Delphi private tour: contrast of the modern city to the remains of the glorious past The ‘Navel of the world’.
Enjoy our Delphi private tour, a beautiful one day excursion to one of the most famous sites of classical Greece; located in a breathtaking landscape spreading out at the foot Mt. Parnassus.
Delphi, the center of Ancient World – the “Omphalos” (Navel of Earth) – whose prestige extended far beyond the boundaries of the Hellenic World. On the slopes of Mount Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios.
You’ll visit the archaeological site and the museum of Delphi. Thus you will be introduced to the history of one of the most significant archaeological sites of all antiquity considered by the ancient Greeks to be the navel of the earth. You will see monuments such as the Athenian Treasury, the Theatre, the Temple of Apollo, the Navel of the Earth, the Sacred Way, the Apollo Temple and many more.In the Museum of Delphi you will admire unique treasures such as the world famous bronze Charioteer, the Naxian Sphinx and the Statue of Antinoos and many other masterpieces of classical Greek art.
Further along the coastal road, in our way back, west of Itea lies the picturesque town of Galaxidi – a national treasure that has preserved its unique look and old ways. The small port is situated on a natural double harbour surrounded by mountains with fine views of Parnassos.