The island’s ancient archaeology is of great importance, with one of the richest Bronze Age settlements in the Aegean. Milos also boasts the most extensive Early Christian catacombs in Greece. Milos is famous for the beauty and number of its beaches, and many of its volcanic coastal rock formations offer opportunities to swim.
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