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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 century ago. Black-figured or red-figured painted amphoras and pitchers are one of the symbols of Greece, and in local workshops one can find a huge assortment of various pottery products. You can also buy a papyrus notebook and a lamp with a deity or a mythical monster.
Once in Greece, it is hard not to notice how much the rhythm of life of the local residents differs from what is familiar to many Europeans. Here, no one is in a hurry, and at the forefront … Open
Another true Greek souvenir is olive oil. They sell it here as an ordinary product, in typical bottles and even cans of 3-5 liters, and as a souvenir in small containers in the form of some famous ancient Greek character. On the island, you can find a large assortment of not only olive oil but also the olives themselves. Sell them here fresh, and canned, and plain, and stuffed. There are a lot of options and you should just choose what you like better.
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 – kozinaki, baklava, nougat, and lokum. You can find them in simple and practical packaging, or – in a souvenir one. Copyright
Sifnos has a turbulent past. Once there was an important outpost of the Phoenicians and Koreans. Later the island became famous for its ceramics, became a target for pirate raids and their … Open
Among the drinks, you should definitely bring the local coffee from the island just. Greeks love coffee and therefore carefully monitor the quality of products sold. From alcoholic beverages, it is worth buying a bottle of ouzo – anise vodka, which is usually drunk in a diluted form, and rakia – grape vodka. Many people also advise to take a closer look at Metaxa, a mixture of brandy and wine, infused with herbs. There are a lot of wine on Sifnos and they all deserve attention. A special one is a unique retsina, which you should definitely buy. By the way, in large stores, you should look for retsina not among the wine shelves but in the fridges next to the beer.
Many connoisseurs of beauty bring pictures from the island. The fact is that Sifnos, like many Greek islands with its landscapes, each year attracts many artists, both amateurs and students, as well as true professionals. Due to the great competition, the paintings are not very expensive in the end. Believers often bring icons from Sifnos, and it is understandable: there are a huge number of churches on the island, and therefore there are a lot of icon painters here. You can find an icon for every taste – both traditional, and carved, and with a precious stones. One should not only be tempted by stories about the "historical value" of the image of a saint that is offered to you: they don’t sell anything really valuable here.
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 … Open
If you want to please yourself and a loved one with a valuable gift, then pay attention to the local jewelry stores. In Sifnos, as well as on the rest of the Greek islands, the jewelers for centuries have preserved the unique "Byzantine" style of their jewelry, which has no analogues anywhere in the world. In addition, in some workshops, you can make order a product. Take a closer look at the items of the local embroiderers – embroidery, as well as lacework, has been popular in the Cycladic islands since ancient times. If you want to buy clothes and shoes, then pay attention to the products of Greek factories. European brands are difficult to find here and they are expensive.
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♥   Outlet 'McARTHURGLEN factory outlet ATHENS' Building Block E71, Yalou, 19004, Greece, 134.2 km from Sifnos Island. On the map

Shopping in Greece

Shopping on Crete is centered in the big cities of Chania, Rethymnon, and Heraklion. In Heraklion, it’s worth going to the central street of Dadal. Travelers can find shops of both Greek and foreign brands, with Zara, MEXX, Bershka, and Lacoste among them. In small shops, you can buy outfits by local designers, who offer unique solutions and excellent quality. The real feature of Crete are flokati, which are plaids and rugs made of sheep wool. The best olive oil producers are located in Sitia. … Open
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