kleftiko 2nd stop / milos
The pirate one
The most impressive rock formations of Milos
While cruising around Milos, you will meet on the southwest tip “Kleftiko”. Kleftiko it’s one of the most beautiful rock formations not only for Greece but for the whole Mediterranean sea. It is the most photogenic place and the trademark landscape of Milos.
It is also known as the “Sea Meteora” by Greeks. Meteora is a rock formation in central Greece hosting one of the largest built complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries. Kleftiko, it is only accessible by boat and you will love it for sure.
Fun fact for Kleftiko:
Kleftiko is a cove, where old pirates used to hide. The name in english means Bandits’ Lair. The name Kleftiko comes mainly from the old days, when the pirates operating in the Aegean used its bays as a base, setting up carts on the unsuspecting ships that passed through the area and looting them.Its natural caves offered safe shelter from the difficult weather conditions that prevailed in the sea area, mainly protecting the ships from the strong winds of the Aegean.You cannot claim to have seen Milos island if you haven’t visited Kleftiko at least once.