3 Days Private Tour: Delphi & Meteora

This magical tour gives you the option of visiting the glorious site of the ancient Greek oracle of Delphi (the naval of the earth), the unique natural and religious beauty of Meteora and several other points of interest in the Greek countryside.

per adult from

$1,219

NZD

Duration

3 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Professional Drivers with Deep knowledge of history. [Not licensed to accompany you in any site.]
    • Accommodation with breakfast
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private transportation
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance Fees
    • Airport Pick Up and drop-off (Additional cost)
    • Licensed Tour guide on request (Additional cost)
    • Entry/Admission - Monastery of Hosios Loukas
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Apollo
    • Entry/Admission - Delphi Archaeological Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Great Meteoron Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Agios Stefanos
    • Entry/Admission - Roussanou Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Historical Information Center Thermopylon

  • Day 1: Delphi - Meteora

    Stop At: Monastery of Hosios Loukas, Distomo 32005 Greece
    Our first stop is going to be the peaceful monastery of Hosios Loukas, representing the second golden age of Byzantine art (11th -12th century). Of special importance is its golden mosaic decoration and fine architecture.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Arachova, Arachova, Boeotia Region, Central Greece
    Aráchova is a mountainous village nestling picturesquely at the foot of Mt. Parnassós in Viotia, Southern Greece.It is the most cosmopolitan winter destination in Greece, a great favourite for passionate ski lovers and celebrities, or just first-time visitors who wish to relax in a dreamy mountainous setting with modern tourism facilities. Its modern ski resort, its close proximity to Athens, and its breathtaking mountainous landscape are the strongest reason why. Apart from the mountain activities, Aráchova is also famous for its bustling nightlife and as the favorite mountain resort of Athenians.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Delphi, Delphi, Phocis Region, Central Greece
    Then we will leave for the site of Delphi, an ancient Greek sanctuary with a PanHellenic character devoted to the god Apollo. It acted as an Oracle and was thought to be ‘the naval’ the center of the world and continues to be a symbol of Greek cultural unity. The extraordinar location allows you to view the Greek mountains and two more sites, the Gymnasium and the secondary sanctuary of Athena Pronea.

    Stop At: Temple of Apollo, Delphi Greece
    On location you will visit the mystical temple of Apollo where Pytheia spoke to the oracles, the ancient theater and the stadium.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Delphi Archaeological Museum, Ethniki Odos Amfissas - Livadias, Delphi 330 54 Greece
    The site also has a museum where you will find the famous charioteer and Gold Ivory statue. Then we will set out for lunch at the current village of Delphi while viewing the mountains of Fokis.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: We will have an overnight in Delphi in 3-4 stars hotel.

    Day 2: Meteora - Kastraki

    Pass By: Meteora, Kastraki, Kalambaka 422 00 Greece
    We will drive to Meteora travelling through the Greek mountains not taking the highway to see the real Greek countryside. Driving by the city of Lamia, we will rest at the town of Trikala, a central town of the area, for a Greek lunch or coffee then continue to Kalambaka. Ending up at the small town that is surrounded by the rocks of Meteora where we will settle at the hotel and later drive up around the hills for an evening photo tour on the towering rocks under the Greek sunset. Back in town you will have the rest of the day free.

    Stop At: Great Meteoron Monastery, Eparhiacos dromos Meteoron, Kalambaka 42200 Greece
    On the following day we’ll start in the morning for a visit to the monasteries and a closer look at the holy rocks. On the rocks that are like suspended in the air (that’s what Meteora means) there is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox Monasteries still in use. Meteora combines natural beauty and cultural heritage a fact that make them a unique destination between the world’s monuments. The Great Meteoron is the biggest and most impressive.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Agios Stefanos, Kalambaka Greece
    The Holy Monastery of Agios Stefanos is one of the few female monasteries of Meteora. The exact date of the monastery's construction is unknown but according to some evidence it was built in the 15th century. The beautiful wall-paintings of the Catholicon were executed in 1560. This is also the easiest monastery to access.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Roussanou Monastery, Kalambaka Greece
    Visit Roussanou for a different view of the surrounding cliffs and the adjacent Monasteries. Follow the pathway from this monastery to the upper main road and discover an off-the-road panoramic view point spot that allows you to walk on bear rocks!
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: We will have an overnight in Kalambaka in 3-4 stars hotel.

    Day 3: Meteora - Thermopylae

    Stop At: Battlefield of Thermopylae, Thermopylae Greece
    We will visit the place where 10 years after the Battle of Marathon, King Leonidas and the 300 Spartans heroically faced the Persian army.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Historical Information Center Thermopylon, Lamia 35009 Greece
    In the historical centre of the site you will take joy in a 3D movie, travelling through time you will feel the presence of all who sacrificed their freedom, killed by a foreign conqueror.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Leonidas Monument, Lamia, Thermopylae 350 09 Greece
    Completing the visit you will see the statue of Leonidas standing opposite Kolonos Hill where the persisting Spartans left their last breath.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Kamena Vourla, Greece
    We will have lunch by the sea at this beautifull village staring at the traditional fishermen boats under the greek sun.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Athens, Athens, Attica
    We will drive back to Athens.

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We suggest that the tour starts at 8:00 am. If for any reason this is not convenient for you we will adjust the time according to your needsPorts
    • Piraeus Port
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • The duration of the tours is approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • The drivers are not licensed to accompany you inside any site or museum. If you require a licensed guide to tour the sites with you, you need to hire one additionally. If you have any questions you can contact us on the phone number provided by Viator.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Our company complies with all the health instructions of the World Health Organization about COVID-19.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Olive Sea Travel

Activity ID: V-63145P20

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