The Temple of Anastasi

Anastasi is built in the top of Dili hill. This orthodox church resembles it compensates the dominating form the catholic Saint George in the hill of Ano Syra. The initial (1858) drawing of Municipality Ermoupolis was to set up in the place, a monument of killed persons at the Revolution, that was placed finally front [...] Read More »

Agios Nikolaos

The Church of Agios Nikolaos is an Orthodox temple in Syros and a patron saint of the capital Ermoupolis. It is near to Miaouli Square and the Apollon Theater and is considered to be one of the most important sights of the island. It is the third most ancient temple of Ermoupolis, after the Holy [...] 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 »

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 »

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 »

Danakos

Danakos is a small village located on the west side of the island of Syros and between the settlements of Galissas and Kini. In the settlement we find two churches: the church of Agia Theresia and Agios Kyrikos, the oldest chapel of the island. In Danako, Markos Vamvakaris, a particularly important rebetiko musician, was born [...] 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 »

Short history of Syros

Syros Island is found in the central point of Cyclades and as it is proved by the archaeological researches, first accommodated in the prehistoric season, (4.000 p.H.) and later at the ProtoKikladiki period (3.000 eg) The first historical report becomes from Omiros that he reports the island as "Syrii" and he called it from then [...] Read More »