The Windmills (Kato Milli), Mykonos Town

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The Windmills (Kato Milli) are the first thing approaching ships see on arrival to Mykonos. Many of the windmills were constructed by the Venetians in the 16th century. From the time they were built until the mid-20th century, these structures fueled the local economy by grinding wheat. Although the mills' grinding days are over, they remain much loved by the locals. Just below this spot you'll find cafes and restaurants that serve local fare where you can admire a view of the windmills and the sea. Although you cannot enter the windmills, you can approach them for photographs. Plan to visit The Windmills (Kato Milli) during your Mykonos Town vacation using our convenient Mykonos Town travel itinerary planner.
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  • These iconic windmills are visible from many parts of Mykonos Town. Making the short walk up the hill to them offers a great view of Little Venice. From Little Venice, they make a great backdrop for....  more »
  • The most famous landmark of Mykonos is set just above the old town and the overrated and expensive "Little Venice". There are 6 of them in a row making a perfect photo op - the one you see in Mykonos....  more »
  • Be ready for extreme winds at the appropriate location of the windmills. I consider the winds there a personal diva fan for that "wind blown" look. The view from the windmills is a lovely overlook to Little Venice. Try to go early to avoid all the crowds in your photos.
  • Wondering how nice it should be if it was less crowded?... For the rest try the whole of the island for at least 3 days. Lovely an calm time on fall.

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