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Gastronomy and tradition

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Have you not yet visited Kleftiko, the cave of Sykia, Cape Vani or even the island of Poliegos? Do you want to swim in the crystal clear waters of the bay of Gerakas and the beach of Gerontas? You are in the right place!

Although Milos is an Aegean island, it's not so famous for its seafood

In Milos they have a particular weakness for sweets. The dragee, the watermelon pie, the jams, the sweets of the spoon are some local small, masterpieces.


Adiagourenia: Sweet pie made from watermelon flesh, flour, sesame seeds and plenty of honey.

Aphritis: The coarse salt that is collected in summer from the puddles between the steep slopes.

Watermelon pie: In Milos, at the end of the summer, when the watermelons are less sweet, they make the watermelon or watermelon pie, which must be quite thin and have enough honey.

Korkokiles: Small arid woodpeckers that, together with the local string beans, are the main vegetables of the summer table.

Manouropites: The large version of a Cretan sock. It is made mainly in spring.

Looks: Pork intestines stuffed with rice and raisins, cinnamon and cloves.

Matsata: Handmade pasta (lasagna) boiled and served with braised rooster or rabbit. They are prepared by hand on the day they are cooked.

Maci: Fine handmade lasagna, boiled in milk and called "matsogala".

Niziladia: A kind of thickener with pork.

Pastel: Pastel not with sugar, but with honey. cut into small diamonds. It is offered at weddings instead of sweets.

Garlic noodles: Noodles boiled in plenty of water and served after mixing with a light garlic or red sauce.

The island of Milos is a place where you can enjoy beautiful beaches, known and isolated. By renting the right boat from Poseidon Milos Boat Rental, you can enjoy daily excursions to the island. By renting a boat you will discover in Milos every idyllic part of our island.

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