Hiking in ancient Delphi
Delphi is one the most beautiful ancient sites in Greece. It is an outstanding destination for those who love Greek mythology and enjoy hiking in breathtaking mountain scenery. Delphi is located in central Greece (Mount Parnassos), about 2 hours away from the capital of Greece (Athens).
For hundreds of years Delphi was considered to be the center of the known world. According to Greek mythology, Zeus released two eagles at opposite ends of the world and they met in Delphi.
The Sanctuary of Apollo is the main sightseeing in the region of Delphi, along with the temple of Athena, the ancient stadium, and the ancient theatre of Delphi. Pythia was the priestess at the Temple of Apollo, known for her prophecies inspired by Apollo.
The region of Delphi provides hikers and trekkers with an incredible variety of landscapes to discover. Delphi is a destination of unique experiences, combining ancient history, mythology, and hikes in mount Parnassos.
Exploring Delphi is a once in a lifetime experience, as visitors have the chance to discover ancient Greece and enjoy hiking in wonderful pathways in mount Parnassos.
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