Silversea Luxury Cruises A Itea

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Journey to the centre of the world, as you explore the ancient wonders of Delphi. The pretty orange dome of Itea's church beckons you ashore, as you prepare to journey onwards to the location of some of the world's most richly-woven mythology and history. Set on the slopes of the mighty Mount Parnassus, which looms high over the area’s vineyards, almond trees and olive groves, Delphi is a location that’s blessed with a dense tapestry of incredible heritage. View more

Known as the naval of the world by the Ancient Greeks, mighty leaders would journey here to consult the famous oracle, before making decisions that would ripple across the world. Pilgrims visited the Oracle of Delphi for prophesies, which were said to be channelled directly from the god Apollo.

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Excursions depuis Itea

Silver Shore Privato: Private Car & Guide (Half-Day)

Explore Itea at your leisure during your half-day (4-hour) sightseeing tour via private car. Customise your own itinerary or choose to see an overview of the area's highlights.


Depart the pier with your English-speaking guide in an air-conditioned car and discover the city and surrounding areas at your own pace. Your exclusive tour concludes back at the pier.


Please note: This tour is non-refundable if cancelled within 48 hours prior to arrival in the port. Actual vehicle type varies depending on availability. Participation is limited to 2 guests per car. The price, exclusive of meals, entrance fees and gratuities, is per vehicle. Therefore, when making your reservation, please indicate the number of vehicles, not the number of guests. Only one person in the party needs to reserve this program. Please see the Shore Concierge on board the ship to arrange your individual itinerary.

Ossuis Loukas Monastery

Embrace the splendid natural and historic beauty of Itea during this picturesque, half-day excursion to the Ossios Loukas Monastery, and a visit to Delphi Village.


Ossios Loukas Monastery

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximate one-hour drive to the renowned Ossios Loukas Monastery, the world's finest example of a 12th-century Byzantine church. Upon arrival, take a walking tour of the church, which includes some of the most beautiful mosaics and frescoes in Greece.


Delphi Village

Next, re-board your coach for the approximate 45-minute drive through breathtaking mountain scenery, then pass by the village of Arachova and its quaint houses built on the slopes of Paranassos en route to Delphi. Some free time is made available to explore this small but charming village, which offers splendid views of the sacred valley and the ship below.


Following your visit, commence the approximate 30-minute drive back to the pier. Your return route offers even more spectacular views of the diverse landscape, which includes wooded green slopes, pine-tree hills and the sacred valley with its olive trees.


Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking (approximately 800 metres/ 0.5 miles), and is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses from the ship. The tour sequence may vary to avoid overcrowding. Conservative attire is required to enter the monastery: shoulders and knees must be covered, no shorts.

Ossios Loukas Monastery

Embrace the splendid natural and historic beauty of Itea during this picturesque, half-day excursion to the Ossios Loukas Monastery, and a visit to Delphi Village.


Ossios Loukas Monastery

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximate one-hour drive to the renowned Ossios Loukas Monastery, the world's finest example of a 12th-century Byzantine church. Upon arrival, take a walking tour of the church, which includes some of the most beautiful mosaics and frescoes in Greece.


Delphi Village

Next, re-board your coach for the approximate 45-minute drive through breathtaking mountain scenery, then pass by the village of Arachova and its quaint houses built on the slopes of Paranassos en route to Delphi. Some free time is made available to explore this small but charming village, which offers splendid views of the sacred valley and the ship below.


Following your visit, commence the approximate 30-minute drive back to the pier. Your return route offers even more spectacular views of the diverse landscape, which includes wooded green slopes, pine-tree hills and the sacred valley with its olive trees.


Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking (approximately 800 metres/ 0.5 miles), and is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses from the ship. The tour sequence may vary to avoid overcrowding. Conservative attire is required to enter the monastery: shoulders and knees must be covered, no shorts.

Mythical Delphi: Guided in German

Explore the ruins of Delphi during a half-day sightseeing excursion to this ancient mountain city.


Delphi Walking Tour

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximate 40-minute drive inland and up Mount Parnassus en route to Delphi. Upon arrival, take a guided walking tour of the site, which offers spectacular vistas and a wealth of ancient landmarks. Along the way, see the Castalian Spring, the Sacred Way, which was once lined with statues and treasures, the Grand Temple of Apollo, the theatre with its excellent acoustics, and the well-preserved stadium with the marble starting blocks in position.


