The Cycladic island of Serifos is one of the prettiest off the beaten track destinations of the Aegean! With no overwhelming numbers of tourist facilities, its has maintained its traditional atmosphere and the untamed beauty of its natural landscape!

In our travel guide for Serifos, you will have the opportunity to discover useful information about its beaches, landmarks, hotels, things to do and best places to eat. We also offer a collection of photos from the island's best spots!

How to get there? You can easily travel to Serifos by ferry from Athens (Piraeus port). For island hopping enthusiasts, direct ferry connections are also offered during the summer. These destinations include Sifnos, Kythnos and Milos.


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Serifos belongs to the Cyclades island group in the Aegean sea. It is a remote destination, yet to be discovered by mass visitors, so it is perfect for laid-back holidays in Greece, away from the hustle and bustle!

Both Chora, the capital town, and the island’s villages have been built according to the traditional Cycladic architecture, thus expect to see whitewashed houses, paved streets and traditional windmills galore!
Chora, in particular, is considered one of the most picturesque capitals in the Cyclades! Perched on the slopes of a hill, the beautiful town has a breathtaking view of the Aegean sea, which makes it a wonderful spot for sunset gazing!

Having an 81 km long coastline, Serifos boasts a big selection of beaches! Organized or secluded, sandy or with shingle, the island's beaches are perfect for relaxing and enjoying your privacy away from their crowded Cycladic counterparts.
Livadi and Livadakia are the most popular ones!

As for things to do in Serifos, sightseeing and hiking are the best activities.
Island hopping to the nearby islands of Sifnos, Kythnos, and Milos is also a must, as an ideal opportunity to visit more than one Cycladic island during your holidays in Greece!

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The picturesque island of Serifos offers plenty of options when it comes to your accommodation. The hotels are modern, although they have typical Cycladic architecture. They offer nice views of the sea or the surroundings and the majority can be found in Livadi or Chora, which are the most popular areas.
The most popular hotels are Coco-Mat Eco Residences, Nature Eco Living & Pénde Natura Residences.
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The island is only accessible by ferry. There are ferries to Serifos from Piraeus port in Athens but also from other islands of the Aegean sea. The closest airport (most convinient) is in Athens.
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Discover the best of Serifos! From sightseeing to activities and from tours to restaurants, we give you the best recommendations for the ultimate holiday experience!

  • Chora
    Chora is the capital and main village of Serifos. Constructed on the slopes of a hill, it gives amazing view to the Aegean Sea and the rest of the island.
  • Livadi beach
    Livadi is the main beach in the island, located close to the port. It has crystal waters, few facilities and nice beach studios along the coastline.
  • Old mines
    On the western side of this Cycladic island, visitors can see the abandoned mines. These mines were open until the mid 20th century and gave prosperity to the island.