Delos Tour

Highlights:  The Agora and Sacred Way, The Sanctuary of Apollo, The theatre, The Hellenistic Quarter, The Avenue of the Lions

Outline: Depart by ferry boat to the ancient harbour of Delos. Once a Sacred Island, it is the legendary birthplace of the Sun God Apollo and his twin sister Artemis.  Its religious significance and strategic location enabled Delos to flourish for 500 years.   Today, the only remaining inhabitants are its treasured ruins and their caretakers.  Among others, visit the remains of the Hellenistic luxurious villas, including the Houses of Cleopatra, the Masks & Dionyssos, as well as the spectacular Avenue of the Lions, marble beasts from the 7th Century BC that crouch, vigilant guardians of the Sacred Lake.

Duration: 4 hours

Included: Private A/C vehicle & driver to Delos port, Ferry tickets to Delos island, Licensed English-speaking guide, Entrance fees to the site and Museum, Taxes

Activity level: MODERATE, can be customized for those with walking difficulties

Tips: Wear flat, comfortable walking shoes. Carry a bottle of water and wear plenty of sunscreen and a hat, especially in the summer.