Day Trip / Out of Town, Food and Wine, Hiking and Walking, Museums / Culture
Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour is suitable for children as long as they are supervised by a parent. Child seat available upon request.
Maximum travelers: 4
English (fluent), Greek (fluent)
Explore the beauty of the Central Greece
Starting our tour to Delphi we drive northwest along the national highway to reach Battle of Chaeronea Archaeological Museum. There you can admire the Lion of Chaeronea, funerary monument erected in honor of the Sacred Band, as Alternatively we drive up at Hosios Loukas Monastery, situated at a scenic site on the slopes of Mount Helicon and has been listed on UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. Dating to the second half of the 10th century.
Continuing to Delphi we drive through Arachova situated at Parnassos Mountain. One of the most popular winter resorts due to its snow center. After we reach the Sanctuary of Delphi which was the most famous oracle of ancient Greece.
Delphi was regarded as the centre- the navel of the world. Leads to the temple of Apollo with its famous Adyton, where Pythia delivered her oracles and priests of Apollo interpreted them.
The archaeological site of Delphi includes- among other buildings- two sanctuaries dedicated sanctuaries, dedicated to Apollo and Athena.
We will visit:
- Osious Lukas Byzantine Monastery or Chaeronea Battlefield and Museum
- Delphi Oracle-Delphi Archaeological site
- Delphi Archaeological Museum
- Temple of Athena Pronea
** Lunch in a very nice traditional restaurant
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will pick you up wherever is convenient, airport-port-hotel-apartment etc. in Athens
End location: I will drop you off either to the pickup place or alternatively to airport - port - hotel - apartment etc. in Athens
Duration: 9 hours
To avoid the traffic, we should arrange an early start time but I am flexible based on your request.
Vehicle, fully air-conditioned, no smoking Mercedes Taxi E- class Sedan
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 Euro - Admission for archaeological sites.
I am not a licensed guide and will not be able to guide you inside of the historical monuments and museums.
My vehicle is a Mercedes E-Class sedan that fits up to 4 people having up to 4 normal sized luggage.