Delos Tour from Mykonos: Terrace of Lions, House of Dionysus

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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, Archeological Museum of Delos and more. An upgrade is also available to include hotel pickup from Mykonos hotels.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Temple of Isis, Delos, Cyclades, South AegeanUp the hill, behind the cafe and museum you can see the Temple of Isis. It takes about 10 minutes to walk up the hill to get here but it is totally worth it. Not everyone that on the island goes here so there is a little peace and quiet and the views are amazing!Stop At: House of Dionysus, Delos, Cyclades, South AegeanThe 5.8 m high columns of the atrium of the House of Dionysos, Delos. 3rd-2nd century BCE. The famous mosaic depicting Dionysos riding a tiger was discovered here. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Archaeological Museum of Delos, Delos, Cyclades, South AegeanThe museum includes the following collections:Funerary statues and grave stelae ranging from the 7th to the 1st century B.C.Pottery ranging from the 25th to the 1st century B.C.Clay figurines dating from the 2nd-1st centuries B.C.Jewellery and small objects dating from the 2nd-1st centuries B.C.Mosaics of the 2nd-1st centuries B.C.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Archaeological Site of Delos, Delos, Cyclades, South AegeanDelos is a Greek island and archaeological site in the Aegean Sea's Cyclades archipelago, near Mykonos. The mythological birthplace of Apollo, it was a major religious center and port during the 1st millennium B.C. The island's ruins encompass Doric temples, markets, an amphitheater, houses with mosaics and the iconic Terrace of the Lions statues. The Archaeological Museum displays statues excavated from the site.Duration: 2 hoursPass By: Mykonos Port, Mykonos Town, Mykonos, Cyclades, South AegeanOur tour will begin from the port of Mykonos

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup (if option selected)
  • All Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Museum of Delos
  • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Site of Delos

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel drop-off

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Led by a local guide
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