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4 Days Pilgrimage Tour to Milos
The island with the radiant beauty of Venus
The whole island is a volcanic mountain and the bay, one of the most beautiful and safest in the Aegean. It is an ideal island for lovers of nature and deep blue sea. Obsidian, catacombs, Christian monuments, multiple tunnels, ancient monuments, street caves, gorgeous turquoise waters, lush greenery, picturesque buildings await us in MILOS, in this quaint and beautiful island in the Aegean…
- Piraeus, Milos, Plaka, Tripiti, Catacombs, Ancient TheatreDay 1
- Adamantas, Sarakiniko, Aspra Vrachia, Papafragka, PhylakopiDay 2
- Tour of the Island, Kleftiko, Sea Meteora, KimolosDay 3
- Milos, PiraeusDay 4
Piraeus – Milos – Plaka – Tripiti – Catacombs – Ancient Theatre
Gathering in the morning in the port of Piraeus, meeting with your chief and boarding the ship. Departure for Milos. Arrival at the port of Adamas. Transfer to hotel. Arrange our luggage and departure for the country, the capital or else Plaka. Built on a plateau 220 m. height above sea level it has a typical Cycladic architecture and unique views of the Aegean Sea. Dominated by the old Venetian castle where cobblestone streets leading uphill through arches. Old churches like Panagia Thalassitra, Panagia Korfiatissa, Panagia Schoiniotissa maintained at the highest points of Plaka. Visit to the Archaeological Museum which includes among other valuable findings and the exact copy of the famous statue of Aphrodite, which was found in 1820.
We will also see the Folklore-Historical Museum which houses textiles, regional costumes, collections and photographs. Also, we see that saved from the Ancient Theatre and will continue for the region Klima, home to the famous catacombs of Milos, the only paleochristian monument in Greece and together with the catacombs of Rome, one of the greatest in the world. The spectacle is impressive as the underground network of corridors was a place of worship and cemetery. On the walls and floors there are over 1000 tombs. Near the beach there are few remains of the walls of the ancient city and a nearby field is the spot where founded the famous statue of Praxiteles, Aphrodite of Milos. Back at our hotel. Dinner freely. Overnight.
Adamantas – Sarakiniko – Aspra Vrachia – Papafragka – Phylakopi
Breakfast and departure for the beautiful Sarakiniko with extraordinary geomorphological interest. Then we will see one of the largest mining mines in Greece. We will arrive at the beach of “pirate” Papafraga with caves that are original and spectacular sight. Opposite them crop up in various shapes and heights GLARONISSIA, consisting of basalt with hexagonal rods, completing the magic of the original of this seascape.
Continue to the first capital of the island, ancient Phylakopi. Considered the most important archaeological sites in the Cyclades. Here they were discovered the ruins of three consecutive cities. In the great harbor, frequented by Phoenician sailors who made export opsidiou to manufacture knife blades and arrowheads. In the second city wall painting found a flying fish, and other decorated houses. The third city represents the culmination of the Cycladic civilization of Milos. Back at our hotel. Dinner freely. Overnight.
Tour of the Island – Kleftiko – Sea Meteora – Kimolos (Optional)
Breakfast at the hotel. Free day. We can take part in a tour of the island with a local boat to enjoy including some of the magnificent beaches. In the southwest side of the island, at Chalakas, the Sea Meteora located. Massive boulders and wonderful semicircular springing from the sea water forming the lake and caves. The seafood meteors is one most wonderfull places around the world, unique in its kind. Here’s Chivadolimni, which took its name from the infinite clams found on the seabed. Stop for lunch in Kimolos. Leisure. Back in Adamas. Overnight.
Milos – Piraeus
Breakfast and free time until our transfer to the port for departure. Arrival in Piraeus. End of the tour.
- Ferry tickets Piraeus – Milos – Piraeus in economy class
- Three (3) nights at selected hotel
- Daily breakfast (3 breakfasts)
- Transfers, trips with local coach as curriculum
- Captain / Escort
- Liability insurance
- Entrances to visiting sites
- Meals, gratuities
- Anything mentioned as recommended or optional
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