Luckily, you are visiting one of the most beautiful islands in the whole world, so it won’t be hard to find many amazing attractions wherever you head to. If you don’t know what to visit in Mykonos and want to find out what are some must-see spots and amenities, we’re here to help you.
No matter if you are interested in shopping around Mykonos or simply want to spend your days relaxing at some of the most beautiful beaches, you won’t regret any place you visit. This popular place is also known for its party atmosphere, so you should experience some of it by visiting exciting beach clubs. On the other hand, this place also has a rich cultural heritage and some beautiful monuments and churches, so there is something for everyone, and you can have a very active vacation.
If you get an opportunity to travel here and are interested in history, one of your first stops should be the Archeological Museum of Mykonos, built in 1905. Here you can see beautiful statues, old jewelry, Hellenistic vases and figurines, pottery from the Cyclades, and many other interesting things.
Did you know that the main town is also home to some popular art galleries? Rarity Gallery is one of them, and many art lovers from all around the globe come here every year to admire unique pieces of modern art and see exhibitions of prominent artists.
For those who are interested in history, archeology, and learning more about breathtaking Greek legends and myths, visiting the historical site of Delos is a must. You can go on a daily guided tour by boat from Chora, the ride is about 30-45 minutes long, so it can be a perfect day trip since it’s not as far as some other islands. Prices are not high, and kids can get a discounted ticket, so it can be a great adventure for the whole family.
No matter where you are staying, visiting Chora – the main town – is a must. Its picturesque streets and white houses will take your breath away, and how wouldn’t they. This is probably one of the most beautiful places in Greece, and Little Venice is like a cherry on top of a cake.
Wandering around the streets can be a true adventure, and you will discover many beautiful corners. Here you can find some local jewelry shops, trendy boutiques, and lovely tavernas serving delicious Greek specialties. Greek cuisine is something that everyone adores, so you’ll probably find many new dishes that you’ll love.
If you wander around Chora and go off to the seashore and town port, you’ll easily notice the popular windmills. There are currently 16 of them on the island, but a few of them are positioned right on the landmark hill in Chora, so you can easily spot them. Don’t miss to snap a photo for yourself and admire their beauty along the way.
Located in the Kastro neighborhood, on the foothills of beautiful Chora, lies one of the most beautiful churches – the church of Panagia Paraportiani. With its asymmetrical lines, white walls, and blue sea in the background, it’s typical Greek scenery. It was built between the 15th and 17th century, and it actually consists of five churches, four smaller ones are underneath the main one, which is the church dedicated to the Virgin Mary (Panagia in Greek).
Obviously, after a day full of sightseeing, you will want to take a break, and what’s a better way to do so than chilling at Paradise Beach? This is one of the best beaches on the whole island, and its crystal clear water and relaxing sound of the waves will definitely help you recover from a wild night out. Once you’re ready to party again, you can jump off your comfy sunbed and continue partying at the Paradiso Beach Club.
Despite being small, this island offers numerous attractions, and many people come back year after year, even though they’ve seen it all already because the atmosphere here is something different. One thing is certain – you’ll never get bored. Getting around the island can be even more exciting if you rent a yacht or decide to rent a car and drive around to explore some of the hidden jams. If you want to have a proper vacation, renting a luxury villa with a pool and breathtaking view is the best option, and we’ll make sure you find just the right one.