There are so many places to visit and sights to see in Mykonos, Greece, that it is almost impossible to see them all without missing a few. Here are the top attractions that Mykonos has to offer, ranging from the best accommodations in Mykonos to great restaurants to the most popular sights.
This beach is rated at number 2 out of 28 attractions on Tripadvisor.com. It is known as a quiet and beautiful beach, and can be reached by an ATV ride.
The Church of Paraportiani
This church is of a beautiful Byzantian design, looking over the sea. Its architecture is masterful, so drop by the Church of Paraportiani to fulfill your palette for beautiful old churches.
The Castle Panigirakis
This feature on Mykonos is truly a sight to see, with a breathtaking view of the Aegean Sea past rolling green hills. Drink in the sights of wildflowers, a beautiful castle and the pointedly blue sea as you walk around the property. Have a picnic, hold an event there or tour the place with your camera – you will not be disappointed.
Visit the Iconic Windmills of Mykonos
These windmills are a huge part of the island’s history, debuting on many postcards that come from Mykonos. Their elegance and rich history draw many a tourist to the island, and their picturesque appearance looks exceptional in the pictures you bring home.
The Armenistis Lighthouse
Holding true to most seaside towns and islands, Mykonos offers this beautiful abandoned lighthouse for its visitors to see. It overlooks the sea day in and day out and stands tall and strong, though it has weathered through the years. See the beautiful view from its height and rest against its walls as you tour the area.
Monastery of Panayia Tourliani
Mykonos does indeed have a monastery. This iconic building stretches to the sky with its white stone towers and beckons visitors in with its history and age. The place is well worth a visit on a day around Mykonos.
The Archeological Museum of Mykonos
This small but excellent museum features many old vases, urns, statues and more from Greece and the surrounding area. This museum is known around the world and is worth a visit, whether you are on your way to your beach or town hotel to sleep off the busy day, or just visiting the island for a small amount of time.
Luxury Hotels in Mykonos
If you desire a luxurious stay in Mykonos, consider the Theoxenia Mykonos Luxury Hotel.
Stanley George is a traveling freelance journalist. His travels have brought him many places, notably in Mykonos, where he absorbed the sights and smells of the beautiful island for a month while on a writing haitus.