Located a mere 4 km from the Greek island of Mykonos, Delos is one of the most significant archaeological and mythological sites in Greece. The Delos Day Trip from Mykonos offers a unique opportunity to explore the history, culture and beauty of this historic modern-day monument.
The day starts with a stop at the local harbor where a tour guide will meet you and your group. From there you will board a boat that will take you on the 35-minute journey to the nearby island of Delos. Upon arrival, you will be in awe of the spectacular views of the site decorated with ruins of temples, ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo, the Roman Forum and some of the other impressive remains of past civilizations.
Your tour guide will explain the great importance of the site as one of the most sacred places in the Greek world, being home to art and mythology dating back to the Neolithic period. A trek around the island will show you the Lion Terrace of Delos, where two ancient marble lions guard the entrance of the Temple of Apollo. You will visit the restored terrace of the theatre, which is filled with ancient stone remnants. Here you will also find the Sacred Lake, the market area and the nearby remains of the Sanctuary of Dionysus.
After visiting the many important monuments, your tour guide will provide you with lunch before you board the boat for the return journey to Mykonos, arriving back in good time in the evening.
Back on Mykonos you’ll have plenty of time to relax and take in the evening atmosphere of this cosmopolitan Greek island. The evening is bustling with live music, fashionable restaurants and high-end bars. Nightlife and entertainment on Mykonos is legendary and incorporates a range of activities, making this a perfect way to finish off your day with the Delos Day Trip.
The Delos Day Trip is a great way to experience the many sites the Greek islands can offer, without having to spend too much time away from the familiar comfort of Mykonos. With its historical importance, culture, and stunning views, Delos will definitely provide you with a unique and memorable experience you won’t forget.
Uncover the archaeological drama of Delos on a half-day tour from Mykonos. With a local guide, you'll cruise over the sea to the UNESCO-listed sacred island, and explore its main excavation site on a walking tour. Hear about the island in the days of Ancient Greece, and admire highlights of the excavations including the Terrace of the Lions, House of Dionysus, and more.
The meeting point is the Old Port of Mykonos City (Diliana-see attached map) at 09:30am. Please locate the ticket counter office in order to show your voucher and embark into the boat. The boat for Delos departs at 10:00am or 17:00 pm (afternoon tour).