Things to do in Mykonos


Mykonos is the most renowned island of Cyclades, Greece. Its fame is due both to its exquisite natural beauty and its vibrant nightlife. The turquoise waters of the Aegean contrasting with the sparkling white of the traditional Cycladic houses create a spectacular view which, combined with the numerous attractions and things to do in Mykonos, contributes to a unique holiday experience.


Mykonos is world-famous for its frenzy nightlife and it is almost hard to keep up with the new clubs, bars and restaurants that open every year. During the summer all the narrow, mazy streets are flooded with shiny happy people bar hopping and partying until the sun comes back up.


Mykonos Museums

The island has three important museums that are definitely worth a visit. The Archeological Museum, with a vast collection of exhibits from the Hellenistic period and prehistoric times, including columns, vases, idols, and statues, the Museum of Folk Art, with various artifacts, furniture, photos, and historical documents that reflect the island’s tradition and lifestyle throughout the 20th century, and finally the Municipal Library that houses rare manuscripts, historical volumes, and an incredible collection of rare Greek coins, which were discovered on the island and are dated back to the 18th and 19th century.




The breath-taking landscapes and beaches, typical of Cyclades, are not the only sights of the island. Sightseeing in Mykonos includes the local museums, traditional windmills, churches and manors, and archaeological sites with magnificent ruins dating back to antiquity.

There are several sightseeing excursions to choose from and many enjoyable attractions to see in Mykonos:

Sightseeing tours can be organized, with a guided bus, for visiting some of the island’s most interesting areas, including beautiful beaches and a walking tour around Mykonos town.
A private guided tour can also be arranged.
A wine and cultural walking tour will guide you through Mykonos town’s labyrinth of small, narrow streets; first to the Agricultural Museum, then the 6 famous windmills, and the Folklore Museum, located in an 11th century house as well as the Nautical Museum.
Every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday a traditional boat departs from the southern coast of Mykonos proposing a full day cruise to the uninhabited island of Dragonissi and then back to the deserted beach of Frangias for swimming and snorkeling. Heading for the large beach of Kalafati and ending this beautiful journey at the Paradise Beach.
An aesthetic tour of Tinos’ countryside and rural villages is planned every Tuesday and Friday.
A guided tour of approximately 3 hours can be organized on the famous historical Delos Island, the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. Visit the ancient temples, the mosaic floor villas, the famous Delos “Lions”, the amphitheater and so much more.
Upon request a special Mykonos tour by Helicopter can be arranged.


There are numerous activities offered on the island of Mykonos including:

  • Horse riding to Fokos or Mersini beach. An experienced trainer guides you around the scenic country hillside trails and paths. No previous riding experience is required.
  • Off road jeep tour of Mykonian back roads, to isolated beaches, the lighthouse, the old deserted mining town.
  • Water sport activities.

Kivotos’ visitors also have the opportunity to enjoy the glamorous nightlife of Mykonos, one of the best in Greece. The island’s cosmopolitan clubs as well as the colorful bars and cafes of ‘Little Venice’ promise an unforgettable holiday.