Book a Delphi and Arachova Full Day Private Tour from Athens including Distomo.
Book this Delphi and Arachova Full Day Private Tour from Athens including Distomo, and visit amazing and majestic archaeological sites, landscapes of the ancient and contemporary Greek history!
What to see in this Delphi, Arachova & Distomo private tour from Athens?
the Archaeological site of Delphi
the site of the temple of Apollo
Distomo - pay our tribute to the victims of the massacre of WWII by the SS
After a wonderfully scenic drive through mountains and fertile valleys, we reach Delphi, located under the 3000ft tall mountain Parnassos.
There we will visit the Archaeological Museum of Delphi, we will see the Archaeological site of Delphi and the site of the temple of Apollo.
We will take a break for a coffee at Arachova. Driving through the beautiful stone villages of Arachova where we'll be able to stop so that you can take photos and buy souvenirs.
On June 10, 1944, for over two hours, Waffen-SS troops of the 2nd company, I/7 battalion, 4th SS Polizei Panzergrenadier Division under the command of SS-Hauptsturmführer Fritz Lautenbach went door to door and massacred Greek civilians as part of "savage reprisals" for a partisan attack upon the unit's convoy.
A total of 214 men, women and children were killed in Distomo, a small village near Delphi. According to survivors, SS forces "bayoneted babies in their cribs, stabbed pregnant women, and beheaded the village priest. We will pay our tribute to the victims of the massacre.