Mykonos Travel Guide

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Free Things To Do in Mykonos

If you have extra time, Paraportiani Church (Panagia Paraportiani) is worthwhile.
  • #1
    Little Venice
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    #1 in Mykonos
    Cafes, Shopping, Free, Neighborhood/Area
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    2 hours to Half Day
    TIME TO SPEND
    Cafes, Shopping, Free, Neighborhood/Area
    TYPE
    2 hours to Half Day
    TIME TO SPEND

    This Chora neighborhood is known as one of the most stunning places on the island. Overlooking the southwest end of the harbor, it was here that many early ship captains decided to settle down and built uniquely magnificent homes overlooking the sea. Today, many of these historic homes have been

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    The Windmills (Kato Myli)
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    #2 in Mykonos
    Sightseeing, Free
    TYPE
    Less than 1 hour
    TIME TO SPEND
    Sightseeing, Free
    TYPE
    Less than 1 hour
    TIME TO SPEND

    These iconic windmills overlookingLittle Venicedate back to the 16th century when islanders used wind power to grind grain. There are 16 windmills in total, and while they are no longer operational, they stand as a monument to early innovation. The views here are spectacular: From this hilltop perch, you can

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  • #3
    Paraportiani Church (Panagia Paraportiani)
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    #3 in Mykonos
    Churches/Religious Sites, Sightseeing, Free
    TYPE
    Less than 1 hour
    TIME TO SPEND
    Churches/Religious Sites, Sightseeing, Free
    TYPE
    Less than 1 hour
    TIME TO SPEND

    If you ask them, Mykonians will tell you that their island is home to 365 churches — one for each day of the year. However,Panagia Paraportianiis by far the most famous. OneTripAdvisoruser offers some advice: "[G]o at sunset right as the light is beginning to change. It's a beautiful and

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    Paradise Beach
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    #4 in Mykonos
    Beaches, Free
    TYPE
    2 hours to Half Day
    TIME TO SPEND
    Beaches, Free
    TYPE
    2 hours to Half Day
    TIME TO SPEND

    Many people flock to Mykonos for two reasons: beaches and parties. A trip to the southern coast and Paradise Beach — Mykonos' original nudist beach — will kill two birds with one stone. Soft sands, azure seas and a rowdy atmosphere have made Paradise one of the most popular places

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    Ano Mera
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    #5 in Mykonos
    Free, Neighborhood/Area
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    Half Day to Full Day
    TIME TO SPEND
    Free, Neighborhood/Area
    TYPE
    Half Day to Full Day
    TIME TO SPEND

    Sitting in the heart of Mykonos about 4 miles east of Chora is the island's only other real town. But because it lacks the sea view, Ano Mera isn't as crowded as other parts of Mykonos; and many say you should only visit if you're passionate about religious history (the

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    Psarou Beach
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    #7 in Mykonos
    Beaches, Free
    TYPE
    2 hours to Half Day
    TIME TO SPEND
    Beaches, Free
    TYPE
    2 hours to Half Day
    TIME TO SPEND

    If you're looking to have fun in the sun without having to put up with rowdy parties and nude bathers, skipParadisein favor of Psarou Beach. Located northwest of Paradise Beach along the coast, Psarou's powdery sand, clear blue waves and more relaxing atmosphere make this beach popular among families and

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    Mykonos Folklore Museum
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    #8 in Mykonos
    Museums, Free
    TYPE
    1 to 2 hours
    TIME TO SPEND
    Museums, Free
    TYPE
    1 to 2 hours
    TIME TO SPEND

    The Mykonos Folklore Museum consists of three separate historical houses. The main museum can be found in the 18th century House of Kastro in Chora. Here, you'll find Cycladic costumes, traditional musical instruments, historic paintings and old photographs of the island. You can also visit the restored kitchen as well

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