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Sifnos is not just about architectural monuments, but also about a large number of opportunities to diversify your leisure time. For example, here you can become closely acquainted with pottery. Since ancient times, the inhabitants of the island used clay to make dishes, and now in Kamares, one can find a large number of pottery workshops. In some of them, for a fee, you can not only learn all about the nuances of working with clay but also try to create some pot yourself.
Be sure to bring at least one product from the local potters from Sifnos. Pottery has developed here since time immemorial, and to this day masters use some techniques exactly the same as a … Open
Many divers prefer to dive in the waters of Sifnos and the nearby islands. There are several reasons for this: not the largest number of tourists, even in the high season, and a pleasant temperature, and a high transparency of the water, and the wealth of the underwater world. At Sifnos, you can get a training in a local dive school and get a diver's license, which has international status and will give you the opportunity to dive anywhere in the world. The prices for equipment rental, as well as for training, are low here, and therefore anyone can try to dive.
If you want to observe the inhabitants of the sea, and do not want to bother with getting a diver's license, you can try yourself in snorkeling. A mask, snorkel, and fins can be rented on any equipped local beach. On the most popular beaches of the island – Kamares, Platis Yialos, and Hersonissos there are usually quite a lot of people. Panagia Poulati and Seralia, Fasolou, Faros, Glyfo, Vathi, Tsopos are less crowded. At almost every local beach you can find not only sun loungers, showers, and rental places of various equipment for sea attractions but also taverns and souvenir shops. In addition to snorkeling on Sifnos, you can do surfing, windsurfing, yachting, water skiing – in short, all popular water sports. Copyright
Sifnos is one of the most popular Greek islands from the tourist point of view; the small island is annually visited by thousands of travelers from all over the world. Active colonization of … Open
Those who like fishing will also appreciate this island. There are a lot of marine inhabitants here, and local residents, many of whom earn their living by fishing, often act as instructors and are ready to explain all the subtleties of hunting for the local water inhabitants. You can fish from the shore and go to the open sea on a boat. Fishing with a spear can be considered a pretty unique and interesting local entertainment. There you can feel like an ancient resident of Sifnos and compete in agility and reaction with the inhabitants of the waters.
The island may seem like a paradise for hiking fans. The fact is that for many years the inhabitants of the island have been creating and maintaining a whole network of unpaved and paved footpaths connecting all settlements with each other. The total length of such roads is almost 200 km. Therefore, the choice of walking routes here is simply huge – from a short walk for a couple of hours to multi-day crossings for those who want to go around the whole island on their feet and visit as many local attractions as possible.
Sifnos is often called the real pearl of the Cyclades archipelago. It’s hard to say whether this is true or not but a large number of historical monuments and natural wonders on the … Open
Many bays of Sifnos can be reached only from the sea. To do this, you should rent a boat for at least a day and swim around the coastline of the island. In addition to enjoying the stunning views, having gone on such a small trip, you will be able to visit completely secluded beaches and swim there all alone. You can go to any of the neighboring islands – there is also something to see. The center of the island's nightlife is Apollonia with its many noisy restaurants, music, and dances. During the holiday season, discos also take place on many beaches on the dance floors right under the open sky.
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National and city parks around Sifnos Island
♥   National Park 'Ethniko Parko Schinia Marathona' , 145.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Amusement parks near Sifnos Island
♥   Amusement park 'Ta Aidonakia Luna Park' , 144.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Allou Fun Park' , 145.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Attractions and entertainment in Greece

Sailing regattas are also popular in Greece. Every year, there are numerous competitions in the country. The most famous is the International Aegean rally. Tourists can enjoy walks on yachts along the coast. You can go to uninhabited islands and beaches. The island of Aegina features amazing views. You can conquer the sea with an instructor, so even those who do not have experience in yachting, can do that. Another activity that is very popular in Greece, is cycling. Trails are quite complex, which is explained by relief diversity. Many routes pass through the mountains, and, therefore, you need to have some training. Mountain bikes are best suited for Parnita, Dionysos, Mani, and Parnassus. Simpler trails run through the island of Crete. … Open
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Guide to your best city break in Sifnos Island - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Sifnos Island - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Sifnos Island?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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