In the deep blue waters of the Mediterranean lies one of the most inviting places in all of Greece – Mykonos. Its countless bays and beaches and its quaint cobblestone streets are bound to delight any visitor. According to Greek mythology, it was here that Hercules slew the Giants, and the large rocks that are scattered about the island are said to be their petrified corpses. True or not, you'll have to judge for yourself. Either way, the Island of Mykonos should not be missed. Mykonos can be visited on one of our many Europe cruisesFind Cruises Sailing to This Port
Mykonos is famous for its sand and sea. Lose yourself gazing out at the endless waters of the Aegean Sea as you grab a little sun on one of its beautiful beaches.
|Take a tour boat over to Delos Island to visit the birthplace of Apollo on this historic island. Dating back to the third millennium B.C., Delos is one of the most significant archaeological sites in the world. Marvel at the ancient ruins of past civilisations.|
|Visit the Archaeological Museum on Mykonos, featuring important finds from the ruins on neighbouring Delos.|
|Spend an enchanting afternoon exploring the charming cobblestone streets and two-storey, whitewashed shops and homes of these beautiful islands.|
Greece is famous for honey, olives, olive oil, pistachios and cheeses, such as salty feta. All are generously used to create a cuisine that is delicious and rich in flavour.
The euro (EUR) is the official currency of Greece. Many shops and restaurants also accept major credit cards, which usually offer you a good exchange rate. When shopping, remember that Value Added Tax is added to most purchases.
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Learn more about this port city with these tourist information guides.