Delphi tours (Delphi); full day private tour in Greece

Duration: 8.30 h | Dayily departures | Pick up/Drop off: Athens hotel, cruise port.
Distance: 180(km) / 112(miles)

Overview

Athens to Delphi (Delfi) through central Greece . Tour Greece to meet with the ancient history.

Delphi was the most celebrated place in ancient world, Here the democratic lows of Athens where approved. The most un- compromised philosophers respected Delphi. Socratew was declared as the wisest of men ! Find out the future discovering the secrets of the past, here in Delphi.

Highlights of the Semi Private Tour

  • Eight-hour guided tour in ancient Delphi by a luxurious vehicle
  • English-speaking tour driver guide
  • Visit the temple of Apollo
  • Visit the famous temple of Athens pronea
  • Enjoy walk in the picturesque neighborhood of Delphi village
  • Enjoy the scenic view of Itea and the Corinthian golf from the restaurant having lunch
  • Taste the goodies of the local Parnassus land

Greece Tours Departures: Daily

Itinerary

Drive & See Stop | Walking & Visit
LevadiaArachova | Delphi Delphi

 

 

Description

Tour description

delphi_gtDelphi Greece is one of the most important archaeological sites of Greece, the most important in the ancient world, and accordingly, it seems to appear in the itinerary of every traveler who is attracted to the oracle that influenced affairs in the known world for over a thousand years.

Start your Greece tour from your cruise ship or your Athens hotel to a through the centuries trip.

Greece tours private chauffeur will drive you through the fertile plain of Beotia, passing through picturesque Levadia and the famous winter resort Arachova.

 

delphi-athena_1_gtArrive at Delphi, the center of Ancient World – the «Omphalos» (Navel of Earth) – whose prestige extended far beyond the boundaries of the Hellenic World. On the slopes of Mount Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios.

Our private Greece tour continues visiting Delphi’s Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the Delphi Museum containing such masterpieces of Ancient Greek sculpture as the bronze Charioteer and the famous athlete Aghias. Lunch in Delphi, and start traveling back to ATHENS  following the high way.

 

Details

Important notes

Tour Type

  • Shore Excursion – Private tour
  • Activity level: Moderate

Included

  • Professional driver with good knowledge in history and culture of Greece
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle appropriate for the size of your group
  • Accommodation is based according to availability (for multiple day tours only)
  • Pick-up from and return to your hotel
  • Free Pick-up & drop off from Piraeus cruise port
  • First class transport: By Mercedes E-Class or similar; Mercedes minivan or Mercedes minibus according to the size of your party . All new models with full leather and A/C.
  • Road tolls and local taxes
  • Our terminal: Leof. Andrea Siggrou 37, 117 43 Athina, Greece.
  • The private tour is 100% exclusive for your party

Excluded

  • Entrance fees to the archaeological sites and museum
  • Wine tasting fee (wine tours)
  • Athens Airport transfer:  arranged on request with a surcharge
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and beverage
  • Your private chauffeur/guide will discuss a program best suited to your interest and mobile abilities. Option for a professional tour guide with a state license at an extra cost.

Additional info

  • Dress:religious and marmoreal sites: shoulders and knee must be covered
  • Terms & Conditions, F.A.Q , Privacy policy & Cookies
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • voucher will be emailed to you with our contact numbers and all necessary information for your tour.
  • This is your ticket and proof of purchase. On the day of tour please present a paper voucher in order to redeem your tour/activity.

Persons with Disabilities

  • Due to uneven surfaces, certain sites are not recommended for persons with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair. Such sites are the Acropolis,the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion, Mycenae, Delphi and Meteora
  • In all cases, we recommend comfortable flat-solid walking shoes, sunglasses and sunscreen.

Opening hours & Admission fees

  • Opening Hours: Summer April 1st to October 31st from 08:00 AM to 07:30 PM
  • Winter:November 1st to March 31st from 08:30 AM to 03:00 PM
  • Free admission fees:Children under 18 & Students from E.U.
  • Reduced admission fees:Citizens of the E.U. aged over 65 & Students from countries outside the E.U.

Free admission days

  • March 6: In memory of deceased Minister of Tourism & visionary Melina Mercouri
  • June 5: Environment international day
  • April 18 : International monuments day
  • May 18: International museums day
  • September 27: International tourism day
  • The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
  • National Holidays
  • Sundays in the period between 1 November and 31 March
  • The first Sunday of every month, except for July, August and September
  • NOTE: If the first Sunday is a holiday then the second is the free admission day

Holidays in Greece

  • January 1: closed
  • January 6: 08:30 AM – 03:00 PM
  • Shrove Monday: 08:30AM – 03:00 PM
  • March 25: closed
  • Good Friday: 12:00 PM – 03:00 PM
  • Holy Saturday: 08:30 AM – 03:00 PM
  • Easter Sunday: closed
  • Easter Monday: 08:30 AM – 03:00 PM
  • May 1: closed
  • Holy Spirit Day: 08:30 AM – 03:00 PM
  • 15 August 15: 08:30 AM – 03:00 PM
  • October 28: 08:30 AM- 03:00 PM
  • December 25 & 26: closed

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