As soon as you shall face the island of Syros it is indisputable that the non-identical nobility that this island bears shall impress you at once. The traditional profile and the insular mentality in combination with the historical monuments and the natural sites, all under the veil of this unique nobleness, render Syros the ideal choice for your vacations.
Ermoupolis, the capital and port of Syros, as well as the capital of the entire Cyclades, is built amphitheatrically on two hills. The glorious past of the capital can still be seen in its wonderful neoclassical architecture: old mansions, marble paved streets, grandiose marble squares, imposing churches, monuments, statues and well preserved superb neoclassical buildings are decorating the city. The Miaouli square is surrounded by the domineering town hall and boasts of a tall palm tree, which shadows the small coffee shops and restaurants, creating a, attractive scene and relaxing atmosphere. The Church of Anastassi dominates as well in dignity. The other churches, the Cultural Center of Hermoupolis, the Apollo Theater, several monuments, and the quarters make for interesting sightseeing.
Ano Syros is a beautiful Venetian settlement, has been built amphitheatrically, with houses built on the top of the other, forming a defensive fortress, stone walls, narrow streets, wooden balconies and many arches and arcades. Here you can visit the Catholic Cathedral of Saint George and the Center of Historical Studies. On the “Piatsa”, the town’s main thoroughfare, taverns, shops and folklore exhibitions line the beautiful street.
Azolimnos is a small village in a picturesque bay. Many excellent taverns can be found there.
Finikas is a pretty holiday village. It has a little harbour, hotels, and rooms for rent. It also offers a health center, sport facilities, taverns, bars and a children playground.
Galissas is a seaside tourist resort where you will find the island’s only campsites. Rooms for rent and hotels can also be found, as well as cafes, bars, restaurants and taverns. Worth visiting are the remains of a Venetian castle and the beautiful in-cave chapel of Agios Stephanos.
Kini is a picturesque fishing village, famous for its fresh seafood and its magnificent sunsets views over the sea. The nearby Monastery of Agia Varvara is interesting. There is also a school of arts and crafts.
Megas Yialos is a lovely resort built below a hillside and dominated by the picturesque chapel of Agios Antonios. It offers nice hotels, rooms for rent and a magnificent coast with crystalline waters and nice beaches.
Poseidonia (Delagratsia) is a coastal village full of gardens, pine trees and beautiful neoclassical houses.
Syringas is a small village and is worth seeing for is interesting cave that can be explored.
Vari is a farming village within a sheltered bay, a calm sea resort ideal for family holidays. It offers nice hotels and taverns.
Come, stay with us in Syros. The "duchess" of the Cyclades is waiting to offer you the holidays that you shall never forget.