In our video you will see pictures of Mykonos you’ve never seen before that will make you definitely want to know more about this beautiful island of Greece. So here are a few words about Mykonos.
Mykonos is the most popular Greek island known for its glamorous atmosphere and famous non-stop parties with expensive champagnes and gourmet restaurants. But Mykonos is not only the island of luxury. This Greek island is a part of the Cyclades island group and has a lot of history and natural beauties, besides its expensive hotels and restaurants.
According to mythology, Mykonos was formed from the petrified bodies of giants killed by Hercules. The island took its name from the grandson of Apollo, “Mykonos”. The capital town of Mykonos spreads out over a wide area. It is one of the best examples of Cycladic architecture and a spellbinding attraction for visitors. Stroll around its narrow marble streets and admire whitewashed houses with colorful doors and window frames, bougainvillea trees in purple bloom and hidden churches.
One of the most scenic corners of the island is “Little Venice”, an 18th century district, dominated by grand captains’ mansions with colorful balconies and stylish windows. With balconies perched over the sea, pictures of the famous Italian city spring to mind. Relax at a waterfront café and admire the view of the quaint windmills standing imposingly on the hillside above, set against a luminous blue backdrop.
Whether you are an entertainment junkie out for a real good time, or a visitor who wishes to explore the island’s history and tradition, Mykonos will certainly meet your expectations.