Please note that this is not an itinerary submitted by an actual family. This day was planned by one of our travel experts as a recommendation for a family of children with ages 4 through late teens, based on knowledge of the city. Factors such as time, cost and distance have been considered to make this a great day to get a sense of the city and keep the children and teens interested and engaged.
Address: Tithorea 350 15, Greece
At 8,061 feet high, Mount Parnassus towers above Delphi and offers scenic views of the countryside and olive groves north of the Gulf of Corinth. According to Greek mythology, this mountain was sacred to Apollo. In the winter months skiers and snowboarders often visit the two major ski centers, Kellaria and Fterolakka, making the largest ski center in Greece. In the warmer months, the broad network of trails make this mountain is a hikers paradise. Hikers can climb to Liakoura, the highest peak of Parnassus, for even more breathtaking views. Mount Parnassus offers outdoor fun for the whole family year-round.
Address: Delphi, Τ.Κ. 33054, Delphi
Hours: Sunday – Tuesday 8:30 am – 3:00 pm, Wednesday – Saturday 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Admission: 6 euro (9 euro for museum ticket and entrance to the Delphi Ruins)
The Archaeological Museum of Delphi exhibits the Delphic sanctuary, the site of the most famous ancient Greek oracle. The museum’s collections include architectural sculptures and statues reflecting its religious, artistic and political activities from the 8th century until the Late Antiquity. One of the best known ancient Greek statues, Charioteer of Delphi, is a highlight of the museum. This sculpture of the winning driver at a chariot race is a preserved example of classical cast-bronze. After the museum visit, walk over to the Delphi Ruins where you can see the amazing Oracle ruins.