Mykonos, Greece

MykonosMykonos - the most popular and fashionable Cycladic island of the archipelago. It certainly can be called one of the Greek island where everyone can find something for yourself: stunning beaches and relentless night life, renowned restaurants and fabulous architecture, trendy disco clubs and cozy cafes on the waterfront. At Mykonos come dreamers and romantics, lovers of night life and adventurers, representatives of the world and carefree bohemian hippies.

Mykonos is the southernmost Cycladic island chain in the middle of the Aegean Sea. Coast strewn with beautiful coves with sandy beach, along which comfortably housed modern hotels of different levels. Sophisticated restaurants, numerous entertainment options for every taste, modern infrastructure of a European standard will organize all the conditions for a real holiday with his family.

The island was named after the son of Apollo. The history of the island is closely linked to its neighboring island of Dilos, the birthplace of the god of sunlight Apollo. According to mythology, when Hercules cut off all the giants of the body numb and turned into high cliffs. The first inhabitants of the island were the Egyptians, and then they got into the influence of the Minoan culture developed into one of the advanced civilizations in 1300 BC. Eruption of Thira in 1550 put an end to the existence of civilization. Later the island was colonized by Ionians and Dorians, and became a member of the Athenian League. After their appearance on the island has a "golden age", Mykonos has become a major religious and political center.

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Mykonos - the most cosmopolitan island of Greece - an island which became known around the world, supersede its popularity Capri and becoming more fashionable than Hawaii. Recently it has become a favorite destination for many world famous stars. These guests included Prince Carlos, Madonna, Gina Lollobrigida, Sophia Loren, Elizabeth Taylor, Mick Jagger and many others.

On the island of Mykonos for educational recreational daily organizes different excursions to the great attractions of the town. Here, for your attention is conveniently located an archaeological museum with ancient terracotta VII century Byzantine church of the Virgin Paraportiani, little Venice "Alefkandra, amphora VII century, the ethnographic museum with a collection of antique furniture, musical instruments and icons.

Beaches
Mykonos is comprised of various areas. Mykonos - a kaleidoscope of shops, bars, chic nightclubs, quaint windmills, home taverns and hidden churches situated against the backdrop of the sparkling blue sea. Beaches on the southern coast of the island known for its magnificent sand and clean water for bathing. The beaches of Ornos and Psarou popular among families, secretaries also ideal for training all water sports including windsurfing, water skiing and diving. Paradise and Super Paradise - These beaches are known for their parties, fun and music make the crowds move to the beat with the rhythm of the evening until morning. This is not the place where to take children or plan to lie down with a book - to the party here are taken seriously, dress casual, and even its absence is permitted.

Fun runs day and night. But if you still want a more relaxing holiday, then you can explore the capital of Chora, wander through the streets of Little Venice or visit one of the monasteries of the island, to learn something about its history.

Nightlife islands proceeds immediately, loudly and cheerfully. Every night can be in the most beautiful site overlooking an amazing landscape of bizarre beauty of the island. In restaurants under the bright night lights offered to taste different dishes of the national Greek cuisine and taste the famous wine list. For young people the island including a huge number of noisy discos and night bars, which offer the famous cocktails and drinks of any complexity.

Sightseeing: Church of the Virgin Paraportiani (this Byzantine church is located near the port); Alefkandra (little Venice), the Archaeological Museum (special interest in the amphora VII. BC with a relief depicting the Trojan horse and the fall of Troy), the Ethnographic Museum; Aegean Maritime Museum.