Welcome to Delos


The island, just 5km long and 1300m wide, offers a soothing contrast to Mykonos, its main access point. Overnight stays are forbidden, so visits are at the mercy of boat schedules. Aside from the museum, there's very little shelter; a hat, sunscreen and walking shoes are sensible precautions.


Top experiences in Delos

Delos activities

$43.39 Cultural & Theme Tours

Ancient Delos Tour

Our vehicle and escort will pick up you at approx. 09:00 from your hotel or your cruise ship and transfer you to the new port of Mykonos where you will meet your tour guide and sail to Delos island on our small traditional boats for a visit of the most important ancient civilization archaeological site of the Eastern Mediterranean.After approx. 35-40' we arrive at the legendary island and at this point, you dissembark for a 2 hour 15 minute visit on this beautiful ‘UNESCO world heritage’ landmark. Please note that there is a chance that you will dissembark with small tenders, depending on traffic and various conditions. Once on the island your tour guide will take you through the entire ancient city with its market places, the public squares, the Temple of Apollo, the sanctuary of Artemis, the old city & the amphitheater and walk down the celebrated Lion Street. You will also visit the museum of Delos and admire the Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Roman Sculptures, a collection of vessels from all the periods as well as small items used in the every day life of the inhabitants. Researches of the 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 small traditional boat to return back to Mykonos you can take a break and enjoy a refreshment at the café next to the Museum. For those who will not join us for our supplementary options, transportation service will be provided back to your hotel or to a location of your choice on the island.

$119.88 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Rhenia Small-Group Yacht Cruise with Guided Tour of Delos

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Rhenia MykonosYour sailing cruise experience starts when you're picked up from your hotel by complimentary transportation to reach the embarkation point. One of your cruise representatives will greet you and give you an overview of the cruise itinerary. A short ride will follow from the small dock in order to embark the sailing yacht anchored out in Agios Ioannis bay.Meet your cruise representative and friendly crew at 8:45am at Agios Ioannis bay in Mykonos, and get a safety briefing before climbing aboard the yacht. If you like, help the skipper raise and trim the sails and get a lesson in steering as you make your way out into the bright blue Aegean, or you can simply soak up the sun on deck. After about one hour of sailing, drop anchor in an unspoiled bay at the island of Rhenia for a swimming and snorkeling break off a golden sand beach. When you've had your fill of the water, enjoy a delicious light lunch right on board featuring Italian pasta with Greek Salad, fresh local fruits, and a selection of complimentary house wine and soft drinks. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Archaeological Site of Delos, Delos, Cyclades, South AegeanAfter about two hours in Rhenia Island, choose from two different options to create your own ideal afternoon. Go ashore at Delos, the birthplace of the Apollo according to Greek mythology, for a licensed guided tour of the UNESCO-listed ruins of an ancient Greek trading and pilgrimage city (entrance fee not included). Explore the remnants of temples and marketplaces, see sacred artifacts in the museum, and hike up Mt. Kythnos for spectacular views of the island and surrounding sea. Or, take inspiration from Poseidon with another swimming stop at a beautiful Rhenia beach. With either choice, climb back aboard the yacht in the late afternoon and start the return voyage to Mykonos, where the full-day tour concludes around 4:30pmYour crew will help you disembark by a short tender ride to the small dock in front of the Church of Agios Ioannis where your complimentary transportation will be waiting for you. Say goodbye—in Greek style—with a farewell drink toast.Duration: 2 hours

$57.09 Cultural & Theme Tours

Half-Day Delos Tour from Mykonos

After meeting your guide at the departure point, take a trip to Delos Island.  Upon arrival at Delos, the guide issues tickets of the archaeological site to the group members. The group gathers at the Agora of the Kompetaliasts.          Enjoy a guided introduction to the mythological, prehistorical and historical background of the island. Explore through the narrow streets of the Hellenistic City of the 4th century BC, and reach the impressive house of Dionysos. Exceptional mosaics, well preserved marble columns and amazing wall paintings are just a few of the featured highlights of a rich man's house. Few meters beyond we admire Cleopatra with her statue decorating its entrance. After a short stop at the house of the Trident, we reach the Theatre of Delos and the public cistern of the city. This is the end of the route in the urban side of the city; we now roll down walking on the main street to return to the market and the Sanctuary zone. The Stoa of Phillipe, the donations of ancient celebrities, the Propylaia, the Colossus of the Naxians and the Temples of Apollo are the monuments we admire before our last stop in front of the Sacred Lake and the eternal Naxian Lions.                   Free time: From this point on, continue to visit the archaeological museum and the museum shop individually.                                       Departure from Delos to Mykonos, flexible return time according to timetable.

