Day trip

From Athens: Delphi Archaeological Site Full-Day Guided Trip

Activity provider: TAG Athens
Day trip

From Athens: Delphi Archaeological Site Full-Day Guided Trip

Activity provider: TAG Athens
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Discover the wonders of Delphi on this guided tour from Athens. Hear local myths, marvel at the city’s majestic monuments, explore local villages, and visit the Delphi Archeological Site.

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Duration 10 hours
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4.5 hours
  • Athens

  • 2 hours
  • Livadia (break, coffee)

    • Extra fee
  • 45 minutes
  • Delphi Archaeological Site (guided tour)

  • Delphi Archaeological Museum, Delphi archaeological site (guided tour)

  • 15 minutes
  • Arachova (lunch, free time)

    • Extra fee
  • 2.5 hours
  • Athens

Meeting point
Main stop
Other stop
  • Step back in time to Ancient Greece on a tour of the Delphi Archaeological Site
  • Marvel at art masterpieces like the Siphnian Treasury and Statue of Antinous
  • See the Temple of Apollo, the Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia and the Bronze Charioteer
  • Enjoy a tour with a licensed guide in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Stop at the village of Arachova to enjoy free time to explore and try local food
Full description

Embark on an unforgettable guided day trip from Athens to Delphi, the navel of the ancient Greek world. Visit the Delphi Archeological Site and museum and see the Temple of Apollo, the Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia, and more. Later, get free time to explore a scenic village.

The morning of your trip, meet your licensed tour guide and depart in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. The drive takes about 2.5 hours going each way, so sit back and enjoy the passing scenery as you pass through the Boeotia plains.

As you travel, begin to immerse yourself in Ancient Greece as your guide tells tales about ancient Greek mythology, King Oedipus, God Apollo, and more.

During a guided tour through the archaeological site, see some of the most important and unique archaeological monuments, such as the Temple of Apollo and its oracle, the Athenian Stoa, the Polygonal Wall.

Later, you can visit the Archaeological Museum of Delphi (entry fees paid on site), which hosts globally known pieces of art like the Sphinx of Naxos, the Statue of Antinous, the Siphnian Treasury, and the Charioteer of Delphi.

After the visit to Delphi, hop back on the bus to the multicolored village of Arachova, built on the mountainside. Get free time to arrange for lunch on your own at a traditional taverna (costs not included).

Take time to go on a stroll around the village’s narrow alleys, enter some artisanal shops for local delicacies, and admire the local hand-woven carpets. In the late afternoon, depart for your return to Athens, on another 2.5-hour drive.

  • Transportation
  • Guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide
  • Delphi Archaeological Site and museum entry fees (if you select the option with skip-the-line tickets)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the corner of 21 Chatzichristou Street and Makrigianni Street in Athens, located 50 yards (50 meters) away from the Acropolis metro station. Look out for the blue umbrella at the meeting point. 

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Passport or ID card, copy accepted

Know before you go

  • The tour will take place rain or shine
  • Please note that if you choose the option without the entrance tickets included, you can purchase them online at the following link
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 165 reviews

Review summary

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Our guide, Dionysus, was amazing - professional, knowledgeable, very good at shepherding our group. We so appreciated his perfect blend of information, mythology, local history & geography, and site knowledge. The journey was perfectly composed, Dionysus was responsive and very scholarly, and we loved the whole experience. Grateful for a local guide willing to share his country with us, exhibiting both a sense of reverence and down-to-earth realism. We learned so much and enlarged our respect for and understanding of Greece. Five stars +

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March 26, 2023

This was an exceptional trip to Delphi. Angela was a wonderful guide, with a great personality and solid expertise in archeology and history. We really appreciated her thorough explanations of the archeological site and the museum. The lunch stop in Arachova was great, with beautiful scenery and excellent local food!

March 26, 2023

This trip was a great day out of Athens. With incredible views and so much history it was worth booking. The tour guide was knowledgeable in the facts and history of not only Delphi but all the mythology too. It was a long drive there but the guide shared stories to fill the time, unfortunately there wasn’t much free time to roam around the archaeological site but you still see it with the guide. Coming back the drive was broken up between a stop in a local village where lunch could be had before returning to Athens.

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March 26, 2023

Product ID: 410443