Milos Island Travel Guide
Andreas cooking lunch
Perfect end to the perfect day!
Numerous and diverse beaches, spectacular scenery, majestic sailing excursions, romantic sunsets, bristle nightlife, great food, incredible history!
Most of the people speak only greek
In a nutshell
Wonderful sea in solitude
Bicycling in Milos
Bicycling in Milos5 photos!Milos is ideal for any level of bicycling activity. The coastal road inside the bay of Milos is a flat, scenic route for a relaxing ride. Most other routes involve alternating up and down hills, or demanding, steep hills and off-the-beaten-path...
Andreas' Cruise was by far the highlight of our entire trip to Greece! Andreas' small traditional fishing boat has space for up to 11 people, which makes for a intimate, personalized cruise that will leave you feeling like a celebrity- without the celebrity price. Andreas, a...
Ancient Marble Theater of Milos Part II
(Continued from Part I)Ancient Marble Theater of Milos - Part IIWhen the Vénus de Milo (Aphrodite of Milos) was discovered 4 years later in a field near the theater, Ludwig claimed -albeit unsuccessfully- the statue from France, on the grounds that it had been found on his...
Ancient Marble Theater of Milos Part I
Ancient Marble Theater of Milos - Part IThe ancient marble theater appears to have been built on foundations of the Hellenistic period. Bearing a striking similarity to that of Ephesus in Asia Minor, the ancient theater was excavated by the Bavarian architect Carl Haller von...
Visit the Catacombs of Milos
The Catacombs of Milos, dating from the 1st - 5th century, are older, though much smaller, than the ones of Rome, and one of the three most important catacombs from the 74 discovered worldwide, among those of Rome and Jerusalem.Perhaps only a small part of a sizable...
Church of the Holy Trinity
Church of the Holy TrinityClose by the waterfront in Adamas, there stands the thousand-year-old church of the Holy Trinity (Agia Triada) housing the Ecclesiastical Museum of Milos. The church still operates as a place of worship but is at the same time a gallery displaying...
Kleftiko, Milos: Bandits' Lair
Kleftiko, Milos: Bandit's LairThe famous cove of Kleftiko (Bandits' Lair) was an old pirates' hideout and now one of the most popular tourist attractions in Milos. Kleftiko is famous for its crystal-clear water, elaborate caves and imposing rock formations, and is the...
Adamas, the main port and largest village of Milos
Adamas, the main port and largest village of MilosAdamas (or Adamantas) was established shortly after the sparsely populated village was settled by Cretan refugees from Sfakia from 1820 to 1830. There is historical evidence, however, that Adamas was settled from the...
Snorkeling in Milos Part II
Snorkeling in Milos Part II(Continued from Part I)Keep in mind that in practically all locations, it is just as interesting to walk, hike and explore the scenery outside the water. A water-resistant camera is highly recommended, and plenty of bottled water and some snacks...
Sailboat Charter Cruises in Milos
In Milos, there are a few sailboats that can be hired for charter cruises, usually outside the high tourist season. Particularly, a couple of sailboats I can recommend for you, are the Andromeda and the catamaran...
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Apanemia Taverna: The best mezè in Milos
Nice silent place with a very nice waiter (owner???) to make some conversation with. He found very funny that in Italy we call the watermellon (Karpuzi in greek) "Anguria" that in greek means.... cucumber!! So he was saying that Italians (who maybe think that italian is a...
You need your own car
The services in Milos are not expensives. The island has an important size and a lot of hidden beautiful places. You will need your own transportation to appreciate the spirit of the whole island.Rent a car or a moped at some of the agencies beside the port of Adamas.Try...
None: Fresh fruits and vegetables
In Adamas on the port before souvernirs shops and cafè start you can find this little grocery.
It sells sweeties anf fresh fruit and vegetables, the best in the island: tomatoes, cucumbers, watermellon, onions, peppers, peaches.... and prices are very good. In order to...
Atlantik: Food in Adamas
Arriving in Adams turn right at the little bridge an you'll find the supermarket Atlantik.
Every kind of food and drink except vegetables and fruits which are simply rotten!!! As reguard everything for your breakfast (butter, yogurt with honey, jam, bread juices, american...
Dangers in Milos? Not really, but...
Milos, like most greek islands that size, is practically devoid of violent crime. This means that a woman can camp out on a remote beach overnight all by herself and feel absolutely safe. Apart from the occasional petty theft, the police there have only minor traffic...
Spelling & Pronunciation Survival Guide - Part I
Spelling and Pronunciation in Milos: A Survival Guide - Part IIt is neither uncommon, nor incorrect to spell the name of the island as Melos, especially when referring to the island in the ancient times. In antiquity, the spelling was once Malos. However, in modern web...
Volcano or... microwave??
We went to eat on Paliochori beach in the "Sirocco taverna" which shows a proud sign where there's written: "Volcano cooked meals". It is not true!!! And the food is not good. We took an appetizer that should have been (as written on the list) pyta bread with seafruits...
Erimomilos Part II
(Continued from Part I)Erimomilos is a natural preserve and its mostly barren, desolate landscape is home to a rare species of wild-goat, "Aegagrus Pictus", a close relative to the "Kri-Kri" of Crete. The only source of water to this endemic species of wild-goat that call...
Milos - Pachena, Sarakiniko and Pollonia
Pachena is a fast-growing settlement with 2-3 accommodations. There is even a mini-market operating in the high-season.Sarakiniko is more isolated, with just 3 lodging establishments in the wider area.Pollonia is also a fast-growing fishing village and tourist resort, with...
Crystal Clear Waters, Mermaids and Beaches
Venus de Milo, the famous Greek Goddess of Love, graced the shores of Milos since the dawn of time. Today, thousands of modern day Venuses choose this island as their romantic getaway.Milos is a destination for the young at heart. Couples walking hand in hand along a remote...
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