Milos (Melos) is a volcanic Greek island situated in the Aegean Sea, north of the Sea of Crete. Milos Island is the southwesternmost island in Cyclades group. It is famous for the statue of Aphrodite ("Venus de Milo", currently in the Louvre), as well as for statues of the Greek god Asclepius (in the British Museum), Poseidon and archaic Apollo in Athens. During the summer months Milos Island is a popular tourist destination. Milos Municipality also includes the uninhabited offshore islands of Akradies and Antimilos. Its combined land area is 160.147 km2 (61.833 ml2). In 2011 the population was 4,980 inhabitants.
The harbour town of Milos Island is Adamantas and from it there is an ascent to the plateau situated above the harbour, on which lie the chief town Plaka, and Kastro, on a hill above it, as well as other villages. The ancient Milos town was nearer to the harbour's entrance than Adamas, and occupied the slope between the landing-place at Klima and the village of Trypiti. Here is a Roman date theatre, some remains of town walls and buildings, one with fine mosaic excavated in 1896 by the British school at Athens.
There are around 70 beaches situated on Milos Island. Hivadolimni is the longest beach at about 1 km (0.62 miles). The North, South and bay beaches are popular tourist attractions.
Highlights: Plaka, Catacombs, Tripiti theatre, Pafragas cave
Milos Island cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Milos Island dock (anchor) at Adamas - port town on the western coast.
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Port Milos Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Milos Island, Greece. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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