The town is also the jumping-off point for Kimolos; note that it’s sometimes mapped as Apollonia.
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ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: PoliegosThe majestic island of Poliegos is a unique experience!Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Kleftiko BeachThe amazing old pirate bay is here for you!Duration: 2 hours
You will depart from the picturesque fishermen village of Pollonia to embark on an impressive excursion full of images and unique landscapes and you will explore some of the most beautiful landscapes of the Mediterranean Sea. Your first stop will be in the biggest uninhabited island of the Mediterranean, Polyegos, with its characteristic geomorphology, its stalagmite-like rocks and its beaches with azure, deep blue, turquoise and green and blue waters that will excite you. You will swim in the famous beach of Polyegos “The Blue Waters-the Myrsini Bay”, an international destination for yachts and sailing boats.Next stop: the magical landscape of The Sulphur Mines, old sulphur extraction mines that wait for you to explore them. This location is ideal for photo safari and swimming.We will continue sailing along the east and south side of Milos and stop for swimming in the beach of Fyrligos, with its colourful rocks, or in the beach of Gerakas, the beach with the impressive sand slides and blue waters.Next stop: the amazing site of Kleftiko, the famous pirate haven with its countless caves and imposing white rocks. Here we will go on sea explorations, snorkeling safari tour (using equipment that we provide) and we will swim along with you, so as to show you the mesmerizing underwater environment of Kleftiko, with all its secret passageways. During our explorations we bring along an underwater camera to caption these memorable moments. There will be more exploring in all of the caves is Kleftiko, with the tender boat that we use for photoshooting and videotaping.When we return, a rich meal that has just been prepared in the boat’s kitchen awaits you. We will enjoy our meal along with the view of the beautiful Kleftiko and we will relax.Our day will come to an end enjoying the unique sunset on board with its special colour hues, in the horizon ahead of us and possibly with another chance for swimming into one of Milos's magical beaches , towards Pollonia.
ROUTE 2 (AROUND MILOS & POLIEGOS) (Pollonia- Adamas)Embarkation 10:30 a.m from Pollonia.Open the sails for the majestic small island of Poliegos, heaven on earth an endless swimming pool! There you will enjoy the sea and the sun! We open the sails and we are sailing at the east side of the island, we passed by the sulphur mines, after we are heading to the colourful beach of Firligos, there we do another stop for swimming in the amazing transparent waters!Now, we continue at the south part of the island, we see Paliochori beach and Agia Kyriaki beach. The next stop for swimming is the amazing inaccessible beach of Gerakas which also called “Ammotsoulithres”!Our last stop is the famous old pirate bay Kleftiko, we go straight ahead for swimming and exploring the numerous sea caves! Finally, we depart for a tour in order to the stunning beaches at the west coast of the island (Sykia, Agios Ioannis, Triades, Agathia).Our disembarkation is at Adamas port.During the cruise we offer you snacks, soft drinks and alcohol drinks(wine&beer), lunch(fish or seafood) and also fruits or ice-cream.The program is subject to amendment depending on weather conditions and at the discretion of the captain.
The tour explores the most intriguing characteristic of Milos, its volcanic nature, based on the Miloterranean Geo Walks, an extensive geological path network of the Milos Mining Museum that reveals the terrain of Milos and the geological history behind it in 6 routes, this tour includes parts of Route No 3 (Sulphur Mines), Route No 2 (Volcano) and No 4 (Aggeria).Starting from Pollonia or Adamas in the morning, you will head for your first stop, the Milos Mining Museum and its Obsidian collection. Our experienced escort will give you a short guided tour of the museum, through exhibits and photographs that showcase the impressive geological particularity of Milos and narrate in their own way the mining history of the island; the Milos obsidian collection is an absolute must-see.After the short summary of the geological and mining history that you will have at the Museum, your next stop are the Salt fields. We will go through the history of the Salt fields and learn about the port of Kanava and its importance from the Middle Ages, leading up to the early 20th century.After the Salt fields, the tour takes you further south, to the Crater of Fyriplaka, with the century-old cedar trees. We will pass through the steep entrance of the crater and continue down a slippery road that leads to a clearing right in the center of the crater, where the old cedar trees abide. In the same region, we will admire the fumaroles and visit the observation standpoint of Ag. Kyriaki beach with our stop to Kalamos (volcano ending).One of the most famous and secluded areas of Milos are the Sulphur Mines, the phantom city of Milos, which is our next stop.The actual mines were open and the miners had created an entire, almost completely independent community, until the 1950s, when the site was abandoned almost overnight and the operation of the mines ceased abruptly. We will wander the imposing site, with the gaping entrance to the mines and the abandoned houses and ruins of the the miners’ community; this is a unique stop as the site is not easily accessible with a regular vehicle.Heading north, the tour will next take you to the largest active open cast bentonite mine in Europe, the Aggeria Mine and the Modern Mineral processing factory. The tour will end back to Pollonia or Adamas, having taken you through every stage of the geological history of this unique volcanic island, from the obsidian commerce, thousands of years ago, to our modern mining units. Note: The itinerary can change at the discretion of the guide to ensure the best possible experience of the visitors. During the tour, you will be given maps, wet wipes, a 0.5lt bottle of water and a midday snack. The tour does not include the admission fee for the Mining Museum.