Attractions

Top Choice Archaeological Site in Delphi

Sanctuary of Apollo

The Sanctuary of Apollo is considered the heart of the Delphic oracle. From the main entrance, the Sacred Way gradually winds up to the Doric Temple of Apollo. In ancient times the Sacred Way was lined with treasuri…
Top Choice Museum in Delphi

Delphi Archaeological Museum

From around the 8th century BC, Ancient Delphi managed to amass a considerable treasure trove, much of it reflected in its magnificent museum. Opinions vary about whether to visit the museum or the site first, where…
Top Choice Archaeological Site in Delphi

Ancient Delphi

Of all the archaeological sites in Greece, Ancient Delphi is the one with the most potent spirit of place. Built on the slopes of Mt Parnassos, overlooking the Gulf of Corinth and extending into a valley of olive tr…
Top Choice Archaeological Site in Delphi

Sanctuary of Athena Pronea

The Sanctuary of Athena Pronea is the site of the 4th-century-BC tholos (rotunda). This much-photographed spot is often wrongly interpreted by tourists as the place the Pythia (priestess of Apollo) was located. Pilg…
Top Choice Monastery in Delphi & Sterea Ellada

Moni Osios Loukas

The World Heritage–listed monastery Moni Osios Loukas is 23km southeast of Arahova, between the villages of Distomo and Kyriaki. Its principal church contains some of Greece’s finest Byzantine frescoes. Modest dress…
Monastery in Meteora

Moni Megalou Meteorou

The best known of the Meteora monasteries, Moni Megalou Meteorou is an imposing form built on the highest rock in the valley, 613m above sea level. Founded by St Athanasios in the 14th century, it became the richest…
Museum in Northwest Pelion

Theophilos Museum

This inconspicuous and faded mansion in Anakasia village features the fanciful and colourful work of Theofilos Hatzimihail (1866–1934), a wandering self-taught artist from Lesvos who earned his food and keep paintin…
Archaeological Site in Delphi

Gymnasium

To the south of the Sanctuary of Apollo, and west of the Sanctuary of Athena Pronea, you will find the remains of the ancient gymnasium. This entire area is sometimes referred to as the Marmaria. Two running tracks …
Monastery in Meteora

Moni Agias Triados

Of all the monasteries at Meteora, Moni Agias Triados has the most remote feel, plus the longest approach. It was featured in the 1981 James Bond film For Your Eyes Only. The views here are extraordinary, and the sm…
Museum in Kalambaka

Museum of Hellenic Culture

A passionate local collector has amassed a collection of rare antiquarian books, from Aesop's Fables to a 1567 Homer text, all beautifully displayed. This is no dull exhibit, but a delightfully colourful journey thr…