Delphi & Meteora Tour

Discover the Oracle of ancient Greece and the awesome Meteora monasteries with Athens tour driver. A two days Delphi tour and Meteora visit!

Day one

We drive on the Northern highway out of the "bowl" of Athens and pass by cotton and wheat fields of Thebes. An hour later we visit the historical village of Cheronia famous for its marble lion built by Alexander the Great to commemorate his victory over the Thebans here the year 336 BC and hometown of Plutarch.

We start our uphill drive passing Levadia village, the hills of Davleia known for the myth of Aedipus and reach the mountaintop village of Arachova.
We pass by the narrow road with its charming houses, shops, sidewalk cafe's made of stone.

Driving next to the Gorge of St. George we arrive to the site of Delphi next to the Castalian Spring and the "shiny" rocks.
Visit the UN UNESCO site and museum that houses the Charioteer statue, the Naxian Sphinx and the navel.
We visit the nearby charming village of Delphi, built on the slope of mount Parnassos, with a spectacular view of an olive tree forest and Itea.

Try the local specialties at a traditional tavern.

We visit the site opposite the Temple of Apollo known as Palaestra or Gymnasium. Walk next to the pillars of the circular temple of Athena Pronoias first such temple in the world.

Day two

We drive the winding road to the higher monastery and start our visit.

There are 6 active monasteries. The Great Meteoron, Varlaam, St. Barbara, St. Nicholas and Holy Trinity known for the James Bond movie "For your eyes only" a rather difficult one with many steps, St. Stephen and another one built in a cave.

After lunch in the afternoon we start our return to Athens.

On the way we stop at the Site of Thermopylae known for the heroic 300 Spartans and King Leonidas who defended this strategic passage to Athens the year 480 BC.

Our drive back to Athens takes us past coastal villages, tunnels, mountain lakes and the plains of Thebes.

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Delphi and Meteora tour

Additional Info

  • Duration :: 2 Days
  • Activity Level :: High

Keep in mind...

All our tours are flexible. It is always up to you to change the itinerary to your needs

Admission fees and lunch are not included in the price of the tour.

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