DELPHI and THERMOPYLAE: Private Luxury Day Trip Enjoy Lunch Visit Arachova 8 H

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Give us the chance to make this icon live and feel together the fundamentals of our culture. Trust the locals!!! Corinth Canal The Corinth Canal is a waterway that crosses the narrow isthmus of Corinth to link the Gulf of Corinth to the Saronic Gulf. As such, the canal separates the Greek mainland from the Peloponnese, turning it into an island Mycenae  ‘Rich in Gold', the kingdom of mythical Agamemnon, first sung by Homer in his epics, is the most important and richest palatial centre of the Late Bronze Age in Greece. Its name was given to one of the greatest civilizations of Greek prehistory, the Mycenaean civilization, while the myths related to its history have inspired poets and writers over many centuries We visit the best winery all over Greece and one of the most famous all over the world! In Nemea 4500 years ago for the first time we listened the word Wine. A true experience from the absolute experts

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Yomadic.Tours & Transfers

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Stop At: Thermopylae

Thermopylae, Thermopylae, Phthiotis Region, Central Greece Thermopylae is a place in Greece where a narrow coastal passage existed in antiquity. The Battle of Thermopylae was fought between an alliance of Greek city states led by King Leonidas of Sparta and the Persian Empire of Xerxes. The Gates of Fire: Deriving from the Hot sulphur Springs and in Greek mythology the cavernous entrances to Hades. The monument of King Leonidas: Erected in 1955 and created by the sculptor Vasos Falireas. The brass sculpture of the Spartan King with his spear and shield is truly amazing. Hotsprings: The baths of Thermopylae could be described as a paradise of healing spas. High end hydrotherapy facilities focusing on balneotherapy not only as a treatment for specific ailments, illnesses and injuries but also to promote general well-being. Of the 60 pending, 34 springs have officially been recognized so far.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Thermopylae Museum

Thermopylae Museum, Thermopylae Greece Thermopylae museum: The innovative museum is dedicated to the 480 BC battle that changed the course of Greek history and western civilization as we know it today. Duration: 30 minutes

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Delphi

Delphi formerly also called Pytho is famous for the ancient sanctuary that grew rich as the seat of Pythia, the oracle who was consulted about important decisions throughout the ancient classical world. The Greeks considered Delphi the navel or center of the world as represented by the stone monument known as the Omphalos of Delphi. Delphi archaeological site: A Unesco World Heritage Center, Delphi is one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece. The functions of the oracle grew over the centuries to include athletic games, cultural events, most importantly the Pythian games. The Temple of Apollo, the Ancient Theater, the Stadium, the Athenian Treasury, the Gymnasium, the Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia are truly captivating.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Delphi Archaeological Museum

Many important ancient Greek artifacts from the excavations at Delphi are housed here. Frieze of the Treasury of Sifnias Naxian Sphinx: Dated to 560 BC, comprises one of the earliest representations in art of the demonic creature with a lion's body, bird's wings and a woman's head. Metopes of the Athenian Treasury: Early 5th century BCE you will gaze upon Theseus and Antiope, Theseus and the Minotaur, Theseus and Marathonian bull, Heracles and the cattle of Geryon, Heracles battling the three-bodied giant Geryon, Heracles subduing a Centaur, Heracles and Cycnus, Heracles and the Nemean lion, An Amazonomachy scene and many more. Omphalos: Signifying the center of the earth and kept in Apollo's temple. Kleobis and Biton: Two brothers from Argos. The statues are of the typical kouros type attributed to a Peloponnesian workshop and date to the end of the 7th century BC. Statue of Antinoos: Portrays the celebrated for his beauty, youth and emperor Hadrian's favorite as a god.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Temple of Apollo

Visit The impressive Temple of Apollo

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Tholos

The Tholos of Delphi

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Arachova

Visit Arachova one of the most magnificent Village in the mainland enjoy Lunch and shopping

Duration: 2 hour 10 minutes

Pass By: Parnassos

Parnasos mountain

Stop At: Leonidas Monument

Leonidas Monument, Lamia, Thermopylae 350 09 Greece As if traveling through time you will feel the presence of heroes who stood their ground for their freedom against a foreign conqueror. To conclude you will visit the statue of Leonidas standing exactly opposite Kolonos Hill where the persistent Spartans left their last breath.

Duration: 20 minutes
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