Sifnos is located in the Aegean Sea and is populated by about 2.500 permanent residents. Sifnos'soil consists of rocks of granite, limestone, iron, copper, manganese. In the ancient times, Sifnos had gold and silver mines and quarries of Sifnian Stone from which the Sifnians created famous tableware. Many archaeological findings revealed the great power of Sifnos in minerals, ceramics and art. There are many sites to visit such as the Ancient Citadel of Agios Andreas, the Archaelogical Museum in Kastro or trace the ancient towers around the island.
Till today 55 towers have been found dating from 6th to the 3rd century B.C that you can visit through the numerous paths.
Sifnos has a long history in ceramics, cooking and monasteries. There are about 365 churches and monasteries on the island and the best way to discover the local culture and gastronomy is by taking part in feasts which are celebrated all year round. During tourist season we suggest you the Assumption in Chryssopigi in June, Profitis Elias feast on 19/07, the feast of Panagia in many churches on 14/08, Aghios Ioannis on 28/08, Agios Simeon on 31/08 and many others.
You can buy local honey, ceramics, manoura cheese or caper. Tselementes, the most famous Greek chef was born on Sifnos and has left a big cooking heritage to the Sifnians. Every restaurant has a secret of tradition to reveal to all visitors.
And of course, the best place to organize your wedding is Sifnos which has become one of the top destinations for couples from all over the world.
We can help organize the most beautiful event of your life from the church to the wedding reception.