Milos view on a catamaran trip
Welcome to Milos, a mesmerizing volcanic island adorned with rare stones, offering a captivating blend of history and natural beauty.
Embark on a journey from the enchanting statue of Aphrodite of Milos to the awe-inspiring beaches of Kleftiko, Papafragas, and Sarakiniko. Each corner of this island holds something unique for every visitor to discover.
Delve into the ancient theaters and explore the fascinating bentonite mines. Marvel at the beaches with their multicolored waters, surrounded by distinctive rocks that create a mesmerizing tapestry of blues.
Immerse yourself in the captivating tradition of the “old sirmata,” the underground homes of fishermen. Experience the sheer beauty of the sunsets in Plaka and Klima, painting the sky with breathtaking hues.
Unearth hidden gems such as pirate caves, historic churches, and rugged terrains, which add to the allure of Milos, a place brimming with surprises waiting to be unveiled.
Begin your exploration in the tranquil towns of Adamada and Apollonia. As the morning dawns, Adamas, the island’s main harbor, exudes a peaceful ambiance. Apollonia, a charming seaside village named after the ancient god Apollo, offers an even more serene setting as the second harbor of Milos.
Discover the masterpiece of nature’s craftsmanship in Papafragas, where sculpted rocks meet the sea, epitomizing the wild and untamed beauty of the Cyclades.
Milos is often referred to as the island of Aphrodite, as it embodies her flawless and ethereal allure.
Although dormant, the island’s two volcanoes still emanate heat, which the locals in Palaioxwri ingeniously utilize for cooking in the sand. One of the most renowned dishes prepared with this technique is slow-cooked lamb, infused with the flavors of the hot sand during its 12-hour cooking process.
Milos holds rich archaeological and historical significance, having been inhabited since ancient times. The Archaeological Museum
in Plaka houses a meticulously curated collection, ranging from prehistoric artifacts to Roman relics. Notably, a captivating replica of the Aphrodite of Milos awaits your attention.
The Catacombs, situated near Trypiti, rest in caves approximately 150 meters above sea level. These revered Christian monuments hold global acclaim, earning the moniker “underground cave” from the locals. Carved into soft rock, these underground halls serve as the ancient graveyard of the is land.
Tsigrado is a truly extraordinary beach, or rather a hidden bay. Its fine sands and crystal-clear waters beckon adventurers. Reach this secluded paradise either by boat or, for the daring souls, by descending with the aid of ropes and ladders.
Throughout the island, remnants of fishermen’s ingenuity adorn the landscape. Wires and niches strategically placed by generations of fishermen serve as safe harbors for their boats, protecting them from inclement weather and harsh winters. These traditions have been passed down from fathers to their children, embodying a timeless connection to the sea.
As the afternoon unfolds in Plaka, the capital of Milos, cars give way to serene walks, granting you the freedom to explore without distraction. And as the day draws to a close, find yourself in Klima, one of the most picturesque spots on the island. Here, the enchanting colors of the sky harmonize with the unique hues of the sirmata, creating an idyllic setting that captivates the senses.
When the sun sets in Milos, the perfect vantage point to witness its beauty is the Venice Castle. Allow the view of the setting sun to create a moment you wouldn’t want to miss, leaving you with a profound appreciation for the joys of life.
Embark on an unforgettable sailing experience
Sail Greece and Milos by Greek Water Yachts