Visit Delphi & Thermopylae
Welcome to an unforgettable journey through the ancient wonders of Delphi and the historic battlegrounds of Thermopylae! Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Greek history as we explore the mystical sanctuary of Delphi, once considered the center of the world by the ancient Greeks. Traverse the sacred ruins, feel the whispers of the Oracle, and behold the breathtaking landscapes that have inspired poets and philosophers for centuries.
Our first destination is the legendary site of Thermopylae, a place steeped in the echoes of ancient heroism.
Upon arrival, we invite you to step onto the hallowed grounds of Thermopylae, where warriors once stood against the tide of history. Take your time to absorb the profound significance of this site, as the wind whispers stories of valor and sacrifice. A 25-minute pause allows you to explore the nuances of the Thermopylae Museum, a treasure trove of artifacts that unveils the secrets of this strategic pass.
With hearts stirred by the tales of Thermopylae, our journey continues towards the ancient town of Delphi, nestled in the Phocis Region. The road unfolds before us, revealing a landscape steeped in myth and legend.
As we traverse through the enchanting town of Delphi, you’ll be transported to an era when this place was deemed the center of the ancient world. The Delphi Archaeological Museum awaits your exploration, showcasing artifacts that bear witness to the cultural richness of this sacred site. Stand in awe before the Temple of Apollo, where the Oracle once shared her enigmatic prophecies.
A short stroll leads us to the Tholos of Athena Pronaia, a hidden gem that adds a touch of mystery to our Delphi adventure. Here, the circular sanctuary invites contemplation, surrounded by the whispers of a bygone era.
Our journey then takes a charming detour to the picturesque town of Arachova in the Boeotia Region. Wander through its cobbled streets, soak in the traditional architecture, and perhaps savor local delicacies that add flavor to this mountainous retreat.
The scenic landscapes of Parnassos pass by, a fleeting moment that adds to the visual tapestry of our expedition. We pause briefly at the Leonidas Monument in Lamia, paying homage to the legendary king whose bravery echoes through the ages.
Revisiting the Battlefield of Thermopylae, our tour comes full circle. Take a moment to reflect on the profound history that unfolded on these grounds, honoring the legacy of those who stood against adversity.
As the day draws to a close, we promise you more than a tour; we offer an immersive experience that transcends time, leaving you with memories etched in the ancient tales of Delphi and Thermopylae.
- Thermopylae Museum
- Delphi Archaeological Museum
- Temple of Apollo
- Tholos of Athena Pronaia
- Parnassos (pass by without stopping)
- Leonidas Monument
- Battlefield of Thermopylae
- Hotel pickup and dropoff
- Well-maintained car with an English-speaking driver
- Free wifi onboard
- Water and snacks
- Fuel and tolls
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Entrance fees for all the attractions
- Official tour guide (you can include one after the booking)
- Lunch, other beverages and meals.
- Tips and gratuities
We use luxury Mercedes Benz vehicles, legal and licensed by the Greek National Tourism Organization, smoke-free, fully air-conditioned.
Rates include all tolls, fuel, parking fees, and baggage charges.
Not included: Drinks, meals, entrance fees, accommodation, licensed guides (optional) and/or gratuities.
Prices are per car and not per person.
The driver will wait a maximum of 60 minutes after the indicated pick up time.
Tours are private, personal, and flexible just for you and your party.
For all tours except layover tours that starts/ends at Athens airport there will be a surcharge of 25% (Athens airport is 45-60 minutes drive from Athens, Piraeus port).
For services between 23:30 – 06:30 there will be a 20% surcharge.
Names Lists: Upon booking confirmation, you must provide a full list (names & surnames) for all members of your touring party. This is required by local authorities for all tours and failure to provide such a list may result in the cancellation of your tour.
Driver: Please be aware that your Driver is not permitted to enter archaeological sites and museums and offer a guiding service. Only Licensed guides, authorized by the Greek Ministry of Culture, are allowed to do so. Should you require a licensed guide to accompany you to the archaeological sites and museums, we can provide such service at an extra cost, or you can find a licensed guide on your own. Please note that, if you choose the service of a licensed guide for the full time of your tour, an additional seat in the vehicle will be required. Since your licensed guide will be in the vehicle during the tour. For example, should there be 3 persons in your party, you must select 4 persons on the menu, in order for the appropriate vehicle to be provided for your Tour.
Licensed Guides: All accredited (official) guides are freelance professionals by law, who are hired by the operator on your behalf. The Licensed guide is responsible for issuing all pertinent documentation concerning his/her services (such as receipts, etc.).
Full day tour duration with a licensed guide is 8 hours and a half-day tour duration with a licensed guide is 5 hours.
Licensed Guides Extra Seat: Please note that, if you will be choosing the services of a licensed guide for FULL TIME, you will require an ADDITIONAL seat in your vehicle, since your guide will be riding with you. For example, should there be 3 persons in your party, you must select 4 persons on the menu (car type 4-7 people)
– Mercedes Sedan/Saloon (1-4persons) max luggage: 4
– Mercedes Minivan or Minibus 1 piece of luggage (up to above dimensions) plus 1 carry-on (not exceeding 3 kilos) per person.
IMPORTANT: For each and every requested transfer service, you are required to inform us of the exact luggage description of your party.