MYKONOS TRAVEL GUIDE

Find out everything about your holidays in Mykonos Greece on our travel guide! Discover the best things to do in Mykonos, fantastic beaches, top hotels, and restaurants, as well as a wide selection of breathtaking photos of Mykonos!
Being close to famous Cyclades islands, such as Paros, Naxos and Santorini, Mykonos Greece offers the perfect chance for island hopping using a ferry ride!

Check our Mykonos travel guide to discover everything about this vivid island. Let the exploration begin!

ABOUT MYKONOS GREECE

Mykonos is a top Greece destination, where all the fun happens!

What do holidays in Mykonos mean? Luxurious Mykonos hotels, award-winning restaurants, cosmopolitan vibes, a crazy party scene, amazing Mykonos beaches...We could go on forever! Greece holidays experience goes to another level in this popular gay-friendly destination!

Famous for its minimal Cycladic architecture, Mykonos is full of traditional whitewashed houses and blue-domed churches. The trademark of the island, though, is the beautiful traditional windmills in front of Little Venice, where you can also enjoy the magical sunset and capture the colorful light washing up the island’s Chora (main town). Pure bliss!

Located in the center of the Cyclades island group, Mykonos is one of the most famous Greek islands for its cosmopolitan atmosphere and vivid nightlife! No wonder why it’s widely known as the “Ibiza of Greece”! Mykonos holiday is an experience of a lifetime and there’s a whole heap of amazing things to do in Mykonos. Marvel the amazing sunset from Little Venice Mykonos, stroll around the narrow paved streets of Chora, enjoy your stay at the luxurious Mykonos hotels, dance the day away at epic beach parties and swim at the exotic Mykonos beaches. When the sun goes down, join the nightlife scene of the island and party all night long at the legendary Mykonos clubs!
What’s more, Mykonos is the most popular gay-friendly destination in Greece. The island welcomes every year many LGBTQ tourists, who choose Mykonos for their holidays!

Chora, the main town of Mykonos, is where the heart of the island beats! Awarded Mykonos restaurants, designer boutiques, elegant bars, and top clubs, guarantee an unforgettable Greece holidays experience!

And what can we say about Mykonos beaches? They are simply unique! With emerald, azure or deep blue waters, pebbly or sandy, the island has epic beaches for every taste! To name a few, Super Paradise, Paradise, Platis Gialos and Lia are some of the best Mykonos beaches. The best part? You can enjoy lots of water sports activities, such as windsurfing and kitesurfing.

As for the things to do in Mykonos, the options vary! Visit the historical Delos island, do island hopping from Mykonos to Santorini, try water sports, do Mykonos tours and many more!

Mykonos holidays experience will definitely be one to remember!

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HOW TO GET TO MYKONOS?

The most popular way to reach Mykonos is by ferry from Athens (Rafina) but the island can also be reached by plane. You can include Mykonos in an island-hopping itinerary as it is well connected to other islands of the Aegean sea, like Santorini, Paros and Naxos. You can also reach it with a day tour from neighboring islands like Paros and Naxos.

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HIGHLIGHTS: BEST OF MYKONOS

Discover the best things do in Mykonos! From sightseeing to activities, we give you the best recommendations for the ultimate Mykonos holidays experience! You can also view the best things to do by category.

  • Little Venice for the sunset
    Little Venice is the most picturesque quarter of the main town. This is a wonderful spot to enjoy the sunset and have a drink or coffee at the many bars along the waterfront.
  • Visit Delos Sacred islet
    Don't miss this cruise and walking tour to the island of Delos, one of the most important archaeological sites in Greece.
  • Swim at Super Paradise beach
    Located on the southern side, Super Paradise is the most beautiful beach on the island. It has exotic waters, soft sand and some beach bars along the coast.
  • Party at Cavo Paradiso
    Cavo Paradiso is one of the hottest party destinations, not just on the Greek island, but around the world. It hosts the best of parties.
  • Stroll around Mykonos town
    Chora, the mail town of the island, distinguishes for its Cycladic architecture: walk through the narrow paved paths, see the sugar houses and the traditional windmills.
  • Visit the Windmills
    The windmills are the quintessential features of Mykonos landscape. There are plenty of them that have become a part and parcel of Mykonos.
  • Walking & bus tour around Mykonos
    Explore the best of Mykonos by bus, in 4 hours! Little Venice, the windmills, Monastery of Panagia Tourliani, Kalafatis beach and more!
  • Have fun at the beach
    Enjouy endless hours of fun by the sea under the sun with jet skis, tubing, windsurfing and more.
  • Church of Panagia Paraportiani
    The lovely church of Panagia (Virgin Mary) Paraportiani is among the most photographed churches on the island.
  • Elia beach
    The large beach of Elia has amazing waters and soft sand. Due to its size, it is ideal for visitors looking for privacy and others looking for beach parties.
  • Agios Sostis beach
    Agios Sostis is among the quietest beaches on the island. It is an unspoiled area without any kind of amenities.
  • Meet Petros the Pelican
    The Pelican called Petros (Peter) is an integral part of the island of Mykonos and rightfully it has become the mascot of the island. You can get a glimpse of the cute creature as it strolls leisurely in own unhurried pace through the city's many alleyways.
  • Kalafatis beach
    Kalafatis is another beautiful beach on the island and is mostly known for its water sports: scuba diving, windsurfing and more.
  • Archaeological Museum of Delos
    While on a tour to Delos island, you will have the chance to visit the Archaeological Museum of Delos with a collection of rare historical statues and articfatcs.
  • Kalo Livadi beach
    Kalo Livadi is one of the longest beaches in Mykonos. It is well-organized with many umbrellas and sundecks and offers shallow and clean waters and a quiet atmosphere.
  • Monastery of Panagia Tourliani
    While visiting the village Ano Mera, don't miss the monastery of Panagia Tourliani, built in 1542.
  • Archaeological Museum of Mykonos
    While strolling around town, you must visit this museum offering numerous historical relics and vestiges of the past.
  • Armenistis Lighthouse
    This old lighthouse stands like a sentinel over the Armenistis area and stands as mute testimony to the rich maritime past of Mykonos.

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