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Delphi and Arachova Full-Day Bus Trip from Athens

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From Athens Full Day Bus Trip to Delphi and Arachova

From $31.90

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up to 24 hours before the experience starts (local time)

  • 10 hours
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Go beyond the mythology of Attica and discover the meeting place of the great Greek civilizations on this full-day tour of Delphi, departing from Athens. Travel to the ‘center of the world’ as imagined in classical times at this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your tour of the extensive archaeological site puts you in good stead for a visit to the Delphi Archaeological Museum, where you’ll enrich your knowledge of Delphi’s unique function in the ancient world.
  • Easier (and safer) than hiring a car for a self-drive day trip to Delphi
  • Enjoy a slice of mainland Greece outside of Athens
  • Take in the traditional Greek village ambiance at nearby Arachova
  • Bring your day in Delphi alive with an English-speaking guide

What's Included

  • Round-trip transportation from Athens
  • Transfer in new, luxury air-conditioned buses
  • English-speaking escort (archaeologist)
  • Free WiFi on the bus
  • Basic travel insurance
  • Cost of lunch at the restaurant
  • Personal expenses
  • Guided tour inside the sites
  • Entrance fee to the archaeological site and museum of Delphi (12€ during summer; 6€ during winter)
  • In winter season general entrance fee to the archaeological site and museum is 6€

Meeting and Pickup

Meeting point

  • Doukissis Plakentias 76, Chalandri 152 34, Greece

    Once you are at HALANDRI METRO Station, follow the exit “To Vrilissia” and meet our trip attendant outside the station. *Please bear in mind that you should be at the departure point 10΄ before the time indicated in the schedule.

Start time

08:00 AM

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Delphi

2 hours Admission Ticket Not Included

Delphi Archaeological Museum

3 hours Admission Ticket Not Included

Arachova

2 hours Admission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Wear comfortable shoes to walk around the archaeological site and village of Delphi
  • Free of charge entrance to the archaeological site and museum is valid for youths of up to 18 years old and students inside the European Union
  • Reduced entrance (-50%) is valid for European Union citizens aged over 65 and students of Higher Education Institutes outside the European Union
  • In winter season (01/11-31/03) the general entrance fee to the archaeological site and museum (Please see the price under the What's excluded field)
  • In summer season bear in mind to have sunglasses and hat
  • Our trip attendant-archaeologist shall have a sign of Ammon Express so that he/she will be recognisable easily once you validate your ticket before the exit of the metro station
  • You should be at the departure point 10΄ before the time indicated in the schedule
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 49 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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Reviews

