Ancient Delos

Price: $77.00
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Standard
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic, Walking
Shore Excursion Duration 5 Hours
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Pier.
Food/Beverage Provided Not Included
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes. Sunscreen, hat and sunglasses are also recommended as it can get very hot on Delos. Please have your knees and shoulders covered if visiting a religious site.
Restrictions Entrance fee to Delos Island is not included but can be paid directly to the tour operator on the day for 12 EUR. Guests must be able to walk over cobblestones and uneven surfaces, inclines and steps. Guests must be able to get in and out of transportation. This tour is not wheelchair accessible because of the varied terrain at the sites you will be visiting.

Meet your guide at the Mykonos port and take a 35-minute boat ride to the UNESCO world heritage site on the ancient island of Delos. UNESCO sites are selected and approved based on their value as the best examples of human creative genius, Delos, the birthplace of the immortals doesn't disappoint.

Once on the island, your English speaking guide will take on a 2-hour 15 minute tour through the entire ancient city with its market places, the public squares, the Temple of Apollo, the sanctuary of Artemis, the old town and amphitheater, and will walk you down the celebrated Lion Street.

You will also visit the museum of Delos and admire the Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Roman Sculptures, and a collection of vessels from all the periods. Ancient stones found on the grounds indicate that Delos has been inhabited since the 3rd millennium BC.

At the end of your tour and before you board the boat to return to Mykonos, you have some free time to take photos on the site before departing. Please consider your comfort while on Dalos; bring a hat, water, comfortable walking shoes, and sunscreen.

Please Note: The entrance fee to Delos Island is not included, and can be paid directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour for 12 EUR. There is also fee of 5 EUR per person (not included) for the wireless tour guide system, also known as WHISPERS, which must be paid to the operator on the day of the tour.