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Printable maps of Sifnos Island

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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Sifnos Island

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Sifnos Island with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Sifnos Island area

This Sifnos Island map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Sifnos Island and surroundings

Greece - moving around the country

The largest airport in Greece is the air harbor of Athens, which is located near the capital. The airport annually serves not less than 15 million passengers. There are two terminals -  eastern and western. There are duty-free shops, as well as comfortable and colorful restaurants with local and European cuisine. The next largest airport is Macedonia, which is located in Thessaloniki. This air harbor welcomes about four million passengers a year. To the date, there is only one terminal. However, the growing tourist activity pushes the airport reconstruction and the construction of a second terminal. It should be noted that the railway lines are laid to this airport, so you can get to it not only by taxi or by bus, but by train too. … Open

Overview of festivals and celebrations in Greece

One of the most joyful holidays is Apokries, which lasts about two weeks and ends before the Great Lent. During this time, the Greeks cook a variety of meat dishes, which are mostly of pork, and treat relatives and friends. After the feast, the Greeks dress up in costumes and go to the main square, where they continue to drink wine and have fun. The holiday ends with a grand carnival. One of the most spectacular feasts is the carnival in the city of Patras on the Peloponnese Peninsula. During the event, spectators can enjoy the procession of chariots. The festival ends with the burning of the carnival king. The dates of carnivals vary depending on the date of Easter. They begin about 2 weeks before this holiday. … Open

Photogallery of Sifnos Island sights

Our guide to Sifnos Island

Travel guide to Sifnos Island

Sifnos offers ideal conditions for beachside relaxation to guests of the resort. Panagia Chrissopigi Beach remains one of the most famous and popular destinations for fans of swimming and sunbathing. This part of the coast is also famous for its naturally formed rocks that never cease to attract divers. Vacationers with small children may, however, find this beach not suitable at all. Kamares and Platis Gialos remain … Open

Sifnos Island for children - what to visit

In Apollonia, the capital of the island, it is worth taking your child to the museum of ethnography and folk art, which can be found right on the central square. It contains a fairly large collection of ceramics, paintings, household items, folk instruments, and traditional costumes of the inhabitants of Sifnos. In the capital, you can find a local history museum. However, the streets of Apollonia are worth a … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

Many travelers are advised to bring local natural cosmetics from the island. Olive oil, chocolate, milk, and mastic are often added to it. Shampoos, masks, creams, and soaps are best bought either in pharmacies or in specialized stores. At the market, there is a chance to get either a substandard or simply counterfeit goods. Those who like sweet things should be recommended to try local honey and desserts – … Open

Best beaches

Fans of staying in secluded places and divers find Agios Georgios ideal. The local beach has preserved its pristine beauty, and there is nothing to prevent tourists to enjoy a harmonious view of the surrounding landscape. The bay is deep, so it’s perfect for fans of diving and snorkeling, but this picturesque beach isn’t suitable for families with children. Platys Yialos can safely be called one of the … Open

Traditions and mentality of Sifnos Island

The Greeks like to drink. Alcohol is consumed in fairly large quantities but, nevertheless, you rarely meet drunken rowdies on the street. The point is the mentality: the loss of self-control due to a large amount of alcohol consumed is considered here a disgrace, and this applies equally to the Greeks themselves and to the tourists. The locals are great patriots of their country, and they like to scold the … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

However, in Sifnos, you can find a lot of places where you will also be served traditional Greek dishes. To get acquainted with the local cuisine, you should look for taverns where the majority of clients are not travelers but the locals. The establishments designed for "their own", are often held by one family for centuries and have their own traditions of cooking. They do not try to please the taste of … Open - 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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