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Cyclades, Greece

Serifos is located in the centre of the West Cyclades and it is famous for its unspoiled Cycladic beauty. It is an island full of amazing beaches, picturesque settlements and cultural sites. In addition, due to its location, Serifos is a great start in order to plan an island hopping around the Cyclades. On Ferryhopper, you can check all information about Serifos as well as its ferry connections with other destinations.

Ferry routes and tickets to Serifos

Serifos is connected with Athens through the port of Piraeus with daily ferry routes. The duration of the ferry trip ranges from 2 hr and 20 min to 4 hrs, depending on the ferry type and company.

Island hopping around Serifos

The location of Serifos makes the island an ideal starting point of an island hopping around the West Cyclades. There are several ferry routes from Serifos to neighbouring islands with high frequency, especially in the summer. Some of the most popular ferry routes are:

  • Serifos - Sifnos is daily operated and the ferry journey lasts less than 1 hr.
  • Serifos - Kythnos also runs daily and lasts 1 hr 30 min.
  • Serifos - Milos is also daily and the journey ranges from 1 hr 30 min to 3 hrs.
  • Serifos - Kimolos is operated several times a week and lasts approximately 2 hrs.
  • Serifos - Folegandros runs weekly and its duration is around 2 hr 30 min.

Moreover, Serifos is well connected with other islands of The Cyclades. There are regular ferries from Serifos to Ios, Santorini and Syros. Occasionally during the summer, there is the option of going from Serifos to Andros, Paros, Tinos and Sikinos.

On the Ferryhopper map of ferries, you will find all the ferry routes and ferry tickets to and from Serifos to choose your next destination easily and quickly!

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What kind of ticket discounts are there for Serifos?

Most ferry companies, serving ferries to and from Serifos, offer discounted tickets to various groups of passengers, such as students and seniors. All you have to do is select the appropriate category as you book your Ferryhopper tickets and don't forget to bring the corresponding certificate when boarding. In order to find out all offers and discounted tickets just check our respective page!

What to do in Serifos

Serifos is one of the most beautiful islands of the Cyclades. It is perhaps the most typical Cycladic island, unchanged by mass tourism. Beautiful sandy beaches and picturesque white houses among the rocky terrain of the island, compose the image of an authentic island in the Cyclades.

Beaches of Serifos

Serifos has a wide variety of beautiful beaches with sand or pebbles and crystal clear waters. Most beaches are accessible by land but if you want to discover all of them, you need to go on a boat tour around the island. Some of our favourite beaches in Serifos are:

  • Livadakia
  • Psili Ammos
  • Agios Sostis
  • Karavi
  • Sikamia
  • Ganema
  • Bagia
  • Avessalos
  • Kalo Ampeli
  • Platis Gialos

Settlements of Serifos

Chora and Livadi, the main settlements of Serifos are located in the southeastern part of the island. Chora is just a 10-minute drive from Livadi and it is a very beautiful and traditional Cycladic place with paved alleys and white houses with blue windows. Livadi is the main port of Serifos and attracts most tourists and the island’s population. In there, you can find many tourist shops, restaurants, cafes and clubs. We suggest that you visit the following:

  • Livadi
  • Chora
  • Avessalos
  • Agios Ioannis
  • Galanis
  • Ganema
  • Kallitsos
  • Koutalas
  • Livadakia
  • Platis Gialos

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Sightseeing in Serifos

Serifos has a rich cultural history, which someone can see through the many sights. On this famous island of Cyclades, it is worth visiting remarkable monuments from antiquity such as the White Tower or from the modern times like the mining site. Here is a shortlist of some recommended sites to visit:

  • The White Tower
  • The Dome
  • Old Lady’s Castle
  • Chora Castle
  • Mining facilities
  • Fisherman’s Tower and the Cave of Cyclops
  • Folklore Museum
  • Archaeological Museum
  • Exhibition of rocks and mining tools
  • Moni Taxiarchon

Useful information about in Serifos

The island is covered by a bus network, which serves the transition to many beaches as well as the route from Livadi to Chora. However, if you want to discover the hidden parts of the island, you need to bring or rent a vehicle. Gas stations, ATM and supermarkets are located in Livadi, which is the main port of the island, while the Regional Medical Office is located in Chora. Furthermore, there is also a place for organized camping on Livadakia beach. Some useful telephone numbers for your holiday in Serifos:

  • Regional Office: 22810 51202
  • Pharmacy: 22810 51700
  • Port Authority: 22810 51470
  • Police Department: 22810 51300
  • Citizens' Service Center: 22810 52545

Where to book ferry tickets to Serifos

Are you ready to get to know the most authentic Cyclades island and get lost in its beautiful beaches and picturesque alleys? Find all the cheapest ferry tickets to and from Serifos at Ferryhopper and book your tickets easily online!

Serifos has direct ferry connections with 21 ports:

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