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Winemaking in the Cyclades

Winemaking in the Cyclades

The microclimate of the Cyclades allows the production of local wines with very special characteristics, that are often awarded in international tasting competitions and exported all over the world! Either you travel to Mykonos, Paros and Santorini or to more remote islands, you should consider visiting local wineries, to see the vineyards and the stages of wine producing.

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Christmas in the Cyclades

Christmas in the Cyclades

If, in early December, it happens that you catch a ferry to the Cyclades, at almost every port you will be met by the beautiful sight of shining, lit up fishing boats, decorated with small colorful lamps and all sorts of flags. For Greeks living by the sea, Christmas trees are a rather foreign custom so they choose to celebrate the birth of Christ and the New Year with a taste of sea salt!

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Mykonos: A story like a fairy tale!

Mykonos: A story like a fairy tale!

Though Greece is not the only country in the world with a rich mythology, the lives of gods, semi-gods and heroes in its pre-historical times still have the power of a multicolor, vivid fairy tale that can keep our fantasy alive and thriving. Children learn about it...

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Manto Mavrogenous: the legendary Dame of Mykonos

Manto Mavrogenous: the legendary Dame of Mykonos

As you stroll around Chora, the beautiful capital of Mykonos, so serene in its fall dress, surrounded by a calm sea, you pass by Manto Mavrogenous square. This central “piazza” of the Old Port is “home” to a legendary woman, whose marble bust stands in the middle of...

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Sweet September heaven

Sweet September heaven

With the sun setting a bit earlier every day and the wild “meltemi” winds gradually giving their place to the much milder fall breezes, September is a magical month for Mykonos!     Day temperature is still high, usually higher than expected, sea temperature...

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Water sporting: SEA the fun side of Mykonos!

Water sporting: SEA the fun side of Mykonos!

If your friends have already been in Mykonos they’ve surely told you what to see once you get there. See the windmills and the beaches; see Little Venice and the famous nightclubs; see the fishermen knitting their nets under the sun or Peter the Pelican proudly...

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7+1 “secret” tips for while you are in Mykonos

7+1 “secret” tips for while you are in Mykonos

Before scheduling your holiday in Mykonos, you will most probably visit some of the most popular, reliable travel guides and read all about its spectacular beaches, picturesque alleys, whitewashed churches and fancy night clubs! Well, here we are to take you along a...

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Mykonos or Santorini? Make the right choice!

Mykonos or Santorini? Make the right choice!

Are you more of a "Mykonian" or of a "Santorinian"?     Chosen again and again by the most demanding travelers as world’s top destinations, appeared hundreds of times in the most prestigious tourism reviews, photographed a trillion times, Mykonos and...

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Cycladic Architecture in Mykonos

Cycladic Architecture in Mykonos

Simple forms, bold lines, shady open spaces, bright blue and green window shutters on whitewashed walls, small balconies crowned by flashy purple bougainvilleas, pure dazzling sunlight everywhere; walking around the town of Mykonos is like visiting an art gallery,...

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Churches in Mykonos: Keeping the Tradition Alive

Churches in Mykonos: Keeping the Tradition Alive

Hanging over mountain cliffs or washed by the sea in small lonely beaches, standing tall and proud over the harbor or lost within the labyrinth of the town’s small streets, churches in Mykonos are to be found all over the island!     Some say that there are...

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