Dilos Island Travel Guide

  • a relaxing way to visit ancient Delos
    a relaxing way to visit ancient Delos
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  • views across Delos to Mykonos
    views across Delos to Mykonos
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  • Things to Do
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Dilos Island Things to Do

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    Welcome to the World Heritage site of Delos! 3 more images

    by angiebabe Updated Jan 9, 2009

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    Mindful of having to be careful with time as wanting to catch the next boat back for my 4pm boat to Santorini, I had about an hour and a half to see Delos, I had got off the boat from Mykonos as quickly as possible but unfortunately the tour leader with her group arrived just before I got served to purchase my ticket - and her and her group of about 20 got right of way! So that was another 5 or 10 minutes less.

    But you do need to buy a ticket and with the boats moorings this side of the ticket office there is no other way of getting in unless you want to jump into the water and swim around the other side of the ticket booth!

    Entry tickets are only about 5 euro and a fairly good map with info of the sites to see and suggested routes with time available options provided. Better maps and guidebooks of the site are available for purchase with your ticket.

    There were no signs noted at the ticket office though to tell us what we found out later that the drawcard museum with enticing pieces from the city ruins to see in it - including original Naxian lions from the island whereas in their place are only plaster copies - was closed. So that was quite disappointing.

    Then the rush to see the sites.....

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    by angiebabe Updated Jan 9, 2009

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    As the boat comes into its bay and eventual mooring there are some good views of the layout of the city ruins around on the flat and as the city graduates up the hill to the top.

    the water too is a lovely clear blue to the bottom.

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    by angiebabe Updated Jan 9, 2009

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    Not only the interesting sites or ruins with interesting designs, markings, shapes or personalisations on them or spring flower scenes to look at around Delos for photo and learning opportunities - you never know what might appear like a colourful lizard....! or even a friendly cat....

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    by dambigir Updated Mar 23, 2006

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    Favorite thing: As far as Dilos is a big open-air museum, you have to pay entry fee. On the arrival into the harbor from the ship there will be a small bulding where u have to pay. I could save money if i knew that they have discount for students, disabled ppl and others. So, of course the idea to take with u ID card will not come to your mind (as well as mine) when u want to visit an island. However take your IDs with u. also remember there's nothing on this island, also there's no shop there. Bring additional batteries for cameras with u. Think how pitty it will be if your batteries will finish...
    Enjoy your time!!

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