1-day trip to Mykonos
Worth to be on Mykonos
Mykonos Island is the most famous tourist island in the Eastern Mediterranean and certainly the most cosmopolitan amongst the Cyclades, something which is not just by chance.
Really, everyone should see Mykonos Town as it is absolutely gorgeous with its quintessential Greek isle scenery.
- Mykonos is one of the most popular and well-organized islands
- Relax by exploring the island on your own pace
- All the attractions and the famous beaches of the island are easily reachable
- Expect to experience the exquisite visuals of white-washed houses, proud windmills, and a multitude of chapels, busy back streets with balconies full of flowers and a multicolored fleet of fishing boats at the port
- Explore the beautiful Greek island of Mykonos on this 1-day trip.
- Soak up the sun on the beaches, discover the charming town or check out the local flavor at the taverns around Little Venice
- Ride the local boat from Mykonos to Delos with a guide who shares knowledge about the UNESCO World Heritage–listed island
This trip is independent, leaving you all free time you need to explore at your own pace and expense.
What to see on Mykonos
- The pulsing heart of Mykonos, the Chora (also recognized as Mykonos Town) is a stunning maze of alleys dotted with chic boutiques, restaurants and embellished via colorful bougainvillea plants.
- It gets crowded at night, however, is usually well worth a stroll.
- Matogianni Street is the coronary heart of the island, acknowledged by locals and travelers, and dominated by a dressmaker and handmade jewelry stores and souvenir shops.
- This Chora neighborhood is recognized as one of the amazing locations on the island
- Overlooking the southwest end of the harbor, it was once right here that many early ship captains determined to calm down and built uniquely wonderful houses overlooking the Aegean
- These days, lots of those historic houses have been converted into a variety of cozy restaurants, bars, retail outlets and nightclubs, making this a bustling location at all hours of the day
- Soft sands, azure seas and rowdy surroundings have made Paradise beach one of the most famous locations on the island
- Paradise beach has turned out to be more advanced over the previous few years and now features as a close-by strip of resorts, restaurants and beloved carousing spots just like the Tropicana beach Bar and Cavo Paradiso
- Those iconic windmills overlooking Little Venice date back to the 16thh century, when islanders used wind energy to grind grain
- There are 16 windmills in total, and while they're not operational, they stand as a monument to early innovation
- The views right here are astounding: From this hilltop perch, you can see Chora and the harbor in the distance
- While you are here, you would possibly want to take a look at out the nearby Mykonos Agricultural Museum, a part of the Mykonos folk Museum
- On your way to the windmills, don't forget the surrounding nearby of Alefkandra
- Alefkandra, this historical vicinity is a top-notch location to give up for a bite to devour or a glass of ouzo as you head back towards Little Venice
- Take the boat from Mykonos to Delos with a local guide who shares specialized knowledge of the island that has been mentioned by UNESCO
- Discover the drama of Delos during this walking tour through the excavated ruins of its main archaeological site
MYKONOS TRANSFER RECOMMENDATIONS
Useful suggestions for public transportation options by arriving in Mykonos.
- During the summer season, there is a frequent public bus service from the new port in Tourlos to Mykonos Town
- Take a taxi from the new port to Mykonos town (approx. 12-15 Euro)
- Walk from the new port to Mykonos town, it will take you around 25-30 minutes
- Hop on the SeaBus water Taxi from the new port (where all ferries are docking) to Mykonos Town, in 8 minutes for 2 Euro
MYKONOS TRIP SUMMARY
In the Morning
- Arrange your own transfer to the port of departure (Piraeus or Rafina port). Be there at least 30 min. before sailing.
- Collect the boarding tickets from our port agent and embark the high-speed ferry to Mykonos with a short stop in Syros or Tinos.
- With just a few hours on board, you can enjoy a cold espresso coffee ("Fredo" as the Greeks say), dine at the snack-bar and relax onboard!
- Arrive in Mykonos after 2 hours and 30 minutes and get to Mykonos Town by public bus or arrange your transfer with other means of transport.
Your time on Mykonos
- A 5 to 8 hours stay gives the opportunity to visit most of the island and at the end to enjoy a stroll through the branded shops.
In the Afternoon
- Return to the new Mykonos port and embark the high-speed ferry on time.
- Arrive back in Piraeus or Rafina port and take the local bus to Athens city center or get the pre-arranged taxi to your hotel.
MYKONOS TRIP DEPARTURES
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- The trip duration depends on the chosen vessel and on weather conditions.
- All the above information at this page was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice.