Mykonos island pictures (Greece Cyclades) is a hot cosmopolitan island that attracts upscale crowds worldwide.
Mykonos the island of the winds will always remain, despite the times and trends, the ultimate summer destination. So let’s start a tour that will try to contain everything. And the new and the classic, the quiet and the “wild,” and the authentic and the so-called …
Summer without Mykonos is not possible
The most beautiful place in Mykonos and certainly the most special is Little Venice. There you may have a Drink right on the wave, enjoying the indescribable beauty and the terrific sunset of the island.
For holidays or weekends, for swimming on beaches with famous and not or diving in deceptive coves, for tender fours or groups of freedom lovers, for baroque and clubbing until sunrise or for gourmet dinners and champagne cocktails, for what ultimately desires the heart and soul of everyone.
Mykonos island pictures (Chora The capital, Mykonos Town)
The capital Chora (Mykonos Town) has a unique view right of the harbor and hosts local little fishing boats’ scores side-by-side with luxury yachts. The cubic white houses scattered on the hill give a special charming effect to the visitor.
Mykonos island pictures (The windmills)
The windmills are a defining feature of the Mykonian landscape. The mills are much spread around the island, but most are concentrated in the main town of Chora. The famous “Kato Miloi” in Chora (Greek for lower mills) are placed in a row on the hill overlooking the sea to harness the strong northern winds.
In the 16th century, the Venetians built windmills to mill flour. Capped with wood and straw, they remained in use until the early 20th century.
The locals refurbished and restored many windmills to serve either as homes or vaults to Mykonian heritage documents.
Visitors like the beaches of Agios Sostis, Panormos, Lia, Kalo Livadi, Agrari, Agia Anna, Super Paradise, Paranga, Ornos, and the most popular and cosmic, Psarou beach.
Sandy beaches include Agios Stefanos, Kalafatis, Platis Gialos, Panormos, and Elia.
Peter, the Pelican-mascot of Mykonos
The island of Mykonos has its own “mascot,” a Pelican with the name of Peter.
The story says that in October 1955, a native fisherman of Mykonos collected an injured Pelican and cared for him.
Τhe local society adopted and called him Peter. Peter became an essential part of the island and its inhabitants.
Today three pelicans are living on the island of Mykonos. You will surely meet them in the port of Chora.