Mykonos offers various cruises on the island of and on the nearby islands of Delos and Rhenia. Providing high-quality services to its customers, numerous yachting and sailing companies have qualified crew along with many sailing cruises.
Holidays in on of the most amazing Greek islands certainly mean one thing; endless hours of fun by the sea under the sun! And what better way is there to enjoy the amazing beaches of Mykonos other than engaging in watersports? You can find watersports centers for beginners and experienced lovers of sports alike will have the opportunity to enjoy unique moments, while they can choose from a wide range of water-related activities, such as jet and water ski, wind surfing, tubing etc.
Festivals & Events
Of major interest are the religious feasts of Mykonos which take place once a year in the capital and the villages to honor their saints. These festivities which last all night long including traditional dances, music and an abundance of local delights and wine. During the preparations, locals revive the old customs and traditions which can be really interesting to see.
Religious feasts & festivals
• August 15th
On the 15th of August, a great feast takes place in the village of Ano Mera, at the church of Panagia Tourliani.
• July 26th
On the 26th of July is the celebration of Agia Paraskevi.
• June 30th
On the 30th of June is a feast dedicated to Agioi Apostoloi.
• Mykonos Summer Festival
Mykonos is synonymous to wild parties and lively atmosphere and has the unique privilege to organize a set of exciting events including open-air concerts, theatrical performances, and various art exhibitions. Artists from all around the world take part in the famous Mykonos Summer Festival.
• Harvest Festival
On the windy island of Mykonos, in the middle of September, you will have the chance to enjoy the Harvest Festival, which is held annually at the Agricultural Museum.
Wine tasting is one of the top activities to engage to while in Mykonos; the dry soil, the windy weather and well as the lack of heavy winters, create the ideal climate for the cultivation of vineyards, resulting in wines of supreme taste and quality. The characteristic varieties of Athiri, Assyrtiko, Malagouzia and Mandilari produce earthy flavors, of delicate yet deep taste that showcase perfectly the richness of the Greek land.