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Sikinos as a typical picturesque island of Cyclades, manages to maintain its authenticity. The island is characterized by low hills, low vegetation and few and scattered trees. Sikinos, due to the very dry climate, presents around 30 species of endemic plants, unique in the world.

In prehistoric times Sikinos became a colony of Lemnos. The island was named by Sikinos who was the son of King Thoas of Lemnos. It was also known as Inoi (Wine), for its many vineyards. In Roman period, Sikinos was a place of exile. In times of Frank the island was part of the duchy of Naxos and from 1537-1821 became part of the Ottoman Empire.



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