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  Duration: 1 Day
  Group: 4-10 people
  Departure: Athens center
  Meals: Snacks and meals are included in this trip
  Hike Level: Easy

Overview

The Delphi tour is an ideal solution for an one-day trip near Athens. Explore the Delphi archeological site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and learn how the city was considered the ‘Center of the World’ in ancient Greece.Walk around the ruins of the famous theater and the Apollo temple.

The adventure starts up at mountain Parnassus by hiking up to the cave where god Panas used to live according to the mythology. Later on we will hike the ancient path towards to the Oracle of Delphi. After lunch, we will end the day with a 2 hour pottery class with one of the best artists in Greece who still creates and paints his pottery items following the ancient method.

 

Highlights of this journey:
 
- Explore the Temple of Apollo and the world famous Oracle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Visit the Delphi Archeological Museum.
- Hike the ancient path towards to the Oracle of Delphi.
- Pottery class

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements

The hike in Delphi is not a technical hike but a good stamina is an advandage. No prior trekking experience is required, however having done some hikes before will still be an asset. It is recommended for participants with pre-existing medical conditions such as heart, lung, and blood diseases to consult their doctor before any hike.

Tour Itinerary

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For the ones located in Athens, the meeting point is at 07.30am at the metro station Doukissis Plakentias (blue line) and for everyone else is at Arachova village at 10.00.

After meeting your guide in Athens, you will be informed about the schedule of the day and we will depart for a 2 hours trip towards Delphi, by air-conditioned coach. After arriving at the village we will get ready to hike for about 45 min to arrive at Korikion cave in an altitude of 1310 meter. We will explore the cave where god Panas and the Corikian Nymphs used to live according to the mythology. We will continue our hike through the forest of mountain Parnassos taking the ancient path that leads to the Oracle of Delphi.
After arriving in Delphi, you will have the chance to visit the famous theatre, where you will enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding mountains, getting an insight into the world of the Ancient Greeks. Visit the Temple of Apollo, the center of Ancient Greece, and best-known for its famous oracle.

Our next stop will be in a traditional Greek taverna for launch. We will end the day with a 2 hour pottery class with one of the best artists in Greece who still creates and paints his pottery items following the ancient method.

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What is included in the price

  • Transportation from Athens to Delphi and return.
  • Pottery class
  • Delphi Archeological Museum entrance fee
  • Delphi Archeological Site entrance fee
  • Hiking Equipment (baton)
  • Snacks during the hikes
  • 1 meal
  • Luggage transfer
  • All taxes


What is not included in the price

  • Licensed guide to Archeological Site
  • Booking flights to Athens
  • Travel insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Additional expences as a result of leaving the tour earlier
  • Additional expences as a result of staying longer
  • All other services that are not listed above

What to bring with you

  • Hiking shoes
  • Headlamp
  • Daypack or Backpack
  • Water Bottle
  • Extra clothes
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen

Delphi Tour

€ 175

/starting price per person

Hiking Equipment
English speaking guide
Transportation from/to Athens
Archeological site fees
Snacks and meals
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Delphi Archaeological Site

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site and learn how the city was considered the ‘Center of the World’ in ancient Greece.

English speaking guide

A local guide speaking fluently English will guide you throughout the hike.

Corycian cave

Explore the cave where god Panas and the Corikian Nymphs used to live according to the mythology.

Pottery class

Take a short introducing class to pottery and learn some of the techniques of ancient Greeks.

Charateristics of the hike

Trip Duration

Duration of the trip, including short pottery class is about 13 hours.

Period of operation

Delphi tour can be done all year round.

 

Minimum attendance

The minimun attendance for Delphi tour is 4 persons.

Hiking Level

The difficulty level for hiking in Delphi tour is Easy.