“Ano Petali is the village with the most beautiful view of the east!!! It is on the way from Apollonia to Artemonas and by going through the stone paved path, you will enjoy a wonderful trip with traditional houses with small yards, blooming bougainvillea, low whitewashed fences, picturesque churches and the traditional café of the village.”
How to get here
Sifnos, this picturesque island with its traditional architecture, is certainly an ideal place for holidays.
Visitors can travel by boat from the port of Piraeus and have also the possibility to visit the surrounding islands of the West Cyclades. The trip lasts about 5 hours and 30 minutes by simple boats and just 3 hours by speedboats.
Link to other ports
There is a link between Sifnos and the following ports: Piraeus, Folegandros, Ios, Kimolos, Kythnos, Milos, Paros, Santorini, Serifos, Sikinos, Skyros.
There are many buses departing from the port of Sifnos having the numerous beaches and areas of the island as their destination. There are many bus lines during the day and especially during the summer months.
There are always taxis available in the port of Sifnos in order to get you to your final destination or to a beach on the island. You can also call a taxi, since this service is also available on the island.
Car/ motorbike rental
An easy way to explore the whole island and always commute fast and easily is to rent a vehicle at the rental agencies of the island. However, bear in mind that during the summer months the island is crowded with tourists and you should book the car or the motorcycle of your choice on line well in advance.