Discover Mykonos Island and Town - Family Swimming

Kid Friendly in Greece
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Tour description

Family fun in the sun awaits when you gather the kids, swimsuits, towels and sunscreen and set off on an action-packed day that begins with one of Mykonos's best stretches of sand on this adventure. Then, enjoy a panoramic tour of the island's highlights and lunch in the charming town of Ano Mera.Board the comfortable motorcoach at the pier and ride along the scenic coastline to Elia Beach, the island's longest stretch of sand. This Blue Flag beach is popular for its crystalline waters, and a wide array of watersports are available to rent. Fringing the area are several tavernas that serve beverages and snacks, and beach beds and umbrellas are available for rental on a first-come first- served basis.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Elia Beach, Elia, Mykonos, Cyclades, South AegeanBoard the comfortable motorcoach at the pier and ride along the scenic coastline to Elia Beach, the island's longest stretch of sand. This Blue Flag beach is popular for its crystalline waters, and a wide array of watersports are available to rent. Fringing the area are several tavernas that serve beverages and snacks, and beach beds and umbrellas are available for rental on a first-come first- served basis.Enjoy 2.5 hours to splash and beachcomb, then re-board the motorcoach and wind your way to another fabulous beach, Agios Ioannis. Pause here to take in the amazing view of the island of Delos, the historic archaeological site and reputed birthplace of the twin gods Apollo and Artemis.Duration: 2 hours 30 minutesStop At: Mykonos Travel, Ano Mera, Mykonos, Cyclades, South AegeanContinue on to the charming village of Ano Mera, home to the lovely Panagia Tourliani Monastery. Originally built in 1542 and dedicated to the Virgin Mary, its impressive architecture, whitewashed exterior and colored dome have long charmed visitors from around the world. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Then you're off to Mykonos for a guided walking tour through the labyrinth of tiny streets, white houses and red-roofed churches where a surprise is around every turn.When you arrive, point out to the kids the huge rocks scattered around the island according to Greek mythology it is here that Hercules slew the giants, and the huge rocks scattered across the island are said to be their petrified corpses! You'll also want to make sure you keep an eye out for Petros the Pelican, the town's mascot. Feel free to take a photo of this local celebrity; he's used to the paparazzi! Keep your camera out for the iconic windmills that dot the landscape. Although no longer operational, they travel you back to the days when the area was once an agricultural powerhouse.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Little Venice, Mykonos Town, Mykonos, Cyclades, South AegeanYour tour winds its way to the famed Little Venice section, where the kids will be shocked to see that the front doors literally "meet'" the sea. And no tour of Mykonos would be complete without the opportunity to visit Paraportiani Church. Paraportiani is actually five churches; four comprise its base, and the fifth is built as the dome on the top. Budding architects can try to identify the four architectural styles: Byzantine, vernacular, traditional and Western.At the completion of your tour, enjoy some free time to explore on your own. Grab a frozen yogurt, shop for souvenirs, duck into the Aegean Maritime Museum, which displays nautical instruments and ancient vessels, or step back in time at the Archaeological Museum. At the designated hour, bid farewell to Petros and re-board the motorcoach for the ride back to port. Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

What's included

  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Lunch
  • English Speaking Driver

What's not included

  • Gratuities (Optional)
  • Entrance fees
  • Personal expenses