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Great staff
ikan_y, Apr 2024
The tour is provided by Ammon Express. We love our driver and guide. Very pleasant experience. Will do other tour with them.
Great experience
Judith_H, Mar 2024
Our tour guide, Chrysla was very knowledgeable. The tour itself is great as you get to roam around Adelphi and arachova on your own.
Great day out from Athens
Michael_H, Mar 2024
Our tour guide was very good and kept us interested all day. We all enjoyed the places we went to. Recommended
Ammen Tours Sucks
Fritz_B, Feb 2024
We followed emailed instructions to a tee. We were unable to locate the bus or the guide. Due to this we were unable to the the tour. Ammen Tours was no help. They were called multiple times and kept telling us we were in the wrong place. We've been to Greece on several occasions and are familiar with the Greek Metro system and were not in the wrong place. DO NOT TOUR WITH AMMEN TOURS.
Stunning views - worth it!
Jenna_B, Feb 2024
At first I wasn’t sure this would be worth it because we already saw the Acropolis and the Parthenon is a more complete structure however I was wrong. What makes Delphi so amazing is the views and the rich history. It was just stunning and the village we stopped in was charming. The bus is a large coach bus which was very nice and the guide was excellent.
Delphi should not be missed.
Crikey, Feb 2024
Delphi is a wonderful place to visit - you need an hour or more to explore the site and the same to visit the museum. We had plenty of time and then had a couple of hours in the nearby village of Arahova to eat and explore. Our guide was very efficient and friendly and knew a great deal of history - we had a condensed history of Greece on the journey up.
Great tour to historic Delphie
SandraE_T, Feb 2024
Beautiful temple area. Bus ride was comfortable. Tour guides were very efficient and helpful. Enjoyed the itinerary.
Lovely experience :)
Jana_M, Feb 2024
The trip was well organized, the driver and the guide were both very sweet. The guide (Vivien) spoke very interestingly, we loved all the information and fun facts she gave us. I have absolutely nothing to complain about. I recommend it to everyone from the bottom of my heart. ❤️
Overwhelming Delphi experience
HyunSook_L, Feb 2024
I reserved this tour for a family trip and honestly Dimitra was fascinating. Her knowledge of Greek history was huge and her manner of telling us in gist made the whole trip far more interesting. Also loved her sense of humour. Pros - You can learn about Greek history and learn more with other exhibitions and sights in Athens. - Pick-up was smooth, the drive to Delphi was scenic - All the stops during the drive were nice. Especially the first place. Lots of cute cats and nice pastries. - Delphi in winter was still very lush and the temperature was just right. Couldn’t imagine going there in winter. - Having free time in Arachova was so much fun! Looking around shops and having lunch and not be forced to eat at one place was nice. Cons - The meeting point is in the outskirts of Athens. Avoiding traffic was nice, but it’s important to plan ahead to get there in time. - Sadly the people we were traveling with just couldn’t arrive in time at any place. We needed to wait every time for every stop… Well, nothing’s perfect. All in all, I can only recommend this tour! One of the best meals we had in Arachova and the snowy mountains in the background made it look like a small Swiss village. Very unique experience!
really worth it. ample...
Ethan_W, Feb 2024
really worth it. ample time given to self explore. was just right. both places are beautiful and worth visiting.
Bad experience
Fernando_P, Jan 2024
Trip was just a drive to Delphi and Arachova. The guide did not guide anything. He asked us to take pictures if we had questions and bring. Pictures back to him in the van if we wanted answers. Assistant to him in training was useless.
Very nice tour, the guide...
Gayane_T, Jan 2024
Very nice tour, the guide Apostolis was a professional and had a historical background! Delfi and Arachova were amazing places, worth visiting!
Wonderful experience in Delphi and Arachova
MARK_S, Jan 2024
Great guide gave full history of Delphi and of places we passed on the way from Athens, gave us tips on places to see in Arachova, and even made an unscheduled quick stop I requested at a World War II resistance monument.
Recommended
Victor_P, Jan 2024
It was a very pleasant trip - the pace was neither too fast nor too slow. The Delphi Archeological Site and Arachova village are beautiful. Roberto was a nice and accomodating guide. Would recommend!
Amazing views, site, and guide!
Carly_D, Jan 2024
Our tour guide, Vasilis, was very knowledgeable. On the bus and during downtime he would tell us all about the history and mythology of what we were going to see and Greece in general. He was probably the best guide we had (and we did 4 different tours while in Greece). Delphi was breathtaking. Arachova was nice too. The views were incredible. Worth the trip and money. Thanks for a great experience.
Wonderful day at Delphi and Arachova
Satheesh_N, Dec 2023
Delphi site walk and the museum as well as Arachova village. Very beautiful and ancient history all round and amazing spots to explore.
Response from Host, Jan 2024
Thank you for choosing Ammon Express for your day trip to Delphi and Arachova! We're delighted to hear that you had a wonderful day exploring the Delphi site, museum, and the charming village of Arachova. It's always great to know that our guests appreciate the rich history and beautiful spots that our destinations offer. We look forward to hosting you on more memorable journeys in the future. Warm regards, Mary Polatidou
