We are Manolis and Roula. We have two children, Marina and Yiannis, who are 8 and 6 years old. We love swimming and all the activities that are related to the sea during the summers in Heronissos.
The lovers of the sand will find that Sifnos is the ideal destination for them. Kamares, Heronissos, Faros, Fassolou, Glifo, Apokofto, Platis Gialos, Vathi, Tsopos, will be like heaven on your feet! Fikiada in southern Sifnos is one of the most beautiful beaches, but doesn’t include road access.
If you are a traditional culture and tradition enthusiast, you shouldn’t miss out on attending one of the religious feasts of the summer. The most important ones are the feast Prophitis Helias Apsilos and Prophitis Helias of Troulaki on the 19th of June, the feast of Agios Panteleimonas...
Sifnos is an ideal place for hiking. With its trail network being one of the most organised ones in Europe, it can promise its visitors unique experiences. If you are familiar with technology, you can find all the trails of Sifnos on the webpage http://www.sifnostrails.com.
The origin of the name is not certain, as some speculate that it comes from the son of an attic hereo, Sounios, and others from the adjective “sifnos” that means empty, because of the mines that the island used to have.