LIVE AS A CELEBRITY IN MYKONOS

Mykonos is perhaps the most famous among the Greek islands. A long time has passed since the '60s, when Aristotle Onassis and his famous friends used to stroll down the labyrinth streets of the town.The locals have managed to create an international entertaining place without losing their Greek identity.

Location: The Cyclades

Capital: Mykonos town
Size: 105 km2
Accessibility: By plane, there are international direct flights to Mykonos
By ferry from Athens, from Rafina port (2.5-3.5 hrs), or from Piraeus port (3.5 - 4.5 hrs)

INSIDE INFO

Yet the island carries its glamorous reputation with undeniable charm. The picture perfect sceneries are complimented by a wide range of upscale bars and restaurants to create an ideal holiday haven. The stark white cubic houses, crystal clear waters and all-night parties attract a mix of jet-setters, fashionistas and celebrities that have made this small island one of the most popular destinations in the world. Besides the little paths at Chora, visit the capital of Mykonos, Ano Mera, to get a sense of the traditional side of Mykonos. Enjoy a Greek coffee along with ‘glyko tou koutaliou’ a traditional Greek dessert at the square, and a visit to the Monastery of Panagia Tourliani, circ. 1542.

WE LOVE

The Japanese recipes with peruvian influences and Greek products under the creative directions of Matsuhisa Nobu.
The classic French cuisine of Katrine’s
The amazing and numerous beaches, some of the best in the Mediterranean.
 

LOCAL TIPS

Taste the temptation of Mykonian ‘louza’ pork fillet and ‘kopanisti’ cheese.
Don’t miss one of the amazing DJ venues when the sun is rising at 6 am at Cavo Paradiso, with the endless view to the horizon.
Go on a day trip for swimming to the island of Delos, visiting the exquisite ancient ruins.

Events calendar

XLSIOR Festival

An international gay festival taking place towards the end of August, with several events and parties happening around the island

The Fishermen Feast

June 30th

The Feast of Grape Harvest

Every 2nd or 3rd Sunday of September

August 15th

Local folk feast in honor of the Virgin Mary in the monastery of Panagia Tourliani