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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…
Top Choice Taverna in Delphi

Taverna Vakhos

Take the steps above the National Bank to this exceptional family taverna featuring traditional local fare and herbs gathered from the mountainside. Along with traditional mayirefta (ready-cooked meals) and hearty l…
Top Choice Greek in Galaxidi

Bebelis

Fresh flowers, lace curtains and its location – a couple of blocks from the ‘new harbour’ – add a touch of taverna class to Galaxidi. Proud and convivial owner Bebelis (the owner Nikos' nickname) offers a lovely go-…
Top Choice Cafe-Bar in Delphi & Sterea Ellada

Cafe Rakomelo

Welcoming owner Alexandros Karveli serves Greek coffee made the old-fashioned way, along with hipper frappés and espresso drinks. But the real reason to find your way to this cosy kafeneio is to sample the outstandi…
Top Choice Taverna in Iti National Park

I Mouries

Traditional village taverna with fabulous mayirefta and daily grills (each day a different meat, though it's lamb more often than not) along with horta (wild greens) and briam (oven-baked vegies). Ingredients are al…
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 …