One of the most popular forms of
alternative tourism is the one that concerns health and
wellness. The winning destination for the "Health and Well-being
Tourism" competition is the Community of Miliou.
of Miliou provides a unique travel experience that combines
wellness, relaxation and exploration of an idyllic and peaceful
environment. It is a small, quiet and beautiful village hidden
among the orange trees. The Community buildings retain the local
architecture, while a traditional café and a local picturesque
tavern are at the village’s main square. The tavern is in a
renovated building from 1847. It is worth noting that the
Community of Miliou is a member of the Green Cities and Green
Communities Network of CYCERE.
Miliou has been known for the
therapeutic healing water that is available in the area. It is
said that in the 17th century, two brothers who were healers,
Cosmas and Damianos, discovered the healing properties of the
water that was flowing into the area.
The thermal spring
water, in addition to the spiritual rejuvenation and the sense
of enjoyment, is also recommended for people who are suffering
from chronic problems such as various skin diseases, rheumatic
diseases, arthritis and more.
The Community of Miliou is
ideal for unique and unforgettable experiences: from high
quality health and wellness services offered by the tourist
resort operating in the area (e.g. hydrotherapy, mud bath
therapy, facial and body treatments, various types of massage,
reflexology, meditation, aromatherapy, slimming treatments,
detox and dietitian programs) to exploring the chapels in the
village and other ruins from previous centuries (olive mill,
watermill), nature hiking, bird watching, tasting local
delicacies and wines satisfying even the most demanding visitor.
For the last few years, every September, the Orange Festival has
been successfully organized, offering various orange
Miliou offers a peaceful oasis and moments of
total relaxation to those who wish to escape from stress and the
routine of everyday life.