Delphi Museum

Next, a visit is made to the Delphi Museum. Here, marvel at such treasures as the Omphalos, which marked the centre of the world, and the magnificent bronze Charioteer, one of the finest pieces surviving from the 5th century BCE


Delphi Village

Following your visit to the site and museum, a brief stop is made in Delphi Village before re-boarding your coach for the approximately 40-minute drive back to the pier.


Please note: This tour involves an extensive amount of walking (approximately 2 km/1.25 miles) along narrow and uneven paths in Delphi, and is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses from the ship. The tour sequence may vary to avoid overcrowding. A minimum number of guests per guide is required to operate this programme.

Mythical Delphi

Explore the ruins of Delphi during a half-day sightseeing excursion to this ancient mountain city.


Delphi Walking Tour

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximate 40-minute drive inland and up Mount Parnassus en route to Delphi. Upon arrival, take a guided walking tour of the site, which offers spectacular vistas and a wealth of ancient landmarks. Along the way, see the Castalian Spring, the Sacred Way, which was once lined with statues and treasures, the Grand Temple of Apollo, the theatre with its excellent acoustics, and the well-preserved stadium with the marble starting blocks in position.


Delphi Museum

Next, a visit is made to the Delphi Museum. Here, marvel at such treasures as the Omphalos, which marked the centre of the world, and the magnificent bronze Charioteer, one of the finest pieces surviving from the 5th century BCE


Delphi Village

Following your visit to the site and museum, a brief stop is made in Delphi Village before re-boarding your coach for the approximately 40-minute drive back to the pier.


Please note: This tour involves an extensive amount of walking (approximately 2 km/1.25 miles) along narrow and uneven paths in Delphi, and is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses from the ship. The tour sequence may vary to avoid overcrowding. A minimum number of guests per guide is required to operate this programme.

Mythical Delphi: Guided in German

Explore the ruins of Delphi during a half-day sightseeing excursion to this ancient mountain city.


Delphi Walking Tour

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximate 40-minute drive inland and up Mount Parnassus en route to Delphi. Upon arrival, take a guided walking tour of the site, which offers spectacular vistas and a wealth of ancient landmarks. Along the way, see the Castalian Spring, the Sacred Way, which was once lined with statues and treasures, the Grand Temple of Apollo, the theatre with its excellent acoustics, and the well-preserved stadium with the marble starting blocks in position.


Delphi Museum

Next, a visit is made to the Delphi Museum. Here, marvel at such treasures as the Omphalos, which marked the centre of the world, and the magnificent bronze Charioteer, one of the finest pieces surviving from the 5th century B.C.


Delphi Village

Following your visit to the site and museum, a brief stop is made in Delphi Village before re-boarding your coach for the approximatel 40-minute drive back to the pier.


Please note: This tour involves an extensive amount of walking along narrow and uneven paths in Delphi, and is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses from the ship. The tour sequence may vary to avoid overcrowding. A minimum number of guests per guide is required to operate this programme.

Mythical Delphi

Explore the ruins of Delphi during a half-day sightseeing excursion to this ancient mountain city.


Delphi Walking Tour

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximate 40-minute drive inland and up Mount Parnassus en route to Delphi. Upon arrival, take a guided walking tour of the site, which offers spectacular vistas and a wealth of ancient landmarks. Along the way, see the Castalian Spring, the Sacred Way, which was once lined with statues and treasures, the Grand Temple of Apollo, the theatre with its excellent acoustics, and the well-preserved stadium with the marble starting blocks in position.


Delphi Museum

Next, a visit is made to the Delphi Museum. Here, marvel at such treasures as the Omphalos, which marked the centre of the world, and the magnificent bronze Charioteer, one of the finest pieces surviving from the 5th century B.C.


Delphi Village

Following your visit to the site and museum, a brief stop is made in Delphi Village before re-boarding your coach for the approximatel 40-minute drive back to the pier.


Please note: This tour involves an extensive amount of walking along narrow and uneven paths in Delphi, and is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear lightweight, comfortable clothing with closed-toe walking shoes, and bring sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses from the ship. The tour sequence may vary to avoid overcrowding. A minimum number of guests per guide is required to operate this programme.