A volcanic Cyclades island, Milos is known is the most colourful island mainly because of its peculiar colorful rock formations. Only 3-5 hours from Athens by ferry, or 30 minutes by plane with 5,000 inhabitants, this is one of most charming islands of all Greek islands. It has typical Cycladic architecture, a lot of churches, museums and more than 70 beaches. You can enjoy sea-kayaking, scuba diving, sailing, mountain bicycling, trekking, and windsurfing. The most popular beaches are Sarakiniko, Tsigrado, Firiplaka and Paleochori.