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  • Rich Thomaselli | July 26, 2016 5:00 PM ET

    Mark Off Your Bucket List On Mykonos

    Mark Off Your Bucket List On Mykonos

    PHOTO: The gorgeous island of Mykonos. (Courtesy Homeric Tours)

    The beach. The celebrities. The art.

    Welcome to Mykonos.

    With a Homeric tour of Athens and Mykonos, you get the best of all three.

    A seven-day tour starts with a Sunday check-in at your Athens hotel after arrival and a chance to explore some of the city on your own.

    On Monday, enjoy breakfast at your hotel before getting on a beautiful, modern bus for a sightseeing tour that includes some of the greatest sites in the world – the Acropolis, the Acropolis Museum and the Panathenaikon Stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games took place in 1896, and an optional afternoon trip to the Temple of Poseidon overlooking the Aegean Sea.

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    On Tuesday, have breakfast and then transfer to Piraeus to board a high-speed ferry that will take you to the island of Mykonos and the five-star San Marco Hotel for the rest of the week.

    Mykonos is truly one of the hottest vacation spots in Europe. The New York Times Style Magazine, one of the literary cultural barometers, earlier this month devoted space to a great piece on the thriving art scene on Mykonos, led by several New York artists who are showing at a year-old space, Dio Horia.

    Then there is the chance to bump into a celebrity, who have long regarded Mykonos as a great escape. Yes, that was movie star Gerard Butler walking through the streets. Yes, that was Lindsay Lohan with her fiancée earlier this month. Yes, that was Victoria’s Secret Model Allesandra Ambrosio and her sister sunbathing in the harbor.

    There is so much to do and see on Mykonos, including its famed beaches, its winding streets, its great restaurants, and even a quick day trip to the neighboring archaeological island of Delos where Apollo is said to have been born.

    Go ahead. Mark off your bucket list in Mykonos.


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Rich Thomaselli Experts in Distinctive Travel

Rich Thomaselli Rich Thomaselli is a longtime journalist with 27 years experience in newspapers, magazines and digital media. He is a nine-time individual award-winning writer and was also a staff writer at several publications that earned national recognition as well, including Advertising Age winning a ‘Best in Business’ designation from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers in 2007. He previously covered the travel sector for Ad Age, among other beats, from 2001-2013. Rich is married with two children. He will be based in New York. You can reach him at and contact him on Twitter @RichTravelPulse.
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