Milos is a volcanic Greek island in the Aegean Sea north of the Cretan Sea. It is said that its name derives from the word “Milos” which evolved into Milos and means “sheep”. It has been inhabited since the prehistoric times and has given significant mineral wealth: Oxydano in the prehistoric times, casolino and posterior in the historical times and up to date bentonite and perlite.
The capital of the island is Plaka. There are many beaches and attractions that make Milos a tourist pole. The well-known statue of Milos, which is in Paris at the Louvre Museum, was found in Milos in 1820, while only a copy is at the Milos archaeological museum in Plaka. The catacombs are dug into volcanic terrain and are one of the sights of the island.
It is the great community cemetery of the early Christian years in Milos. They were crafted at the end of the 2nd century AD. and it seems that burials continued until the end of the 5th century AD. The catacombs in their present form are a complex of three large underground galleries.
Milos, thanks to its volcanic activity, has many hot springs known from antiquity for their healing properties. Milos is an active volcanic island and its speciality makes it unique to the landscapes with the different species of rocks that are the subject of study by scientists from all over the world.
Access to Milos is possible by airplane or by ferryboat. The island offers the possibility of excursions by car or by boat. In Adamas in an area of 10 acres is the Conference Center – George Iliopoulos. The inhabitants of Milos, keeping their customs and traditions, organize festivals and events where visitors are given the opportunity to taste traditional foods and local wine, accompanied by the sounds of islandic music to dance and have fun.