Milos Travel Guide

Milos Travel Guide, Adamantas, Greece (B)

Milos is a gorgeous Greek island in the Cyclades, about 160km south of Athens & mainland Greece. Milos is famous primarily for the statues discovered there (Venus De Milo, among others), and gained national importance through its rich obsidian deposits. More recently Milos has attracted tourists for its incredible, otherworldly rock formations and beaches.

We arrived from Santorini and found an island much more at peace, and much less tainted by tourism. The relaxed pace and smiling locals awoke a side of us too long dormant after many years in London; it was almost like we’d returned home to New Zealand prematurely, much of the scenery and overall vibe being similar at times.

Our original booking with Hellenic Seaways was cancelled, so we caught a Seajets ferry from Santorini for €52.50 each. The journey lasts 2.5 hours and makes stops at Ios and Folegandros on the way. The seas were quite rough and the tiny Seajet 2 catamaran was thrown about the entire way, which honestly just made the trip more interesting. There’s food and drinks available on board, but we packed sandwiches like clever cookies. We did not however, pack cookies, much to our disappointment. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Milos Travel Guide
Guide Location: Greece » Adamantas
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kane Power
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.roamandrecon.com/milos/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Sarakiniko
  • Paliochori beach
  • Provotas
  • Firiplaka
  • Oh Hamos