Next to the Acropolis in Athens Delphi is by far the most popular archaeological site in Greece.
Located 180 km. Northwest from Athens on the South slope of the mountain Parnassos
was believed to be the centre of the earth and was the most important religious centre of ancient Greece. Indeed it was and still is one of the most beautiful and mystical sites in the world.
The ancient Greeks chose this unique spot for their most sacred and famous Oracle, dedicated to Apollo, which influenced the fate of states and individuals for about 1000 years.
We depart from Athens in the morning via the national highway and pass by the towns of Thebes, Levadia andArachova. Arriving in Delphi we’ll visit Castalia Spring and the main archaeological site (the Temple of Apollo, theTreasury of the Athenians, the Theatre, the Stadium,etc.) and the Museum with the famous statue of Antinoos and the unique bronze statue of the Charioteer dated from 475 B.C.