Serifos Cyclades, GR 84005

Tel: +30 6974 800942
Email: aspeserifos@gmail.com

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Beaches

Serifos is famous for its incomparable beauty of the beaches, that’s why it was awarded in 2003. Options are many for all tastes. You will find quiet beaches (without umbrellas and sunbeds), isolated with a unique Cycladic, doric, unfussy beauty and more cosmopolitan beaches with restaurants, cafes and water sports.

 

Within walking distance, you can visit:

  • Psili Ammos beach is next to the residential complex Aspes. It was declared as the best beach in Europe in 2003 (1.2 km – 3 min)
  • Agios Ioannis beach (2 km – 4 min)
  • Lia beach (2 km – 20 min / on foot)
  • Aghios Sostis beach (1.9 km – 20 min / on foot)

 

Little further away are:

  • Kentarhos beach, on the trail to the beach you may even see small waterfalls (5.7 km – 10 min)
  • Kountouris beach
  • Mega Livadi beach, there you will see what is left from the time of the exploitation of the mines. (18.3 km – 36 min)
  • Vagia beach, the beach is included in the protection network of Natura 2000. In the subsoil there is fresh water. (10 km – 20 min)
  • Ganema beach (12 km – 23 min)
  • If you want something more cosmopolitan select either Avlomonas beach (2.4 km – 6 min) or Livadakia beach (4.3 km – 11 min) where you will find restaurants, cafeterias and where you can also do water sports.

Sports

The island is ideal for windsurfing, sailing and diving. Windsurfing is recommended in Livadi and Livadakia where there is control from the Port Authority. In Livadi there is also a diving school where you can rent equipment and meet the magical depths of the island. If you choose to sail you can refuel in Livadi.

 

For spearfishing select Koutala Bay, Sword Cape, Avesalou Beach or Vous islet.

Footpaths

For lovers of hiking and exploring Serifos is the ideal place. Full with small labelled footpaths leading to beautiful beaches or chapels with breathtaking views.

 

Pyrgos – Galani – Sykamia

The footpath starts from one of the oldest villages in Serifos, the village of Pyrgos. Arriving in the village of Galani, which took its name from the galena mines and end up in the bay of Sykamia. In Sykamia there is another path towards Skala.

Giftika – Varsamos – Panagia – Sykamia

The path sarts from Giftika and continues uphill for 20 minutes reaching the ravine of Varsamos where you will find a beautiful spring. Left of the path is the church of Agios Stefanos and right the church of Agios Vasilis. Continue to village of Panagia where there is the byzantine church of Panagia, the oldest in Serifos. The church is also called Xylopanagia because of a custom that takes place during the feast of the Assumption. Continue passing the chapels of Agia Barbara and Agia Anastasia. Cross the bridge and the concrete cisterns entering Kato Dipotamata and following the path enjoying the scenic route with rich vegetation you arrive at Sykamia beach

Footpaths

For lovers of hiking and exploring Serifos is the ideal place. Full with small labelled footpaths leading to beautiful beaches or chapels with breathtaking views.

 

Pyrgos – Galani – Sykamia

The footpath starts from one of the oldest villages in Serifos, the village of Pyrgos. Arriving in the village of Galani, which took its name from the galena mines and end up in the bay of Sykamia. In Sykamia there is another path towards Skala.

Giftika – Varsamos – Panagia – Sykamia

The path sarts from Giftika and continues uphill for 20 minutes reaching the ravine of Varsamos where you will find a beautiful spring. Left of the path is the church of Agios Stefanos and right the church of Agios Vasilis. Continue to village of Panagia where there is the byzantine church of Panagia, the oldest in Serifos. The church is also called Xylopanagia because of a custom that takes place during the feast of the Assumption. Continue passing the chapels of Agia Barbara and Agia Anastasia. Cross the bridge and the concrete cisterns entering Kato Dipotamata and following the path enjoying the scenic route with rich vegetation you arrive at Sykamia beach

Footpaths

Aspros Pyrgos – Koutalas

It is an easy path that starts from Aspros Pyrgos. At the fork you choose the left path and little more down in order to continue oper the door you come across. The landscape is full with mine galleries. Follow the rails you will encounter leaving the path and when the rails are finished put back on the path to the village of Koutalas.

Chora – Kentarhos

The path starts from Chora. Pass the Palio Pigadi area with the church of Agios Stefanos, the fountain and stone bridge, the area of the Gardens with the church of Kato Stavros. You arrivein Paliomitata and the church of Pano Stavros. From Vounaki you can anjoy the wonderful view. Continue to the village od Kentarhos.