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 Milos is scattered in eight 8 picturesque villages, excellent examples of island architecture.
Klima, Mandrakia, Firopotamos, Areti, Agios Konstantinos, Fourkovouni and Empourios are the main traditional settlements of Milos and are small fishing ports. They are built in small coves, dug in soft rock or in the natural cavities of the rocks and have a rare island architecture.
Visiting them will leave you with the best impressions, since their colors and picturesqueness are impressive. A special feature of these settlements are the “wires”, cave dwellings by the sea, painted in bright colors, which initially served to protect fishermen’s boats during the winter and during bad weather, but then turned into fishermen’s houses. and summer accommodation.