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Ancient Delos Tour from Mykonos

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  • Mykonos
  • 9:00am
  • 5 hours
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  • 55 €
  • 30 €
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Ancient Delos Tour from Mykonos

If ancient history fascinates you, if you don’t just crave for the sea and sun but also like to learn more about the destinations you visit, try the Ancient Delos Tour, walk around the ancient sacred island of Delos and let yourself be blown away as you take a step back in time!

If you are the kind of traveler that wants more than just beautiful beaches and picturesque towns, then this Ancient Delos Tour is bound to fascinate you! Delos is a Unesco World Heritage Site, and one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece. It was used as a holy sanctuary as early as 3,200 BC. The myth has is, Leto, pregnant by Zeus, was running from Hera’s wrath and looking for a safe place to give birth. Delos Island accepted her, therefore the twins Apollo, god of light, music and oracle and his sister Artemis, the huntress goddess were born. As Apollo was born on Delos, the island bore his temples, the land was sacred, and no man could die or be born on Delos again!

Intrigued yet? Your Ancient Delos Trip will fill you in all the details, offer you the opportunity to learn so much more! You will be picked up by car from your hotel or cruise ship, and taken to the new port of Mykonos, where you will meet your Ancient Delos Tour guide and board a small boat heading to Delos island. The trip should last approximately 35-40 minutes, and once there, you will embark on a 2 hour and 15 minute travel in time. Your Ancient Delos Tour Guide will walk you through the ancient city, the Temple of Apollo, the sanctuary of Artemis, the amphitheater, and the infamous lion street. You will have the opportunity to visit the museum of Delos a collection of sculptures and artifacts from the Archaic, Classical & Hellenistic eras, and enjoy a refreshment at the museum’s café. At the end of your Ancient Delos Tour, you will board the boat to Mykonos again and once there, your Mykonian Spiti driver will give you a lift back to your pick-up point. This is a unique experience for any history-savvy traveler, it’s not every day you get to walk the same streets a Greek god did!

Itinerary of the Ancient Delos Tour from Mykonos

1

Car pick-up

A car will pick you up from your hotel or cruise-ship around 9:00 AM and give you a lift to the New Port of Mykonos.

2

Boarding

At 9:30 AM you will board a traditional boat from the New Port of Mykonos and head to Delos island.

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Ancient Delos Tour

You will arrive at Delos Island at approximately 10:10 AM, where your Ancient Delos Tour guide will walk with you through the ancient city, show you the squares, the market places, important buildings, Apollo’s temple, Artemis sanctuary and all other points of interest in Ancient Delos.

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Delos Museum

You will visit the Delos Museum and see from Archaic, Classical u0026 Hellenistic sculptures and artifacts.

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Take refreshments

You will have the opportunity to sit at the museum’s café for a quick drink.

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Board the boat

After your break for refreshments at 12:25 PM approximately, you will board the boat again and return to Mykonos New Port.

7

Lift back

You will arrive at the port around 1:30 PM. Your driver will be awaiting to give you a lift back to your hotel or cruise ship.

A car will pick you up from your hotel or cruise-ship around 9:00 AM and give you a lift to the New Port of Mykonos.

  • Transport to and from your hotel or port
  • Boat fare to and from Delos island
  • Delos island guided tour
  • Admission to Delos Museum
  • The pick-up and drop-off time depend upon agreed location.
  • If weather requires, you may board the boat by tenders.
  • You may opt to add a swim at Rhenia island at extra cost.

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