From Mykonos to other Aegean Islands
Have you got yourself a Greek Island hopping adventure already planned? Look no further. Plan a trip to the world famous Mykonos Island, the central island in the Aegean’s Cyclades group of islands.
Mykonos is world famous for its beautiful golden sandy beaches and crystal clear waters that justify its thriving tourism dating back to the 1950’s. There is a beach for every taste and mood.Mykonos has been known for its exhilarating party atmosphere. Nudists, round-the-clock party people, families, and those seeking a break from the madness of Mykonos will all surely find a beach that fits their taste.
Island hopping from Mykonos Island, you could go to some of the most beautiful islands, such as the famous Santorini Island, which offers a breath-taking hot springs and unique sunset experience.
You can also visit Milos for its jewel-colour waters, and Paros which is an ideal venue for couples and wind-surfers. Then continue to Sifnos and Amorgos.
Greek Island Hopping: Romantic Santorini and Exotic Paros
Among the islands of the Aegean Sea, nothing is more visited than the islands of Mykonos, Santorini and Paros. An island hopping expedition into a combination of trips to these major islands will make your visit all worth it. The islands are famous for their jaw dropping sunset views, ancient architecture and an atmosphere that caters to global cultures.
Let’s begin the trip at Mykonos. This island is preferred by those who love wild party ambiance. This has the most exciting night life in the Aegean. Hanging out at bars of popular beaches, like Paradise and Super Paradise Beach will make your trip much more memorable.
Hop over to the island of Paros, mostly loved summer holiday destination in Greece, famous for its beautiful beaches and timeless architecture dating back to the reign of the Cycladic civilization.
It is a multicultural destination that can cater to all ages and preferences. If you prefer sightseeing wonderful sceneries or even into wild partying and night entertainments, you definitely would want to include Paros on the trip. You can visit Santa Maria, Kolimbithres also known as the Golden Beach, for a great swimming experience; with weather suitable for wind surfing as well.
Time for the most romantic destination – Santorini – and discover the wonderful villages of Fira, Oia and Imerovigli. Don’t miss out on the unrivalled golden sunset views the island offers and the timeless Cycladic architecture. Adding a spice to this trip is getting to explore the active volcanoes, yes!
Greek Island Hopping: Serene Milos and Historical Sifnos
Finally, time for some relaxing and calm atmosphere in the western Cyclades islands of Milos and Sifnos. After all that adventure and night partying, this concluding part of the trip will give you the much needed rest and rejuvenation. These islands maintain the traditional Cycladic character. People here enjoy a tranquil lifestyle – an atmosphere perfectly preferred by families and romantic couples.
Milos is full of surprises and special charm. Past volcanic activities resulted to wonderful rock formations in the island adding beauty to the already tempting beaches.
The best beaches in Milos are Sarakiniko, the most famous landscape in the Aegean for its Lunar shape; Firiplaka; Tsigrado with striking sea rocks, is accessible by rope and ladder; Paleochori; and Agia Kyriaki located on the southern side of Milos, known for the lovely sand and the white pebbles along the waterside.
In Sifnos Island, you can visit the fabulous Monastery of Chrissopighi, Apollonia the capital city of the Island and a variety of beautiful beaches.
This island is a distinctive sample of Cycladic Island, with traditional architecture, calm beaches, seaside taverns, and low hills.
Sifnos is well known in Greece for its amazing cuisine. You’ll be amazed from the rich flavors and tastes of this island’s dishes.
Visitors who prefer a tranquil atmosphere includes visits to the scenic Island of Amorgos. It is great for a quiet holiday. Visitors are captivated by the natural beauty of beaches and picturesque traditional villages like Chora.
The Monastery of Hozoviotissa is built here, on a high rock with magnificent views of the sea, worth visiting during your Greek Island hopping vacation.
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