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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 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…
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 …
Cafe-Bar in Delphi

Melopoleio Cafe

Go-to place for oven-baked savoury pies, fresh juices and espresso drinks, plus teas from local herbs. Melopoleio morphs into an afternoon sandwich and ice-cream stop, then into an evening wine bar with signature co…
Museum in Delphi

Folklore Museum of Chrisso

Look for the single orange tree at the entrance to the Delphi region's newest museum, set in the traditional village of Chrisso, about 4km south of Delphi towards Itea. The former mansion shows off costumes dating f…
Coffee in Delphi

Café Apollon

'Apollon has the cheapest coffee, the worst English and no internet now or ever, but it’s a charming, traditional kafeneio (coffee house).' For a long time this review remained unchanged. Until now. Wi-fi has arrive…
Restuarant in Delphi

Epikouros

One of the village's bigger restaurants, with a menu to match, Epikouros manages to offer reliable meat and vegie standards, the local filopita pasta, along with snappy service and stunning views of the gulf beyond.