Delphi private tour with visit of Osseus Lucas Monastery

In: Delphi Tours

Duration: 8.30 h | Dayily departures | Pick up/Drop off: Athens hotel, cruise port. Distance: 220(km) / 137(miles)

Tour Grece  to ancient period of Delphi’s glory and the Byzantine period, experiencing both visits to Byzantine monastery of Saint Luke & Delphi. Both Delphi and the Byzantine monastery of Saint Luke has been made  just for you & your family Enjoy Delphi with its Delphi museum and all Delphi treasures, the Byzantine monastery of Saint Luke with its most important monuments of Middle Byzantine architecture and art.

Itinerary:

Drive & See Stop | Walking & Visit
LevadiaArachovaByzantine Monastery osseus Lucas | Delphi | Thives | Distomo Byzantine Monastery osseus Lucas | Delphi | Distomo

Tour description:
Delphi Greece is one of the most important archaeological sites of Greece, the most important in ancient world, and accordingly, it seems to appear in the itinerary of every traveler who is attracted to the oracle that influenced affairs in the known world for over a thousand years.

Osseus Lucas MonasteryOsseus Loukas is an historic walled monastery situated near the town of Distomo – Boeotia, Greece.

Start your Greece private tour from your cruise ship or your Athens hotel to a through the centures trip.

Greece  tours private chauffeur will drive you through the fertile plain of Beotia, passing through Distomos, to St. Loucas monastery.

Visit the monastery is one of the most important monuments of Middle Byzantine architecture and art, and has been listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites, along with the monasteries of Nea Moni and Daphnion, is situated at a scenic site on the slopes of Mount Helicon. Founded in the early 10th century by thehermit, Venerable (Greek: Hosios) St. Luke (Greek: Lukas), whose relics are kept in the monastery to this day. Church Theotokos, the oldest in the complex, is the only church known with certainty to have been built in mainland Greece in the tenth century.The Church Theotokos adjoins a larger cathedral church, or Katholikon, tentatively dated to 1011-12.

delphi_gtThereafter arrive at Delphi, and visit the centre of Ancient World – the «Omphalos» (Navel of Earth) – whose prestige extended far beyond the boundaries of the Hellenic World. On the slopes of Mount Parnassus, in a landscape of unparalleled beauty and majesty, lie the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios.

Your private Greece tour continues visiting Delphi’s Treasury of the Athenians, the Temple of Apollo and the Delphi Museum containing such masterpieces of Ancient Greek sculpture as the bronze Charioteer and the famous athlete Aghias. Lunch in Delphi, and start travelling back to ATHENS following the same rout.

 

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