Island in South Aegean

Cosmopolitan destination and the absolute magnet of the international jet-set, the island's name became synonymous with unlimited luxury and parties.

Attractions & Things to Do in Mykonos

Port of Mykonos, Tourlos

Arrival & departure spot for ferry boats, day-trip or cruise vessels, & “sea busses” that transfers visitors between the New and the old port.

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Old Port of Mykonos

By the central island settlement, it hosts fishing boats & large tourist speed boats, while it offers “sea busses” that link it with the New Port.

↓ S
≈ 2.3km
Sailing tourist boats in the port of Mykonos with the buildings of the main settlement in the background.
photo: Joe deSousa

Mykonos Boat Tours & Cruises

Organized group and private boat excursions to nearby islands like daily trips to Delos and Rhenia or longer sailing tours at Cyclades area.

«Petros» The Pelican of Mykonos

In 1958, Petros, a wounded great white pelican was rescued and became the official island mascot, today there are 3 of them and 1 is called Petros.

Panagia Paraportiani Church, Mykonos Town

Unique complex of five smaller chapels with four being on the ground & the fifth at the second level.

↓ S
≈ 2.9km
A picture of the Venetian Quarter (Little Venice) in the Chora (central settlement) of Mykonos.
photo: Public Domain

Little Venice of Mykonos

Picturesque neighborhood in the capital of the island where the colorful 18th-century coastal mansions are almost hanging over the sea.

↓ S
≈ 3.1km
An overview of the Mykonos Town (Chora), the central settlement of the island.
photo: pamiexclusivtravel

Mykonos Town (Chora)

Capital of the cosmopolitan Aegean island and one of the most popular Greek destinations that attract a great part of the international jet-set.

↓ S
≈ 3.2km
The main entrance of the Aegean Maritime Museum in Mykonos.
photo: Zde / CC BY-SA 3.0

Aegean Maritime Museum, Mykonos Town

Since 1985 it's hosted in a 19th-century building and focuses on the Greek naval tradition & fleet.

↓ S
≈ 3.2km
A close up image showing the Windmills of Mykonos with the blue Aegean Sea in the background.
photo: falco

Mykonos Windmills

Absolute island trademarks that using the strong wind contributed to the island's economic strength between the 17th and the 19th centuries.

↓ S
≈ 3.3km

Mykonos International Airport

Silent & domestic-flight oriented during winter, but super busy with international & charter flights in summer. It keeps very high standards.

↘ SE
≈ 5.6km

Ornos, Mykonos

Just 2 kilometers away from the central village (Chora) is located an «ideal for families» settlement as well as the safe port of Ornos.

↓ S
≈ 6.5km


The pilgrimage to Virgin Mary's Church is a unique cultural and religious experience for all visitors. Enjoy its hiking treks and delectable cuisine.

↖ NW
≈ 23km

Questions & Answers about Mykonos

Why Visit Mykonos?
  • Fabulous parties, Fabulous yachts, finest restaurants add to the luxurious concept.
  • Combining a glamourous aspect with the picturesque scenery of a Cycladic island.
  • A leading resort in tourism service & infrastructure with world-class facilities.
What is Mykonos, Greece?

The island of Mykonos or the so-called "The island of winds", is the most cosmopolitan tourist destination in Greece. It is world-famous for its legendary parties that attract, some of the world-famous celebrities of international scope. However, Mykonos is not only that, it is an island of infinite beauty and a long history. Moreover, Mykonos is a constant value, which combines this cosmopolitan air with the authentic beauty of a Cycladic island. Someone can reach the island either by boat from the port of Piraeus or by air from Athens and Thessaloniki.

How Mykonos contributed to the Greek revolution against the Turks?

During the period of Ottoman occupation, Mykonos evolved a maritime economy, with major commercial activities, which have brought an economic boom. Particularly important was the contribution of the island in the Revolution of 1821, offering ships, and the leadership and passion of Mando Mavrogenous, one of the most important figures of the Revolution.

How tourism started in Mykonos?

Mykonos was one of the first Greek islands that attracted mass tourism, thanks to its natural beauty, the sun, and the sea. Already by the mid-1960s, it was the favorite destination of famous personalities from the international jet-set. In the following decades, Mykonos became a "fashionable" must destination for artists, entrepreneurs, and political celebrities. Among them, Aristotle Onassis, Maria Callas, Brigitte Bardot, Jean Moreau, and Grace Kelly who visited the island on a regular basis.