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Mykonos Most Expensive (But Not Most Popular) For Greek Three-Day Weekend

Fira, Santorini. Photo:Norbert Nagel

Fira, Santorini. Photo:Norbert Nagel

The most expensive Greek destination for the upcoming bank holiday weekend (Agiou Pnevmatos holiday) is Mykonos but it is not the most popular, as Greeks have focused their attention on Fira, Santorini, according to online booking company Trivago.

In a list published recently, out of 10 Greek destinations, Fira had the highest occupancy rate – 77 percent – with an average hotel rate standing at 149 euros per night.

Panoramic view of Mykonos town.

Panoramic view of Mykonos town.

The list also showed that Mykonos had the most expensive average hotel rate at 194 euros per night but with an occupancy rate of 47 percent. The cheapest destination is Poros of the Argosaronic at 40 euros per night.

Back to the list, Naxos in the Cyclades ranks second with an occupancy rate of 76 percent and average hotel rate at 43 euros per night. Chania on Crete is third with 64 percent occupancy (70 euros per night) followed by Thessaloniki with 63 percent (77 euros), Rhodes with 57 percent (77 euros), Poros with 51 percent (40 euros), Mykonos with 47 percent (194 euros), Corfu with 35 percent (85 euros), Syros with 29 percent (122 euros) and Skopelos with 22 percent (84 euros).

The upcoming bank holiday weekend (Agiou Pnevmatos holiday) for 2013 is on 22-24 June.

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