Mykonos Town, also known as Mykonos Chora, is an amphitheatrically built Cycladic village, sunbathed on the west coast of Mykonos Island. Gazing for the first time at this iconic paradise of Cyclades, the astonishing atmosphere captures you for a lifetime. The white washed houses, their blue shutters and the purple hanging bougainvilleas puncturing the alleys, evoke all senses and arouse the highest expectations for treasured holidays in Mykonos Town, Greece.
Visitors who stay in the Center of Mykonos in one of the guide's affordable accommodation proposals have the exclusive opportunity to experience the inner pulse of this towns' distinct vibrant life. In a walking distance from these ideally located apartments for rent in Mykonos Town, the heart of Mykonos Chora unveils its famous up-tempo and cosmopolitan character.
Mykonos town center is world famous for:
The outstanding, vivid and pictorial area of Little Venice is located in the western part of Mykonos Chora, right over the azure infinity of Cyclades' waters. This elegant destination is famous for its marvelously immersing sunsets. People from all over the world spend holidays in Mykonos just to enjoy the irresistible cocktails and excellent dining on the edge of the sea as well as supreme shopping in the surrounding alleys. The buzzing clubs and bars of this festive area bring out its unique party character till the sun rises.
Mykonos Windmills are the most recognized landmarks in the center of Mykonos Town as they reflect the pristine beauty of Mykonos. Their history dates back hundreds of years ago when the grinding of agricultural products was a result of the innovative use of Mykonos wind. A great number of them have been renovated and occasionally converted to museums so as to spread the essence of the island's history on all visitors spending their Holidays in Mykonos, Greece.
Petros the Pelican
Mykonos official Mascot, Petros the Pelican, along with the windmills are the trademarks of this beautiful area in Greece. Petros is a vivid proof of locals' hospitality and love for their land.
By staying in one of the guide's affordable accommodation on Mykonos visitors have the option for amazing walks in the vibrant Matoyanni Street. This central street with the charming small shops and the magnificent Aegean houses are crowded most of the day as it constitutes a vivid piece of Mykonos buzzing atmosphere.
The most exquisite characteristic of Mykonos' unique beauty could be nothing else than its shimmering waters with the stunning view to infinite blue and the non stop vibes from the famous beach clubs. Tourlos, Elia, Kalafatis, Ornos, Paraga, Psarou, Paradise and super Paradise are some of the most vibrant beaches easily accessed by Chora's transportation.
This traditional white washed church outstands among the walking distance attractions near the privileged affordable accommodation in Mykonos. Paraportiani Church, located in the Castle is a complex of 5 small churches combined into a unique architectural creation.
Mykonos Town features numerous museums of many different interests: The archeological museum with findings from the "Purification Pit", The Folklore Museum with traditional Cycladic sculptures and Maritime museum with ship models, old prints and maps.
This unique mythological, historical and archaeological island has been declared to a national museum. Delos is a famous destination for daily excursions, with easy access from the main harbour.