This small island is a mouth-watering concentration of history, food, lifestyle, freedom and nature. Mykonos, the “Pearl of the Aegean”, is a beautiful Greek island in the Aegean Sea and part of the Cyclades island group. Despite its small size, it manages to be the most cosmopolitan island in Greece and one of the world’s most thrilling destinations.
Recent excavations at Ftelia, a Late Neolithic settlement, reveal that Mykonos was inhabited since the 5th millennium B.C. The first inhabitants were Carians, succeeded by Phoenicians, Egyptians and then Cretans and Ionians…
Places to visit in Mykonos
Mykonos Town or “Chora” is the capital and the most picturesque village on the island, with its maze of endless small streets and white sugar cube houses. Mykonos Town distinguishes for its vivid nightlife, counting the best restaurants, cafeterias…
Perhaps the most important of the tourist asset of Mykonos, which distinguish it from other islands, are the beaches. Here are without doubt the most – and best – to be found. Particularly in the South, the picturesque coves with sandy beaches follow one another.