Welcome to Greece’s most famous cosmopolitan island, a whitewashed paradise in the heart of the Cyclades
Have a one-day leisure break to the “Island of the winds”
According to mythology, Mykonos was formed from the petrified bodies of giants killed by Hercules. Moreover, did you know that the island took its name from the grandson of Apollo, “Mykonos”? Set out on a journey to discover a fascinating world where glamour meets simplicity. Catch up the morning boat from Piraeus port with destination to Mykonos. Arrive in the island meet the English-speaking assistant for the 2 hours tour of the island by bus.
The bus tour starts with the visit of the beach of Saint Stefanos and then we stop at the Panorama point above Mykonos town with a stunning view and photo spot. Furthermore, we drive to the famous beaches of Agios Giannis (from where we have a nice view to the sacred island of Delos), Plati Yalos, Kalafatis and we visit the traditional village in the center of the island: Ano Mera with its famous 400 years old monastery and beautiful village square. Return to Mykonos town, free time to explore.
You may stroll around its narrow marble streets and admire whitewashed houses with colorful doors and window frames, bougainvillea trees in purple bloom and hidden churches. Wander around the pedestrian shopping streets of the Hora, always colorful and busy. The most glamorous of all is Matoyánni Street, lined with brand name stores, charming cafés and stylish restaurants. While you’re out strolling, don’t be surprised if you come across the official mascot of Mykonos, which is nothing other than a… pelican! Pétros the Pelican the attraction of the island!
One of the most scenic corners of the island is Alefkántra or “Little Venice”. Relax at a waterfront café and admire the view of the quaint windmills standing imposingly on the hillside. Only seven of them have been preserved. The view from up there is incredible, and it is one of the best places to watch the sunset. In time that will be advised, meet your escort and transport to the port in order to catch up the boat for the return to Athens.