Milos Population is about 5000 residents and is the fifth largest island in the Cyclades, with 158 square km
The climate is Mediterranean. From mid-July till mid-August the wind blows from the north direction (Meltemi) too often. Milos is a volcanic island, with beautiful multi-colored, rocky formations.
Fylakopis Prehistoric City
Ancient City of Klima
Ancient Roman Theatre
Plaka’s Archaeological Museum
Is the main port of the island and one of the largest natural harbors in the world. Full of life in the summer season. Restaurants and cafes are plentiful and entertaining.
Also, you can find supermarkets, banks, port authorities, pharmacy, dental, Greek and international press.
The safe natural harbor also makes Adamas port suitable for yachting.
Plaka is the capital of Milos island. Just 200m above the sea level it is a picturesque capital with narrow cobbled streets, stairs and small squares, taverns, shops and several beautiful mansions.
Since vehicles are not allowed in the afternoon, visitors are able to enjoy the relaxing walking through the narrow streets across a beautiful church on the edge of the cliffs. There is also the cathedral of Milos, birth of the Virgin Mary or Panagia Korfiatisa.
At the top of Plaka village stands the Assumption of the Virgin Mary or MesaPanagia there you can enjoy a magnificent sunset and a panoramic view over the bar of Milos island.
BEACHES IN MILOS
There are more than 75 beaches all around the island. Golden, black, white, sandy beaches with deep blue waters and curious coloration of rocks, captivate all visitors.
Beach lovers can choose a different beach each day, with varied landscapes and shelter.
Milos extensive road network offers access to most beaches starting from the expansive harbor at Adamas with the beach of Papikinou and Achivadolimni.
The northern beaches of Milos island are shaped by a sheer, Rocky coast and the barren terrain resembles a lunar landscape. These beaches are not recommended for swimming when strong north winds (Meltemi) are blowing.
Sarakiniko, Firopotamos,Mitakas Agios Konstantinos, Alogomandra, Papafrakgas, Kapros,Polonia.
Southern coast is accessible by road and sheltered from north winds.
Some of the beaches are well organized offering you beach bars, sports activities and restaurants.
Paliohori, Agia Kiriaki,Psarovolada, Provatas,Tsigrado, Firiplaka,Kipos,Gerontas.
The West side of the island is less accessible. You will need a 4×4 to enjoy the totally unsoiled landscapes. You should bring water and food because there are no shops and other facilities beyond Achivadolimni beach.
Tirades, Amoudaraki, Agathia, Agios Giannis.
On the east side of Milos island the old sulphur mines will bring you back to the time with this magic landscape. You will need a 4×4 to go there and to the rest of the east side.
Old sulphur mines, TriaPigadia, Kastanas,Kolimpisionas.
Police Department: 21204
Tourist Police: 21378
Tourist Information: 22445
Milos Airport: 22381
Port Authorities: 22100, 23360
Pharmacies: 21240, 21405, 22178
Clinic Adamas: 21755
Health Center: +30 22873 60001
Taxi Station Adamas: 22219
Taxi Station Triovasalos: 21306
Archaeological Museum : 21620
Folk Museum: 21292
Mining Museum: 22481
Church Museum: 23956