Athens: Mythology of Delphi and Museum Guided Day Tour

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Monday 29 April to Monday 27 May
Macedonia
Athens: Mythology of Delphi and Museum Guided Day Tour

Highlights

  • Step into ancient history at the sacred center of the ancient Greek world
  • Delve into the Oracle’s mystery, the most important shrine in Ancient Greece
  • See the Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia and discover the Delphi Museum
  • Pass by the picturesque mountain village of Arachova for a short photo stop
  • Enjoy an environmentally mindful experience with a carbon neutral tour

Description

Explore the most famous sights of ancient Greece on a full-day guided mythology-inspired tour, at the same time with zero carbon footprint. Ignite your imagination with mythical tales of the culture and history of Delphi. Learn about the Oracle, ancient ruins like the amphitheater, and the Temple of Apollo, and immerse yourself in local history. Depart from Athens and travel to Delphi, located on the spur of Mount Parnassus. On your way, admire the Greek countryside and cross into the land of King Oedipus, a tragic mythical hero whose fate was determined after receiving a message from the Oracle from Delphi.  Start with a coffee break in Livadia. Once you’ve arrived in Delphi, visit the theater and enjoy the views of the surrounding mountains. Gain insight into the world of the Ancient Greeks. Visit the Temple of Apollo and learn all about common ancient rituals. After the exploration of the Delphi site, discover the stories behind some of the most important artifacts of antiquity in the Museum of Delphi. Marvel at the unique bronze Charioteer, the Naxian Sphinx, and the Statue of Antinoos, which provide insight into ancient Greek culture and history. After a lunch break, visit the Athena Pronaia Sanctuary, the most photographed spot in Delphi. Head back to Athens via the beautiful mountain village of Arachova, situated on the hills of the Parnassus Mountains where the tour will stop for a short photo opportunity.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off (for the options with the entrance fees included) Roundtrip transportation by air-conditioned bus Driver Onboard WiFi Licensed tour guide Headsets to hear the guide Delphi Archaeological site and Delphi Museum entry tickets (if option selected) Lunch (if option selected) Free time at Delphi Archeological Site

Important Information

  • During the winter season (November 1 to March 31), the visit to Athena Pronaia Sanctuary will not take place due to limited opening hours of the exhibition areas During the summer season, the visit to Athena Pronaia depends on the authorities' permission. Due to limited parking spots, it may not be possible to reach the site This is a green tour that reduces the environmental footprint by offsetting carbon emissions

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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