Serifos, with its authentic Cycladic beauty, is known for its 72 enchanting beaches and for its picturesque capital, Chora, one of the most beautiful in Cycladic islands. Located between Kythnos and Sifnos, has an extent of 70 sq.km. with 10 kilometers of total length beaches. Although it is a small island it has many beaches and for every taste. Most beaches in Serifos are easily accessible, but there are also some beaches that you need to reach through driving on a dirt road, after a long walk or just by boat.
In Serifos, the picturesque villages with their characteristic Cycladic architecture add their own sparkle to the amazing scene of the island. The capital of Serifos, the magical Chora, with its windmills and paved pedestrian streets, is a beautiful place.
Serifos seems to have played an important role in ancient Greece due to its subsoil and thus is associated with a couple of myths. The most important is the myth of Perseus. The great hero of Greek mythology grew up in Serifos. From Serifos he started for his adventures and there he returned after his achievement to kill Medusa.
Many believe that Serifos is the island of Cyclops and that here Odysseus was renamed as Kanenas (None) and there are also relatively toponyms on the Island. The Cyclops are said to have built some of the most important monuments of the island, such as the White Tower and the Walls of Liomandra.
Serifos is a place you can relax and enjoy the wonderful nature and especially the enchanting beaches. You can have fun at the bars of the island or spend romantic evenings enjoying the sunset and unforgettable views.
Serifos keeps its traditional island physiognomy unaffected. That's why it is considered as one of the most popular and favourite vacation destinations. In recent years, it has become one of Greece's favourite islands due to the intense Cycladic atmosphere, the wonderful beaches and the hospitality of the locals.
USEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS IN SERIFOS
MUNICIPALITY +30 22810 51210
POLICE +30 22810 51300
PORT AUTHORITY +30 22810 51470
AGRICULTURAL HOSPITAL +30 22810 51202
LOCAL BUSSES +30 22810 51034 51211 51345
More information about the island can be found on the following websites:
Arttravel.gr – 48 ώρες στη Σέριφο