Archaeological Museum of Syros

TheĀ Archaeological Museum of Ermoupolis is one of the oldest museums in our country. It was founded in 1834 and was housed in the Town Hall, an important monument of the city. Originally founded as main Prefectural Museum of Cyclades, as Ermoupoli is the capital of the county and includes exhibits from all the islands of [...] 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 »

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 »

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 »

Apano Meria

To the most northern part of Syros, we meet Apano Meria, an area of splendid natural beauty with dry walls, roads and footpaths. Its few inhabitants live harmoniously with nature. Small dotted settlements between rocks and sky bonded with the Aegean Sea enthral the visitors. From the high steep rocks, the breathtaking northern beaches of [...] 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 »