TRAVEL GUIDE TO MILOS
Milos is one of the volcanic Greek islands, sitting at the southernmost part of the Cyclades island complex. Thanks to its volcanic origin, Milos boasts a magnificent colorful landscape and a coastline that counts more than 40 exotic beaches.
Find out everything about your holidays in Milos in our travel guide! Discover the best things to do, exciting tours & activities, fantastic beaches, top hotels, and restaurants, as well as a wide selection of breathtaking photos!
The island can be reached by plane from Athens or ferry from by ferry from Piraeus and Lavrion ports in Athens and many other islands.
Being relatively close to famous Cyclades islands, such as Santorini, Mykonos, Paros and Naxos, Milos offers the perfect chance for island hopping!
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Milos is one of the most exotic and laid-back Greek islands! Sitting in the heart of the Aegean Sea, overlooking the rest of the Cyclades, Milos has enchanted many with its unpretentious charm!
Standing out for its majestic ambiance, rich history, picturesque fishing villages, amazing food, and indigo bays, Milos Island is a timeless Cycladic gem that will steal your breath with its enchanting beauty.
The variety of landscapes in Milos is unreal- you’ll see nothing twice, and there’s always something new to discover.
This enticing island is particularly famous due to the Venus de Milo statue, which was discovered in 1820. The stunning statue is now displayed in the Louvre Museum in Paris, where thousands of visitors stand in awe in front of its beauty!
The beaches on the island are iconic, with the most famous being the gorgeous Sarakiniko beach. This beach boasts a lunar landscape that consists of volcanic gleaming white rock formations and crystal-clear turquoise waters. Whether you choose to explore its sea caves, jump off the cliffs, or doze under the sun on a beach towel, you’ll remember the enchanting atmosphere of this beach forever.
Kleftiko is another attraction, only reachable with a boat tour. Boasting towering rock formations and emerald waters, this former pirate hideaway is now the imposing trademark of the island!
Except for Sarakiniko and Kleftiko, Milos has over 40 beautiful exotic beaches worth visiting.
The hidden gems of Milos are its colorful fishing villages! In these picturesque villages, you’ll find little whitewashed houses (syrmata) with shutters painted in vivid colors and boat garages where fishermen park their colorful little boats. Many fishermen’s houses have been turned into cozy accommodations by the sea.
Pop over the villages of Klima and Firopotamos and you will feel like you have traveled back in time!
Milos welcomes everyone, but it is particularly popular with couples, who find the serene natural landscape of the island the perfect setting for their romantic holidays. Indeed, the numerous caves, mysterious catacombs and emerald beaches squeeze enough charm to bewitch any traveler.
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HOTELS & ACCOMMODATIONS
On the charming island of Milos, numerous hotels and other accommodation facilities are available for you to book for your holidays! Your options include cozy hotel rooms and luxurious suites, well-equipped studios and apartments, spacious villas and the traditional seafront houses "sirmata".
Hotels in Milos have a stunning Cycladic design, offering an authentic experience! The majority of hotels are located in the regions of Adamas and Pollonia.
HOW TO GET THERE & MOVE AROUND?
The most popular way to reach Milos is by ferry from Piraeus port in Athens and other Cycladic islands but the island can also be reached by plane.
You can also include Milos in an island-hopping itinerary as it is relatively well connected to other islands of the Aegean sea.
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