PORT OF CALL SPOTLIGHT: MYKONOS, GREECE

Mykonos is a gorgeous island in Greece. It is also a top cruise port thank to its white-washed seaside towns, beautiful beaches, historical ruins, and delicious food. Here are just some of the ways you can spend a day in port while in Mykonos.

Explore Mykonos Town

Mykonos Town is adjacent to the where the cruise ships dock (though depending where along the harbor your ship is, you may still want to opt for public transportation as opposed to walking to the town) and is a great little place to explore. You’ll encounter white buildings, bright blue doors, and zigzagging alleyways and streets just waiting to be explored.

Rent a Scooter or 4-Wheeler

Explore beyond Mykonos and Town and hop on a scooter or 4-wheeler for fun and adventure. Zoom yourself across the island to one of Mykonos’ best beaches, enjoying scenic vistas along the way.

Lounge on a Beach

Mykonos has some gorgeous, relaxing beaches. Visit sandy Elia Beach and rent a beach chair and tropical-looking umbrella for the day, or head to family-friendly Kalafatis Beach where you can swim in the clear, calm water.

Explore the Island’s Top Sites

On a comfortable tour bus, you can see some of Mykonos’ top sites on the Scenic Island Drive with Ano Mera Monastery shore excursion. Tour the island on a comfortable air-conditioned tour bus as you visit Agios Ioannis and Ornos beaches, plus get out and tour the 16th century Ano Mera monastery before ending your tour with a drink and appetizer in the bustling Village Square.

Tour Nearby History

Mykonos is a short boat ride to the tiny island of Delos, which is home to the Temple of Apollo (Delos is said to be the birthplace of Apollo). You’ll tour the temple ruins and learn more about the ancient architecture and how Greek gods played a role in Ancient Greece.

To book your Mediterranean cruise to Mykonos, visit www.CelebrityCruises.com/SoCal or speak with your local travel agent or visit CelebrityCruises.com to book your cruise.

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