5. Mykonos: Highlights Tour with Panagia Tourliani Monastery
After you have been collected from your pick-up location (your hotel or the cruise-ship port),you will walk with your guide in the labyrinth of the old town between the whitewashed buildings. You will have the opportunity to admire the Windmills, the Little Venice and the famous church of Paraportianni and if you are lucky, find Petros the pelican, the mascot of Mykonos. After this you are exploring the island with a car, arriving in Agios Ioannis . A small tourist village in the southwest of the island, 2.5 km from Ornos. It is built in amphitheater and located across from Delos, combining natural beauty with excellent tourist accommodations. Afterwards you will depart towards the Mykonos’ airport area,where you will see the biggest pigeon house in Greece and you will be headed towards Ano Mera Village. You will be passing by some of the most distant beaches of Mykonos, named "Kalafatis" and “Kalo Livadi”,arriving in the village of Ano Mera where you will visit the the 16th century cathedral monastery of Panagia Tourliani. Passing through the picturesque square of the village , which is bordered with outdoor tavernas and coffee shops, will be offered to you a piece of spinach pie from the local traditional bakery. Next stop Agrari Beach. A long sandy beach, which, although popular with locals and tourists, still offers plenty of space for yourself . It’s usually split in half — umbrellas and sunbeds on one side, just sand on the other. It offers crystal-clear water and a more reasonably-priced bar-restaurant, when compared to the rest of Mykonos. Finishing you will stop at a very well known site which all the island’s visitors must see, in order to capture a panoramic Mykonos Town view. *The order of sites visited may vary .