Top things to do

Top Choice Cycladic in Adamas

O! Hamos

In this rustic taverna across the road from the beach, sit in the garden and choose from an array of traditional recipes, such as goat baked in parchment. The best picks are cheeses and grilled meats, served with wa…
Top Choice Seafood in Pollonia

Armenaki

Armenaki is revered for its fishy business – this place is all about seafood (in fact, there’s little else on the menu). Seafood in all its guises is cooked to perfection, and service is first-rate (including the fi…
Top Choice Architecture in Milos

Klima Rock Dwellings

Tiny, photogenic Klima clings to the beachfront cliff face below Trypiti. It’s the best example of Milos’ syrmata (traditional fishermen’s encampments), where the downstairs, with brightly painted doors, are used fo…
Top Choice Monument in Plaka & Trypiti

Catacombs

Greece’s only Christian catacombs, signposted from Plaka, date from the 1st century and were the burial site for early believers. Around 5000 people are buried here; a guide takes you on a 15-minute tour of the eeri…
Top Choice Cycladic in Plaka & Trypiti

Archondoula

The whole cheerful family is involved at this top-notch taverna in a picturesque laneway setting. Classic Greek dishes have an assured touch and range from grilled vegetables with manouri (soft cheese) to grilled sw…
Cycladic in Plaka & Trypiti

Barrielo

Every evening, diners are lured to the little square below Trypiti's church by the wafting smells of sizzling meat on the grill. It's all organic and raised on the owner's farm; choose from sausage, beef with figs o…
Museum in Adamas

Milos Mining Museum

This excellent small museum details Milos’ mining history. It’s about 600m east of the ferry quay.Ask here about the Miloterranean Geo Experience (www.miloterranean.gr) project, a series of maps that outline great h…
Museum in Plaka & Trypiti

Archaeology Museum

This handsome neoclassical building contains some riveting exhibits, including a plaster cast of the Venus de Milo – the original was likely carved from Parian marble around 100 BC, was found on Milos by a local far…
Steak in Pollonia

Jordan's Meat...ing Steak House

Just imagine: you spent the day at the beach. You come here, suntanned, happy, salty, ravenous. Then comes the moment of ecstasy: a giant slab of perfectly grilled T-bone or rib-eye or tenderloin placed in front of …
Bar in Adamas

Akri

Opposite Villa Helios, Akri is in a beautiful location with a fine terrace overlooking the port. Music favours ethnic, funk and easy listening. It's also open for breakfast. Upstairs is an elegant gallery selling su…