There’s a party atmosphere on Mykonos! Why not have some fun, relax on the beach or go sightseeing!

5 good reasons to go to Mykonos

Zero sleep in Mykonos!
Zero sleep in Mykonos!
Like Ibiza, Mykonos is known around the world for its wild parties. Each year, thousands of travellers fly to this dream destination for a bit of fun. There are plenty of bars and nightclubs right by the beach. Come and enjoy the music of the world's best DJs!
Lazing on the Greek beaches
Lazing on the Greek beaches
Mykonos offers a wealth of stunning beaches. You’ll be tempted to dive into the turquoise waters of the Aegean Sea. But which beach should you choose? Paranga, Kalafatis, Agios Sostis, Ftelia and Agia Anna are all beautiful. Basking in the sun has never been so enjoyable. The bravest beach fans will head to the incredible Kapari Beach, which is difficult to access.
The Church of Panagia Paraportiani
The Church of Panagia Paraportiani
Even if you don’t plan to do much cultural sightseeing, the one place you must visit is the Church of Panagia Paraportiani. It’s the oldest church on the island. It was built in the 16th century and has an unusual structure, as it's not just one chapel, but five, all joined together! The architecture has both Byzantine and Western influences.
The sunset over Little Venice
The sunset over Little Venice
With its houses and colourful balconies built along the water’s edge, Alefkandra looks a lot like a miniature Venice. There are also lots of bars and restaurants there. Have a stroll around the area before taking a seat on one of the terraces to watch the sunset. It’s a wonderful sight to behold!
Enjoy the island’s cuisine
Enjoy the island’s cuisine
As in many Mediterranean countries, the locals here eat a lot of seafood. And sometimes you’ll even find snails on the menu. The most popular local dishes are moussaka, louza loukaniko (sausage), vegetables cooked in olive oil, Greek yoghurt and the island's cheese.

To see / do

Culture and history

Chora, your first stop on Mykonos

Chora, your first stop on Mykonos

There’s lots to see and do in the island’s main town, Chora, also known as Mykonos Town. Its maze of little streets and white houses are particularly pretty. Matoyianni Street is one of the most attractive. Some breathtaking views await those who walk up to the higher part of town, when you can look down on the old port. You might even see some pelicans!

Eye-catching windmills and churches

The landscape on Mykonos is a mixture of beaches and undulating arid lands, but you’ll also spot lots of windmills and churches. The most beautiful churches on the island include Panagia Paraportiani, Agios Panteleimon Monastery Church and Panagia tou Rodariou – all worth the trip! You could also visit the Panagia Tourliani and Paleokastro monasteries at the same time.

Explore the island of Delos

Explore the island of Delos

A 30-minute boat ride from Mykonos, the island of Delos looks as if it’s been frozen in time. The Greek gods Apollo and Artemis were born there. The whole island is an open-air archaeological museum and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tourists will be able to see the Terrace of the Lions, the theatre, mosaics, sculptures and more. And there’s an official museum to round off your visit too.


A crazy atmosphere on the beaches

Mykonos is the perfect party destination, and each year it attracts swarms of visitors looking to have some fun into the early hours of the morning. If that’s you, try out Paradise Beach and Super Paradise Beach! Both of these beaches have unmissable bars and nightclubs, such as Tropicana. It’s the ultimate spot for party-goers.

The old port of Chora

If you’re looking for somewhere more peaceful but still upbeat, then head to the old port of Chora. The port is great whether you’re on your own, with family or friends. Soak up the warm and welcoming atmosphere as you sit by the sea. There are plenty of restaurants and bars, where you can relax in a beautiful setting after a day’s sightseeing.


Greek kebabs

Greek kebabs

Fancy a quick lunch? Souvláki, or Greek kebabs, are just the job! Souvláki are skewers of meat (chicken, pork, lamb, etc.) and vegetables that have been seasoned then grilled or barbecued. The skewers are often served with chips if you’re sitting down, or the meat and vegetables are put in a pitta to take away. A traditional and very tasty Greek dish.

Kopanistí cheese from the Cyclades Islands

Cheese-lovers will simply adore kopanisti. Kopanisti is a cheese made from goat’s or sheep’s milk, and seasoned with salt and spices. It has a strong flavour and is sometimes compared to Roquefort. Kopanistí can be served as an appetiser, or as part of a mezze or main meal. It’s nice and soft, so you can use it as a dip for vegetables or breadsticks.

Practical information

Flight duration


Time difference

+1h GMT




2312 km

Average temperature


20°C (max 26°C)


26°C (max 29°C)


17°C (max 22°C)


13°C (max 15°C)

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