Mykonos is glamour, history, luxury, and beauty all found on one beautiful island during your custom-tailored tour. The island itself glows in the sunshine from the picturesque whitewashed walls of the Cycladic architecture and iconic rows of windmills that decorate the shoreline. Modern prestige meets the ancient mystical ambiance of Delos as the pristine golden sand flickers like a treasure along the numerous celebrated beaches. Whether shaking up the island with the sophisticated nightlife...
Mykonos – The Greek Paradise of Mykonos with the Day at Leisure
The marvels of Mykonos show themselves in the combination of pristine beaches and hidden churches, less-traveled backcountry roads, and the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea. The whitewashed walls of the quintessential Cycladic architecture glint in the sunlight along the streets of Mykonos Town, also known as Chora. The iconic windmills line against the rocky shore outside of the main streets like statues staring out to sea. Your flight will land at Mykonos Airport, where your private transfer greets you upon arrival on the island.
Mykonos has become the cosmopolitan island of the Cyclades acting as a palpable, energetic destination for visitors from around the world eager to indulge in the combination of luxurious beaches, opulent adventures, dreamy villas, elegant restaurants, distinctive history, and inviting ambiance. Enjoy time relaxing in the comforts of your luxurious resort overlooking the sparkling blue waters of the Aegean. The remainder of the day is yours to enjoy an introduction into both the vivacious and the relaxing sides of the island at your preferred pace.
Armenistis Lighthouse is at the northwest corner of the island and crowns the rugged cape approximately 330 feet from the road. The structure was erected in 1891 and stands over 603 feet tall featuring numerous rooms for the lightkeepers and their families. The cape offers a perfect welcome to the island in the afternoon, and the wind blows wild carrying the briny aroma of the sea breeze. You will have a marvelous view of the Aegean’s turquoise, cobalt, and crystal blue hues leading to the nearby island of Tinos. As the sun sets over the west, the panorama shifts from elegant blues to layers of pink, orange, and red reflected in the water.
Mykonos – The Stunning Streets and Neighborhoods of Mykonos Town
Mykonos – Comfort and Luxury on Mykonos’s Famous Beaches
Mykonos – The Neighboring Island of Delos to Tour Ancient Ruins
Mykonos – Bicycle Tour of the Island to Explore Off the Beaten Path
Mykonos – Fine Wine and Friendly Ambiance with a Wine Tour
Mykonos – Depart for Home
- Embrace the splendor of Mykonos with a full day spent enjoying the sunlight, the golden sands, and the colorful waters of the island’s famous beaches
- Discover the charms of Mykonos Town at your leisure by strolling the maze-like collection of narrow lanes lined with boutiques, cafes, and galleries
- Sample the surprising wines of Mykonos that boast the traditional grapes of Greece’s approximately 200 varietals on a family-owned vineyard
- Traverse the island’s hidden charms when cycling along the dirt paths leading to the Venetian and ancient ruins around Gyzi Castle
- Witness the captivating ancient city of Delos and the former spiritual center home to the birthplace of twin gods Artemis and Apollo
- Venture to the northwest edge of Mykonos for an unparalleled view of the sunset from the edge of Armenistis Lighthouse
- Bask in the serene beauty of the iconic Cycladic architecture consisting of whitewashed walls and colorful trim
Your 7-day Mykonos tour will immerse you in the famous cosmopolitan ambiance at the heart of the Cyclades islands of Greece. The fascinating landscape and culture effortlessly blend of glitz, glamor, and simplicity for visitors eager to experience the comforts of celebrated resorts, the luxuries of treasured boutiques, the sophisticated nightlife in a historic town, or the hidden quiet escapes focusing on preserved island traditions. Mykonos will exceed your expectations, and from the capital town to the gorgeous beaches, hilltop panoramas, and the customary pelicans to wandering around the waterfront, you will find everything you were looking for on this custom-tailored vacation.
The island of Mykonos was born from mythology and shaped by the petrified bodies of giants slain by the legendary Heracles. The mystical origins have evolved to encompass the fabled charms of the world-famous island boasting traditional whitewashed walls and hidden architectural gems, such as Little Venice near the port or the elegant castle looming above the harbor. Traditional settlements remain an essential part of the island’s culture at Ano Mera and Fteliá, the latter of which hosts a fascinating Neolithic settlement and Mycenaean tomb dating back to the 13th century BC.
The beaches attracted the eye of the jet-setting aristocracy eager to lounge in the sunlight on the renowned sands of Paradise, Super Paradise, Psaroú, and Platis Yalós. Thrill-seekers glide in the breeze with a parasailing or windsurfing excursions while fishing boats venture out to the hot spots on the water searching for a fresh catch around nearby islets. The island of Ancient Delos is less than a 30-minute ferry ride from Mykonos harbor and boasts ruins from the sacred birthplace of Artemis and Apollo.
The surrounding vineyards bring beautiful Greek grapes on the island and reflect the greater tradition of producing fabulous wines. Sample the different properties of customary grapes used for crafting the distinctive wines of Mykonos, wander through the museums of the island boasting folkloric traditions as well as tremendous archeological discoveries, and uncover overlooked towns, historic settlements, and ruins of the island at your own casual pace taking the time to enjoy the majestic views. Consider learning more about our travelers’ favorite Mykonos travel activities by reading their Mykonos travel reviews.
$2,270 per person (excluding international flights)
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