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Armenistis Lighthouse Visit

Product ID: 92994
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A testimony to Mykonos' maritime history, the Armenistis lighthouse stands proudly overlooking the island of Tinos. Still a fully functioning lighthouse, this landmark is a must-see!
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Duration 1 hour
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit a Mykonian landmark
  • Admire the breath-taking scenery
  • Learn about Mykonos maritime history
Full description
Experience the old lighthouse, which stands like a sentinel over the Armenistis area and is a testimony to Mykonos' maritime history, while still remaining fully functional today. In order to visit the Armenistis lighthouse, take the road from Agios Stefanos. At the location of "Fanari" which translates to "lantern" in Greek, the scenic coastal road also offers some of the most spectacular views on the island just 6.5km from Mykonos Town.

Learn a lot of interesting facts about the light house, which was manufactured in 1891. The altitude of tower is 19 metres and the height of focal plane is 184 meters. The mechanism of the first lamp of "Armenistis" is exposed outside by the building of Aegean Naval Museum.

Visit the Armenistis lighthouse because of the breath-taking scenery around it. From there you can see all the boats arriving at and departing from Mykonos, while Tinos island looks as if it is right next to you. Its strategic position offers scenic views of the surrounding areas and is well worth visiting to get a sense of the island’s fascinating history and enjoy its spectacular beauty.
Includes
  • Transportation from the pick up location (hotel or cruise ship port) to the lighthouse and back.
  • Escort
What’s Not Included
  • Anything that is not specified as included

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Anywhere in Mykonos. Please inform us your hotel or cruise ship port.

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Children can only take part if accompanied by an adult.