The Armenistis Lighthouse

It was built in 1891 at the location Fanari of the cape Armenistis, approximately 5 km northwest of Chora. Its construction was decided after the British steamboat VOLTA sank causing the death of 11 members of the crew in 1887 on the north coast of Mykonos. The tower rises up to 19 meters and it has a focal height of 184 meters. The mechanism of the original lamp was made by SAUTER LEMONIER and functioned at the top of the lighthouse until 1983. Since then part of it is kept in the garden of the Aegean Maritime Museum, at the area Three Wells, in Chora.

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The top beaches in Mykonos at a glance!

Agios Ioannis The beach which is named by the small picturesque church of Saint John that decks the coast, is thought to be the absolute spot of Mykonos from where you can scan Delos and feel its energy. The setting is ideal; golden sands, crystal clear sea and the sacred island of antiquity right in the horizon. It will be …

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Delos, the island of light

The sacred island of the ancient times is located 6 n.m. southwest of Mykonos. The golden city with the columns, the mosaics, the statues, the palaestrae, the ancient theatre and the bygone wealthy districts came to light again in 1873, after the excavations of the French Archaeological School of Athens. In 1990 Delos was declared a monument of global cultural …

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Cycladic Gastronomy: Taste Greece

With coordinates, the fertile soil, the unique wine mixtures and the exquisite herbs, the Cycladic dishes dominate in international cuisines globally. Some of the most interesting dishes, but also flavors you should taste this summer during your excursions are the following: 1. Zoula boiled (Naxos) 2. Matsata (Folegandros) 3. Patatato (Folegandros) 4. Mastelo (Sifnos) 5. Tomatokeftedes – Tomato Balls (Santorini) 6. Revithokeftedes (Serifos – Sifnos) 7. Revithada …

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