Flight and hotel packages in Mykonos
Presentation of Mykonos
Just to the east of the Greek mainland, Mykonos is a gem lying in warm, azure waters. Mykonos is both the name of the island and its main town, and it is beautiful and fascinating to explore. It is very easy to get around this small island as you can hire a moped, flag down a bus, or even get on a kaiki, one of the small boats that stop off at all the best points on the coast. Its name supposedly comes from the god Mykonos who was its first ruler, and tales also tell of a huge battle between Zeus and the Titans taking place on this island. Whether that is true or not it is a wonderful place to visit, so book your flight to Mykonos with us as soon as you can to enjoy it for yourself.
Things to know before visiting Mykonos
A visa isn’t required for US citizens visiting Mykonos as Greece is part of the Schengen Agreement, however, your passport does need to have at least 6 months on it before it runs out. The currency is euros and the language spoken is Greek, but particularly on an island like this that has a large tourist population you shouldn’t have any difficulty finding English speakers. The airport in Mykonos is only 2.5 miles outside the main town which means the journey takes less than 10 minutes; ideal after a long flight from the US. If you haven’t organized a transfer to your hotel there is no need to worry as there are plenty of shuttles, buses, taxis and rental cars to get you where you want to go. We have very reasonable flight and hotel packages to Mykonos, so book your flight from New York to Mykonos or flight from Los Angeles to Mykonos with us today.
What is the weather in Mykonos
The weather is beautiful and sunny here in the summer months and the water warms to a balmy 70 degrees, so a visit to at least one of the beaches is definitely recommended. With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, this is the perfect destination if you want to indulge in some sun-worshipping or do some sightseeing. Why not book a cheap vacation package to Mykonos with us today and look forward to fabulously sunny days and warm evenings?
Things to do in Mykonos
It goes without saying that the beaches on Mykonos are perfect with white sand and deep blue sea, but there are other sights to see here as well. The windmills overlooking the main town are on many of the photographs you see of Mykonos as they are so iconic. Little Venice has many balconied medieval houses which are a delight, but also has many art galleries and cafes to entice you. If you head over to the Kastro area you can visit the Church of Panagia Paraportiani which is unusual in that it is actually five churches in one. There are four built together with a fifth on the top of them all. With the many places to visit here it is never too soon to book a last minute vacation package to Mykonos and visit this amazing island.
What to eat in Mykonos?
Being an island, seafood features quite highly on most menus, and the delicious local olives and olive oil make up the distinct Greek flavoring to much of the food here. During your stay you should try the gyros which are Greek sandwiches sold by many street vendors around the town, but if you are looking for really authentic food, visit a local taverna. The food will be delicious, traditional and relatively inexpensive. If this all sounds too good to be true, book one of our travel packages to Mykonos and you can see for yourself how mouth-watering and appetizing the food here is on your vacation.
What to bring from Mykonos?
To remind you of your wonderful time here in Mykonos you’ll want to bring a souvenir or two home with you, but the only problem is what to choose. There are many souvenir, jewelry and gift shops in Mykonos town and they sell all manner of items to make you reminisce about your fabulous vacation getaway in Greece. You could pick up some traditional, hand-made leather sandals or some exquisite jewelry that contains the blue eye. You can find these all over the island and they are supposed to protect you from evil by watching over you.
If you have enjoyed eating here maybe Greek olive oil is more to your taste, or even oregano, a herb that is integral to many Greek dishes that you may have eaten on the island. To begin your travel odyssey, book your flight and hotel to Mykonos with us today; Greece is just waiting to welcome you!