Sifnos is a mountainous island and thus contributes in its own way the beauty of the Cycladic landscape, Kamares village is the harbor. The island is considered to be the island of Apollo. One needs to know Sifnos and discover its beauties, it is ideal for sightseeing. The architectural forms of Sifnos is simple and in harmony with the needs and aesthetics of the landscape. The houses are whitewashed, cobbled alleys and whitewashed and decorated with flowers on the edges.
The yards of the houses in Sifnos are all white and feature stone benches, stone seats and among them the picturesque white churches with blue domes like the color of sky and sea and the beautiful bell towers. In Sifnos we will walk in the alleys, enjoy the sunshine to swim in the crystal clear beaches.
The soil in Sifnos is a little mountain and olives thrive here and for this reason it is full of olive trees, in Sifnos the highest hill of the island Prophet Elias has a height of 680 meters. The other hills are lower. He has two small streams in Livada and Erkeies. In all of this contributes to the beauty and the sea, forming bays and coves on the coast in Sifnos. The island has an excellent climate, which has been admired by the travelers of the past centuries. The summer is very sunny and the winter is mild. In the summer cools the atmosphere by the wind. Here are no hotels in sifnos, apartments in sifnos, travel agencies in Sifnos Sifnos restaurants, cafe in Sifnos car rentals Sifnos.
The soil of the island offers several crystalline marbles to macrocrystals. And other rocks. Iron and manganese ores appear today mainly at Agios Sostis, St. Silvester, Vorini, Kapsalo and Polonia. The minerals of the island were known from antiquity. In the tour, the visitor encounters in Sifnos groves of junipers, oleanders and tamarisks and the bottom colonies of the known marine plant Posidonia (poseidonia oceanica), protected by European legislation. The island is a good passage for migratory birds as the ortolan (oriolus oriolus), the bee-eater, the turtledove and many aquatic birds. Certainly in Sifnos there are birds which come in Sifnos and summer remain and these include the kokkinokefalas the ornithochelidono, the Swift and others. In addition there are birds of prey such as the peregrine falcon, the hobbies, the Falcon and others. The viper is an animal protected in Sifnos.
With information from www.sifnosisland.gr