Vari

Vari is one of the largest villages and the oldest of Syros. It is located at the southeast end of the island and is 9 km from the capital Ermoupolis. Roman tombs and ruins of a prehistoric settlement (4,000-3,000 BC) were discovered in the village. Also, in the bay of Vari, a characteristic tower belonging [...] Read More »

Poseidonia

Poseidonia, formerly known as Delagratzia, is a settlement of Syros. It is located in the wide bay of Finikas and is 10 km from the capital Ermoupolis. It has been for many years the resort of the rich Syrians. The first name comes from the ancient Poseidonia which is supposed to be there and was [...] Read More »

Piskopio

The Bishopric (or Piskopio) is a settlement of Syros that is built on the slopes of a pine-covered hill and is one of the richest sources of green on the island. It is located approximately in the center of Syros and is 4.5 km from Ermoupolis. It is the closest holiday resort in the capital. [...] Read More »

Parakopi

Parakopi is a small settlement in the mainland of the island of Syros. This settlement was a resort of the high society of the island in earlier times. Among the trees blooming in the area (pine trees, pistachio trees, fruit trees) are built imposing villas and small stone-built towers with well-kept gardens and wells. In [...] Read More »

Pagos

Pagos is a village of Syros. It is located in the mainland of the island and is 7 km from the capital Ermoupolis. Its name owes it to the word "Baus" which means passage. The history of the village dates back to 2.800 BC while important examples of the Roman period are presented. The Pagos [...] Read More »

Megas Gialos

Megas Gialos is a seaside village located on the southern side of the island of Syros and between the settlements Posidonia and Vari. The village has a large beach and some smaller ones. In the area there are hotels, restaurants and a large number of holiday homes. Next to the beach is the chapel of [...] Read More »

Kini

To the west part of Syros – just 9 km from Hermoupolis – we meet Kini, a picturesque seaside fishing village, with a sandy shore, awarded with the Blue Flag, proof of a clear and well organised shore. There are small taverns, restaurants and cafés where one can enjoy the unique in harmony of colours sunset [...] Read More »

Galissas

Just 7 km from Hermoupolis, to the western part of Syros, is the beautiful village of Galissas. A former agricultural village which has developed rapidly in the recent years to become the best tourist resort of the island. The organised hotels, rooms to let and apartments to let, camping places, taverns and bars promise unforgettable [...] Read More »

Finikas

Finikas is a coastal village and is found in the south-western department of Syros. It includes the settlement of Vissa with 733 residents. His population deals main with rural activities particularly blooming (aviculture, floriculture, livestock-farming, culture horticultural). The last years was developed considerably the tourism, because the marvellous natural place and the satisfactory services that [...] Read More »

Chroussa

Chroussa is a place with thick greenery, well kept newly built houses bearing the traditional style, and old mansions. On the top of a hill is the church of Virgin Mary Faneromeni, which was built in 1890. Next to the church, the old country church dates since 14th century. The church is celebrated on 24th [...] Read More »