Mykonos island and city tour

Duration: 3 & ½ hours approx.

Description:

Mykonos – Labyrinth and Landscape… A pearl in the Aegean Sea – blue sky, beautiful snow- white houses, lovely beaches everywhere…

Starting the City-and Island tour by walking the small and narrow streets, we have many possibilities to take nice photographs in the early morning, quiet city.

We get orientation and information in the labyrinth  of the old town as well as impressions of the small port and the churches in town.

Of course we will see the famous wind-mills and find Petros, the Pelecan, the mascot of Mykonos.

After this we are exploring the island with a bus, visiting some of the most famous beaches and the inner land- scape. We see fishermen and kaikis, small private chapels and houses built in typical cycladic style.

In the second main village of Mykonos, Ano Mera, an idyllic place 6km from town, where the guests have enough free time for a stroll around the traditional square and they can visit the monk monastery Panagia Tourliani built in the 16th century.

Next stop is Kalafatis beach where there is time to relax a little and have a coffee or a refreshment  (not included in the price), before going back to town and to reach a place with a fantastic view all over the town and neighboring islands.

A Half-Day Trip with a lot of impressions and useful information!

Rate: 36 € per person

22 € per child (aged 3-12 yrs old)

Included:

Bus  

English speaking tour Leader

Not included:

Transfers from/to the hotel

Lunch

Drinks

Notice:

Meeting Point : Tour starts at Fabrika square (Mykonos town)

Moderate walking through the Town and bus drive with stops on the island of

Mykonos.  

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Jeep Safari

Duration: 09:30 – 18:00

Description:

See the hidden corners of the island of Mykonos many of them inaccessible unless by jeep. Enjoy breathtaking views, rural areas, beautiful beaches and the unique feeling of driving in a jeep!

Our tour takes us first along the coast to Houlakia beach and from there up to the light house.

From there  we drive through the area of Marathi past the dam and Panormos beach to the bay of Agios Sostis.

Then we drive to the area of Ano Mera where we have a stop at Paleokastro, the ruins of a Venetian Castle. We explore the area around Ano Mera with its agriculture and the nearby old abandoned mine. Lunch stop in a picturesque place (lunch not included in the price).

Then we continue along the south coast and drive past Kalafatis and Kalo Livadi through the green area of Halara. Our next stop is at Agrari Beach where we have time for a coffee and a swim.

From there we head back for Mykonos town having as the last high light of the tour a photo stop at the old castle above the city.

The tour ends at the old port at h.18:00.

Rate: 62 € per person

33 € per child (aged 5-12 yrs old)

Included:

1 jeep for every 4 persons

Gasoline, free kilometers, insurance for every jeep

Driver/guide (in the first jeep only) during the whole tour

Not included:

Transfers from/to the hotel

Lunch

Drinks

Notice:

Meeting point: Tour starts at Old port Yacht Club (Mykons town).

Don’t forget to take beach equipment, sun protection, water & good shoes.

For the drivers: To drive you must be older than 23 yrs old and have an international driving license.  

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Tinos island tour

Duration: 12:00 – 22:00  

Description:

After a 45 min boat trip we arrive at the port of Tinos, the gorgeous neighbour of Mykonos, where the bus waits for us. We drive over the big pilgrim avenue to the most famous church of Greece the “Evangellistria” with its holy icon, which is believed to do wondrous deeds.

After these overwhelming impressions, we leave Tinos town and the bus takes us over winding roads past typical villages and picturesque landscapes to the monastery of “Kechrovouni” situated 500 m. high. Here the nun “Pelagia” used to live and here she had the vision to go to Tinos Town and find the holy icon early 19th century. We explore the monastery of the 16th century where 40 nuns live and beside visiting  the cell of Pelagia, have the chance to see many pretty points of whitewashed buildings and churches, full of beautiful flowers.

Our bus tour continues to the important historic mountain of “Exobourgo” where the great Venetian castle was situated which in the past was the strongest force of the whole of Greece against the Turkish invaders. Here we have a photo stop. Afterwards we drive to the other side of Exobourgo where the Catholic villages of the island are located. We stop in the old traditional village of “Volax” which is famous for its basket making. Here we also have the chance for a coffee break before exploring the village and visiting the local basket makers. Our tour continues to the fertile downs of Komi where we pass through the agricultural areas of the island and stop to see the lemon groves before driving over the panorama road with breathtaking views to the sea and the other islands to the fishing village “Panormos”. Here we have lunch (not included in tour price) in a traditional taverna by the sea which offers a very tasty variety of local dishes as well as excellent fresh fish from the charcoal grill. There is also the possibility to go for a swim. Our next stop is in the village “Pirgos”, the center of the marble arts and of the marble region of the island. We visit the local artists and can see them at their work before exploring the village which is completely made from marble. Further impressive sites are the church Agios Nikolaos and the grave yard at its rear both also full of marble art. At the old and peaceful village square we have time for a coffee break.

After Pirgos the bus goes back on the panorama road towards Tinos town and our last stop before that is at the valley of the pigeon houses. We walk through the village of “Tarambados” and can enjoy the beautiful site of the pretty setting of the old Venetian pigeon houses. Afterwards we drive back to Tinos town where we have free time before meeting at the port and returning by boat to Mykonos.

Price 68 € per person

40 € per child (aged 5-12 yrs old)

Included:

Ferry tickets Mykonos-Tinos-Mykonos

Bus Tour of Tinos island  

English speaking guide

Not included:

Lunch

Drinks

Notice:

Meeting Point : Tour starts at new port of Mykonos at 12:00 noon (returns at h.22:30 at new port of Mykonos).

Moderate walking through the villages and town of Tinos and Bus drive with stops on the Island of Tinos.

Please note that t for the visit of the church and monastery there are strict clothing rules: sleeveless shirts and shorts are not permitted. Men must wear long trousers and women must wear skirts or trousers that go below the knee.

The itinerary is weather permitted! Route and stops can be changed without further notice if there are rough seas or high winds. No refund apply in case of different routing due toweather conditions.

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The ancient sacred island of Delos

Duration: 09:30 – 13:30 

Description:

Only a 25 minute boat ride away from Mykonos, Delos was the centre of the Cyclades of the ancient world, the island of light, birthplace of Apollon and Artemis, home to the first multicultural civilization and trade.

There is a lot to see: having been inhabited between 2500 BC and 69 BC Delos boasts of many treasures remaining from these times like the ancient market place Agora, the famous terrace of the Naxos lions, the holy lake, the ancients living quarters and theatre that give you a lively vision of the daily life then; especially the houses of Dionysos, Kleopatra, the Trident, the Masks, the Dolphins with their mosaics are a fantastic experience of art not to be missed. Furthermore there are the Temple of Isis,the Egyptian goddess, the Roman watersystem and cisterns and the wonderful museum with plenty of breathtaking mosaics, statues and many more objects found during the excavations.

On our guided tour you start at 10:00 pm from the old pier in Mykonos Town (meeting time at 09:30 am) and you return at 14.30. If you wish to remain a little bit longer you can also take the last boat back at 15:00 in order to have some time at leisure or maybe climb on Mount Kynthos to enjoy the view over all the surrounding Cycladic islands.

Rate: 53 € per person

19 € per child (aged 5-12 yrs old)

Included:

Ferry tickets Mykonos-Deloss-Mykonos

English speaking guide to the archaeological site  

Entrance fee to Delos

Not included:

Lunch

Drinks

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