Holiday in Mykonos – Your guide to Mykonos, Greece


Regional Information

Population: 10,000
Language: Greek
Currency: Euro
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +2


The stunning Mediterranean climate makes Mykonos a popular Greek holiday destination almost all year round. Summer weather in Mykonos is hot and dry, with temperatures ranging from 20°C (68°F) at night to over 30°C (86°F) during the day. The hottest months and the peak tourist season are in July and August, while the wettest months are December to February when temperatures range from 8°C (46°F) overnight and 14 - 16°C (57 - 60°F) during the day. However, with over 300 sunny days per year you’re sure to get the most out of your sightseeing in Mykonos at almost any time of the year.

Fascinating Facts

  1. Mykonos has a total area of 105.2 square kilometres or 40.6 square miles.
  2. In Greek mythology, Mykonos was the location of the battle between Zeus and the Titans.
  3. There are only 31 taxis on the island of Mykonos.
  4. Mykonos is one of the top four gay and lesbian tourist destinations in the world.
  5. The island has a mascot, Petros the Pelican, who can usually be found at the waterfront or in the town centre.
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