Little Venice

Little Venice is one of the most visited, iconic destinations of Mykonos. With white and blue colored buildings featuring wooden balconies overhanging the crystal clear ocean, this is the perfect destination for your next trip. People come here to get lost in Greece’s beauty and unique islands. We make this experience even more memorable with our luxury charter services. Check out our top recommended locations in Little Venice and then book one of our luxury charters for an unforgettable vacation in Greece.

History of Little Venice

  • During the 16th and 17th centuries, Little Venice was the main location used for pirating. Pirates used to quickly load and unload items and goods here.
  • The original name of Little Venice is Alefkandra. It was changed after the local authorities saw its resemblance to Italy's Venice.
  • Mykonos was under the Venetian rule in the 13th century.
  • The windmills in Little Venice belong to rich merchants and captains.
  • A favorite activity amongst locals in Little Venice is drinking your desired cocktail while watching the sunset.

Top Attractions in Little Venice

  • Church of Panagia Paraportiani: This flower-decked church is the main attraction of the picture-perfect city of Little Venice. With five whitewashed chapels, this church is the most photographed location in Mykonos.
  • Windmills of Mykonos: They are the iconic feature of Mykonos island. There are 16 windmills in Mykonos, of which 7 are positioned on the Chora hill.
  • Main Street: The narrow street of Little Venice is packed with locally owned restaurants and boutiques.

Best Hotels and Restaurants

Best Hotels near Little Venice: If you want to stay in Little Venice, you can choose one from the following hotels: Little Venice Suites, Bluetopia Suites, Little Venice Villas, Mykonos Venetia and Villa Bivalia by the Pearls Collection.

Restaurants: Whether your here in the afternoon or evening, any time is the best time to enjoy a delicious meal and the bustling streets of this town. Coffee, breakfast, lunch, or dinner – we highly recommend one of these restaurants: Casters, Katerina's Bar, Nesea, Veranda Bar, Semeli the Bar and Caprice.

Things to do near Little Venice

  • Mykonos Museum of Folklore: Located in Kastro, this museum features antique furniture, ceramics, commemorative plates, lithographies, model boats, keys, Byzantine icons and more.
  • Archaeological Museum of Mykonos: This museum boasts a rich collection of Mykonos' past. You will find clay sculptures, ceramics, jewelry, statues, vases, tombstones, pottery, weapons, etc.
  • Mykonos Town Hall: This town hall showcases the local architecture of Mykonos. Featuring libraries, books and manuscripts. The Town Hall was once a residence of Russian Count - Ivan Voinovich.
  • Mykonos Old Port: It is located just a short walk from Little Venice. Old Port Beach is a picturesque place where you can sit, relax, sunbathe and enjoy the views.
  • The Venetian Castle of Milos: Abandoned after the Greek Revolution of 1821, this castle was built by Venetians. It is separated into two sections – the higher section was occupied by courtesans and the lower section is where the nobility lived.
  • Matoyianni Street: Discover the culture, art and fashion of Mykonos by visiting this street of Mykonos Town. There are designer stores, jewelry shops, boutiques and more. Some of the stores we reccomend include Soho-Soho, Kostas Rabias and Delos Dolphins. This street is also home to restaurants, bars and eateries like Agra Bar, Pantopoleion and Efthemios.

Why Choose Mykonos Yacht Charters?

At Mykonos Yacht Charters, we aim to help you to soak in the splendour that Little Venice has to offer. Explore the nearby attractions at your own pace. Have lunch at one of the restaurants here or enjoy your meal aboard your luxurious vessel. In the evening, watch the magnificent sunset and beautiful orange and pink hues from your yacht. Our crew on board your private charter specialize in giving you a 5 star service all while supplying your trip with freshly prepared food and beverages. Choose from our wide range of luxury vessels that we provide including sailboats, catamarans, power yachts, megayachts, etc.

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