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Milos Island: Archaeology & Culture Tour

1. Milos Island: Archaeology & Culture Tour

Meet first outside the Ancient Theater of Milos. Begin your exploration of Milos Island by visiting Papafragas, a cluster of deep-sea inlets and sea caves. Discover the ancient settlement of Phylakopi at the base of a ravine that was shaped by volcanic activity. Learn more about this site which played a crucial part in the pre-history of the Cyclades and remained an active settlement until 1000 BC. Continue with a short drive to Sarakiniko, an inlet of pure white rock formations sculpted by volcanic eruptions. Take a walk down the inlet so you can experience this one-of-a-kind beach and take some fantastic photos. Travel along the northern coast towards picturesque Plaka and its cobbled streets and alleys. Explore a classic Cycladic “Chora” with white stone houses and bougainvillea. Walk through the village to admire its traditional architecture and its stunning view of the sea from the veranda of Panagia Korfiatissa, a beautiful 19th-century church. Taste some homemade sweets at the village’s famous local pastry shop, at your own expense. Stop on the outskirts of Trypiti and stroll towards the recently restored marble Roman Amphitheater. Admire the views of this site from above and see seven entire seat rows with a lovely view of the bay.

Milos: Guided Electric Bike Tour to Plaka & Pollonia Beach

2. Milos: Guided Electric Bike Tour to Plaka & Pollonia Beach

Once prepared and a test ride is done an easy uphill towards Plaka, the capital of Milos, with its picturesque streets and amazing views. After a short stay a pass from Tripiti to visit the Catacombs and the ancient theater. A piece of culture and history that is very much worth a visit. After this it is time to see some beaches, Sarakiniki, Agios Konstantinos to name a view, until Pollonia where there will be an oportunity to eat or swim or both, before heading back.

Mykonos Shore Excursion: City & Island Tour

3. Mykonos Shore Excursion: City & Island Tour

The City and Island tour of about 4 hours in length has  the  following program :   You will be picked up in front of the cruise ship at the agreed time. If the ship docks at the new port of Tourlos meeting at the gate of the cruise terminal, if it tenders at the old port,  meeting will be at the pier 50 minutes after the disembarkation point). You will start the tour with a 1-hour  city walk where you will visit the highlights of Mykonos town like the Paraportiani church, the little Venice area, the windmills area, the Matogianni shopping area and during the morning tours the local vegetable and fish market. The bus tour starts with the visit of the beach of Saint Stefanos and then you will  stop at the Panorama point above Mykonos town with a stunning view and photo spot. Furthermore you will  drive to the famous beaches of Agios Giannis ( from where you will  have a nice view to the sacred island of Delos ), Plati Yalos, Kalafatis and you will  visit the traditional village in the centre of the island: Ano Mera with its famous 400 years old monastery and beautiful village square. You will return to your ship after a great tour full of great impressions and information of the beautiful island of Mykonos.

Adamas: Milos Highlights Tour on an Electric Bike

4. Adamas: Milos Highlights Tour on an Electric Bike

Explore the island of Milos on electric bikes. Start your tour in Adamas and head out to discover the catacombs of Milos. Enjoy a guided tour of the catacombs before spending some time in Plaka village. Discover Sarakiniko Beach, a must-see on the island, with its unique volcanic rock formations and nice spots to dive. Enjoy a swim and time at the beach for about 30 minutes. Make your way to Papafragas Beach for stories about pirates and time at this small beach with sea caves. Enjoy a stop at Alogomandra Beach for a refreshing swim before making your way to Pollonia village, the last stop of the tour. Explore this charming village, its restaurants, and Pelekouda Beach for a last swim before returning to Adamas.

Milos: Full-day Catamaran Cruise with Greek Meal and Drinks

5. Milos: Full-day Catamaran Cruise with Greek Meal and Drinks

Explore the coastline of Milos on a catamaran tour. Swim, snorkel, and explore pirate caves in Kleftiko bay. Keep your energy up with breakfast and a delicious Greek lunch. Enjoy beverages like beer, wine, and soft drinks. Meet at the port of Adamas in the morning and board the comfortable catamaran. Start your day with a traditional breakfast. Soak up some sun on the way to see some iconic island architecture in the form of Sirmata houses that are carved into volcanic tuff rock.  Sail past the rocky Arkoudes islets and see if you can make out the bear-shape of these rocks. Make your way to see the impressive volcanic rock formations around the crystal-clear waters of Kalogries beach. Continue to the famed Kleftiko cove, where old pirates used to hide. The name in English means Bandits’ Lair. Go inside the caves on a small dingy boat and uncover the pirate history of this area. Swim and snorkel through schools of silver fish with high-quality gear. Visit Agathia beach to swim in the turquoise-colored shallow water. Sail to Demetrius beach and take in views of the village Plaka. Enjoy home-made Greek food with salad, vegetarian options, and seasonal fruit. Unwind on deck as you return to your meeting point at the end of your tour.

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What people are saying about Plaka, Milos, Greece

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 16 reviews

Ask for the guide, Gladwin Kiritsi! Originally from Belfast, Gladwin has lived on Milos for many years with her Greek husband. She has vast knowledge of the island and comes with a wonderful perspective. She generously let me shape the tour to align with my interests. A very enjoyable afternoon and highly recommended!

Very good tour. The Marino's guide had a very good vibe, disposition, explanations and knowledge. He was on time to pick me up at the hotel and back. He led me to each of the must see places. Totally recommended!!

A very nice travel guide, great car It was a successful day all round with lots of great information. Lovely again

We had a wonderful and very informative day, and would highly recommend the tour!

Nice guide- perfect day to start the stay on Milos