This gorgeous, breezy island is a lively paradise without equal. A celebratory atmosphere will be found here, from dance clubs and DJs to summer tourists simply reveling in the good life. It is said that Mykonos is Greece's answer to Ibiza.

Mykonos, part of the Cyclades archipelago, has azure waters and a cosmopolitan flair. Visitors and locals alike lounge on the beach, find quiet on its country roads and enjoy a thriving culinary scene. Tourists should see the famous Mykonos windmills and the island's Archaeological Museum to further appreciate this idyllic destination.

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Mykonos Windmills
Set atop a rocky hillside and overlooking the turquoise waves of the Aegean Sea, these iconic windmills are a must-see for any visitor to Mykonos. Dating back to the 16th century, the windmills once produced flour from locally-grown grain and are now a relic of the island's agricultural history.

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Panagia Paraportiani
Located in Chora, the island's main village, Panagia Paraportiani is instantly recognizable with striking whitewashed walls that overlook the glittering sea. This centuries-old chapel offers breathtaking views of Mykonos and is a popular spot for tourists.