Delphi Private Day Tour
Day Tour to Levadia, Arachova, Delphi (up to 10 hours)
Departure & Return / for Delphi Private Tour: Traveler pickup/ drop off is offered to your hotel/ apartment in Athens center or Piraeus Port, at the arranged time of your tour departure or your tour return. Please do not hesitate to request another pick up / drop off location.
Starting Time: We suggest that the tour starts at 8:00 am or earlier in summer time. If for any reason this is not convenient, you can adjust the time according to your needs. The tour starts with a convenient pickup from your location and takes you via Levadia Springs and Mount Parnassus with panoramic views to Delphi.
Group type: Private. This is private tour/ activity. Only your group will participate. Your tour/ driver provides informative commentary & historical details as you travel. (Archaeologist Guide up request)
Customizable: Yes. Guaranteed to skip the long lines.
Class of service: Attica Travel A 'class service offers non - smoking driver and vehicle, with a high level of cleanliness. The vehicle is exclusive to your team.
Tips: Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level and hiking shoes to walk in Delphi site & Athena's Tholos
What makes this tour unique?:
We visit Levadia, Delphi (Apollo Oracle) Mount Parnassus as travelers, not as tourists. We get as excited as you to travel, to enjoy the history & scenery. Schedule is flexible, but most importantly our drivers are seasoned travelers and are dedicated to helping you live the tour of your life, that is suited to your needs and lifestyle, allowing all passengers to enjoy the scenic drive, stopping wherever you desire and avoiding tourist traps
The tour starts with a convenient pickup and takes you to Levadia/ springs (Explore at your leisure the springs of Remembrance & Oblivion). Continue via mount Parnassus to Delphi. Visit at you leisure the sites of Apollo (Oracle) and Athena ( Tholos) sanctuaries, the Museum, take a break for lunch in a restaurant balcony with a panoramic view of the olive grove valley and the Corinthian Gulf. Return via traditional villages as Arachova
DELPHI DAY TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
Drives through the fertile plain of Boeotia, driving by the town of Thebes. Proceed to Levadia, a busy town and an important junction in the road network. Also an industrial center where its textile mills treat the cotton grown in the Copais valley. We'll stop for a drink by the beautiful river Karya over the spot where the water springs out. In ancient times, Karya was said to be the location of the Oracle of Trofonios Zeus which included the springs of Mnemosyne (Remembrance) and the spring of Lethe (oblivion).
DELPHI APOLLO ORACLE
Delphi: the ancient sanctuary that grew rich as the seat of Pythia, the oracle who was consulted about important decisions throughout the ancient classical world. The ancient Greeks considered the center of the world to be in Delphi, marked by the stone monument known as the omphalos (navel).
It is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in having had a great influence in the ancient world, as evidenced by the various monuments built there by most of the important ancient Greek city-states, demonstrating their fundamental Hellenic unity.
The Temple of Athena Pronaia was a temple at the ancient site of Delphi, in the Sanctuary of Athena's a group of buildings comprising temples and treasuries as well as the famous Tholos of Delphi.
Delphi Archaeological museum is one of the principal museums of Greece and one of the most visited. Founded in 1903, it has been rearranged several times and houses the discoveries made at the PanHellenic sanctuary of Delphi, which date from the Late Helladic (Mycenean) period to the early Byzantine era.
DELPHI TOWN - ARACHOVA
Visit modern town at your leisure and have lunch on a restaurant balcony with a panoramic view of the olive grove and the Corinthian Gulf
Arachova: Visit one of the most traditional mountain villages in Greece and buy local products (optional)
Air-conditioned vehicles, with high level of cleanliness (Sedan/ Minivan/ Minibus)
Wi-Fi on board
Private Transportation & includes: (Fuels, Toll Roads, Parking Fees) Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Professional English speaking experienced Tour driver (with history knowledge) throughout the day