How do I get from Athens to Delphi?
In order to reach Delphi from Athens, you have to take the KTEL bus with direction to Delphi from Liossion bus station. The bus trip from Athens to Delphi lasts about 3 hours. You can find further information on www.ktel-fokidas.gr.
Is Delphi worth visiting?
Definitely, if you have the time, the trip to Delphi is worth the trip. It is interesting, you get to see some of the country side and is a little break from Athens.
How far is it from Athens to Delphi?
about 110 miles
Is there a train from Athens to Delphi?
The town of Delphi is about 100 miles (161 km) from Athens and can be visited as a day trip. The most comfortable way to get from Athens to Delphi is by private transfer, while the cheapest way is by bus. There is no train service from Athens to Delphi, and the town does not have an airport.
How much time do you need in Delphi?
Whether 3-4 hours is enough for Delphi is debatable. Hard to advise without knowing what you like. If you’re travelling in summer, sightseeing during the hottest part of the day is a very bad idea. If you’re travelling in winter, you’ll miss the sunset at Sounion for sure (with or without traffic).
How much is the bus from Athens to Delphi?
KTEL Fokidas operates a bus from Athens to Delphi 3 times a day. Tickets cost 16€ – 21€ and the journey takes 2h 30m.
What is Delphi famous for?
Delphi was an important ancient Greek religious sanctuary sacred to the god Apollo. Located on Mt. Parnassus near the Gulf of Corinth, the sanctuary was home to the famous oracle of Apollo which gave cryptic predictions and guidance to both city-states and individuals.
How many days do you need for Athens?
Is there still an oracle at Delphi?
Delphi’s modern legacy
Unfortunately, the Delphic oracle is no longer in business – at least, not of the oracular kind. In 390/1 CE the Roman emperor Theodosius I closed it down in a bid to end pagan cults. However, the excavated site is now a booming tourist destination and well worth the visit.
What are the best day trips from Athens?
Here is a list of the most popular day trips from Athens:
- A day trip to Delphi.
- Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon.
- Hydra, Poros and Aegina day cruise from Athens.
- Mycenae, Epidaurus, and Nafplio.
- Ancient Olympia.
- Sailing Cruise along the coast.
- Ancient Corinth.
Can you tour Athens on your own?
The public transportation is great in Athens, and you really can do the day on your own.
Is Athens safe to travel alone?
Athens is considered a very safe city, even for solo female travelers. The crime rate is very low and as long as you take normal precautions, you will feel safe here. Most visits are trouble-free, but the theft of passports and wallets are common on the metro and in crowded tourist sights.
Do you tip in Greece?
Tipping in Greece is customary, but is by no means obligatory. This Greece tipping guide will help you navigate when/where you can leave a little extra for great service.
What should I not miss in Athens?
Top 10 Things to Do in Athens
- The Parthenon. …
- The National Archaeological Museum. …
- The Agora-Athens Central Market. …
- Mount Lycabettus. …
- The Plaka. …
- Psiri. …
- The Temple Of Poseidon at Sounion. …
- Monastiraki Flea Market.