|ykonos lies between Tinos and Naxos. An island with very little vegetation, it has an area of 85 sq. km., a shoreline of 80 km and a population of 5,500. The island can be reached by air from Athens (daily service from Athens airport and more than ten flights a day during peak periods), Rhodes, Santorini and Herakleion (Crete) or by ferry from Piraeus (94 nautical miles), Rafina (71 nautical miles), the Dodecanese, Crete, and Thessaloniki. The trip by ferry from Piraeus takes about 6 hours. In summer there is 'flying doplhin' service from Piraues or Rafina. A local boat service takes visitors from Mykonos to nearby Delos.|
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from "Mykonos - Today and yesterday"