The island of Mykonos is one of the most popular Greek islands and it belongs to the Cyclades islands group.
Mykonos island, the Ibiza of Greece as it is called, is particularly famous for the picturesque town and the fantastic beaches. It is also famous as a gay friendly destination. Mykonos Town is a characteristic sample of Cycladic architecture, with whitewashed sugar houses, lovely churches and cobbled streets. On a hill above the town, there are traditional windmills, while the most beautiful quarter in Little Venice with the cafeterias and bars right above the sea.
The most fabulous beaches are located on the southern side of Mykonos island. Super Paradise, Paradise, Platis Gialos and Lia amaze visitors with the soft sand and the crystal water. Beach bars are open all day and attract many visitors. In the evening, people head to Mykonos Town, where there are also many bars for gays and lesbians.
A nice trip is a boat trip to Delos, a small island that is considered an open archaeological site. According to mythology, Delos is the island where god Apollo was born and this is why there is an entire sanctuary dedicated to this god. This was among the most sacred sanctuaries in ancient Greece.
In this travel guide of Mykonos island, you shall see all the important things to see and do on the island. Mykonos, located in the centre of the Aegean Sea, can be easily combined for holidays with other Greek islands, including Santorini and Crete.