Private Delphi Tours From Athens

Private Delphi Tours From Athens

8-9 Hours

Private Delphi Tours From Athens

Private Delphi Tours From Athens

Delphi was regarded as the centre of the world, as represented by the stone monument known as the Omphalos of Delphi. Here, is where Pythia, the most famous prophet of the entire ancient Greece was located. Let’s listen to the prophecies…


Delphi Private Tours in Greece

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Delphi is famous as the ancient sanctuary that grew rich as Pythia the oracle sat on the tripod throne and gave her prophesies about important decisions to be made throughout the ancient classical world and also according to mythology, it is here that the two eagles, sent out by Zeus from the ends of the universe to find the "navel" of the world, met. Moreover, the Greeks considered Delphi the navel of the world, as represented by the stone monument known as the Omphalos of Delphi.

Program

Delphi is one of the most popular archaeological sites in Greece. It comes second in traffic only to The Acropolis of Athens. Our « Private Delphi Tours From Athens » is designed to take you on a journey to legends and historic moments, centuries back in time.

We will pick you up from your hotel or any place you might prefer and take you on a drive through the fertile plains of Boeotia. We'll drive through the towns of Thebes (related to the tragedy of King Oedipus), Levadia and Arachova. Our destination is Delphi. For centuries, it was considered to be the centre of the World for the ancient Greeks. It was often called “Omphalos”, that literally meant "Navel of the Earth". The Oracle's prestige spread far beyond the boundaries of the Ancient Hellenic World.

Located at the slopes of Mount Parnassus, Delphi's always been a place of great natural beauty. It offers a landscape of unparalleled majesty. Here lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. The ancient Greeks chose this unique location for their most sacred Oracle which they dedicated to their god Apollo. The Oracle had a power of great influence on states and individuals for millennia.

Upon our arrival in Delphi, we'll visit its many archaeological sites, such as the Castalia Spring and the main archaeological site (which includes the Temple of Apollo, the Treasury of the Athenians, the Theatre, the Stadium,etc.). We will also visit the archaeological Museum of Delphi. Among the treasures kept in this museum, are the famous statue of Antinoos and the unique bronze statue of the Charioteer dated from 475 B.C.

Everyone needs a break. So, we'll move to a traditional Greek restaurant in the picturesque town of Delphi. It's a perfect way to recharge our batteries and taste the local cuisine. After our lunch, we'll move back to the archaeological site once more and we'll visit the ruins of important structures, the Temple of Athena Pronea and the Tholos.

On our way back, we will make a brief interval in the settlement of Arachova. It is a picturesque village built at an altitude of 1000 meters. It is considered to be the best winter resort in Greece. There you can purchase some of its famous products, such as hand-made pastries, cheese and many others!

If you're thirsty for more, there is an optional extension to our trip. You could follow as to a Byzantine monastery. At the Osios Loukas monastery, you'll have a unique chance to witness its marvellously handcrafted interiors.

Late in the afternoon, we'll be back in Athens. Our staff will guide you back to the place of your accommodation and this will be the end of your « Private Delphi Tours From Athens ».

Price List

Best Private Tours In Greece PrivatePrivate Delphi Tours From Athens. This tour is on private basis and can be modified 100% according to your preferences. The final price depends from various factors as: the number of persons, the duration of the tour, the itinerary of the tour, the services to be included, etc.

 

Please make your request, provide all the necessary data and then we will get back to you, as soon as possible, with our final offer.

Package includes

  • Pick up and drop off from/to the place of your choice
  • Private vehicle with professional driver
  • Professional licensed guide
Package does not include

  • Whatever is not explicitly stated
  • Personal expenses
  • Lunch or meals
  • Entrance fees for archaeological sites or museums
Remarks

  • This tour is on private basis and can be modified 100% according to your preferences.

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