As Mykonos is a very popular Greek island, occasionally ferries to other island groups can operate. The new port of Mykonos where ferries arrive is Tourlos, 2 km from the main town.
Ferries from Piraeus to Mykonos and Mykonos to Piraeus are daily and frequent. Depending on the vessel and the route, the trip takes from 3 to 6 hours. These ferries connect Mykonos to many islands of the Aegean. In fact, very popular are the routes from Mykonos to Santorini, Mykonos to Paros, Mykonos to Naxos, Mykonos to Milos, Mykonos to Ios and Mykonos to Syros. These routes are short due to the close geographical distance. For example, the ferry from Santorini to Mykonos may last from 2 to 5 hours depending on the ferry.
From Athens, there are also ferries from Rafina to Mykonos and Mykonos to Rafina all year round. There ferries connect Mykonos to Tinos and Mykonos to Andros. In fact, Piraeus and Rafina are the main ports of Attica that serve ferries from Athens to Mykonos and ferries from Mykonos to Athens.
From Mainland to MykonosPiraeus & Rafina to Mykonos
Lavrion to Mykonos (in the summer)
From other islands
Tinos & Samos to Mykonos
Andros, Ikaria, Syros, Sifnos, Milos to Mykonos
Folegandros, Ios, Fourni to Mykonos
Crete (Heraklion) to Mykonos
Santorini, Paros, Naxos, Amorgos, Koufonissi,
About MykonosMykonos, the second top Greek destination, is known as the island of extreme nightlife and crowded beaches. Every summer, the island receives more than 5 million tourists and gets wild with beach parties, loud music and clubs that stay open all day and night long. There is daily ferry from Athens to Mykonos and in high season ferry schedules become very frequent.
Located in the centre of Cyclades, Mykonos is known for its traditional architecture. Chora is the most picturesque village of the island. Small white houses, narrow paths, lovely churches with tall bell towers and tiny gift shops in every corner form a typical view of Chora. A line of well preserved windmills on a hill above the village gives excellent view of the harbor and the barren landscape of the island. The most picturesque neighborhood of Chora is Little Venice, famous for the colorful houses with no balconies right on the sea, where many cafeterias and restaurants are found.
Most beaches on Mykonos are well-organized and get very crowded. Super Paradise, Platis Gialos, Psarou and Paranga are surrounded by beach bars and sports clubs. As strong winds blow frequently over the island, the most common sports to practice on Mykonos is windsurfing. However, there are also clubs for kite surfing, jet ski, bananas and many other water sports.
Accommodation options and tourist facilities are plenty in Mykonos. Most amenities are located in Chora or at the beaches. Having the reputation of a gay-friendly island, many amenities are also gay-friendly.
Close to Mykonos, there is the islet of Delos, a holy islet in the ancient times, which you can visit by tour boat from Chora. On Delos, you can see the remains of the ancient temple of Apollo, the Street of the Lions, Roman mosaics with beautiful frescoes and an interesting archaeological museum. According to the myth, god Apollo was born on Delos and that is why it became his holy island.
To reach the island, there is daily ferry from Athens to Mykonos and ferry from Mykonos to Athens. From Mykonos, there are also normal ferries and high speed boats to many other Aegean islands, if you wish to continue your holiday.
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