Kastro, Sifnos, Greece – EUROPE

Must See in Sifnos

The ancient capital of Sifnos is a remarkable village located east of the island. Kastro means fortress. It was built on a rock at the edge of a cliff and offers an amazing panoramic view of the Aegean Sea. I had a stroke of heart when I walk near the wall when I stopped at the sight of a small chapel built on advanced: the picturesque chapel Efta Martyrs, stowed on his rock.
The immensity of the sea surrounding the small white chapel offers views breathtaking. I stayed taped a while and I sat, admiring the sea, mesmerized by it. It was very difficult to extract me from my reverie as the scenery was unusual. guaranteed unique experience.
But time has also stopped inside of the village …

I am part of Apollonia walk. I was too lazy to wait for the bus: 1 hour wait. 45 minutes walk far …
During this trip, on the road we discover that Kastro differs from its environment by being surmounted on a hill.

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Arrival at the village entrance, one is attracted to bars, restaurants, especially Dolci and a few nearby businesses giving views of the valley of Erkies. You do not come to Kastro for shopping.
sea side and the village center, it is very residential. Kastro is very “compact” due to a lack of public areas, of course, and the presence of many narrow roads and houses huddled against each other.
Kastro takes its unique charm to the Cycladic architecture, with narrow streets, small bridges, old houses, but especially its timeless atmosphere. Some entrances are less than 1 m60 …

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Screened at another time pounding the pavement of Kastro is a pleasure insider …
For some travelers, Kastro is the most beautiful Cycladic village.
To the wise…

 

To see: the picturesque chapel Efta Martyrs, the Archaeological Museum
Good to know: it is possible to rent rooms and apartments

 

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♦ Kastro photos ♦

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The unique public square before the church of Agios Ioannis Theologos

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La chapelle pittoresque de Efta Martyres, Kastro, Sifnos

The picturesque chapel Efta Martyrs

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