THERMAL SPRING IN MILOS 14 DAYS
Arrival to Athens international airport and then fly to the island of Milos. Transfer to your hotel. You will be free this afternoon to explore the island.
After breakfast and the thermal spring treatment, drive to the village of Trypiti to visit the Old Christian Catacombs and the Ancient Roman Theater. The Catacombs are consisted by three underground interconnected hallways which were built around the 1st century and were used as Christian cemeteries. Also, a visit at the nearby Plaka village will offer you an overview of the modern Cycladic architecture due to its narrow streets and its Venetian Castle, part of the island’s fortification.
This morning, after your thermal spa treatment, you will visit the ancient city Fylakopi, a town that hosts important statues and artifacts from the Mycenaean and the Minoan times, along with the famous sculpture of “Milos Aphrodite” which is placed now at the Louvre Museum. Then you will visit the Sea caves of Papafragkas beach, swim in the crystal clear waters of the caves and enjoy the magical natural scenery. Transfer back to your hotel.
Today you have the chance to visit a different thermal spring, depending on your needs, where you will enjoy a rejuvenated experience, in accordance with your taste. After your treatment, you may have a fresh sea food lunch at one of the best seaside restaurants. Head back to the hotel to enjoy your afternoon.
After breakfast and your therapeutic bath, you will be transferred to the Archaeological museum of Milos, to admire all the statues and inscriptions of the prehistoric period that had been found in this island. The historical part of the place is unique and offers an overview of the life back in those days. The afternoon is free for relaxation and leisure.
Depending on your therapeutic schedule, you will experience different natural thermal springs to do your healing session. Then you will proceed to the famous beach of Paliochori for a unique watersports experience, swimming and sunbathing. Whether you choose to tube sail, jet ski or just relax on your sunbed, Paliochori beach is a must see beach to take a small taste of the Greek summer. In the afternoon you head back to hotel.
After the thermal bath, you will have a unique day boat trip to the amazing island of Kimolos, a nearby island. You will spend the day there walking through the picturesque narrow streets, exploring the amazing town and experience and taste some local food. You have the option to visit sites of importance, such us the Medieval Castle in Chorio, the Archaeological and the Folklore Museums. During your sailing back and depending on the season, you will probably see the Mediterranean (monachus – monachus) sea calves.
This morning, by the end of your thermal bath session, you will see the Naval museum of Milos, where you have the chance to see old maps made by hand, the wooden boat “Peace”, maritime exhibits that date back to prehistoric times, like obsidian tools and navigation tools. Lunch can take place at a fish traditional tavern with fresh fish from Milos sea. Free afternoon at your hotel at leisure.
Today after your breakfast and thermal bath, you will make a visit to the Ecclesiastical Museum which is hosted in the oldest church in Milos, the Holy Trinity church that was built during the Venetian years. It is consisted of three aisles on which the dome rises vertically in the same shape as the church. Among the exhibits you will find silver chalices, gold specials, jewelry and wood carved objects. You will also admire the 14th century Christian Icons designed by famous painters. The unique architecture of the church that hosts all this artistic and cultural treasure makes the type of the church extremely rare. Head back to your hotel for overnight.
After breakfast and healing bath, you will take the boat to the best beaches of Milos, accessible only by boat, Gerontas and Kleftiko where you have the chance to sunbathe on its white sand, surrounded by the massive white rocks, swim inside the sea caves and admire the dazzling scenery. Kleftiko was used as the basis for many pirates and is called nowadays the Meteora of the sea, relating the place with the hanging monasteries of Kalabaka in central Greece. Here you will have plenty of time to swim inside the turquoise crystal clear water, explore the sea caves and experience the ultimate magical swim inside the unique shaped white rocks.
After your healing bath, you will be transferred to Sarakiniko beach, one of the most famous beaches of Milos and Greece. Here you have the chance to swim, sunbath and admire the famous shipwreck which is close by. A picnic basket, with local food and wine, will be ready for you so to have your lunch at the beach. Head back to the hotel for leisure time and relaxation.
Today, by the end of your thermal bath, you will take a historical taste of the island. A visit at the Ancient Theater of Milos of the 4th century will make you admire those ruins and the amazing sea view will take your breath. The Theatre was built in the Hellenistic era, reconstructed in the Roman era and was excavated in 1817. It has a capacity of 700 spectators. After your tour, transfer back to your hotel for overnight.
After breakfast and hot spring bath, you will explore the Mining Museum where you will admire the geological wealth of the island, through unique objects, samples of minerals, rocks and epithermal gold. Then you will go to two fishing villages, where you will admire the colorful two store houses built in the 19th century. The bottom floor of each house was used to store the boat and the second floor was a living place for the fisherman and his family. Transfer back to your hotel for overnight.
A transfer to the airport for your departure flight through Athens will take place this day, with your body and soul rejuvenated and full of bright memories of your healing trip to Milos Greece!