Wander around the iconic sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi and seek your own oracle
Unveil the mystique of Delphi, a captivating destination boasting both primitive charm and breathtaking beauty. Nestled in Greece, this ancient sanctuary, chosen by gods for Apollo, the deity of light and music, exudes an indescribable allure. Delphi's Oracle, channeled by Pythian priestesses, sculpted the path of ancient Greece. Its mystagogy rituals transformed it into a spiritual and crossroads marvel.
Dubbed the "navel of the earth," Delphi bridges north, south, west, and east. Apollo's sanctuary, a cultural gem, unfolds via elegant structures and offerings, narrating Greek history vividly. Traverse tiers, wander the sacred road, glimpse Roman market ruins, and marvel at Treasures resembling temples.
Ascend to Apollo's grand temple, feel its energy, and reach the ancient theater and stadium zenith.
Your odyssey continues to Castalia's spring, a font of purity, and Athena Pronoia's sanctuary with its iconic Dome. Delve into Delphi's essence, where gods met mortals, prophecies echoed, and history thrived. Explore an open-air museum interwoven with Greece's past, present, and future—a dance of wonder and reverence.
Choose to try local specialties and flavors in the nearby village of Delphi. Just 2 km from the archeological site, the modern settlement of Delphi offers rich dishes and flavors of local cuisine that will excite you. Be sure to try rabbit with wine, rooster with noodles and lamb in the hull.
Best time to visit Delphi
The archeological site of Delphi is open all year round, except on public holidays. Avoid the crowds that are observed during the summer months (June-September) and choose the months of April, May and October as the ideal ones for a visit that will be unforgettable.
How to use transportation in Delphi
Transfer from/to Delphi
Transportation to Delphi is only by car. Access from Athens is via the Athens-Lamia national road and the distance is 185km. From Thessaloniki, the access is through the national road Thessaloniki-Athens and the distance is 370km.
You will definitely need a car to travel to the archeological site and the surrounding area.