Destinations

Summer on the Greek islands

By

Jenny Patron

on

19/11/2019 8:45 PM

When people think of the paradise of the Greek islands, the island of Mykonos is what they imagine. With its sandy beaches, whitewashed buildings, crystal blue clear waters, 300 days of sunshine, it is not amazing that Mykonos is nonstop party island, is one of the most popular resort's destinations in the Aegean Sea. Embedded in tradition and myth, it is said that Mykonos originated from the bodies of giants killed by Hercules. Today, the island is a playground for celebrities and the regular stop for the largest cruise ships in the world. Come to Mykonos to discover an amazing geek island atmosphere and the city that is full of small shops, art galleries and elegant bars.

Things to do and see in Mykonos Greece

•  Little Venice(Alefkantra)

It is a neighborhood in the sea and it is famous for it's picturesque two and three storey house which stands out like a wall near the sea with its colorful wooden balconies.  Little Venice is one of the most beautiful and romantic places in Mykonos and offers a fantastic sunset. A popular activity is drinking a cocktail in one of the many bars and cafes while watching the sunset by the sea.

•  Windmills

The windmills of Mykonos are the most remarkable aspects of the Aegean, famous all over the world. The impressive white windmills lie between the village of Little Venice and the district of Niochori. During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the island had more than twenty windmills, which contributed to the production of wheat, a fundamental element of the island's economic development. Today, seven of them are in good condition.

•  Lena's House

Lena's house is located in Chora, near the Tria Pigadia. This is an authentic example of a 19th-century Mykonian middle-class family house. There is a collection of European and local furniture from the 19th century, as well as a wide range of useful and decorative items, from mirrors to engravings and embroidery. From April to October, it is open every day except Sundays from 18:30 to 21:30.

•  Paradise Beach

 Get ready for an incomparable beach experience when you visit Paradise Beach in Mykonos. With many facilities and activities, as well as a dynamic and fun environment, a trip to this beach is a must on your Mykonos vacation. Mykonos Paradise Beach is less than 20 minutes from the city of Mykonos by road and there are frequent and cheap buses serving the route. If you want to stay in the heart of the action, you can stay at Paradise Beach Resort, which offers a variety of hotel rooms, apartments, bungalows and beach huts.

•  Mykonos Folklore Museum

The Folklore Museum is located in the area of Kastro of Mykonos, near Paraportiani. It is a 19th-century antique shop. The Museum of Folklore was created by Professor Vasilios Kyriazopoulos and the museum was officially opened to the public in 1958. The exhibits in the museum are antique furniture, old tools and ceramics, historical photographs and traditional musical instruments. In the museum, visitors can admire rare textile collections, exclusive embroidery, ceramics and utensils, marine equipment and vintage furniture. 

The Best Times To Visit Mykonos

In general, the best time to visit Greece is spring (April to mid-June) and autumn (September to October). During these months, the climate is mild and the masses are smaller. July and August are very hot months and Mykonos is always crowded in those months. Airplanes, boats, and hotels are booked in advance, and at this time everything is more expensive. August is also the month when most Greeks spend their annual holidays

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