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Archaia Clauss Winery and the Peloponnese Day Trip from Athens
From Athens the trip departs towards the Peloponnese along the coast most of the way for approximately 2 hours and passing the famous Corinth canal before reaching Patra where you are guided to the central pedestrianized street and shopping area which is """A wonderful private one day excursion from Athens exploring the Peloponnese & ‘Patra’ with a tour of the world renowned Achaia Clauss Winery the first wine estate to be established in Greece by the Bavarian Gustav Clauss in 1854 and still producing among others the original Mavrodaphne.Highlights also include travel along the beautiful Peloponnese coastline a stop at the Corinth Canal city tour of Patra the regional capital of western Greece & the impressive Rio-Antirio suspension bridge before your return."title=Highlights&1=Full+day+small-group+guided+trip+from+Athens+to+the+Peloponnese&2=Visit+the+Archaia+Clauss+winery%2C+the+oldest+of+its+kind+in+Greece&3=Learn+about+the+history+and+culture+of+the+area+from+your+knowledgeable+guide&4=Make+stops+at+Corint
From EUR185.00
 
Peloponnese Highlights Full Day Private Tour: Corinth Canal Ancient Corinth Mycenae Nafplion and Epidaurus
"After an hour into the tour we will set off from Athens and first stop at the truly impressive Corinth canal. Located at the narrow and strategic strip of land separating the mainland from the Peloponnese. Mooted in ancient times the modern canal was finally finished in 1893 and has a rich interesting history. As we cross into the Peloponnese our route passes through olive fields & orchards along the elevated & winding coast road until we reach the significant remains of ancient Corinth. One of the richest & impressive Greek city-states and well preserved street layouts markets and the temple of Apollo (among many other sites). After strolling the streets and visiting the museum we'll head to Mycenae
From EUR220.00
 
Acropolis Museum and Plaka Day Trip from Costa Navarino
"During the next two hours that we need to get to Athens we will cross villages and country roads full of olive and orange trees but also full of myths and traditions.Somewhere in the middle of the route we will pass through the Korinthos Canal where we can take a break to admire this human achievement.During the route you will learn everything about the Golden Age of Athens and Pericles (5th century BC) and all the myths and historical data relating to the creation of the Acropolis.Some of the world famous attractions that are preserved until today and you will be able to admire are:·     The Parthenon symbol of civilization and democracy not only in Greece but also in the whole world. Built in honor of the goddess Athena for saving the city and the Athenian victories against the Persians. Inside the temple there was the golden- ivory statue of Athena who was depicted fully armed but peaceful!·     The Propylaea the imposing entrance
From EUR550.00

More General in Delphi

The History of Delphi

The first traces of inhabitation in the region of Delphi go back to Mycenaean times (14th - 11th c. BC). At this period, the main deity worshipped at the small settlement was Ge ("Earth"). In the...
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Lilasel
Jan 10, 2005

Nafpaktos

There are numerous beaches and coves along the coast below Delphi and heading west towards Nafpaktos. But Nafpaktos is one of the most interesting towns in the area and has perhaps the most impressive...
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Lilasel
Jan 09, 2005

Arahova

Arahova has developed into one of the most important winter vacation resorts in Greece, on account of its proximity to the Parnassos Ski Centre. (tel: 02340 226935)There are also other sports and...
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Lilasel
Jan 09, 2005

Arahova

Arahova (or Rahova as it was known during the Turkish occupation) is a beautiful village that is built on five hills. These hills are Coumoula, Sfalaki, Countrouli, Ai-Giorgi and finally Afano, which...
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Lilasel
Jan 09, 2005

Delphi village

The modern village of Delphi lies a short distance from the archaeological site. You can have a very enjoyable time walking around the village and visiting some of the many beautiful and unique shops...
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Lilasel
Jan 09, 2005

The Stadium

The Stadium of the sanctuary was constructed in the 5th century BC and was remodelled in the 2nd century AD at the expense of Herodes Atticus. Then were added the stone seats and the arched monumental...
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Lilasel
Jan 09, 2005
 
 
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This famous Tholos

The Tholos is probably the most widely recognized building on the site because of the color of the marble and the fact that it is a round temple. Circular building in Doric order was built about 380...
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Jan 09, 2005

The Theatre

35 rows of stone benches with capacity of some 5000 spectators. It was here that dramatic and lyric (singing to the accompaniment of the lyre) competitions took place.It seems that I was trying to...
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Jan 09, 2005

The Theatre of the sanctuary

It was originally built in the 4th century BC but the ruins we see today date from the Roman Imperial period. The theatre was used mostly for the theatrical performances during the great festivals of...
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Lilasel
Jan 09, 2005

The Temple of Apollo

The ruins belong to the last temple dated to the 4th century BC, which was peripteral, in Doric order. It was erected exactly on the remains of an earlier temple, dated to the 6th century BC. Inside...
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Lilasel
Jan 09, 2005

DELPHI - stadium

Higher up of Apollos temple you'll find the stadium, with stone seats (still in good condition), where athletic contests and musical events used to be held. The Festivals of Music and Ancient Drama...
MartinaH
Dec 02, 2004

Archaeological Museum

A visit to the Archaeological Museum is a must as it houses one of the finest collections in the whole of Greece . The star attraction is the larger than life bronze charioteer from the 5th century BC...
MartinaH
Dec 02, 2004

Modern versus Ancient Delphi

Ancient Delphi, obviously, was worthy and remains worthy of protection from further harm to its structures. That is why the village of Kastri, which had occupied the area of the sanctuary since...
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Jmill42
Mar 05, 2004

modern Delphi, modern technology!

After your trek up and around and through the ancient temple area, the ampitheatre, the oracle, you will likely find yourself passing through tiny, modern Dephi...do stop, for the panoramic views, a...
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morgane1692
Feb 16, 2003

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Apollonos Street 1, Delphi, Central Greece, 330 54, Greece
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46 Basileos Pablosa Fedrikis, Delphi Town, Delphi, Central Greece, 33054, Greece
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53 Pavlou Friderikis St.,, Delphi, 33054, Greece
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13 Filellinon Street, Delphi, Central Greece, 33054, Greece
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Pavlou 25 and Frederikis, Delphi, Central Greece, Greece
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Angelos and Eva Sikelianos Museum

Many visitors of Delphi might not be aware of Angelos and Eva Sikelianos or their efforts to revive the Pythia Games, but I find the whole story...
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Delphi Shopping

"Folk Art/Laiki Techni Items" is a popular category of souvenirs in Delphi. Commonly with this term we reffer to usually ceramic items that are glazed and one can use daily rather than use just for...
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Pavillion View Point

I admit this might be of use mostly to slow travelers and/or people who prefer to enjoy the landscape and the ambiance of a place rather than rush from place to place, but it worths to mention it...
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"Delphi Ancient and Modern"
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"Journey in time..."
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"Delphi - where man was closest to the gods"
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"A Day Trip To Delphi"
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"The pythoness is extinct!"
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