Mykonos is a small island belonging to Cyclades complex; located in the heart of the Aegean Sea between the islands of Syros, Tinos, Paros and Naxos. It is known for its rich history, unique architecture, beautiful natural beauty, cosmopolitan aura and wild nightlife. Endowed with sandy beaches, rocky hills, heavenly crystal clear seas, cheerful and hospitable residents..
The island’s capital is among the most discussed places in Greece, embellished with cobbled narrow streets, whitewashed churches and white houses with colored windows and doors that are resembled with a painting. The busiest street of the Chora is Matogianni, where trendy restaurants, simple taverns, cafes, bars and countless shops with designer clothes and jewelry are located.
Access to the Island
-The arrival on the island of the winds is very easy, as there is ferry and air connection with most European countries. It has 3 ports, the Old Port, the new port and the port only connecting Mykonos with Delos.
-There are also compatible or high-speed passenger ship and ferries from Piraeus , Rafina and from other islands ( Paros , Naxos, Syros, Tinos, Santorini and Crete) with destination Mykonos.
-The Journey time is 5 hours from Rafina and 6 hours from Piraeus, while with speedboat 2.5 hours and 3.5 respectively.
-Besides coastal connection, there is also the airline connection with Olympic Air and Aegean Airlines offering 3-4 daily flights from Athens with 30 minutes duration, and from Crete, Santorini, Rhodes and Thessaloniki.