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Watermills ‐ Windmills

Medium difficulty


25,7 km




Explore the most important ancient landmarks and the tradition of our land.
The watermills and the windmills  have been the most essential fields of agricultural life in Kea. The small settlement of Mylopotamos was the centre of the watermills due to the spring of Flea. In the past along the ρεμα of Flea there were eleven active watermills while in the area of Paliomylos, on top of the capital Ioulida, was the largest complex of waremills in the Cyclades. 26 watermills were active with energy power ” the meltemia’ north wind of the Aegean during summer months.
This route which combines ‘water”, “north wind’ and a typical agricultural landscape is an ideal choice for those who want to feel a unique experience.

A unique route that includes some of the most important sights of Kea island.

Depending on the situation, the route could change.

Relaxing tour
Action Tours
Cultural Tours
Kea Island

Kea or Tzia is an island full of beauty, cultural tradition and strong contrasts in its geophysical profile, where at distances of 10 kilometers, the island with the mountainous nature conflict peacefully, creating a charming result for the visitor.

Meet the tour destinations

1st spot

Starting point Mylopotamos

Αρισταίος Κέα Τζιά

Starting point Mylopotamos.

2st spot

Old watermills


E- biking along the old watermills of mylopotamos and Flea, the richest water spring on the island.

3rd spot

Royal oak trees

royal oak trees - Kea Tzia ebike tour

E- biking across the royal oak trees of Kea.

4th spot



E- biking to the area of Paliomylos and the panoramic view of Makronisos and Cavo Doro.

5th spot

Aghia Anna

Αγία Άννα Τζία Κέα

Hiking to the Byzantine church of Agia Anna, one of the most important monastic settlements of the 17th century. The stone old table at the yard is calling us to rest and take a bite of the famous local treat " pasteli".

6th spot

Folklore Museum

Λαογραφικό Μουσείο Κέα - Τζιά

E- biking through the dirt road to Mylopotamos and the Folklore Museum.

8th spot

Aristaios - Finishing point

Αρισταίος Κέα Τζιά

End of tour route in Aristaios in Mylopotamos.

9th spot (optinal)

Greek Meze


Participants who have also chosen local "meze" with traditional Kean products and red wine (mavroudi) remain at the cafe " Varadi". Finishing point "Aristaios" in Mylopotamos.