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Hiking The Ancient Footpath Delphi

Hiking The Ancient Footpath Delphi

Product Code : 2554

About The Place

Delphi, a place steeped in historical significance and natural beauty, captivates visitors with its timeless allure. Nestled on the slopes of Mount Parnassus, this ancient sanctuary was revered as the center of the world in Greek mythology. Its archaeological wonders include the Temple of Apollo, where the famed Oracle of Delphi dispensed prophetic wisdom.

The landscape, characterized by sweeping vistas and olive-studded hills, adds to the enchantment. Delphi’s history intertwines with its breathtaking surroundings, creating an immersive experience that transports you back to an era of myth and majesty.

Highlights of this Hiking

  • Following the ancient Greeks steps and part of E4 European path

  • A unique view on Delphi Ancient sanctuary, the Olive Grove, the Corinthian Gulf

  • Only 650 m altitude difference from an Αlpine to a Mediterranean landscape

  • Distance 8km.

  • Altitude differences: 1200m to 550m

  • Terrain: stony

Total Duration

  • 4,5 Hours

Full description

Embark on an awe-inspiring and historically significant hike along a section of the renowned E4 European trail. This particular trail gracefully descends the slopes of Mount Parnassos, leading us towards the picturesque village of Delphi. Following in the footsteps of worshipers of the revered God Pan, we trace the ancient footpath that once connected the sacred temples of Delphi to the sacred Corycean cave , where holy rites were celebrated.

Our adventure commences on the captivating Livadi plateau, nestled at an altitude of 1200 meters. Guided by the ancient path, we meander through verdant forests, gradually descending towards the revered Delphi sanctuary. At this enchanting location, we are treated to a mesmerizing vista, overlooking a valley adorned with olive trees and offering glimpses of the majestic Corinthian Gulf. The imposing mountains of the Peloponnese provide a stunning backdrop, creating a scene that evokes both awe and tranquility.

Please note that this is an intimate group hiking tour, designed to provide a personalized experience for a maximum of eight participants. It’s important to note that this hiking tour focuses solely on the outdoor adventure, and does not include visits or guided tours of the Archaeological Site at Delphi.

What to Bring

  • Hiking shoes (obligatory)

  • Comfortable clothes

  • Waterproof jacket

  • Hat, sunglasses, sunblock

  • Small backpack

  • Personal bottle of water


  • English speaking guide

  • Transfer back to starting point

  • Snack

  • Taxes

  • Liability insurance


  • Basic physical condition
  • Age 10 to 70 years
  • No acrophobia


  • April -June & September -November Itinerary
  • Meeting time 09.00
  • End of activity 14.00
  • July & Augoust Itinerary
  • Meeting time 16.00
  • End of activity 21.00

Meeting point

Delphi Museum & Archeological site, 1st level terasse in front of the café

Cancellation Policy - Flexible

  • Whenever you cancel 4 days or earlier than the confirmed activity starting date, your fee will be refunded for the entire activity charge.
  • In case of cancellation within 48 and 96 hours before the scheduled activity starting date, you'll get 50% reimbursed.
  • Those who cancel 48 hours or beyond are considered last-minute cancellations. There will be no refunds

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