Holidays in Mykonos Town
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Holidays to Mykonos Town
Mykonos is considered to be Greece’s most glamorous resort. Whitewashed, cube shaped houses with flat roofs, blue wooden shutters and balconies line narrow, winding, cobbled streets, giving the town an ‘old world’ charm. A favourite with many famous celebrities, a holiday to Mykonos Town offers you a fantastic chance to see Greece as she really is – beautiful, elegant and charming, with its many tavernas, art galleries, boutiques and tastefully decorated bars.
See the sights on holiday to Mykonos Town
Mykonos Town holidays offers both single people and families alike a great holiday with much to see and do in and around the town, although families are recommended to use the beaches at Ornos and Plati Gialos. Water sport facilities including a water park called Watermania near Elia Beach.
Surrounding Mykonos are some of the nicest sandy beaches to be found anywhere. Paradiso Beach and Super Paradiso Beach are called the Twin Beaches, and offer the livelier of facilities including water sports and 24 hour music bars. Super Paradiso, which is less developed, is not recommended for families. Ornos Beach, which lies closer to Mykonos Town, is a family-oriented beach. It is a 2.5 km Blue Flag resort. Other quieter beaches include Agios Ioannis, which was made famous in the film Shirley Valentine, and Plati Gialos, which lies 4 km Southeast of Mykonos.
If exploring is your passion, then you should take a boat excursion from Mykonos Town harbour. During the summer, boat trips leave every morning, Tuesday through Sunday, visiting the island of Delos, which the ancient Greeks believed was the birthplace of the Greek Gods Apollo and Artemis. If history floats your boat, then you have the chance to see the remains of some of the oldest buildings ever built, including ancient temples and sanctuaries.
Other landmarks worth visiting include Little Venice, a picturesque seaside area of Mykonos Town, and the 18th century whitewashed Church of the Paraportiani. You should also not forget the Archaeological Museum and the Nautical Museum. If you have time, why not take a trip to Ano Mera, which lies 7 km east of Mykonos Town. Here you can see the 16th century Monastery of Panagia Touliani, and which is home to a collection of Cretan icons.
Escape on holiday to Mykonos Town with easyJet holidays
A place to relax and soak up the sun or enjoy a livelier break, a holiday to Mykonos Town offers you a choice of things to do while on break. A jewel in the Aegean Sea, you can book a great value holiday to Mykonos with easyJet holidays, and you can get away for less when you book your flight and hotel together.