Triumphantly tour to Delphi, Meteora, Northern Greece 8 days

Ancient Wonders: 8-Day Tour to Delphi, Meteora, Northern Greece


Surround yourself in the green and blue of Greece and discover its beauties from south to north, with an 8 days tour to Delphi, Macedonia, and Thrace of Northern Greece

Itinerary of the 8-days tour to Delphi, Meteora, and Northern Greece

Athens, Delphi, Arachova, Kalambaka, Meteora, Vergina, Thessaloniki, Kavala, Thasos, Xanthi, Katerini, Dion, Athens

Highlights of the Triumphantly tour to Delphi, Meteora, Northern Greece 8 days

  • Visit Delphi, the once known as Navel of the Earth
  • Meteora, the protected site by UNESCO
  • A visit to the capital city of the north, Thessaloniki
  • Get to know the important cities of the Macedonian Empire in North Greece
  • Visit the captivating island of Thasos
  • Spend eight relaxing and comfortable days and customize the schedule as you like


Description of the tour to Delphi, Meteora, and Northern Greece

Day 1: Athens, Levadia, Arachova, Delphi, Kalambaka, Meteora

temple of Athena Pronea in Delphi
Temple of Athena Pronea in Delphi

As the 1st day of the tour is an exciting and busy one, we will set off early in the morning driving through the towns of Levadia and Arachova to reach Delphi, the sanctuary of God Apollo, situated at the feet of Mt Parnassus.

Walk the sacred way to the Temple of God Apollo which dates back to the 5th century BC and visit the Museum of Delphi with artifacts such as the Bronze Charioteer, Eniochos.

Enjoy a typical Greek lunch in Delphi or Arachova and then head towards Kalambaka, crossing the plain of Thessaly.

Free evening and overnight in Kalambaka or Kastraki.

Day 2: Meteora Monasteries, Tempi valley, Katerini, Thessaloniki

Enjoy a thrilling visit to the second most important complex of Byzantine monasteries in Greece, Meteora (the suspended rocks), and enter some of the monasteries during the tour, which provides a retreat to monks and nuns since the 11th century AD.

After lunch, we will be setting off towards Thessaloniki through the valley of Tempi passing by Katerini.

St Nicolas Meteora
St Nicolas Meteora

In the late afternoon, we will reach Thessaloniki, the second-largest city of Greece, and the capital of northern Greece. Dinner and overnight in the city.


Day 3: Thessaloniki, Pella, Vergina, Veria

If you have been an admirer of Alexander the Great, this is your day; the tour starts with a visit to Pella, the capital of ancient Macedonia.

Afterward, we will visit the archaeological site of Vergina, where you will be able to admire the Treasures of Alexander and his father, Phillip, whose tomb is also found here.

After this exciting tour, head towards Kavala, one of the most beautiful seaside cities in Greece. Free evening and dinner in Kavala.

Day 4: Kavala

Wake up in Kavala, the so-called Monte Carlo of Greece, an attractive and interesting city of the north. Visit the ancient theatre of the city, the castles, and the array of Museums in the city, such as the Archaeological Museum, the Municipal Museum, the citadel at Philippi, The castle at Palaiochori.


After a full sightseeing day, enjoy a free evening and overnight in Kavala.

Day 5: Thassos Island

Time for a Greek island! In the morning we will head to the port of Kavala and travel shortly to Thassos island, with its lush greenery and beautiful beaches.

Thassos boasts an ancient agora and theatre, but also some truly amazing beaches where you can swim, before heading back to Kavala. Overnight in Kavala.

Day 6: Kavala, Xanthi, Avdira

the city of Xanthi in Greece
In the center of the old town of Xanthi

The sixth day promises new and interesting experiences; we will visit the northeastern part of Greece, Xanthi, a place that gave birth to Spartacus and Democritus.

Xanthi is a vibrant city of the north with its own university and a long and intriguing history, which is evident everywhere, from its architecture to the culture of its people, and the taste of its food.

