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Tour overview

Ancient Footpath Delphi Hiking is a historic and inspiring hike that combines beautiful nature with the mystery of ancient temples! 

A historic and inspiring hike, part of the E4 European trail! It makes its way down the slopes of Mt Parnassos leading to the village of Delphi. It is the ancient footpath that God Pan’s worshipers took from the ancient temples of Delphi to the Corycean Grotto to celebrate holy rites. Our hike starts on the Livadi plateau at an altitude of 1200 m. Following the ancient path through lush forests, we descend to the Delphi sanctuary! A magical spot overlooking the olive trees valley and the Corinthian Gulf with the imposing mountains of the Peloponnese as a backdrop. This is a hiking tour and no visit or guiding to the Archaeological Site is included.

Highlights of Ancient Footpath Delphi Hiking:

  • Following the ancient Greeks steps and part of E4 European path
  • A unique view on Delphi Ancient sanctuary, the Olive Grove, the Corinthian Gulf
  • Only 650 m altitude difference from an Αlpine to a Mediterranean landscape

Technical Data:

  • Distance: 8 Km (short version 6Km)
  • Ascent: 100m –Descent: 650m
  • Altitude: 1200m-550m

Ancient Footpath Delphi Hiking, is also part of our Classic Greece in Action Tour and our 3day/2night Delphi Getaway a wonderful trip with a stay in charming Villa Koromilies Guesthouse. You can also combine your Delphi experience with various other hikes or activities like Olive Oil Tasting, Cooking, biking and snow activities during the winter months.



Tour Summary

Difficulty level


  • 5 hours in total – 3,5 hours walking
  • Short option: 4 hours in total – 2,5 hours walking (we will skip part of the forested area)

Period of Operation: 15/01 to 15/12


  • 45€/person for 4-6 participants
  • 55€/person for min 3 participants
  • 65€/person for min 2 participants (for less or more participants please contact us)

Participation requirements

  • Good physical condition
  • Age 10 to 70 years

Tour Details

Tour inclusions
  • English speaking guide
  • Transfer to starting point
  • Snack
  • Taxes


Meeting Point: Delphi Museum & Archeological site, 1st level terasse in front of the café, to view in map click here

Meeting Time: 09.00 am

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


09:00                          Meeting in front of Delphi Museum Cafeteria

09:00 – 09:40          Car transfer to Livadi plateau hiking area

09:40 – 11:45            Hike following the Ancient footpath in the forest area

11:45 – 12:00             Snack break

12:00 – 13:30            Hike following the Ancient footpath above Delphi in the scrub area – finish in Delphi

In July and August due to the heat we suggest a sunset tour starting at 16:00

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