2 Days

Delphi & Meteora All-Inclusive

Highlights

  • Explore two top Greek UNESCO World Heritage sites

  • Visit two Meteora Byzantine Monasteries , the largest complexes of monasteries in Grrece

  • Stop at Thermopylae and marvel at the Monument of King Leonidas of Sparta

  • Explore the archeological site of Ancient Delphi and Museum

  • See the Sanctuary of Apollo and hear tales about the Greek god Zeus

  • Arachova Traditional Village

  • Village of Kastraki

  • Enjoy overnight 4-5* hotel accommodation including breakfast

About this activity

Duration: 2 Days

Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish, German.

Meeting at: Athens hotel, Airport or  Piraues Port

Tour Dates: Daily Service

Minimum participants: 2 (Two)

Additional Participants:$264,60 €245

Travel Insurance: $16.20  €15 p.p.

Pick up time: Flexible

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Description

Relax & enjoy a private luxury two days tour from Athens at Delphi and Meteora with an expert local and friendly guide. Explore two top UNESCO world heritage sites. Experience the lifestyle of Pytho village, before moving on to the hanging rock, the worlds' most complex monastery atop a rock. Enjoy staying at Kalambaka that is dominated by these meteor rocks and see the Greek countryside.

 

DAY:1 Delphi 

Meet your driver and your expert local licenced tour guide, after breakfast, early morning  and transfer to the most authentic and famous places in Greece. Along the way, you will see the plain of Beotia and you will also pass through the city of Thebes, the birthplace of King Oedipus.
First stop is Arachova, a popular winter destination and a breathtaking village! very close to a ski resort, made up of traditional houses and shops selling locally produced products. After spending some time in this area of serenity, drive to the ancient site of Delphi, set in a spectacular landscape. Delphi was for centuries a cultural and religious center and a symbol of unity for the Greek world, which dates to the 9th century B.C. Known as the << navel of the world >> this is the place where the Greece most important oracle. Visit this historic archaeological site with ruins dating back to the 4th century B.C. Visit the temple of Apollo where Pythia spoke to the oracles, the theatre, and the stadium. Today, Delphi is a symbol of Greek cultural unity. Then head to the Delphi Museum to see more archeological treasures, you will be able to see the famous charioteer and Gold Ivory statues, including the unique bronze statue of the Charioteer dedicated to Apollo in 478 B.C. After your guided tour continue in a local restaurant for lunch, at the modern village of Delphi with a peaceful view of the mountains of Fokis. After lunch, At the end of the day you’ll drive to Kalambaka, a lovely city with beautiful gardens and magnificent views of the Meteora rocks. Overnight in Kalambaka or Kastraki village. You will have time to take an evening walk and enjoy a local dinner.  

 

DAY:2 Meteora

Begin a glorious morning with your local guide, you’ll head to Meteora for a tour of the fascinating  monasteries and have a closer look at the holy rocks.

The UNESCO World Heritage site is home to more than 20 rock monasteries, either perched precariously on top of Meteora’s towering sandstone cliffs or built into the cliffs themselves inside naturally formed caves. The cliffs, which average a height of 1,000 feet, were first inhabited in the 9th century by a group of hermit monks who lived on the rock towers. Today 6 monasteries remain out of the original 20. Meteora combines natural beauty and cultural heritage- a fact that makes them a unique destination between the world’s monuments. Have lunch at Kalabaka and head towards Athens- the last stop.

Visit the battlefield of Thermopylae en route, to complete the visit you will see the statue of Leonidas standing right opposite Kolonos Hill where the persisting Spartans left their last breath. Drop-off in Athens. 

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What's Included

  • Transportation with private car or Mini Van

  • A private licensed tour guide

  • English speaking driver

  • Entrance fees 

  • 1 Nights Accommodation in Meteora

  • A guided tour on the Delphi and the Meteora

  • Spend time in the city's Arachova, Delphi, Kalabaka

  • Daily breakfast 

  • Bottled water

  • All taxes

 

  What's not Included

  • Gratuities 10% (optional)

  • Personal expenses (food and drinks)

  • Hotel City tax

  • Travel Insurance

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