Great trip!
Kelly_G, Dec 2023
Angelina was wonderful, a great guide to the history of the area. She balanced sharing the historical context and giving us personal time to explore. It was a beautiful drive outside of Athens with a stop at local coffee shop, very tasty! The village was also wonderful, great taverns and local shops. It was a great trip, highly recommend!
Response from Host, Dec 2023
Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience on our From Athens: Full-Day Bus Trip to Delphi and Arachova tour through Viator. We are delighted to hear that you had a great trip and appreciate your recommendation. We're thrilled to learn that Angelina, your guide, provided a wonderful experience by sharing the history of the area with a perfect balance of historical context and personal time for exploration. It's our aim to offer informative and enjoyable tours, and we're glad to know that Angelina contributed to that. Exploring the beautiful drive outside of Athens and enjoying a stop at a local coffee shop with tasty treats adds a special touch to the overall experience. We're also pleased to hear that you enjoyed the wonderful village with great taverns and local shops. Thank you for choosing Ammon Express, and we look forward to the opportunity to serve you again on future adventures. Best regards, Mary Polatidou
Amazing Tour To Delphi
mangamaster54, Dec 2023
One of the most in depth tours when it comes to knowledge gained. Our tour guide was a cornucopia of archeological facts and the history of Delphi. Truly a great tour and we had plenty of free time in each major stop.
Response from Host, Dec 2023
Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience with Ammon Express following your Full-Day Bus Trip to Delphi and Arachova. We are thrilled to hear that you found the tour to be one of the most in-depth experiences in terms of knowledge gained. It's fantastic to know that your tour guide provided a wealth of archaeological facts and historical insights about Delphi, making your journey a truly enriching and educational experience. We take pride in our guides' expertise and commitment to delivering high-quality information to our travelers. We're pleased to hear that you appreciated the balance of the tour, with plenty of free time at each major stop. We understand the importance of allowing our guests the flexibility to explore and absorb the surroundings at their own pace. Thank you for choosing Ammon Express for your visit to Delphi, and we hope that the memories created during your tour will stay with you. If you have any more feedback or suggestions, we would love to hear them. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back for more enriching journeys in the future. Best regards, Mary Polatidou
Value for money and memorable
Parvin_M, Dec 2023
We had a great day in Delphi, I would recommend it, our tour guy Demetrius was lovely and full of knowledgeable. He thought us a lot about Greece history and culture !
Response from Host, Dec 2023
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us regarding the Full-Day Bus Trip to Delphi and Arachova. We are thrilled to learn that you had a great day in Delphi and that you found the tour to be both value for money and memorable. It's especially heartening to hear that your tour guide, Demetrius, left a positive impression. We are proud to have team members like Demetrius who are not only lovely but also passionate about sharing their knowledge of Greek history and culture. We believe that understanding the cultural and historical context enhances the overall travel experience, and we're delighted that you found it educational and enjoyable. Your recommendation is truly appreciated, and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you on another adventure with us in the future. Thank you once again for choosing Ammon Express! Warm regards, Mary Polatidou
Amazing Delphi and Arachova Tour!!
FrancesAngela_M, Dec 2023
Highly recommend booking this Delphi and Arachova tour with Ammon Express!! It was amazing seeing the beautiful Delphi temples in the mountains and also checking out the museums and seeing the beautiful town of Arachova! Our tour guide was very friendly and professional and it was so cool that she was an archaeologist! She was knowledgeable about the sites and we really enjoyed the tour!
Response from Host, Dec 2023
Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience on the Full-Day Bus Trip to Delphi and Arachova with Ammon Express. We are thrilled to hear that you had an amazing time exploring the beautiful Delphi temples, museums, and the charming town of Arachova. Our team takes pride in providing enriching experiences, and we're delighted that our friendly and professional tour guide, who also happens to be an archaeologist, contributed to your enjoyment. It's wonderful to know that her knowledge added value to your tour, making it a memorable and insightful journey. Your recommendation means a lot to us, and we truly appreciate your kind words. If you ever plan to explore more destinations, we would be honored to have you join us again for another adventure. Thank you once again for choosing Ammon Express, and we look forward to welcoming you on future tours! Warm regards, Mary Polatidou
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