Milos belongs to the island group of the most touristy Cycladic islands in Greece such as Santorini or Mykonos and the island of Kimolos. You can reach Milos island from Athens if you take a ferry from Piraeus port and you should expect a 3-5 hour trip depending on the company that you will choose.
Once you are in Milos do not miss the chance to discover Pollonia the seaside picturesque fishing village on the island of Milos in the aegean sea. Pollonia Milos is located near the archaeological site of Phylakopi on the northeastern part of the island and is one of the most beautiful villages in Milos. The small village is located on the most beautiful part of Milos and has amazing seafront tavern, hotels and restaurants right next to the main beach for those who want to enjoy seafood meze with a view to the fishing boats. Renowned for its laid back vibe mouthwatering seafood eateries and lively nightlife scene Pollonia Milos attracts both locals and tourists alike. Whether you seek relaxation, by the beach or wish to explore the islands wonders Pollonia offers an array of options to cater to everyones preferences.
Pollonia is a charming fishing village that definitely worth a visiting once you are on the island and is also an amazing option to choose as your base for your vacation in Milos to explore the island. The seaside village at the northeast tip of Milos island has a lot of things to do and see around. Some of the best choices that you have are:
Do not miss the chance to check photos and map of pollonia before visiting in order to have a better understanding of how the area looks like and also it will help you organize your trip better.
The beach of Pollonia Milos is friendly for families with children as it is a sandy beach. It is located next to the harbour of the village in cyclades and has a lot of trees for natural shade. There are a lot of options with local tavernas and coffee shops and right next to the beach someone can find a kids playground and a basketball court. In addition on the other side of Pollonia village someone can find the Kalogeros beach that is a rocky beach and it would not be recommended for families as it is not organized.
Once you are on the island you can check the boat tours, most of them starting from the main port of the island in adamas and offer trips to the most amazing beaches of the island such as the kleftiko with the rock formations, the fyriplaka beach and Gerakas beach next to the local volcano. There are a lot of options that offer a trips around the island either for half-day or a full-day and there are options for a private boat tour with a speed boat that offer customised routes according to your interest. Sometimes, depending on the weather you can arrange to visit the nearby islands as well.
Once you decide to visit Milos It is highly recommended staying in Pollonia Milos as it is one of the most beautiful villages on the Greek island and you can keep it as your base in order to explore all the island. It is well connected with the bus routes , has a lot of rental vehicle companies for those of you who prefer autonomy and has also a lot of things to do and see around.
When it comes to accommodation options in Pollonia someone can find everything, from apartments with the traditional Greek style, hotel boutique suite rooms or spacious villas with amazing view of the aegean sea. Some of them are located right in the waterfront and some others away from the beach but offer amazing views. A lot of the apartments and hotels in Pollonia have the traditional cycladic style, they are whitewashed and have blue windows that is very characterised on these islands.
The capital of Milos is Plaka village, which offers a variety of activities for visitors to enjoy. One must-see attraction is the Panagia Thalassitra church, known for its stunning architecture and captivating frescoes. Another religious site not to be missed is the Panagia Korfiatissa church, which offers views of the island and the Aegean Sea. For a cultural experience, a visit to the ancient city of Klima is highly recommended, with its boat garages and charming waterfront. If you explore the Klima fishing village, you can expect to see the ancient theatre, early Christian catacombs, and the spot where the statue of Aphrodite of Milos was discovered.
In Adamas village there are activities available to keep you entertained. Begin your adventure by taking a walk alongside the waterfront and discovering the delightful array of shops and restaurants. For those seeking a touch of history a visit, to the Milos Mining Museum will provide insight into the islands mining heritage. If you’re feeling more adventurous consider renting a kayak or embarking on a sailing excursion to uncover the coves and breathtaking coastline. Naturally don’t forget to carve out some time for relaxation as you bask in the beauty of Milos exquisite beaches.
A very nice option while being on the island is to take a boat tour around the island. There are a lot of different companies that offer different trips around the coastline of the island and stop at the amazing beaches. Some of them offer full day trips, some others half day and some others private trips. In general you will find the option that suits better your schedule. In order to take a right decision on which company to choose see reviews and photos from the online sources. All of them till today start from Adamantas, located in the center of the island. You can walk along the port and find all the available options.
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