What to do in Milos, Greece? Milos is a beautiful island. Even if it is not as famous as other Cycladic islands like Santorini and Mykonos, there are plenty of great things to do in Milos: from casual strolls in the picturesque villages and unwindings on its glimmering beaches to interesting archaeological site, local taverns and bars that keep all visitors sated and pleased.
Without further due, let’s dive into the amazing, lively summertime on Milos!
We are thrilled to guide you through the possibilities you can pick from while visiting Milos and to help you organize your to-do list in order to enjoy the island at its fullest.
Klima is among the most picturesque fishing villages of Milos. The village is characterized by the “syrmata”, the fishermen's houses that are carved into the rocks and have bright coloured wooden doors.
Tsigrado is a tiny sandy beach and one of the most exotics on the island of Milos. The access is difficult and visitors have to pass through a rocky passage and climb down a ladder in order to reach it. The surroundings are impressive.
Discover our selection with the best hotels & accommodation in Milos as well as information about the best locations to choose your stay, in the picturesque villages or near some of the most amazing beaches.
The area of Kastro is in fact the highest point of Plaka village. The spot is characterized by the beautiful church of Prophet Elias and offers amazing views over the Aegean sea and one of the most photogenic sunsets in Greece.
Taking a tour is a must on the island. The island offers organized or private tours to the sea caves, remote beaches and fishing villages. Also, bus tours, geological tours and many sea activities are offered.
Gerakas is one of the most impressive beaches of Milos and can only be reached with a tour boat. This is a unique experience as the beach is surrounded by big rocky and sandy cliffs of incomparable beauty.
Astakas is one of the restaurants of Milos with the most amazing settings, on the beachfront of the picturesque village of Klima. It offers fresh fish and seafood, a romantic atmosphere and views of the breathtaking sunset.
The catacombs of Milos are one of the most important archeological findings. It consists of 3 interconnected spaces that were used to bury the dead in Ancient Greece. Later on, they were used as hidden Christian churches.
Utopia cafe is a beautiful place to have a good coffee while enjoying the amazing views of the Aegean sea. It offers a comfortable terrace and is located in the village of Plaka. You can also enjoy evening cocktails.
Located in Adamas, Akri is considered among the best places to enjoy a good cocktail with a view. The place is located above the port, at an elevated position and has several verandas for you to relax with a good drink.
Kimolos is a beautiful and unspoiled Cycladic island located just next to Milos. It offers some amazing white sand beaches, crystal clear waters and picturesque villages. There are hotels and restaurants.
You can’t enjoy the Greek summer at its fullest without attending a traditional festival. The most important takes place on August 15th at Zefuria and includes traditional dances, music, local wine and delicacies.
Don’t miss a tour with a sea kayak! It offers you the possibility to experience and discover Milos in a unique way: caves, sea tunnels, hidden beaches and more.. The tours are organized by highly recommended professionals.
After the beach and before dinner, do not miss to visit the little shops of Milos. There are several little shops in every village offering local products, clothes, jewelry, artifacts, local creations, souvenirs and more.