Mykonos Island features a great variety of activities, sightseeing and attractions!

Our «Mykonos things to do» guide, gives you expert recommendations on some of the best things to see and do while in this island! Whether you’re travelling on a solo adventure, jetting off with your friend for a week of fun in the sun, backpacking around Europe, or injecting some culture in to your family holiday, Mykonos is the place to go!

Mykonos things to do!

Mykonos windmills

The Windmills (Kato Myli)

Location: Mykonos Town
Time to spend: Less than 1 hour
Description: These iconic windmills overlooking Little Venice date back to the 16th century when islanders used wind power to grind. Read more details →

Little Venice

Location: Mykonos Town
Time to spend: 2 hours to Half Day
Description: One of the most famous and charming areas in Mykonos is called Alefkantra, or Little Venice, as its picturesque setting next to the sea is reminiscent of the Italian city. Read more details →

Delos Island

Location: West of Mykonos island
Time to spend: Half Day to Full Day
Description: Most agree that, if you have the time, a day trip to the nearby island of Delos is a must. The famous ancient holy sanctuary of Apollo is a major Greek archaeological site and also UNESCO world heritage! Read more details →

Mykonos Folklore Museum

Location: Mykonos Town
Time to spend: 2 hours
Description: The Mykonos Folk Museum consists of three separate historical houses. The main museum can be found in the 18th century House of Kastro in Chora. Read more details →

Mykonos Panagia Paraportiani

Paraportiani Church (Panagia Paraportiani)

Location: Mykonos Town
Time to spend: Less than 1 hour
Description: The church of Paraportiani is a complex of four churches in one spot evident from the different building styles that went into its construction including Byzantine, vernacular, traditional and western. Read more details →

Hit the Beaches

Location: All over the island
Time to spend: Half Day to Full Day
Description: There are countless beautiful beaches in Mykonos, so be sure to check out at least a few. Party at the famous Paradise Beach or work on your bronze at Elia Beach. Check out our Mykonos Beach Guide for more info! Read more details →

Archaeological Museum of Mykonos

Location: Mykonos Town
Time to spend: 2 hours
Description: Famous for its rich collection of vases, sculptures, ceramics and also jewels some of which date back to the 17th century, the Archeological Museum of Mykonos is located in the heart of the island, close to the old port. Read more details →

Ano Mera Village

Location: East of Mykonos Town
Time to spend: Half Day to Full Day
Description: This is a very pretty village and also conveniently located at the center of some nice beaches. The architecture is very distinctly Cycladic. A central square, lined by three Greek tavernas make for a nice hangout. Read more details →

Mykonos lighthouse armenistis

Armenistis Lighthouse

Location: North of Mykonos Town
Time to spend: Less than 1 hour
Description: While the lighthouse itself isn’t that remarkable, it’s a fun day trip on a scooter. Furthermore, the panoramic view from the Lighthouse is absolutely stunning! Read more details →

Aegean Maritime Museum

Location: Mykonos Town
Time to spend: 1 to 2 hours
Description: The Aegean Maritime Museum is a non-profit organization founded in 1983 with the goal to preserve and promote the Greek maritime history and tradition. Read more details →

Lena’s House

Location: Mykonos Town
Time to spend: Less than 1 hour
Description: Lena’s House is located in Chora, next to Aegean Maritime Museum. It is an authentic sample of a Mykonian middle class family house of the 19th century. Read more details →

Party until Sunrise

Location: Mykonos Beaches & Mykonos Town
Time to spend: Half Day
Description: Mykonos nightlife is well-known around the world. Start the party at one of the beach clubs and continue on until the sun comes up! Read more details →

Gay-tivities

Location: Mykonos Beaches & Mykonos Town
Time to spend: Half Day
Description: There is a huge gay scene in Mykonos and, whether you’re gay or not, the gay beaches and clubs are fun for everyone. Read more details →

There are also countless other things to do in Mykonos island, that we do not include in this list with the most noteworthy attractions as we wanted to keep it short and simple! Therefore it is up to you to discover them along with the magic moments this beautiful island has to offer you!