Mykonos is situated south-east of Tinos and north of Paros and Naxos.
One of the island's characteristics is the total lack of trees or green,
justified by the ground's composition and the dry climate, strong winds and
extensive sun. The island was never known for its agricultural production, yet
the vineyards produce excellent wine.
The 3,000 inhabitants of Mykonos are mainly engaged in tourism and fishing,
while a few are occupied in stock-breeding.
The good manners of the locals and the wild parties that take place day and
night have made Mykonos one of the most famous Greek islands in the world.
Mykonos is a popular choice with many of the 'jet set', celebrities and