$108.47 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Delos and Rhenia Island Yacht Cruise from Mykonos

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sunfos Alessia Yachting, Mykonos, Cyclades, South AegeanEmbarkation time is at 09:30 amYou will be picked up from your hotel by our complimentary shuttle transportation to reach the embarkation point. One of our cruise representatives will greet you and give you an overview of the cruise itinerary. A short tender ride will follow from the small dock in order to embark the yacht anchored out in the bay and waiting for you. Important safety information will follow.At 10:00am we lift the anchors and set the sails to Mykonos southern coastline where a slew of gorgeous beaches are located. Enjoy a beach safari where you can soak up the spectacular views passing the famous beaches of Ornos, Psarou, Platis Gialos, Paranga, Paradise and Super Paradise. A swimming stop of approximately 1 hour is scheduled approaching the closest possible one of the selected beaches.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Rhenia MykonosWe set the sails for 1 hour approximately to reach the uninhabited islet of Rhenia, known also as “Big Delos”. Rhenia is accessible only via yacht, making it a small secluded paradise compared to the crowded beaches of Mykonos. The refreshing turquoise salty waters are inviting you for a relaxing swim. Our snorkeling gear is available on board for free use at your convenience. On board lunch is ready with a variery of traditional Greek flavours served with Mediterranean style buffet and a selection of complimentary wine, beers and soft drinks.Duration: 2 hoursPass By: Archaeological Site of Delos, Delos, Cyclades, South AegeanAfter approximately 2 hours spent in the untouched islet of Rhenia, we are ready at 03:00 pm to sail back to Mykonos, while on our way we will cross Delos Island and admire from the water the famous archaeological site.Arrival is scheduled by 04:00 pm. Our crew will help you disembark by a short tender ride to the small dock where our complimentary shuttle transportation will be waiting for you. We will say goodbye in the Greek way with a farewell drink toast and returning home full of euphoria for having shared with you our Greece, whose destiny is bound to the sea and sailing is the best way to experience it.

$214.65 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Ancient Delos Tour and Cooking Class in Mykonos

Your escort will pick you up at 9:15 a.m from your hotel and transfer you to the old port of Mykonos. There you will meet your tour guide and sail to Delos island for a visit to one of the most important ancient civilization archaeological sites of the Eastern Mediterranean.Once on the island, your tour guide will take you through the entire ancient city with its market places, public squares, the Temple of Apollo, the sanctuary of Artemis, the old city, the amphitheater, and a walk down the celebrated Lion Street. You will also visit the museum of Delos and admire the Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Roman sculptures, a collection of vessels from all the periods, as well as small items used in the every day life of the inhabitants. Investigation of 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 small ferry to return back to Mykonos, you can take a break and enjoy a refreshment at the cafe next to the museum.Once back at Mykonos old port, you will have two hours of free time before your escort picks you up and transfers you to the Mykonian Spiti for your cooking class participation.Once at the Mykonian Spiti, you can sit back, relax and enjoy snacks like dakos with kopanisti cheese and tomato, louzes(sun dried pork fillets), sausage, wine and Cretan raki, an anise-flavored spirit. The course menu and dinner varies according to season. All attendees of the course will be supplied with aprons and hats, compliments of the Mykonian Spiti farm-estate. Your Mis en place will be in the kitchen area ready for the menu preparation. Upon course completion, at around 8:30pm, the property staff will take care of the table setting. The testing of the main dish before serving will be done by the chief guest. The meal and the consumption of wines, refreshments, drinks are free of charge with no limit on quantity and time duration. Following dinner, a relaxing siesta on the sun beds of the garden area is recommended, accompanied by digestive drinks or coffees. At the end, there will be a photo session with guests and staff, guestbook dedications, and a small gift basket per two participants, loaded with traditional flavors and drinks.Finally transportation service will be provided back to your hotel or to a location of your request on the island.

$91.34 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Full-Day Delos and Rhenia Island Cruise from Mykonos

Take a memorable cruise to the so-called ‘Cycladic Sisters’, consisting of, Mykonos, Delos and Rhenia. We depart from Mykonos and set sail for the ancient site of Delos island. At this point, you have the option to either stay on board and enjoy swimming on the blue and green waters or disembark for a 2-hour tour on this beautiful ‘UNESCO world heritage’ landmark. We then sail straight to the mesmerizing beaches and crystal clear waters of the uninhabited island of Rhenia where you can take your time to swim, snorkel and truly let go. Sandy coves, clear crystal waters and uncrowded beaches are Rhenia island’s true specialty.

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