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the island of Milos

Milos the island of the Venus de Milo loved by the pirates and praised by the poets

Milos is the fifth largest island in the Cyclades with an area of 151sq. km, positioned on the SW of the county. It is one of the lowest islands in the Cyclades.

Among the most famous sights of Milos are THE ART OF AFRODITIS, KATKOMBES, the Ancient Theater, the Archaeological, the Folkloric and the Mining Museum, which are open to the public and worth visiting.

Its highest point is Prophet Elias with at 751m after which follows Hondro Vouno. Milos island’s particular characteristic is its natural harbour known as one of the largest and safest in the Mediterranean.

Milos is special because of its volcanic earth and for its mineral rich subsoil. Its geological composition is primarily volcanic. The volcanoes were active during the last 3,000,000 years and are now dormant. As a result of past volcanic action, Milos is characterised by numerous geological forms and golden-white beaches which captivateall visitors.


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