Rent a car at Milos Airport
Milos Airport (MLO) has been operating since 1973 and is about 5 km from Adamas of Milos which is the port of the island. It is worth noting that since 1995 the new building of the airport has been renovated and the runway has been improved. Milos Airport also accepts charter flights from abroad during the summer months. The runway is 1030 meters long and is considered relatively small. It has a car park for 28 cars and 5 tourist buses. There is a canteen for travelers at the airport. You can rent a car at Milos Airport from Thessaloniki Car Rental. The car rental process is very simple. This will allow you to return to the island in a car without the hassle of commuting. You can also rent a car in Milos from Plaka.
Flights to Milos Airport
At the airport, there are mainly domestic flights operated by Olympic Air, Aegean Airlines and Sky Express. Thus there is an air connection of Milos with the airport of Athens. The flight from Athens lasts 40 minutes.
In Milos with a rental car
Milos is a volcanic island in the Aegean Sea, in the Cyclades, known for its beautiful beaches, as well as for the “Aphrodite of Milos”. This is the statue that is now in the Louvre Museum and was discovered on the island in 1820. However, you can see an exact copy of the statue in the Milos Museum in Plaka. If you are a fan of museums, there is a Church, Folklore, Mining, and Naval Museum in Milos. Also in the village of Trypiti are the catacombs of Milos. In Milos, you can try local meat such as goat, while you will also find fresh fish. Taste the “plakopites”,”pitarakia” and “flaounes”. These are dough preparations with various fillings from local cheeses and vegetables.
The beautiful beaches of Milos
It is estimated that Milos has about 75 beaches along its coastline. Small or large, you will definitely find the one that suits you. Clear blue water and peculiar rocks, carved from the elements of nature. The special morphology of the island, due to its volcanic soil, has given the island unique landscapes that often seem to be lunar. In the northern part of the island, you can go to famous beaches such as Sarakiniko, Mytakas, Alogomandra, Papafragas, and Agios Konstantinos. The north side of the island usually has strong winds, however, it is worth going even for photos.
Organized sandy beaches can be found on the south side. For example, Gerontas is a special beach with dark sand and blue water. The landscape is truly enchanting. However, you will need to walk a lot. In Agia Kyriaki you will find a beautiful beach with thick sand and pebbles. There is also a beach bar with all the amenities. Other notable beaches are Paliochori, Provatas, Fyriplaka, and Tsigrado. Don’t forget to go to the hot springs of Lakko in Adamas which are in a cave.
Access to Milos airport
From Milos airport, you can use a taxi and take you to your destination on the island. There is also a bus stop outside the airport terminal with itineraries during the summer months. You get the ticket on the bus from the driver. However, a better solution is to rent a car at Milos Airport so that you can move your luggage comfortably. Milos Airport is 9 km from Plaka Milos, about 15 minutes by car. If you want to contact Thessaloniki Car Rental to book a car you can call +30 2310 460222.