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Milos island in Greece offers the tourist the best of the ancient cultures combined with modern day sport, travel arrangements and the romanticism of Greek street cafés. There is never a dull moment because milos island tourism aims to present the traveler with only the finest holidays. It is the most beautiful of the Cyclades islands and is only 86 miles from the Piraeus Port. Beautiful sand dunes and unique cliffs surround the golden sand beaches.
milos island tourism - water sport and sailing
Visitors enjoy a wide variety of water sports, ranging from diving to sailing. The submarine caves are ideal for the adventurous at heart, while most of the beautiful beaches offer windsurfing, paddle boats, and water-skiing. Sunbathers cool off in the turquoise color ocean while fishermen try to catch the big ones. The Vernicos yacht group, with its 400 vessels, provides skipper as well as crewed charters to the surrounding islands of Mykonos, Naxos, Paros and many smaller islands.
milos island tourism - restaurants
The island offers several taverns, street cafés and restaurants to cater for lovers, families and the adventurous backpackers. Adamas offers the best nightlife with its many snack bars and larger taverns. Beautiful views, traditional music and surrounding water characterize the restaurants.
milos island tourism - accommodation
Accommodation is provided in old windmills, houses, motels, camping grounds and hotels. Some of the camping sites are: Achivadolimni bungalows and camping grounds, and Galini Bungalows. There are numerous hotels to select from. Many of the hotels provide apartments as well studios and some cater for pensioners. Accommodation is offered in the villages of Plaka, Plakes, Adamas, Tripita, Zefiria, Appolonia and Trivassalos.
milos island tourism - sightseeing
Tourists can visit numerous inactive volcanoes, the cave of Sykia, the Vani promontory and the various old mines, the Catacombs, and the nearby Roman theatre, the Archeological museum, historical temples, and the Folk museum. Apart from this there are amazing beaches and bays to visit including Agia Kyriaki, Voudia, Bay of Gerontas, Cape Spathi, Firplaka, Voudia, and Tsigrado. Several tours operate daily from the main towns such as Adamas if for those who prefer a more structured plan.
milos island tourism - transport
Milos island in Greece has a well-developed road network. The main roads are asphalted and minor routes consist of well kept dirt roads. A bus network connects all the villages, making it possible to visit even the remotest parts of the island. Triovassalos and Adamas have taxis while car rental offices are can be found at any of the villages. Visitors can make use of little boats for trips to nearby Kimolos and some smaller islands.
milos island tourism - travel
The airport is situated next to Zefiria, in the southwestern part of Milos island in Greece and offers daily flights to Athens. The island is connected to international flights through the Athens airport in Greece. There are ferry trips during the summer months between Piraeus and Milos island in Greece. These trips take about five hours.
milos island tourism - additional information for tourists
- The electric voltage is 220 or 240 Volt
- The currency is Euro
- Best time to visit is in September or over Easter
- Climate is Mediterranean, with mild rainfall during the winter months
- Visa and passport requirements fluctuate according to the country of origin
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