Milos – Cyclades – The Island of Aphrodite
Milos is without exaggeration one of the most beautiful islands in the Cyclades. It has approximately 130 kilometers of coastline with more than 50 sandy and rocky beaches.
Milos is a volcanic island in the Aegean Sea, it is inhabited since prehistoric times, and it has so many natural beauties that will literally excite you! I have not yet met people who went to Milos and did not come back amazed.
The great feature of the island is its majestic and beautiful bay which is one of the largest natural harbors in Europe and the Mediterranean. Milos is a rich island with all its might. From its mines today comes the famous perlite, and its Tourism has developed greatly in recent years.
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Milos’s beaches will remain into your memory forever. There are white, black and red rocks with their own wild beauty not found anywhere else in Greece, white gold sand, crystal water with its color fascinating and most of them are so exciting and beautiful that I honestly don’t know which one to choose first. InMilos you won’t stick on just a beach, you’ll want to visit them all. Each has its own grace and unique beauty.
Villages in Milos are, Adamadas which is the island’s port and the heart of Milos, another village is Plaka, which is the capital of the island, a beautiful picturesque village where you can see the archaeological and folklore museum. Other settlements are, Plakes, Tripiti, and Pollonia which is a picturesque fishing village and the second tourist resort in Milos. From Pollonia you can get into boats heading to Kimolos.
Local products that can be found in Milos are pitarakia which are pies with delicious local cheese and the traditional candy made by sweet pumpkin.