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Sifnos Trail #4: Platis Yialos, Profitis Ilias Kontou and Fikiada Loop

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Apollonia, Sifnos, Greece

Sifnos Trail #4: Platis Yialos, Profitis Ilias Kontou and Fikiada Loop is a 6.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Apollonia, Sifnos, Greece that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options.

Distance: 6.9 miles Elevation Gain: 1,502 feet Route Type: Loop

backpacking

hiking

nature trips

walking

running

beach

views

wildlife

For more information visit: https://sifnostrails.com/portfolio-items/4-cedars-olive-trees-and-the-sea/

hiking
rocky
6 months ago

Great trail with secluded beach for a swim. I prefer doing the loop counter clockwise, nicer views and you don’t have to climb the rocky, rather steep canyon up to the ridge above Platy Yialos in the sun without shade.

hiking
7 months ago

Extremely well-marked, uncrowded trail in Sifnos in late June. Varied and interesting terrain. Start off early in the morning as it gets extremely hot, very little shade protection for second half. Nice swimming spot for a break half way through. Challenging at times but no scrambling.

Great hike from Vathi to Fikiada, a very beautiful beach, only accessible by boat or foot.

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bugs
rocky
9 months ago

Beautiful hike. Highly recommend. Should probably be classified as hard relative to other Greek island trails. If you follow the way AllTrails recommends, it stars with a big incline (45 mins to 1 hr), which is the strenuous part, and about halfway there is a beautiful beach that is only accessible by trail or boat. All in should take about 3-4 hours, plus however long you spend at the beach

hiking
7 months ago