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Things to do in Milos Greece
Written by Preetha Manivelan on July 16, 2020 Share on

10 Top Things To Do In Milos On Your Greece Vacation in 2021

Greece is a magical land. With beautiful landscapes near the ocean, rich architectural buildings, delicious cuisines and shopping places offering things at affordable rates, Greece makes itself as one of the top countries to visit in Europe and a worth-visiting country in the entire world. From the archaeological sites in Athens to the cave dwellings in Santorini to the exciting nightlife in Mykonos to the colourful rock formations in Milos, the country has it all to make it super awesome for you to have a great trip. Among all the beautiful islands that Greece has, Milos is one of the must-visit places. Here is more about the top 10 things to do in Milos.

 

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Milos in Greece

Milos, popularly called as the ‘Island of colours’, is a beautiful piece of paradise in Greece. With white sand on the beaches, the sapphire blue waters and some beautifully coloured buildings, you can never resist clicking a few awesome pictures to freeze the beautiful moments in Milos. Apart from these, this island is where the very famous ‘Venus de Milo’ was discovered in the 2nd century and now a copy of this is on show at the Archaeological Museum in Louvre.

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Milos in Greece
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10 Top Things to Do in Milos Greece

While planning your trip to Milos in Greece, make sure you try all the fun things that you can do there. Curious to know what those are? Then keep reading to know about the top 10 things to do in Milos that could literally make your trip super exciting:

  1. Catacombs of Milos
  2. Plaka Castle
  3. Kleftiko Beach
  4. Milos Mining Museum
  5. Firiplaka Beach
  6. Sarakiniko Beach
  7. Paliochori Beach
  8. Milos Archaeological Museum
  9. Ancient Theatre of Milos
  10. Paliorema

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1. Catacombs of Milos

Visiting Catacombs of Milos is one of the most interesting and top things to do in Milos. It is a Christian burial site from the 1st century which was then rediscovered in the 18th century. You can visit only two sections here which would be enough to give you an insight into the burial history of about 2000 Christians.

Catacombs of Milos
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2. Plaka Castle

How about visiting the Venetian Castle in the village of Plaka? Take the narrow stairway over there which would take you to the second-highest peak in the island of Milos. When I say ‘the second-highest’, you might have already started to imagine how beautiful the views are going to be, right? Though it has got a few damages due to the pirates’ attack in the past, it still retains the beauty it once had and hence is one of the best things to do in Milos. Make sure you visit this white beauty to witness one of the magical sunsets.

Plaka Castle
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3. Kleftiko Beach

Wonder why visiting Kleftiko Beach is one of the top things to do in Milos? Because it is one of the most picturesque natural wonders in entire Greece. It is such a secluded beach and located away from the hustle and bustle of the city that you could reach this beach only via waterways. Imagine you travelling in the water with rock as the ceiling? Woah! You would surely be capturing a video as the boat sails.

Kleftiko Beach
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4. Milos Mining Museum

Visiting museums is the best way to learn history. Isn’t it? The Mining Museum is one place in Milos which talks more about the heritage of the island. In the ancient days, it is said that Milos had more Sulphur than anywhere else. Because of which, the museum holds precious information about mineral history. Reason enough to make it one of the best things to do in Milos.

Milos Mining Museum
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5. Firiplaka Beach

Like all other beaches, Firiplaka Beach is one of a kind and visiting this beach is one of the top things to do in Milos. What can you do there? You can enjoy swimming and sunbathing, chill at the beach bars located over there or just sit and admire the way it looks – The choice is yours. Also, note that it is such a safe place that even your kids can indulge in water activities.

Firiplaka Beach
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6. Sarakiniko Beach

You can’t talk about the top things to do in Milos without mentioning Sarakiniko Beach. What’s so special? With the bone-white rocks to sapphire blue waters, you will be automatically tempted to dive into them and swim a little although you are not that into swimming. You will not be able to spot any vegetation around the beach and to the maximum extent that your eyes can witness, you will see only waters.

Sarakiniko Beach
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7. Paliochori Beach

Once you sunbathe in Paliochori Beach, you will realize how sunbathing is meant to be enjoyed. Dipping your toes in the transparent water and clicking a picture of it as no will ever believe that you were able to see your toes just the way it is, even under the water. That’s how transparent the waters in Paliochori Beach are. Amazing isn’t it? Hence this definitely must be on your list of top things to do in Milos.

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Paliochori Beach
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8. Milos Archaeological Museum

Milos Archaeological Museum is a place of rich historical importance. It has a unique collection of artefacts and exhibits even from the 3rd century. If you are visiting Milos and a lover of history, then Milos Archaeological Museum should be one on your list of things to do in Milos.

9. Ancient Theatre of Milos

It is located only 200 metres away from Catacombs of Milos and it’s an attractive place just because of its location. Ancient Theatre of Milos can hold up to 700 spectators now which used to be 7000 earlier. Though the numbers might have gone down, its beauty didn’t and hence it is definitely one of the best things to do in Milos.

Ancient Theatre of Milos
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10. Paliorema

Paliorema is not just a beach where you can enjoy sunbathing and swimming. It had a huge Sulphur mine within the beach where most of the people in Milos worked. Though it is not working now, it is still considered as a live museum. To reach here, you must take either roadway from Zefyria or waterways from anywhere else. The way to reach Paliorema might not be easy but once you get there, you will realize it is one of the best things to do in Milos and it’s all worth it.

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Doesn’t it sound amazing? Right from the stunning beaches to the historical monuments, everything seems well worthy of a visit. If just reading about these can make you feel this amazing, then imagine how amazing it will be if you visit it for real? Think about it. It is still not too late if you haven’t explored this beautiful island and this list of top things to do in Milos yet. It’s now time for a trip. To plan yours, head to Pickyourtrail and check out some amazing Greece packages or Greece honeymoon packages.

Happy exploring!

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