It’s a three (3) day tour in Athens and Delphi were you can discover the magic of ancient times. The Delfi archaeological museum, the acropolis museum, the Parthenon and the Athenian Olympic stadium Panathenion are the ain attractions of this trip.
(2 nights /3 days)
During your stay in Thessaloniki, you can make a 3-day tour to Delfi & Athens
Day 1: Thessaloniki - Delfi
Depart from Thessaloniki and after a coffee stop and a luch stop in Lamia we reach Delpfi. Check in the hotel. Late afternoon we can visit Galaxidi and Itea. Optional dinner at a local taverna. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Delfi - Acropolis museum - Athens
Depart for the guided tour of the Delphi museum and the archaeological site. “Delphi is both an archaeological site and a modern town in Greece on the south-western spur of Mount Parnassus in the valley of Phocis. In Greek mythology, Delphi was the site of the Delphic oracle, the most important oracle in the classical Greek world, and a major site for the worship of the god Apollo after he slew the Python, a deity who lived there and protected the navel of the Earth”. Delphi was built at the point where two eagles released by Zeus, met and was believed to be the geographical center of earth by the Greeks”. We continue our trip visiting Arachova ( a picturesque mountainous village situated in Mt Parnassus and it is the main ski resort for Athenians) where we may have optional lunch. Headingto Athens, we will reach the New Acropolis Museum that houses every artifact found on the Athens site form the Greek Bronze Age to the Roman and Byzantine period in Greece. An amazing museum to visit!!! Optional dinner in a local taverna, overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Athens city tour - Thessaloniki
Departure from Hotel. We proceed with a guided tour of the Acropolis, with its beautiful Parthenon! In Greek, Acropolis means ‘the upper fortified part of an ancient Greek city’ and the Parthenon was the Temple of the Greek goddess Athena whom the people of Athens considered their protector. Its construction began in 447BC and it was completed in 432BC. During the tour you will also explore the Ancient Agora, the best-known example of an ancient Greek agora (a place of Assembly). We will continue with a visit of the Panatinaiko (Athens Marble Stadium), used for the first Modern Olympics. Leaving Athens, will will have lunch at Kammena Vourla and late in the evening we will reach Thessaloniki.