fourth island in the Western Cyclades
and is easily reachable by ferry and
high-speed catamaran from Pireaus.
Sifnos is a mountainous island with
fertile valleys, beautiful beaches and
several towns. It has a long
been inhabited since 3000 BC. For
people who are looking for the 'real
Greece' and yet still wouldn't mind a
little nightlife, Sifnos is the place
to go. Great for honeymooners, couples, families with children and romantics.
Sifnos was the first island in Greece to hook up their plumbing to a purification and waste treatment plant which makes Kamares one of the cleanest beaches in Greece and certainly the cleanest port.
is full of beautiful Cycladic
villages, the kind you see on postcards that made you want to go to Greece in the first place
and is blessed with beautiful sandy
Churches and monasteries, Ample Nightlife,
Hotels, Rooms,Villas and
Apartments, Organized Camping,
Greece and A Terrific Full Service Travel
Agency, one of the best in Greece that can assist you in putting Sifnos on your Greece itinerary.
at least one boat from Athens' port of Pireaus to
Sifnos a day, usually two plus a
highspeed catamaran that can get you
to the island in just over 3 hours
from Pireaus, sometimes one in the morning and one in the afternoon so you can sleep-in after a night on the town in Athens. You can easily get to and from the neighboring islands of Milos, Serifos and Kythnos year-round which
have daily connections and to Santorini and other popular islands in the summer with several boats a week. There are less frequent boats to almost all the islands in the Cyclades by way of Syros
hotels and rooms
to rent and there are
travel agents in the
Kamares who will
assist you in locating a place to
stay, whether it's there in the port,
or the main town of
, or one of the many other villages and beaches around Sifnos.
More green and fertile then its
neighbors in the Cyclades, Sifnos is a
wonderful place to visit if you enjoy
nature and walking. If you enjoy
swimming it will be hard to find an
island with better beaches than
Sifnos. Platiyialos is one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece.
Prices in Sifnos are
inexpensive compared to other more
popular islands like Mykonos, and
Santorini. The beaches are uncrowded
and very clean and the snorkling is
excellent of the rocks in the sheltered coves and bays that contain many of the beaches. The Sifniots are also known
throughout Greece as being the finest
cooks and the local restaurants bear
testimony. It has also attracted some of the best chefs from around Greece and Europe. There are
365 churcheson the
island of all shapes and sizes and in
a variety of locations and several monasteries and ancient sites.