Apollon Theater

The first theatrical representations in Hermoupolis are dated, from 1826. In the first years one wooden house served various theatric artists that visited the island. Thus the theatrical movement of Syros will make perceptible the need a permanent and organised theatre. The initiative for his construction him undertook a man from Hermoupolis M.K. Salvagos. On [...] Read More »

The old Harbor – Transit and Customs

Transit Warehouses "Transit" and Customs. Location Nissaki in the old harbor. Transit Warehouses were built in 1834 in designs by German architects I. Erlacher and B. Vailer. It is one of the first public buildings in modern Greece, along with the Lighthouse of the port of Ermoupolis and the Clearinghouse. The building is 125m long [...] 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 »

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 »

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 »

Ano Syros

Built from the Venetians in the hill of Saint Georgio, the Ano Syros maintains all medieval enchanting atmospheres. Your innumerable steps lead you in the top, between closely streets with white houses with coloured doors creating another state. In the medievally settlement of Ano Syros, they do not circulate vehicles. The streets have very small [...] Read More »