Tourist information for Sifnos

Useful information for those who want to travel in Sifnos

Usefuls tips for the travelers of Sifnos

Tourist police

Tourism police operates a telephone line - just dial "1571"-, on a 24-hour basis where they provide all kinds of information and directions, in Greek, in English, in French and in German, for the immediate solution of tourists’ problems.

There is no Tourist Police in Sifnos; however the local Police Station also acts as Tourist Police. Telephone No: +302284031210


The standard current in Sifnos, as well as all over Greece is 230V AC (50z).

The devices from North America need a transformer and from England an adapter.


The local time is GTM+2 hours.


The official language is the Greek language, but most of the residents also speak English.

Feasts / Holidays

  • 1 January: New Year’s Day
  • 6 January: The Epiphany
  • 25 March: National Holiday
  • 15 August: Assumption
  • 28 October: National Holiday
  • 25 and 26 December: Christmas


All the Greek newspapers and magazines and most of the foreign newspapers and magazines arrive to the island every day. The central Press Agency is situated in Apollonia.


According to the last (2011) official census, the permanent residents of Sifnos are 2.570.

Useful Telephones

Office / Business Telephone
Municipality of Sifnos +302284360310
Police station +302284031210
Port authority +302284033617
Platis Gialos marina +302284071365
Health station +302284031315
Pharmacy (Vavritsas Konstantinos) +302284033541
Pharmacy (Fotiadis Ioakim) +302284033033
Pharmacy (Kikidis Charalabos) +302284035210
Dentist (Kotis) +302284032350
Dentist (Papageletou) +302284032004
Dentist (Foutoulaki) +302284032222
Post office +302284031329
Bank (National Bank of Greece) +302284035605
Archaeological museum +302284031022
Folklore & Pop Art museum +302284031341
Ecclesiastic museum +302284031335

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