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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 cypress …
Museum in Delphi

Delphi Museum

From around the 8th century BC, Ancient Delphi managed to amass a considerable treasure trove, much of it reflected in its magnificent museum. It's worth visiting here before your site visit. It helps construct an i…
Taverna in Delphi

Taverna Vakhos

Take the steps above the National Bank to this excellent family taverna featuring traditional local fare. Ask for what's fresh that day – it gets local produce if possible and staff gather the herbs themselves. If n…
Taverna in Delphi

Taverna Gargadouas

Easily the local favourite for grilled meats. The house summer speciality is provatina (slow-roasted lamb). You can also tuck into a combo of pasta, souvlaki, salad and seasonal fruit for a modest €13. Generally, it…
Taverna in Delphi

Taverna To Patriko Mas

Set in a 19th-century stone building, this swank taverna is decidedly upscale and the food keeps its end of the bargain. You’ll find generous mezedhes and salads, great grills and seafood (in summer) and a fine all-…
Kebab in Delphi

Souvlaki Pita Gyros

Run by a family who conscientiously and efficiently whip up tasty budget options, including souvlaki and great Greek salads. Eat in or takeaway. Opposite Hotel Leto.
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).
Cafe in Delphi

Cafe Ihor

Funky, contemporary-style place with wi-fi access and great veranda views.
Archaeological Site in Delphi

Sanctuary of Apollo

The Sanctuary of Apollo is considered the heart of the 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 treasuries and s…
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 delivered her pronouncements. The grace…