One of the largest natural harbors in the Mediterranean welcomes you in Milos, an island famous since the time of the Neolithic period. The widespread use of obsidian (volcanic rock very hard, black glass form, "mineral glass") and of the mineral wealth made it an important commercial center in prehistoric times. Many tools made of obsidian found in the Peloponnese, Crete and Egypt reveal substantial trade relations.
Important and archaic period Milos prove the perfect for that time (6th and 7th centuries BC) amphorae, vases, terracotta figurines and mosaics. The Phylakopi - Cycladic Centre - developed in Minoan and Mycenaean times and is considered one of the first towns in Europe. Roman times built the "marble theater" in an area with stunning views over the ancient city of Klima.
Christianity made its appearance in Milos in the 1st century AD and to protect the faithful of the Catacombs created that functioned until the 5th century AD unique in Greece. The Catacombs important monument, as the Holy Land and Rome, secured the commission of worship, funerals and shelter were the era of persecution of Christians by the Romans.
Adamas, the first village you will meet the visitor, the port built by Cretans who arrived here from Sfakia chased by the Turks in 1824. The houses that rest around the small hill, with their courtyards and the whitewashed walls will earn you at first glance. Adamas will combine relaxation and tranquility with nightlife. Small hotels, bungalows, apartments and rooms will ensure you a pleasant stay in a welcoming and elegant environment. Restaurants, cafes, ouzo, barbecues and grills closed the circle browsing the flavors and enjoyment.
The beaches you can visit making your walk is Langada on the right as we look at the sea and the beach Papikinou the road to the airport. The port of Milos can satisfy your requirements with options "hold" cheer up until the early hours.
Capital of the island is Plaka, characterized by genuine island architecture and you simply to the blue Aegean Sea. Together with the plates, lower, keep the medieval castle of Milos anchorage pilots' pilots ships' ', famous and sought-after throughout Western Europe. She is worth someone to enjoy the sunset from the castle or the Marbles (churchyard Korfiatissa) and can stroll through the narrow streets and try the delicious flavors in taverns. Panagia Thalassitra -prostatida of naftikon- built in one of the most beautiful parts of the island, the Assumption and the Catholic Church of Our Lady of the Roses '' Rosaria '' complete your tour.
The Archaeological and Folklore museum with exhibits that reflect the entire history of the island, like the visit to the Sanctuary of Flari will travel to distant and recent history of the island. But Milos is not only the Adamas and Plaka. Getting acquainted with your Trypiti village with traditional windmills, the Catacombs, the ancient theater and the site found Venus -before getting the way for the long journey to the Louvre in Paris-the one with the quaintness and panoramic views of the Gulf of Adamas on the other will be unforgettable. The trek continues to Triovasalo and P.Triovasalo through the hospitality of the people that will make you feel ... like at home!
First medieval capital of Milos was Zefyria small hamlet today on the way to Paliohori and St. Sunday. Pollonia found in NE tip of the island, picturesque fishing village that you can enjoy the sea and the comforts that gives a well organized resort. During summer awaken from their torpor the seaside villages with their beautiful beaches coated with vibrancy and colors to welcome you. Paliohori, Saint Sunday, Provatas, Klima, the Mytakas, St. Kon / nos, Mandrakia, Fyropotamos the Platiena the Pachena the Empourio etc. They deserve your attention ...
Our Seventy beautiful beaches ... unfortunately you can not take with you only as a sweet memory ...
And if the memory wants memories, do not forget to buy souvenirs and handicrafts as well and fine products of the island such as pies, buns barley, dry cheese, xynomyzithra, touloumotyri, sweets "candy", salty paste -tomato juice- beautiful gifts accompany the memories and stories in these p 'love.
The inhabitants of Milos invite you to their festivals organized in many of them will have the chance to taste traditional food, wine and dance to local music.
These are made on the following dates:
|50 days after Easter||in Agia Triada, in Adamas|
|June 30||at St. Anargiri|
|July 6||at St. Kyriaki|
|July 16||at St. Marina, in Halaka|
|July 19||at Prophet Elias, in Halaka and Komia|
|July 21||at St. Markella, in Kipo|
|July 25||at St. Paraskevi, in Pollonia|
|July 26||at St. Panteleimona, in Plakota and Korfo|
|July 31||Progress of Timios Stavros, in Golgotha at Plakes|
|August 5||Metamorfoseos, in Parasporo|
|August 14||Koimisis of Theotokoy, at Zefyria|
|August 15||the Koimisis of Theotokoy, in St. Charalampo Adamas|
|August 17||in St. Floro, at Komia|
|August 22||in Panagia Giatrissa, at Komia|
|August 22||in Panagia, at Kipo|
|August 22||in Panagia Faneromeni, at Trypiti|
|August 26||in St. Fanoyrios, at Pollonia|
|August 28||in St. Ioannis Prodromos, at Agrilies and Provatas|
|August 29||in St. Alexandros, at Katsoyli|
|August 31||the Padokratora, in Mytaka|
|September 6||in St. Sosti, at Provata|
|September 7||Panagia Eleoysa, at Psathadika|
|September 8||in Panagia Korfiatissa, at Plaka|
|September 13||the Stavroy, at Kaneria|
|September 16||in Agia Sofia, at Chalakas|
|September 25||in St. Ioanni, in Chalakas|
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