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From Athens: Delphi and Meteora 2-Day Tour with Hotel

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Learn about the legend of the Oracle of Delphi on a 2-day tour to the ancient sanctuary, departing from Athens. Continue to the stunning rock formations and historic monasteries of Meteora.

Highlights

  • Visit the archaeological site of Delphi and the Temple of Apollo
  • Explore the Orthodox monasteries built amongst the rocks of Meteora
  • Spend the night in the pretty village of Kalabaka
  • See the monument to the warrior king Leonidas I

Description

Embark on a 2-day tour to the archaeological site of Delphi and the historic Orthodox monasteries built on the rocks of Meteora. Learn about the myths and history attached to these sites from your guide on this guided tour from Athens. Day 1: Depart Athens for the ancient site of the Oracle of Delphi. Travel by air-conditioned coach through the pretty towns and villages of Thebes, Levadia, and Arachova on the slopes of Mount Parnassus. Arrive in Delphi and explore the ruins of the ancient sanctuary of Pythia, the high priestess of the Temple of Apollo. Explore the temple and learn about its significance from your guide. Then, continue to the beautiful town of Kalabaka for dinner and your overnight stay. Day 2: After breakfast, make your way to Meteora, famous for its stunning rock formations. Visit the monasteries built to serve the monks and nuns following the teachings of the Eastern Orthodox Church. Return to Athens via Trikala and Lamia. Stop at Thermopylae to admire the monument to the Greek warrior-king Leonidas I, who died there in 480 BC. Arrive back in Athens by the early evening.

Includes

Transportation by luxury, air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi Guide Entry fees to Delphi and Meteora Hotel accommodation Breakfast Dinner

Important Information

  • In order to enter the monasteries, ladies must wear a long skirt and gentlemen long trousers

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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