Mykonos, the most cosmopolitan Greek island. Mykonos attracts thousands of visitors, from all over the world, every year. Mykonos the last couple of years is the “must” destination for many celebrities and VIP’s who searching a heaven place on earth. Mykonos is also a magical wedding destination or special event that promises unforgettable moments. Private unique and luxury parties has developed an international reputation for Mykonos Island.
Mykonos is a part of Cyclades islands (Mykonos, Santorini, Kea-Tzia, Milos, Naxoa, Paros, Syros and Tinos) and it is the one of the most popular island in Greece. The amazing beauty of Mykonos arises from the combination of deep blue crystal Greek sea and skies, the white washed traditional houses and the colorful gardens scattered in the island. The island is famous for its amazing beaches, the picturesque villages, the vivid nightlife and its gay friendly attitude. Mykonos often described as the Ibiza of Greece.
Mykonos is the perfect wedding destination for those who searching a unique venue to celebrate their special day. Magic moments in the “Island of Winds” as local people name their land, promising nights and unforgettable memories are what is left when you return back to home.
There are many things to do in Mykonos like walk along the narrow streets of Chora, see the sunset from Little Venice, stay in luxurious hotels and villas and swim in exotic beaches. In the evenings, head to Mykonos Town and enjoy a night out in the many bars and clubs.
Private events, for both private and corporate clients globally, high-end private dinner parties, themed parties, wedding parties, birthday parties and cocktail parties are our proposal to experience the fantastic venue of Mykonos island.
Destinations to visit in Mykonos:
• Little Venice, the capital of Mykonos and the most picturesque village of Mykonos with colorful houses. Little Venice is very popular for vivid night life and cafes.
• Windmills, another attraction of Mykonos islands where you can enjoy the best sight seen of the village and port.
• Armenistis Lighthouse, it heights 20 metres tall with amazing view to the Aegean sea.
• Panagia Paraportiani, the most worldwide known church of Mykonos Island. Other churches you can visit are Catholic Church, Panagia Tourliani, Church of Saint Helen and Paleocastro Monastery.
• The most popular beaches to visit are Super Paradise, Paradise, Elia, Lia, Psarrou, Platis Gialos, Paraga, Agia Anna, Agios Sostis, Fokos, Ftelia, Glyfadi, Houlakia, Kalafatis, Kalo Livadi, Korfos, Ornos and Panormos.
Mykonos Easter Traditions
Greek Easter is a great celebration everywhere in Greece and considered as a holiday even more important than Christmas. When Lent starts, according to the custom local people bring the old holy icon of Panagia Tourliani from the monastery of Ano Mera to the town. This happens on the first Saturday after Clean Monday. The people follow the procession on foot, a two-hour walk. The icon returns to its original place on the Saturday of Lazarus the day that bakeries prepare the “lazarakia”, a type of sweet pastry-shaped men with their arms crossed.
On the Sunday of Vaya, local people and priests from the all island’s churches gather at the church of Saint Helene. From there, the holy icon is paraded while children carry hand-made wreaths.
On the Holy Week, homes and bakeries make the “Lambrokouloures” and decorate them with eggs that are dyed red for Easter. On Good Friday, bakeries shape the bread to a cross and cut it by hand, in a symbolic tradition that does not allow locals to use knives on that day. The epitaph is the procession of the body of Christ all around villages, again followed by locals.
On the Good Saturday everybody gathers at churches, just before midnight, to “witness” the Resurrection of Christ and the appearance of the Holy Light, while fireworks are blazing in the sky and people kiss each other and confirm that Jesus was indeed resurrected. A feast follows after that with the traditional “Mageiritsa” soup of entrails and greens, or boiled lamb.
Easter Sunday is the traditional day of festivities, with lambs being roasted on the spit from early morning. Traditional onion pie, kopanisti cheese and louza, the Mykonian sausage, as well as fried liver and red eggs are also served on the day.
Villas for rent in Mykonos
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