ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND CULTURAL EXPERIENCE
INITIATE THE HISTORY, LOCAL CULTURE AND THE TRADITIONS OF MILOS
DURATION 10:00am-17:00pm – PRICE per person from € 100,00
WHAT΄S ΙNCLUDED: Tour by luxurious VAN and 7 seat SUV – 4X4 vehicle, pick up / drop off, guide – fuel, snack – mini bar with soft drinks and water, maps – information, child car seat.
NOT INCLUDED: Entrance to museums and archaeological sights, entrance and tasting at a winery and creamery, lunch,gratuities (optional).
Our tour starts from the ANCIENT THEATRE of Milos, located on the east side of the narrow entrance of the gulf of Milos, among the modern villages of Tripiti and Klima, looking down to the largest natural port of the Mediterranean. Later, as we pass by the area where the statue VENUS OF MILOS was discovered and now graces the museum of Louvre in Paris France, we visit the CATACOMBS of Milos, that are the second most remarkable Prechristianic monument worldwide, following those of Rome, because of which Milos was proclaimed a Holy Island in 2014 making it a World Pilgrimage Centre and enforcing the image of our country as a focus of global, spiritual radiance. Right after, we meet the traditional village of KLIMA with the colorful “SYRMATA” beside the light green of the sea. We then visit the FOLKLORE and ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM in the capital of the island Plaka, to learn about the History and the traditional life of the island, as well as a walk around the narrow streets of the village with numerous little shops, ending at MARMARA, the yard of the church of Panagia Korfiatissa, enjoying the majestic view from the most amazing spot for taking photos on the island. We continue with a short visit in MANDRAKIA, a scenic fisherman’s village with 2 little docks that host Milos typical “Syrmata”, colorful – underground buildings – spaces where fishermen kept their boats. Then on the North side of the island we meet the archaeological site of the prehistoric city of FYLAKOPI, which is the most important city of the prehistoric Aegean Sea, where there are signs of people living there from the early days of the Bronze Age (around 3.000 B.C.). A short visit at the unique production unit of LOCAL TRADITIONAL DAIRY PRODUCTS, which will amaze you letting your senses free to taste. We then relax and enjoy a traditional lunch in POLLONIA, the most well known tourist destination of the island, which attracts tourist boats and connects Milos with Kimolos. Our tour ends with an amazing visit to the Vineyard and WINERY of the island, discovering all the stages of wine production as well as the promise of the oenologist for a trip of tasting the selected wines of Milos.