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Mykonos Island of Delos Excursion Reviews

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Perfect for visitors interested in Greek history, mythology and archaeology, the Island of Delos is the spiritual and geographic center of the Cyclades island chain, and the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis, the offspring of Zeus.


1 review

We planned a kayaking trip but it was cancelled due to the storm from the day before. We didn’t find out about the cancellation until after we were already wandering around our meeting point looking for everyone. Instead we took a ferry to Ancient Delos and got stuck there for 3 hours due to the schedule difference between the first trip out and the first trip back. 3 hours is way too long to spend on Delos and its as only semi interesting after spending days looking at ancient ruins in Rome, Athens, and Kusadasi. After we made it back to Mykonos we walked around the BEAUTIFUL small town and had lunch before tendering back to the ship.

Provider: Independent Operator


9 reviews

I loved Delos very much and the guide was knowledgable however I was really sad that we did not get to go inside the museum on the island because it was closed. Fantastic place and you should see it sometime. Delos was a very sacred place to the Ancient Greeks and was once a great city.

Provider: Princess Cruises


1 review

A must see at Mykonos. Only thing, if you don't like shopping.

Provider: Celebrity Cruises


2 reviews

terrific guide...she had to be because it was so hot and so much walking that one would drop out if she weren't. Of high interest. Boat trip enjoyable. Never would go in Summer months. Take an umbrella!

Provider: Holland America Line


1 review

Love Mykonos. Its a fab place and if your like ephesus and pompei you will love delos.

Provider: Royal Caribbean International

Kellie Poodle

6 reviews

It was Monday, the day all museums close, so the only way to get to Delos was via the ship's tour. We took a ferry to the island and then had a fabulous tour of the ruins. I was astounded to learn of the different cultures that inhabited the island at the same time.

Provider: Royal Caribbean International


3 reviews

Our ship-sponsored tour took us to Delos on the afternoon we arrived. We all enjoyed the boat ride over to Delos. There were a lot of ruins on the ground on Delos. According to Greek mythology, this is the place where Apollo was born. During roman times, it was an important trading port. Very little has been reconstructed here. I wish there had been drawings to help visualize what used to be here. With few trees and no shade and difficulty visualizing, our boys got tired of this. Honestly, we were starting to get mentally tired as well. After dinner on the ship, we went to Mykonos and walked over to the windmills and saw the most wonderful sunset! We got some terrific pictures!

Provider: Holland America Line

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