This Greece private tour will introduce you to the glory of ancient Delphi with a visit to the museum and Oracle of Delphi, and to the Byzantine period of Greece, by letting you experience a visit to the Byzantine monastery of Saint Luke. This private tour to Delphi and the Byzantine monastery of Saint Luke has been planned just for you, your family, and friends.
Highlights of the Amazing Delphi 8-h private tour & Lukas Byzantine monastery
- The Oracle and the temple of Apollo
- Visit the Delphi Museum
- See the Bronze Charioteer of Delphi, Athina Pronea, The gymnasium, and Castalia springs
- Visit Delphi village
- Visit the prototype Byzantine monastery of Osseus Lucas
- Admire the monastery’s famous mosaics
- Time for lunch in a traditional Greek restaurant
- An expert English speaking tour driver
Itinerary of Delphi tour in one (1) day with a visit to Lukas Byzantine monastery: Athens sightseeing, Kifisia, Nea Eritrea, Ekali, Ag, Stephanos, Oinofita, Thebes, Levadia, Byzantine monastery of Saint Luke, Arachova, the Oracle and the temple of Apollo, visit the Delphi Museum and see the Bronze Charioteer of Delphi, Athena Pronoea, The gymnasium, Castalia springs, Dephi village, lunch in a traditional Greek restaurant.
Visits: The byzantine monastery of Saint Luke., the Oracle and the temple of Apollo, visit the Delphi Museum and see the Bronze Charioteer of Delphi, Athena Pronoea, The gymnasium, Castalia springs, lunch in a traditional Greek restaurant.
Description for the Delphi tour in one (1) day with a visit to Lukas Byzantine monastery
Enjoy Delphi with its Delphi Museum and all Delphi treasures, the Byzantine monastery of Saint Luke with its most important monuments of Middle Byzantine architecture and art.
Athens taxi tours will collect you from your cruise ship or your hotel, and we will start our Delphi private tour by traveling through the verdant plain of Viotia, through Thebes, the domain of the mythological Kind Oedipus and LEVADIA. we will be heading for St. Luke (Greek: Hosios Loukas) Monastery, built in the folds of Mt. Helikon, about halfway between Athens and Delphi.
Visit the Byzantine monastery of Saint Luke, built in the 11th century. The mosaics and the architecture make this monastery one of the most important monuments of Middle Byzantine architecture and art. After our visit to Saint Luke monastery, Athens Taxi will take you for a drive through the lovely mountain village of ARACHOVA (famous for its bright multi-colored carpets) to Delphi.
Osseus Lucas Monastery
Arrive in DELPHI, the ancient sanctuary of Apollo. Our Athens taxi tour includes visits to the Oracle, “the navel of the Earth”, the Temple of Apollo, the Delphi Museum where one can see among other archaeological treasures, the unique Bronze Charioteer of Delphi, then proceed through the Sacred Way to the Athenian Treasure-House in Delphi. We can have lunch either in Delphi or Arachova, a picturesque mountain village, the meeting place of the Greek jet set in winter, built on the southern slopes of Mt. Parnassus and well known for its snow ski resort.
We will return to Athens late in the afternoon, driving through Delphi, Arachova, and Levadia by the same route, and our Delphi private taxi tour will end with you having experienced one of the best tours that Athens and Greece tours have to offer.
You can customize this private tour at any time, either on the way together with your private chauffeur or in advance by contacting our Athens Taxi Tours team.
Highly recommended for cruise travelers visiting Athens just for a day in order to experience and enjoy one of the most famous tourist destinations in Greece and the world.