Guided tour

The Original Evening Delos Guided Tour

The Original Evening Delos Guided Tour

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Take a trip back in time on the island of Delos. Explore the archeological site with a guide and marvel at exceptionally well-preserved monuments.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup optional
Pick-up time depends on the location of your hotel (approximately 45 minutes-1 hour prior to departure). You will be contacted via email with details.
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the ancient site of Delos with a knowledgeable guide
  • Visit the archeological museum and learn more about the island's history
  • Travel in comfort on the only boat from Mykonos to Delos
Full description

This 4-hour evening tour begins with a 30-minute boat ride from Mykonos to Delos. Once you arrive at Delos you’ll receive an introduction to the ancient and sacred site. With your guide, you’ll explore the narrow city streets. Marvel at the impressive house of Dionysus and the exceptional mosaics, well-preserved marble columns, and wall paintings. See other monuments in the urban area, including the Theater of Delos. Take a walk along the main street to the market and the sanctuary zone. Here you’ll find the Stoa of Phillipe, the Propylaia, the Colossus of the Naxians, and the Temple of Apollo.

Includes
  • Round-trip boat ticket
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Wireless tour guide system
  • Taxes
  • All safety equipment
  • Food and drink
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Tours depart from the old port of Mykonos Delos Tour Office: Mykonos Town 84600, Greece The meeting point is at the ticket desk.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Face mask or protective covering

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • The archaeological museum of Delos remains closed for the 2021 season because of the Covid-19 situation
  • The site of Delos is explored on foot; wear low-heeled, comfortable shoes and a hat, and bring sunscreen
  • You can buy cold bottled water and other refreshing drinks and snacks on Delos vessels
  • The 'skip-the-line' benefit only refers to the entrance to the archaeological site
  • The minimum number of participants required for the tour to take place is 8. In the unlikely case that the tour is canceled because of low participation, you will be informed accordingly so you can reschedule or get a refund
  • Loss or damage of the wireless tour guide system will incur a penalty of 70 EUR
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 148 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Service
    4.3/5

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It was amazing and the highlight of the trip was our Tour guide Athena. Very knowledgeable of the history of the island, her passion towards its history and significance in Greek mythology was infectious and translated in keeping us engaged from start to finish. The only downside to the trip was the fact that the museum was closed and we didn't know that it was closed except towards the end of the tour. The boat ride was a bit hectic as the boats weren't air-conditioned and the open air section of the boat was overly crowded so we couldn't find a place there.

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August 10, 2021

amazing place, certainly an excellent guide, but due to the use of wireless audio tour guide systems because of covid-19, and considering really strong winds, the group size should have been smaller, since if one didnt stay in very close vicinity and in direct obstruction-free line to the guide, the signal got lost, which unfortunately happened very often due to the above reasons (too big group size, hence impossible to stay close to the guide and in direct line, often walls in-between)

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July 27, 2021

The tour was great and our guide was incredibly knowledgeable. Learning about Delos from one of the archeologists that helped unearth this island was incredible. We were a group of 4 traveling to Mykonos together & we didn’t want to miss the opportunity to explore Delos. The only reason I give the tour 4 stars is because 2 of the whisper wireless receivers didn’t work. They were transmitting a different channel altogether so my companion and I couldn’t hear too much from the guide unless we stood close to her which wasn’t always possible. A little disappointed by that but overall, the tour was awesome!

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July 5, 2021

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