If it is not only the exercise you are looking for,
If you want more than just the map information,
If you see walking around as a way to know and feel the place,
Then, a guided trekking tour is what will turn walking into a cultural experience!
Our tailor made tours can be all over Sifnos, through signed or not signed paths, with a lot or a few steps, protected by dry stone walls, connecting villages, leading to monasteries on top of hills or strolling inside NATURA protected area.
On your way we will see stone storehouses, little chapels, ancient towers and historic monuments, goats and sheep grazing lazily or climbing lively, small cultivated pieces of land, many herbs, plants, flowers and our protected kind of cedar tree. We will also talk about habits and customs, myths and legends of the island, religious celebrations and stories, information about everyday life in the past and present, authenticity and tourist traps, history, architecture, agriculture, pottery and gastronomy!
Routes are planned on request according to the special interests, ages and stamina, needs and wishes of the participants.
You don't need special equipment to join, only walking shoes, water and a hat! And a camera for photos of course!
It is not advisable to join though, in case you suffer from any respiration, heart or other health problems. Asthma, diabetes, and other health problems easier to be controlled, it is advisable to be mentioned while booking, in order to avoid any inconvenience.
Duration: 2 – 4 hours
Number of participants: 1 – 25 persons
Trekking tours may be cancelled or rescheduled due to unsuitable weather conditions.
For those of you who prefer to scroll around yourselves, there are more than one hiking maps to purchase and most of the marked routes are easy to follow.
Check sifnostrails.com for a self-guided tour!