Mykonos Attractions Countdown for 2017
The island of Mykonos needs no special introduction. It is known across the world for the nightlife and the beaches as well as the unique Aegean beauty. However, when it comes to attractions visitors feel like there are not many things to see and enjoy. This is a big misunderstanding and in today’s blog post we are taking you around the corners and the sights that you can’t miss in order to live a complete visit in Mykonos.
Top Mykonos Attractions for 2015
5. The Windmills. Let’s start with one of the landmarks of this island, the Windmills of Mykonos. The absolute sunset spot on the island carries a long history and the once significant place of everyday life becomes today an attraction from where you can admire the panoramic views to the Chora and the Aegean Sea. Tip: In Boni’s Mill is hosted the Agricultural Museum of Mykonos where you will find out the details for the products and the cultivation procedures followed in Mykonos centuries ago.
4. The churches. We know that you are familiar with the whitewashed little churches, the blue domes and the laced steeples found across the island which become the perfect background for your photo memories. Here are some suggestions for churches and monasteries to visit: The Paraportiani church is probably the most famous in Mykonos but discover the Monasteries of Panagia Tourliani and Paleokastro in Ano Mera.
3. The achaelogical site of Ftelia. Yes, there is ancient history in Mykonos beyond Delos. As you are staying in Ftelia Bay Boutique Hotel make a stop at the archaeological site of Ftelia, where the tomb of the hero Ajax said it was found.
2. The Pelican and Chora’s Mykonos Attractions. We return to Mykonos’s capital, Chora as locals and Greeks call it. There, the pelican is ready to take photos with you. The first Pelican of Mykonos, Petros, managed to be the biggest local star making Mykonos famous across the world back in the 1960’s. Moreover, once in Chora, do not miss a visit to the neighbourhood of Little Venice! The houses built literally by the sea will amaze you!
1. Delos. Talking about Mykonos attractions then Delos Island has to be our number one. Not only because this is one of the most important archaeological sites in the Mediterranean, proclaimed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Monument but because this little island is magical. The Terrace of the Lions, the Temple of the Delians and the ruins of the Roman era buildings along with the light of the sun and the Museum make the birthplace of Apollo a unique attraction in Mykonos.