Tour to Delos & Mykonos from Paros
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Discover the sacred island of Delos, one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece.
In ancient times, Delos was the sacred island of Apollo, the god of light and music. The myth says that Leto, the mother of Apollo, gave birth to him on this island that suddenly emerged from the sea. In fact, the name Delos means that which emerged. An island with a history of 3,000 years, Delos was a very important religious centre in ancient times. The island was not inhabited but it was frequently visited by pilgrims who were coming to give their gifts to the god Apollo. Gradually the island also became a political centre and gave its name to the Delian League, an alliance of ancient towns with Athens as its leader.
During your visit to the island, you can see the temple of Apollo, the famous Lions of Delos, the ancient theatre, the temple of Leto, and many other monuments. Do not also miss the archaeological museum of Delos with all the findings from excavations on the island.
After Delos, we head to Mykonos, one of the most famous tourist destinations in the world. Have a few hours free to walk around the narrow streets of Chora (Town), see the traditional architecture with the small stone houses and the vibrant colours, have a relaxing coffee in Little Venice, enjoy the view from the windmills, and maybe have a quick swim in one of the gorgeous beaches of Mykonos.
In the afternoon, we return to Paros.
The tour doesn't include a transfer from/to your hotel.
Schedule of the Tour:
09:30 Departure from Naoussa Paros
10:40 Arrival in Delos
13:30 Leaving Delos
13:50 Arrival in Mykonos Town
17:00 Departure from Mykonos
18:20 Arrival in Naoussa Paros