Enjoy a beautiful 2 day excursion at Ancient Delphi and the monasteries of Meteora.
1st Day: Visit Ancient Delphi, drive through the national road to Thieves, Levadia, Distomo, of Arachova (snow ski center) wonderful scenic drive through mountains (overnight) where METEORA located. 2nd Day: Early in the morning we will visit the monasteries of Meteora, on the way back we will stop at Thermopylae. Delphi Meteora Greece tours, Classical Greek excursions
|HIGHLIGHTS||Thiebes, Livadia, Distomo, Arachova, Delphi, Kastraki, The Monastery of Holy Trinity, The Monastery of St. Nicholas, The Monastery of Varlaam, The Monastery of Great Meteoron, The Monastery of St. Stephen, The Monastery of Rousanou|
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|NOT INCLUDED||Entrance fees, drinks, meals, accommodation and /or gratuities|
- Rates include all local taxes, VAT, tolls and baggage charges.
- Prices are per tour and not per person
- Driver will wait maximum 60 minutes after the indicated pick up time
- Tours are private, personal and flexible just for you and your party.
Your driver is not permitted to enter archaeological sites and museums with you, only licensed guides from the ministry of culture are allowed to do so. Should you require such an extra service, we can book a licensed guide for you.
All offered services are subject to weather conditions, traffic regulations and generally all potential events beyond the control of the service supplier, such as strikes, manifestations, flood, etc. Should such an event occur, which might prevent the performance of the required service, partially or in full, the service provider shall apply all reasonable effort for its fulfillment. Nonetheless, should such applied efforts fail, the service provider shall not be responsible for non-performance.
1st day tour itinerary:
Athens, Delphi Depart from Athens we will drive through the national road to Thieves, Levadia, Distomo, village of Stiri (where Osios Lukas was born) and visit the 11th century monastery that it is situated on a slope, which overlooks a beautiful valley. Then drive towards to the beautiful village of Arachova (snow ski center) wonderful scenic drive through mountains and fertile valleys we will visit ancient Delphi (The oracle, the center of the world), museum and the stadium. Afterwards drive to the modern village of Delphi we will stop at a traditional Greek restaurant for lunch and in the afternoon we cross the famous Parnassos mountain, traditional local villages, Lamia (the capital of the central Greece) and continue through Karditsa, Trikala and late afternoon we reach the beautiful, scenic village of Kastraki (overnight) where METEORA located.
2nd day tour itinerary:
Meteora, Athens Early in the morning we will visit the monasteries of Meteora, The Holy Monastery of Great Meteoron, It is the biggest of the Meteorite monasteries, The Holy Monastery of Varlaam the second biggest after the Great Meteoro, The Holy Monastery of St. Stephen, it is one of the most attainable as we don’t have to cope with innumerable stairs to reach it. The Monastery of Holy Trinity that is the most difficult to reach, The Holy Monastery of St. Nicholas Anapausas, It is the first to meet on our way from Kastraki to Meteora, The Holy Monastery of Rousanou, that it is dedicated to The Transfiguration but honored to Saint Barbara. Afterwards we will visit a typical Greek tavern in village of Kalampaka. On the way back we will stop at Thermopylae, the place that took place the most famous battle in human history, the battle between the King of Sparta Leonidas who defend with his 300 soldiers against the biggest army in the word at time “the Persians” afterwards we will drive back to Athens. You will never forget this outstanding experience!