About Mykonos

The world renowned island of Mykonos is aptly named “The Island of the Winds”. It is glamorous, yet charming and mysterious. With its uniquely picturesque stone-paved alleys, whitewashed houses and thousands of chapels, the old windmills, gorgeous beaches and crystal blue waters, Mykonos enchants visitors with its intense and unique character and fulfills every expectation.

 The natural beauty, rich history and authentic Cycladic architecture of Mykonos town fascinates visitors right away, with its whitewashed houses and courtyards full of fragrant basil. During their initial walk around town, visitors will admire Little Venice (Alefkandra), a neighborhood of old mansion houses with colorful, weather-beaten facades, built literally on the rocks, the six famous Windmills, the orthodox church of Panagia Paraportiani, the castle, the commercial street of Matogianni and three remarkable museums: the Archaeological museum, the Aegean Maritime Museum and the Folklore museum

They will also taste the traditional products of the island such as kopanisti (spicy goat cheese), exquisite louza (cured ham with herbs and spices) and the excellent Myconian amygdalota (almond paste and rose water sweets). It is of course impossible to resist the wild nightlife of the island. 

During a tour of the hinterland, the visitor can admire the monastery of Panagia Tourliani with its masterful altarpiece, in the settlement of Ano Mera.

The beautiful beaches of the island can be reached via the regular bus services or other transport means. 

The most famous beaches of the island, for swimming or joining in the wild parties are located on the southern coast of the island. These are Ornos, Platis Yalos, PsarouParaga, ParadiseSuper Paradise and Elia. Ideal for wind surfing, marine sports and diving are the beaches of Kalafatis, Ftelia and Korfos.

On nearby Delos, the holy island of Apollo and Artemis, visitors can take a tour of the ancient temples, admire the beautiful mosaic floors which adorned the villas, marvel at the famous “Lions of Delos” and listen to the magical sounds of the ancient theater.