Xanthi is known for its restaurants and taverns, as well as its hospitable atmosphere. Overnight in Xanthi.

Day 7: Xanthi, Kavala, Thessaloniki, Katerini, Dion

Enjoy your breakfast in Xanthi, before setting off for Katerini and Dion, one of the known historical cities of antiquity.

Dion is an area at the foot of Mount Olympus, known throughout the world because archaeologists unearthed a very important Macedonian city as the ancient kings of Macedonia had picked Dion for their summer residence.

dion greece
The archaeological site of Dion

Visit the archaeological site in Dion and then head to the beaches of Katerini to cool off. Free afternoon and evening and overnight in Katerini.

Day 8: Katerini, Tempi valley, Larisa, Thermopylae, Athens

The exciting 8 days tour ends today, but there are still things to see on the way back. The tour will bring you to Thermopylae, the renowned battlefield, where King Leonidas and his 300 men fought millions of Persians to death.

Arrive in Athens late in the afternoon where the tour ends.

NOTE: Keep in mind that you can customize this tour according to your personal preferences and needs.


Tour Type

Included in the tour

  • Transport by air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz vehicle or similar appropriate for the size of your group
  • Your tour will be accompanied by a professional English-speaking driver or escort possessing in-depth knowledge of Greece’s history and culture. They will provide insightful commentary throughout the journey, guiding you until the entrance of archaeological sites and museums. However, please note that drivers are not licensed to accompany you inside these venues.
  • If you desire a licensed state tour guide to escort you within the archaeological sites and museums, providing comprehensive insights and explanations, we can gladly arrange one for an additional cost. These licensed guides are freelance professionals, and their availability is subject to your tour date.
  • When a licensed tour guide or English-speaking tour escort accompanies a group, the professional driver may not necessarily speak English fluently. Their role is focused on providing safe transportation.
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Athens. Extra charge for hotels outside Athens.
  • Pick up and drop off at Piraeus Port or Athens Airport.
  • Pick up and drop off at our terminal: Leof. Andrea Siggrou 37, 117 43 Athens, Greece.
  • Accommodation is based according to availability (for multiple-day tours only)
  • Road tolls and all local taxes

Excluded from the tour

  • Wine tasting fee (for wine tours)
  • Olive oil tasting fee (for olive oil tasting tours)
  • Optional Gratuities
  • Food and beverage
  • Your private chauffeur/guide will discuss a program best suited to your interest and mobile abilities. Option for a professional tour guide with a state license at an extra cost. Read more for the Differences between a Tour Guide and a Tour Driver

Cancellation Policy

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Additional info

  • Dress Code: When visiting religious sites, shoulders and knees must be covered out of respect for the cultural norms.
  • Please review our Terms & Conditions and Frequently Asked Questions
  • Upon booking, an electronic voucher will be emailed to you containing our contact information, tour details, and all necessary instructions. This voucher serves as your ticket and proof of purchase. Please present a printed or digital copy of the voucher on the day of your tour to redeem your activity.
  • City Tax for Hotel Stays: Effective from January 1st, 2018, a City Tax for hotel overnights is applicable and not included in our excursion rates. Clients will need to pay this tax directly at their hotel upon check-out. The amount per room is as follows: 5-star hotel: €4/overnight || 4-star hotel: €3/overnight || 3-star hotel: €1.50/overnight
  • Opening Hours and Entrance Fees for Archaeological Sites and Museums in Greece
  • Entrance Fees for Children from Non-EU Countries: Starting November 1st, 2019, children aged 6 and above from non-European Union (non-EU) countries will be required to pay the full entrance fee for Museums and Archaeological sites. For children from EU countries, the existing rates remain in effect. However, it is crucial to have their passports readily available to prove their nationality.

Persons with Disabilities

  • Due to uneven surfaces, certain sites are not recommended for persons with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair. Such sites are the Acropolis, the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion, Mycenae, Delphi and Meteora
  • In all cases, we recommend comfortable flat-solid walking shoes, sunglasses, and sunscreen.

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