3-Day Excursion to Delphi and the Meteora – Leaving from Athens

Highlights

  • See Delphi, a major Ancient Greek site.

  • The Meteora site and the impressive surrounding scenery

  • Night in Kalambaka, at the foot of the Meteora

  • Free time to discover Delphi at your own pace

Essential info*

Duration 3 days

Languages
  • English

Starting time 8:00 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation

Description

Take advantage of these 3 days to discover 2 important Greek sites, which also happen to be part of the UNESCO World Heritage: Delphi and the Meteora.

1st day: You will leave Athens and head towards Thebes, make a quick stop in Livadeia and arrive in Delphi around noon.

You will see this city which was a key player in Ancient Greece. Some even deemed it the centre of the universe.

You will stop by the Castalian Spring and see the Temple of Apollo, an archaeological site famous for its oracle. At the museum, you will see treasures such as the bronze Charioteer.

You will then enjoy a free afternoon. Spend the night in Delphi.

2nd day: You will enjoy a free morning in Delphi.

Your tour will then take you to central Greece, with a short stop in Lamia before crossing the Thessalian plain to reach Kalambaka. You will spend the night there: in the city at the foot of the Meteora.

3rd day: You will leave in the morning to explore the Meteora.

You will discover this impressive site which features Orthodox monasteries built upon the rocky pinnacles. You will visit two Byzantine monasteries, where you will enjoy breathtaking views across the plain.

You will continue your journey and stop at the Statue of King Leonidas of Sparta in Thermopylae. Finally, you will arrive in Athens in the late afternoon. 

Good to know

  • Seasonal activity: Available Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday from April to October only (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Departure point: your hotel or central Athens 
     
  • To enter monasteries, your arms and legs must be covered (shorts and miniskirts are not accepted)
  • The accommodation included in the displayed price is a double room, an extra fee will be incurred for single rooms
  • The departure time depends on your hotel pick-up time, which will be provided to you upon booking
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 15 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 15 and 7 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • Tickets to sites listed in the programme
  • Commentary by a specialised tour guide
  • Hotel accommodation based on your preferences, in 1st or 2nd class
  • Breakfasts and dinners
  • Transport in a luxury bus
  • All taxes

Not included

  • Lunches
  • Drinks
  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

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