Sikinos

Flights near Sikinos

There is no airport in Sikinos. The closest airport is in Santorini, the most popular tourist destination in Greece. The airport of Santorini receives daily domestic flights from Athens and Thessaloniki and also many charter flights from abroad in summer. There are ferries from Santorini to Sikinos about 3 times a week. Domestic Flights from/to Santorini Athens and Thessaloniki.

Ferry to Sikinos

There is ferry to Sikinos from Athens about 3-4 times a week in summer. The ferry to Sikinos departs from the main port of Athens, Piraeus port. As this is not a popular and tourist destination, Sikinos has less frequent ferries than other islands. The ferry to Sikinos from Piraeus lasts about 8 hours. There are also ferries from Sikinos to: Anafi, Andros, Folegandros, Ios, Kea, Kimolos, Kythnos, Milos, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, Santorini, Serifos, Sifnos, Syros, Thira (Santorini), Thirassia, Tinos. 

Things to see and do

  The island of Sikinos, in Greece, is one of the Greek islands of the Aegean Sea      and it belongs to the Cyclades islands group. This is a quiet and remote island,  which is why holidays in Sikinos are wonderfully secluded. The capital of Sikinos  island is Chora, constructed on the slopes of a mountain and offering amazing view  to the Aegean Sea. Chora is a great sample of Cycladic architecture, with paved streets, white sugar houses and blue-domed churches. A small village is gradually developing around the port, but this is mostly a place with tourist facilities and accommodation. Things to do are few in Sikinos, apart from swimming and hiking. The sandy beach at the port is the most popular and organized beach of Sikinos island. The other beaches of the island are more secluded and can be reached on foot or by bus. Worth a visit are also the old Monastery of Episkopi and the small but interesting Folklore Museum.