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Sífnos

(sĭf`nôs) or

Siphnos

(sĭf`nəs), island, c.32 sq mi (83 sq km), SE Greece, in the Aegean Sea; one of the Cyclades. It is a resort area and produces olive oil. In ancient times it had gold and silver mines.
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Contract notice: Refuse collection and cleaning common areas of the municipality of sifnos.
The historic islands of Rhodes, Crete, Sifnos, and many more are expecting an increase of 20% in tourist arrivals and in the number of new destination weddings this year.
Processes and patterns of landscape change on a small Aegean island: The case of Sifnos, Grecce.
11 to 18, visits the Greek Islands of Sifnos, Itea, Mykonos and Santorini.
The cruise journeys on to the ancient sites of Gallipoli (site of a famous World War I battle), Delphi; the beautiful classic Greek islands of Syros, Sifnos, Santorini, Naxos; Katakolon, the site of the first Olympiad; ancient UNESCO site Butrint and Durres, the oldest city in Albania.
Also, try Sifnos, a favourite with Athenians and only a two-hour ferry ride from Piraeus, and nearby Amorgos.
ASK MANY a Greek and they will tell you, in hushed tones as if revealing a carefully guarded secret, that Sifnos is their favourite island.
But our favourite island was SIFNOS where arid hills tower over the dock.
Ports will include Poros, Mykonos, Paros, Sifnos, Ithaki, Paxos, Corfu, Kefallonia and Zakynothos.
Still, this maiden voyage from Piraeus to the islands of Mykonos and Sifnos proved to be a busy and entertaining trip.
Destinations will include Athens, the cosmopolitan islands of Mykonos, Paros and Ios as well as the undiscovered islands of Milos, Amorgos, Naxos, Folegandros, Sifnos and Serifos.
The service will operate one round trip per day from Piraeus to the islands of Serifos, Sifnos and Milos which are popular with Athens residents, many of whom own holiday homes.