Delphi Meteora 2 Days Tour
2 Days Tour to Delphi Meteora from Athens
Departure & Return / for Delphi - Meteora 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 to Delphi and via Mount Parnassus to Meteora rocks
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 & Meteora Monasteries.
What makes this tour unique?:
We visit Delphi, Trikala, Meteora Rocks & Monasteries, Thermopylae, Kamena Vourla... as travelers, not as tourists.
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, take photos, have a break and avoiding tourist traps.
Like all vacations in Greece local food is high in our list of things to do, we will taste local gastronomy and wines.
We arrange accommodation for you in selected Boutique Hotels A 'class or 4* Hotels with breakfast
DELPHI METEORA TWO DAYS TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
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.
METEORA SUNSET TOUR
The Meteora is a rock formation in central Greece hosting one of the largest and most precipitously built complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries, second in importance only to Mount Athos.
Meteora is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List under criteria I, II, IV, V, and VII.
The name means "lofty", "elevated", and is etymologically related to meteor.
Drive around Meteora Rocks at Sunset.
Overnight in Kastraki (meaning ‘small castle’)
Depart after breakfast, approx 8.00am for a photography tour (in different light now) around the Meteora. Stop in selected places with amazing views of the rocks and monasteries. The six (of an original twenty four) monasteries are built on immense natural pillars and hill-like rounded boulders that dominate the local area.
Drive around Meteora Rocks, visit at least 2 of the Orthodox monasteries. At noon time we will take the return back to Athens
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