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Athens to Delphi: Hike & History Day Tour

Athens to Delphi: Hike & History Day Tour

A historical hike in the ancient trail connecting the port of ancient Kirra with the Oracle of Delphi.

ACTIVE PERIOD
throughout the year
DURATION
12 hrs
MINIMUM PARTICIPANTS
1
Athens to Delphi: Hike & History Day Tour
Price from €220
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Overview

Once you arrive to Delphi, a professional guide will welcome you with a tour in the Archaeological site and the museum. Afterwards we will be transferred to Arachova village for an early dinner in a Greek tavern. Arachova is a mountain village, on the slope of Parnassos mountain, featuring stone houses, narrow alleys and fresh water springs. Despite its huge tourist growth due to the ski resort, its heritage has been well preserved. The region is famous for its agriculture, cattle breeding and boasts high quality products like olives and olive oil, tsipouro, formaella & feta cheese, yogurt, opsimotiri cheese, halvah, frumenty and noodles. Arachova is also famous for its handmade, pure woolen textiles, which are made using traditional looms and natural colors.

Having enjoyed your meal and a stroll in the village you will then return to Athens.

Meeting point
Athens
Meeting time
08.00
End of activity
20.00

Highlights

  • Picturesque Arachova village
  • Following the ancient Greeks steps and part of E4 European path
  • A unique view on Delphi Ancient sanctuary, the Olive Grove, the Corinthian Gulf
  • Traditional in a Greek tavern

General Info

DURATION
12 hrs
ACTIVE PERIOD
throughout the year
PRICE
  • 220€ for min 6 participants
  • 235€ for min 5 participants
  • 295€ for min 4 participants
  • 355€ for min 3 participants
  • 485€ for min 2 participants

Itinerary

Departure from Athens at 08.00 am and transfer to Delphi. We will first enjoy a 3 hour hike on the ancient footpath.

This is a historic and inspiring hike dropping down from the slopes of Mt Parnassos to the village of Delphi. It is the ancient footpath that took Pans worshipers up from the ancient temples of Delphi to the Corycean Grotto to celebrate rites, and it is part of the E4 European trail. Due to time limitations we will do part of the hike – the most beautiful one ending on top of the archaeological site. En route we will enjoy a picnic with Greek local ingredients.

Once we arrive to Delphi, our professional guide will be waiting for us for a tour at the Archaeological site and the museum. Afterwards we will transfer to Arachova village for our early dinner in a Greek tavern. Arachova is a mountain village, on the slope of Parnassos mountain, mainly built of stone houses, narrow streets and springs. Despite its huge tourist growth due to the ski resort, its heritage has been well preserved. The region is famous for its agriculture, cattle breeding and boasts some high quality products like olives and olive oil, tsipouro, formaella & feta cheese, yogurt, opsimotiri cheese, halvah, frumenty and noodles. Arachova is also famous for its handmade, pure woolen textiles, which are made using traditional looms and natural colors.

Having enjoyed our meal and a stroll in the village we will then return to Athens.

Approximate timetable:

  • 08.00 - 10.45: Travel to Delphi – Start of the hike
  • 10.45 -14.45: Hike with picnic stop
  • 14.45 - 16.15: Sightseeing Delphi
  • 16.15 - 17.30: Arachova visit and time for a meal
  • 17.30 - 20.00: Arachova to Athens

Participation requirements

  • Basic physical condition

Tour inclusions

  • Private transfer  – fuel – tolls
  • Hike with picnic lunch
  • Sightseeing with professional guide and entrance fees
  • Taxes

Tour exclusions

  • meal in Arachova
  • what is not mentioned above

Equipment

  • Hiking shoes (obligatory)
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Hat or beanie, sunglasses,  sunblock
  • Small backpack
  • Personal bottle of water (1L)

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Athens to Delphi: Hike & History Day Tour

A historical hike in the ancient trail connecting the port of ancient Kirra with the Oracle of Delphi.

Price from €220

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FAQs

What should I bring with me

  • what is listed above in Equipment section

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