Milos has preserved its traditional architectural look, affected by the long history and the geography of the island. Most houses are whitewashed and made of stone. Plaka is the capital village of Milos, Adamas is the port and Pollonia is a picturesque tourist village.
Many hotels and accommodation are located around these villages.
After you have seen the best Milos villages, you can also find information about the best beaches in Milos.
Guide to 13 villages
Discover our guide to 13 Milos villages. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Milos. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.
Description: Klima is among the most picturesque and traditional villages on Milos. It is actually a fishing village with colourful houses right on the beach.
Description: Plaka is the capital of the island. Located on a hill above the port, Plaka offers magnificent view to the sea. This is a fine sample of Cycladic architecture.
Description: Pollonia is a charming fishing village that gradually develops as a popular tourist resort on Milos. Its small port connects Milos to Kimolos.
Description: Adamas is the main port of Milos. It is a lively place with lots of taverns and nightlife.
Description: Kastro is actually the old quarter of Plaka. It is located on top of a hill above Plaka, the capital of Milos.
Description: Fourkovouni is a lovely fishing village in close distance to Plaka. It distinguishes for its traditional architecture and the lovely port.
Description: Emporios is a small seaside village with few tourist facilities. A track road from Emporios leads to beautiful and remote beaches.
Description: Mandrakia is a picturesque fishing village in close distance to Plaka. Small boats moor in the port and the beach has crystal water.
Description: Tripiti is located on a hill close to Plaka. It offers nice sea views and the best sunset on the island.
Description: Plakes is a small village that is gradually blending with the capital of the island, Plaka.
Description: This is a small village in close distance to Plaka. It has white houses and it is surrounded by green nature.
Description: Zefyria was the capital of the island till the 18th century, when the inhabitants gradually moved to Plaka.
Description: Areti is a small fishing village with few houses built around a small port.