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The best excursions and tours in Mykonos

Cyclades ● Mykonos ● 15 May 2017

Mykonos is famous for the numerous things you can do there, its stunning beaches and the greatest nightlife you can find in Greece. In Mykonos, you can also do many excursions and tours that will show you the sites, the culture and the rich history of the island or make you feel adventurous. These are the best excursions and tours in Mykonos.

1. Delos

For the lovers of history, the neighbouring island of Delos is unique. According to mythology, Delos was the birthplace of God Apollo, and the ancient Greeks considered it a sacred place, building the Temple of Apollo and a theatre for performances. In the archaeological site of Delos, which is located in a very close distance to Mykonos and is connected with it by boat several times in the day, you can also see the Street of the Lions to the way to the temple and admire the findings of the excavations in the Archaeological Museum.


2. Excursion to a nearby island

Island-hopping is a must experience in Greece, and in Mykonos, you can materialise this idea. Tinos, a beautiful Cycladic island with wonderful, traditional villages, is located only 20 minutes by boat from Mykonos, and nearby, are also the islands of Naxos and Syros, where you can have an amazing day trip.

3. Sailing tour

In Mykonos, are organised every day sailing tours to the uninhabitable Rhenia island near Mykonos and to the south beaches of Mykonos, where the waters are calm and the wind is not very strong. This tour is the best opportunity to explore some inaccessible beaches and explore hidden coves and caves of the island that will amaze you.

Sailing in Mykonos

4. Hiking tour

For the lovers of hiking and nature, this excursion is an ideal way to see the authentic, mainland Mykonos and get fit. Hike in the countryside of Mykonos and explore the farms, numerous chapels and the unspoiled villages of Mykonos, before swimming in one of the amazing beaches of the island.

5. Scuba Diving

In Paradise Beach (Mykonos), is located one of the best organised diving centres in Cyclades. Here, you can get scuba diving lessons from experienced instructors or take part in groups to admire the sea-wildlife in its natural environment.

6. 4X4 Safari

Although the biggest part of the island is well organised, and the famous beaches are accessible by car, there are unspoiled beaches, which are accessible only by boat or 4X4 vehicle. Rent an all-terrain vehicle, drive along Mykonos breathtaking coastline, and visit some stunning beaches like Houlakia, which otherwise, you could not see.

Where to Stay

Hotel in Mykonos, Greece Thomas Hotel
Thomas Hotel
Drakouri Area, 84600 Mykonos, Greece

Thomas Hotel is situated 2.5 km away from Mykonos town in Drakouri area. The main port of Mykonos is 3 km away while the airport is at 3.5 km.#