Sifnos is a picturesque island of Cyclades. Beautiful and elegant, unique and unpretentious, this is a place where dreams come true. A place where magic unveils the hidden treasures and the lovely gifts it holds for travelers. And there are lots of Sifnos villages and settlements as eloquent proof of the island’s bliss. All of them are beguiling, each with its own special vibe, eager to welcome guests from all over the world in an experience of Greek authenticity and hospitality.
Apollonia is the capital of Sifnos and pays homage to the God of Sun, Apollo. This is a traditional settlement, where the heart of the island beats fast. There are plenty of cafés and restaurants, along with hotels and rooms to let. Car rentals and ATMs, super markets and pottery stores, you name it! However, if you are looking for the most popular village in Sifnos, this would probably be Kamares. It is actually the port of the island and has been named after the caves on site. There is also a sandy beach next to the port, Kamares beach.
Artemonas is one of the loveliest Sifnos villages to visit. Its name is a direct reference to Goddess Artemis, while in the area travelers may also visit Panagia Kochi church. A prominent festival on the island is held here annually, celebrating Nikolaos Tselementes and the local gastronomy. We have dedicated an entire article on Kastro, the old capital of Sifnos and one of the finest settlements on the island. It is worth discovering its hidden treasures and see the world from above.
Exabela or Exambela, Vathy or Vathi and Faros, Chrissopigi with the famous Monastery and Katavati are just few of the Sifnos villages and settlements to explore. Schedule your daily adventures to these marvelous destinations and have fun!