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Delphi: A Day Tour at the Navel of the World from Athens

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Overview
Explore one of ancient Greece’s most mesmerizing archaeological sites, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Delphi, on this 10-hour guided day trip from Athens by coach. See highlights of the place where Ancient Greek prophetesses issued oracles, explore the Archaeological Museum, and pass by the pretty mountain village of Arachova. Tour includes entrance fees: upgrade to add a 3-course restaurant lunch.
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Athanasiou Diakou 26
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    Temple of Apollo
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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    Delphi Archaeological Museum
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • Hassle-free and all-inclusive day trip to Delphi from Athens 
  • Learn about the ruins’ history and functions from a guide 
  • Visit the main UNESCO-listed site and Delphi Archaeological Museum 
  • Convenient and comfy coach travel with Wi-Fi, plus hotel pickup and drop-off 
  • Upgrade option available for included lunch; otherwise, eat on your own 
  • Great for history buffs or those short on time
What to Expect
Board a climate-controlled coach with Wi-Fi at your central Athens hotel and journey to Delphi with a guide pointing out scenery along the way. After a rest stop in Livadia, you’ll arrive at Delphi, where oracle priestesses forecasted the future. See the Castalian Spring, where the priestesses bathed, and get a guided tour. View the Kings of Argos Monument, Treasury, and Temple of Apollo as your guide explains their history, and visit Delphi Archaeological Museum to see highlights like the Siphnian Treasury frieze and the Charioteer of Delphi. Savor a 3-course lunch at a local restaurant (if option selected), or choose to explore and grab lunch on your own. Finally, visit Delphi’s much-photographed Athena Pronaia Sanctuary before your tour finishes with a drop-off back at your central Athens hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Athanasiou Diakou 26, Athina 117 43, Greece

Traveler pickup is offered
Complimentary pick up/drop off service from/to Athens centrally located hotels.
Departure Time
8:30 AM
Duration
10h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional and licensed guide
  • Transport by luxury air-conditioned coach
  • 2.5 hours visit to the archaeological site and museum
  • 3-course lunch at a local restaurant (if option selected)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service (selected hotels)
  • Free Wi-Fi on the coach
  • Entrance fees
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Apollo
  • Entry/Admission - Delphi Archaeological Museum
Exclusions
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • During the Winter season (1 November - 31 March), the visit to Athena Pronaia Sanctuary will not take place due to the limited opening hours of the exhibition areas.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We really did the tour to see the round temple reputed to be one of the most beautiful in Ancient Greece but it was on the other side of the road and the bus could not stop. We could see the three columns from a half mile away. Really disappointing. Otherwise the last part of
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I am an old man and very experienced traveller who usually tries to avoid guided bus tours treating me like a slow sheep, but this tour seemed the most practical way to go to the Oracle at Delphi for the day. What a wonderfully pleasant surprise! The tour was highly organised,
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We just got dropped off after an amazing day with Marianna Tsigaridou from Key Tours. A wealth of knowledge, Marianna kept us enthralled for the entire, full day. The bus pickup was convenient and easy, the ride was pleasant and educational, and Delphi was superb! There
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This was a good day trip to take from Athens. The tour director was very informative and gave good details about all of the places. The views are absolutely amazing to see! Make sure to go ahead and get the lunch. Everyone goes to the same place anyways, so it's easier to just
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Response from mariannapap4, Marketing Department at Delphi: A Day Tour at the Navel of the World from Athens
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of Delphi: A Day Tour at the Navel of the World from Athens. We feel more than happy we met your expectations during your time with us. Hope to see you soon in one of our future experiences. Kind Regards, Marianna Papakosta
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I really enjoyed this tour. Everything was so beautiful and the scenery was spectacular. I originally planned to be picked up at the hotel but no one ever arrived. That was the only bad thing. I just walked to the meeting point and made it on time. I chose to order my own food
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Response from mariannapap4, Marketing Department at Delphi: A Day Tour at the Navel of the World from Athens
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your time to leave us your review. We are happy you enjoyed your tour and we apologize for your inconvenience regarding the pick-up service. We will take your issue into serious consideration as we always try to meet our guests' expectations by improving our services. We remain at your disposal. Best Regards, Marianna Papakosta
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By: Keytours - Greece
Skabu
Kingston, Canada
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Delphi day tour
We really did the tour to see the round temple reputed to be one of the most beautiful in Ancient Greece but it
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Geanna T
137
Just Beautiful
Beautiful views and no wait. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes! Take a camera that allows for panoramic views.
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Theo N
10
This tour is simply wonderful!
I am an old man and very experienced traveller who usually tries to avoid guided bus tours treating me like a slow
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WeDreamOfTravel
Texas
340131
Great trip to Delphi with Marianna from Key Tours!
We just got dropped off after an amazing day with Marianna Tsigaridou from Key Tours. A wealth of knowledge,
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Brayan M
Rahway, New Jersey
41
Incredible Trip
I arrived to Greece the night before my tour and I hesitated to go, but decided to go and I am so glad I went
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sseitz94
China
347
Great day trip!
This was a good day trip to take from Athens. The tour director was very informative and gave good details about
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Erin A
Valencia, Spain
20
Must See!
If you are in Athens this is a must see! The process was easy and not complicated, however in January the skip the
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Rebecca K
30
Unforgettable
Highly recommend this day trip. Incredible views. Interesting information and fun train ride. Really fun for
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mjvinette
Atlanta, Georgia
61
Guided tour
Using an online ticket service does eliminate the line to get in to the venue, but we were there off season, at
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Kelly S
Kimberly, Alabama
41
Did not really need this ticket in January
In January the lines are not that long. We would not have had a wait if we had just bought our tickets there.
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