Kimolos' best beach, Prassa is a magnificent sweep of white sand, lapped at by teal waters. The road east of Hora is unpaved in parts but passable on scooter.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Cyclades attractions

2. Church of the Nativity

2.66 MILES

Dating from 1592, this whitewashed church within the kastro (castle) ruins is the island's oldest. It's typically locked.

3. Phylakopi

7.17 MILES

This ancient Minoan town in the island’s northeast (on the main road en route to Pollonia but poorly signed) was one of the earliest settlements in the…

4. Sarakiniko

9.68 MILES

Sarakiniko's meringue-like rock formations and caves attract scores of budding photographers, even in winter. The sandy beach is tiny but there's a deep…

5. Mandrakia

9.88 MILES

Village cats form the welcoming committee at this tiny fishing harbour, with brightly coloured boat sheds, cute wee cottages and a sweet little…

6. Firopotamos

10.62 MILES

The road is sealed all the way to Firopotamos, a picturesque little cove embraced by craggy limestone cliffs and lined with syrmata (boat-house dwellings)…

7. Milos Mining Museum

10.62 MILES

This mildly interesting museum details Milos’ mining history, starting with the quarrying of obsidian on the island in 7000 BC. It’s located on the…

8. Thermal Spring of Alykes

10.9 MILES

Hot water bubbles up through the sand of a beach, 3km southeast around the bay from central Adamas, heating the water close to shore. Sadly, it's…