Mykonos all in one – Full day tour
As per the name this tour will show you a wide and different picture of the island because we transcend from the cosmopolitan Mykonos town frequented by many to an experience of real traditional and authentic local life. We will depart in the morning at 10:30am, our first stop will be the picturesque small port of St. Ioannis, an area which was named after a small church dedicated to Saint John and one of great historical significance next to the small port where the local fishing boats leave from. We then head to the famous Ornos beach for pictures and then Mykono’s airport, where we will have a panoramic view of the airport’s runway as we proceed to Ano Mera Village and pass through entirely different scenery, one of the island’s most typical agricultural and stock raising areas inhabited by locals only. From this countryside of the island and its lifestyle, we will head towards the Ano Mera village’s square to visit the monastery of Panagia Tourlianis and we will be guided through its chambers. From here we will reach a local traditional farm, where we you be guided by our escort. A light snack lunch will be offered to all visitors, consisting of local products from the traditional farm itself, consisting of bread, tomatoes, kopanisti, cucumbers and black olives, along with traditional raki. We will head to the most distant beautiful beaches of Mykonos, named “Kalo Livadi”, “Kalafati” and “Aghia Anna” for some photos and then we will go for a panoramic view of Mykonos town in order to take some amazing photos. Now we will visit the farm’s quality local restaurant to enjoy an exceptional Greek homemade traditional lunch.
Your hostess will wholeheartedly invite you and create a charming and intimate afternoon or evening that will turn this visit to Mykonos into a highlight of your trip. After relaxing at the restaurant you will be transferred for the last part of the tour which is the walking tour in Mykonos town (Chora). Our escort will accompany you and share his knowledge and stories of the place. During the walk, you will pass Manto Square, where the famous monument of Manto Mavrogenous stands. Right after you will head down the famous Matogianni street shopping area, where you will find clothing and footwear shops of famous fashion brands and you will see attractions such as the 3 wells, the home of Manto Mavrogenous mother and the Maritime Museum. From there you will continue your walk, by passing the traditional “Gioras bakery”, an underground and old wooden stove, still operational until today where you will be treated a traditional bakery’s product before you head towards five in a row windmills, which still stand proudly as local attractions. Crossing the narrow winding paths, through the castle of the Chora and the Scarpa area where ‘Little Venice’ is located, which is famous for its picturesque medieval two and three storey houses, you visit the elaborate church of “Panagia Paraportiani”, one of the most famous architectural structures in Greece and get to see the Folklore Museum. After a long day of experiencing the beauty and culture of Mykonos, your transfer will be waiting at approximately 20:00 to take you back to your hotel if you choose to go back.
Prices: AD 140 // CH 70 (4-12 years old)
Duration: 9 Hours, starts at 10:30
Included: Bus transfer, lunch at a quality local restaurant, snacks & escort
Excluded: Entrance fees
Runs: Daily all year round
Meeting point: Your hotel
Cancellation policy: Up to 48 hours prior 100% cancellation fees. Before that relevant bank charges are withheld only