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Mykonos Little Venice: Little Venice is one of the most romantic places in Mykonos. This neighborhood is replete with elegant and gorgeous old houses that are situated precariously on the edge of the sea. Many discerning travelers in the past have fallen in love with this charming quarter to its magnetic appeal. Quite amazing are the sunset views from Little Venice. Its whitewashed edifices against the backdrop of the azure blue Aegean Sea is simply marvelous. The air of nonchalance that prevails in Little Venice disarms the most discerning of travelers.
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Little Venice evolved from the picturesque Alefkandra beach and extends right into the peripheral areas of Kastro, as it is popularly referred to. Visitors are highly recommended to stay in one of the quaint houses that dot the Mykonos shoreline for the sheer pleasure that they afford. You can sit down with a peg or two of your favorite tipple in the quintessential wooden stairways even as the surging waves crash underneath. A truly magical aura indeed.
The ethereal beauty of Little Venice is such that it has and still is a favorite haunt of highly acclaimed artists who have made this charming neighborhood of Mykonos their home. In fact, many artists have portrayed the magnetic beauty of Little Venice in their priceless artworks, etchings, and paintings thereby promoting the reputation of this esteemed neighborhood of Mykonos to the outside world. No wonder, Little Venice is today among the most photographed tourist neighborhood in Europe.
Little Venice is fully geared up to cater to the whims and fancies of the discerning international travelers. There are plenty of entertainment options ranging from pulsating clubs to well-stocked bars where party animals are known to jive well past midnight. Art galleries abound here and exhibitions of renowned artists are a regular feature too.
In the days of yore, many distinguished sailors had built their houses right on the picturesque shoreline. Many of these houses have today been converted into chic bars which are still very conspicuous by their old world charm. You can still sit down with your folks over endless pegs of your favorite liqueur and watch the solitary shipping vessel cruise by at the distant horizon creating a surreal impression.
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This is a walking and bus tour to discover the beautiful town of Mykonos and the secrets of the entire island. See the quiet and non-tourist part of Mykonos, mix with the locals and relax.
Discover hidden spots and admire the picturesque white houses on a private sightseeing tour of Mykonos. Explore the most famous street in the city, photograph the windmills and Little Venice, and visit the old port.
Sail for 7 days in the Aegean sea and explore the beauties of Mykonos, Paros, Naxos, Ios and Santorini. The sailing cruise starts in Mykonos, the party island, and during 7 days you will cruising around Cyclades with final destination being Santorini. What's even better? Snorkeling equipment, stand up paddleboards, and quad tours organised to have the ultimate fun during this 7-days sailing cruise
Mykonos, the island of the Cyclades, has become over time one of the top must-see destinations in the world. This day trip will give you the chance to explore the beauty of the island, interact with locals and have an unforgettable experience.
Enjoy your coffee and get ready but don`t forget your sunglasses and your camera. You will take a lot of pictures! The boat will wait for you at Naxos port and after less than two hours of sailing, you will arrive on Mykonos Island. You will be able to create your own itinerary for the next six hours of free time and enjoy Mykonos Town and the surroundings, as you desire. You can simply take a walk and admire the whitewashed alleys and take pictures of the most iconic buildings or spoil yourself at the local boutiques with handmade accessories, jewelries and souvenirs. Visit the picturesque old harbor and enjoy your lunch at one of many restaurants right next to the sea, take a walk to the archaeological museum and go up to the hill with the windmills to enjoy the breathtaking views of Little Venice. You can choose to take a bus and visit the surroundings, go to nearby beaches and take a swim or just laze on the sand, but don`t forget to be back at the boat 15 minutes before departure time.
Little Venice of Mykonos is located in the Town, just a 6-minute walk away from Fabrika central bus station and 3 minutes from a parking lot.
Tours: Discover Little Venice with an organized tour of Mykonos, starting from 39€.
Private transfers: We recommend using an online pre-booked Mykonos transfer service, which provides transfer by taxi, minibus or private VIP car and arranging a pickup directly from the port, airport or your hotel. Alternatively, there’s the option of arranging a pickup by a local driver directly at the following numbers: 0030 694 559 7854, 0030 22890 22400 or book your taxi online.
Car rental: Τhere’s the option of renting a car in Mykonos with as little as 10 euros per day and pick it up directly from the airport, port or your hotel. Using a car rental allows visitors to discover Little Venice and many other places of interest in Mykonos at their own pace.
Public transfers: Note that there are two central bus stations in Mykonos town: Fabrika and Old Port. There are bus connections between this bus station and the most areas of the island. Consider that time schedules might change according to the season. Check the official timetables here.
Tip: Since buses don’t always stop in every scheduled stop of their itinerary, our advice to visitors is to inform the driver about their final destination, so that he makes a stop there.
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