White houses and paved paths mark the architecture of villages on Sifnos. Kastro, Artemonas, and Apollonia are the most picturesque settlements, built amphitheatrically along the slopes of a hill and offering great views to the Aegean Sea.
Some hotels and accommodation are located around these villages.
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Guide to 7 villages
Discover our guide to 7 Sifnos villages. They are all presented with a detailed description, photos and their location on a map of Sifnos. For the most popular ones, we also provide information about sightseeing in the area, a selection of hotels and reviews.
Location: 3 km east of Apollonia
Description: Kastro, the old capital of Sifnos, is probably the most picturesque village on the island. Its symbol is a small chapel on the rocks right before the entrance to Kastro.
Location: On the eastern side of the island
Description: Apollonia is the capital village of Sifnos. It stands along the slopes of a hill and provides amazing view to the sea. The architecture of Apollonia has an authentic Cycladic style.
Location: 6 km north west of Apollonia
Description: Kamares, situated on the western side of the island, is the main port of Sifnos. It has many tourist facilties and an organized, sandy beach. Boats depart from the port and make the tour of the island.
Location: 10 km south west of Apollonia
Description: Vathi is a lovely fishing village with long tradition in pottery. It has a small sandy beach and the nature around consists of olive groves and fruit cultivations.