Sacred Delos and Rhenia Island
Take a memorable cruise to the so-called ‘Cycladic
Sisters’, consisting of, Mykonos, Delos and Rhenia.
You will be transported by boat to the
ancient harbor of Delos and you will travel back in
time. In front of the pier is the “Agora of Hermaists” or
“Competialists” with altars and shrines. The ancient
road crossed two porticoes. Behind the south portico
used to be the “Agora of Delians”. Next follows the
“Oikos (House) of Naxians”, dated to the 7th century
B.C. Further north you will admire the three “Temples
of Apollo”, the oldest of which was already in use by
the 6th century. The southernmost temple is known
as the “Temple of the Delians”.
At the northern side
of the temples you will stand in front of the so-called
“treasures”. Here, every city of antiquity exhibited its
offerings. A monument that will draw your attention
is the “Sanctuary of the Bulls”. You will find yourself
at the “Agora of Theophrastos”, and will pass by the
“Temple of the Twelve Gods” to eventually reach the
Next follows the “Avenue of the
Lions”, which was encircled by full-sized marble lions.
The large building complex that rises in front of you
is the “Establishment of the Poseidoniasts of Beirut”
and it was built by ship owners and merchants from
After visiting the exquisite archaeological site
of Delos we will then sail straight to the mesmerizing
beaches and crystal clear waters of the uninhabited
island of Rhenia where you can take your time to swim, snorkel and truly let go. Sandy coves, clear crystal waters and uncrowded beaches
are Rhenia island’s true specialty.