Delos

Delos

Delos / Dilos is the holy island of the Cyclades. It is the birthplace of God Apollon; the God of light and music. The island is accessible several times a day from Mykonos, which is approximately three kilometers east of Delos.

In ancient times, Delos was the center of the Cyclades Islands (center of the circle = Cycle). It is a small flat island, 3.4 km2 in size, where overnight stays are prohibited. The entire island is actually one big archaeological site, with beautiful sights. The only inhabitants of the island are the staff and guards of the museum and of the archaeological site.

The terrace of the lions

The terrace of the lions

The highest point of the island is in the center of the island on Mount Kythnos at an altitude of 115 meters. Delos became the ancient Greek center of the worship of gods. After the 1st century BC. the island is now exclusively inhabited by guides, guards and archaeologists.

Delos: UNESCO World Heritage Centre

Delos: UNESCO World Heritage Centre

The most important and most beautiful sights are a terrace with five lions, many foundations of numerous shrines and a Hellenistic residential area with unique mosaic floors in the courtyards of the houses. Interesting finds are exhibited in the museum.

Gulets

Yazz

  • Length: 55 mt
  • Cabins: 5
  • Number of guests: 11
  • Crew: 8

M/Y Ariela

  • Length: 40m
  • Cabins: 6
  • Number of guests: 12
  • Crew: 7

M/Y FX38

  • Length: 38m
  • Cabins: 5
  • Number of guests: 10
  • Crew: 5
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