Come and visit the beautiful island of Milos!
Milos is a wonderful island endowed by volcanic activity in ancient years. That’s why it has so many unique landscapes. Milos is famous for its dentelated coastline, so it has more than 75 small and big white sandy beaches of crystal, deep blue waters, and beautiful multi-colored shapes of rocks, a scene that is certain you will be impressed.
You have to visit as many beaches as you can! Among them stands out Kleftiko, which can be reached only by boat , and Sarakiniko with white sharp rocks and the unique lunar landscape! Add the wild beauty of Alogomantra, the open cave of Papafragkas, the sheltered Ahivadolimni, the biggest beach on the island, and the beaches of Fyriplaka, Yerakas and Tsigrados. You can also rent a boat from its picturesque little harbor to guide you through the island’s rugged beauties or to take you to the opposite situated island of Kimolos!
There are also some villages you should visit, such as Plaka (the island’s capital) with its beautiful churches and the Folk Art and the Archaeological Museum, Adamantas, which is the second biggest natural harbour in Greece and is quite famous for its frenetic nightlife. Don’t forget to visit Apollonía, the beautiful Ahivadolimni and the marvelous Emporios!
As far as archaeology is concerned, Mílos is an ideal destination: the early Christian catacombs, a prehistoric settlement in Fylakopi and the mining museum (exhibiting 11,000 years of mining history ) you can see one of the most ancient mines in the Mediterranean are definitely worth a visit.
Last but not least, there are local tastes offering a special gastronomic experience. Don’t miss out on watermelon pies, cream cheese pies and bonbons with white pumpkin.