The island of Mykonos is a unique blend of the cosmopolitan with the typical Greek. In its beautiful, scenic, dazzling whitewashed villages one finds international fashion brands alongside souvenir shops, charming tavernas and Michelin-star restaurants, nightclubs and bars next to authentic kafeneia (Greek coffee shops), exceptional hotels and dollish B&B’s.
The island is blessed with beautiful, sandy beaches and is the gateway to one of the most important historical sites of the country, the sacred island of the antiquity, Delos.
Some of the places of interest: the nearby island of Delos, the archaeological museum, the old city quarters called “Little Venice”, the Folk museum, the monastery of Tourliani.
Main villages: Mykonos (capital), Ano Mera, Korfos, Ornos, Platis Gialos.
Beaches: Ornos, Platis Yialos, Agios Stefanos, Kalafatis, Psarou, Paradise, Super Paradise (nudists).
How to get there from Athens: by ferry (6 hours), by catamaran (3 hours) and plane (50 minutes).
The current (Fri, 29 May 2020 10:24am) temperature in Mykonos is 20°C/68°F.