archaeological Museum features marble sculptures, painted ceramics, and other offerings that have been discovered over time.
Following this, your private transport will take you to Arachova. This is an old and characterful town, full of walnut trees and cobbled streets that wind along the mountainside.
We will stop here for some lunch before traveling back to Athens and rounding off the tour by taking you back to your accommodation
Pick-up and drop-off service from your Athens hotel
English and Greek-speaking local tour leader
Water and drinks
Taxes and services fee
State licensed guide
Personal travel insurance (contact us if you need)
Breakfast or lunch
Transportation by VIP Peugeot minivan or Private vehicle
Bring your camera. You may take a lot of photos.
Pick-up from your Athens stay
FAQs about the Full Day Tour to Delphi
What happens in the event of rain?
All our bus tours run regardless of the weather. If an activity is canceled because of extreme weather conditions, you have the option to change the date, switch activity, or cancel and receive a refund.
What time is the pick-up time for the tours?
The pick-up time for all tours is the same as the meeting time indicated on your vouchers and our website. Please note that there may be a slight delay of 5-10 minutes, depending on the number of pickups we have scheduled. Please be ready 10 minutes before your trip to facilitate that.
Which tours can I join on the same day?
This is a day tour, so you cannot participate in any of our other tours if you book it.
Cancellations received within 5 days of the tour will incur a 50% penalty for each person.
Cancellations received within 2 days of the tour will incur a 100% penalty for each person.
Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit the entire payment.
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