Private tour

From Athens: Full Day Private Tour of Delphi

Activity provider: My Athens Transfers

From Athens: Full Day Private Tour of Delphi

Activity provider: My Athens Transfers
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From US$ 156.33 per person

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Immerse yourself in the myths and monuments of classical Greece on this full-day tour of Delphi from Athens. Explore the UNESCO-listed archeological site of Delphi and learn how the city was considered the center of the world in ancient Greece.

About this activity

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup optional
The driver will be waiting for you in the hotel lobby or outside your apartment holding a sign with your name on it, 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Delphi archeological site, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • See incredible monuments from ancient Greece like the Temple of Apollo
  • Stroll through the Delphi Archeological Museum and see relics like the Sphinx of Naxos
  • Explore Delphi Archeological Museum and see the Charioteer of Delphi
  • Enjoy a stop in the pretty town of Arachova on the journey back to Athens
Full description
After pickup from your hotel in Athens, start the 2.5-hour journey to Delphi. Once you have arrived, begin your day exploring the rich and ancient history of this famous city.   Visit some of the city's most famous archeological sites. First, you will explore the sanctuaries of Apollo and Athena Pronaia before heading to the ancient stadium and theater. Continue to the Delphi ruins and the Temple of Apollo, before heading to the Delphi Archaeological Museum. See archeological artifacts and learn more about the rich history of Delphi at the museum.   You have the option to spend 2 hours visiting the village of Arachova, where you can enjoy coffee or lunch. Alternatively, you can choose to have lunch or coffee in Delphi instead. After exploring Delphi and relaxing over lunch, begin the 2.5-hour journey back to Athens.
Includes
  • Professional drivers (not licensed to accompany you to any site)
  • Hotel, airport, or port pickup and drop-off
  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • Bottled water
  • Tour guide
  • Entry or admission fees for archaeological sites
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The drivers are not licensed tour guides, but they are knowledgeable and can provide commentary in fluent English
  • Although your driver will not enter the archaeological sites with you, they can answer most of your questions about the places you visit on this tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 10 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    5/5

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Delphi was really great, and seeing the Greek countryside was amazing as well. Have to be in decent shape to get to the top in heat though. Quite stunning views. My guide (Dimitri) was absolutely fantastic, really could not have been any better. I have taken a lot of these trips all over the world and he was first rate. Thanks Dimitri for a great day!!!

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July 7, 2022

This was the highlight of our trip! Delphi is amazing—stunning scenery and fascinating history. Our driver Nicholas (Nikolaos?) was very friendly and knowledgeable about Athens, Delphi, and Greece in general. The ride was very comfortable and he took us to a great restaurant for lunch that had an incredible view of Delphi. He also stopped in in the charming town of Arachova. I would rate this experience 10 stars if possible!

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June 19, 2022

Petros was knowledgeable and extremely accommodating. He was gracious about letting us tailor our experience and the timeline to craft a day that worked best for us - repeatedly reassuring us that his priority was for us to relax and enjoy ourselves on our vacation. The scenery was absolutely breathtaking, Delphi was remarkable as was the museum. The views were spectacular, particularly with the mountains by turns drenched in dramatic mists. Arachova was picturesque and charming. Petros made outstanding food recommendations, lunch was delicious with a gorgeous full glass wall view of the valley below. Truly an unforgettable trek, well worth every penny.

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October 17, 2021

Product ID: 219867