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The island of Sifnos, between Serifos and Kimolos, is one of the most genuine in the Cyclades island group. It is considered a "polished" island, because professional and literates from Athens used to spend their holiday in the island. They built there beautiful villas, in the typical style of the Cyclades.
Sifnos is a sunny island with pretty beaches surrounded by junipers and oleanders. Sifnos is the perfect island for the people who wants to enjoy a beautiful holiday, thanks to golden sand beaches and crystal clear sea, the clear seabed and its intensive colours, from emerald green to cobalt blue. These characteristics attract the people who wants to spend their holiday in sailing boat.
Its particular weather makes the island an ideal destination in the whole year. Also in summer the weather is good, because the Meltemi, a northern wind, mitigate the high temperature.
Sifnos is a wild island with unique landscapes and breath-taking sunsets. It is a perfect destination to relax, to escape from the worldliness and enjoy an uncontaminated location. The several little churches, set in the rock slopes in front of the the clear green water of the sea, will fascinate you due to the indescribable beauty of the landscape.
In the capital town, Apollonia, you can visit the Art Museum; while in Kastro, one of the most beautiful and suggestive place on the island, you will find a little archaeological museum. Other not-to-miss locations are: the little fishermen villages of Bathi, Cheronissos e Chrysopigi, famous for the magnificent Patriarchal Monastery.
For the people who wants to enjoy the seaside, a not-to-miss places are: Agia Marina and Platys Gialos, the quite beach of Faro, the paceful beach of Vathi, the beautiful bay of Chersonissos and the suggestive Apokoftos.
The extraordinary atmosphere that you can breath on the island, the courteousness of its inhabitants and the tasty local cooking will make you holiday on Sifnos unforgettable.