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Ano Syros

Ano Syros

C ity built on the hill of Saint George. Ano Syros or otherwise Apano Chora(=Upper Town) is a representative sample of the medieval town. It is approximately 3.5 kilometers from the port of Syros. Access is from the four gates: Portara, Sa Bastia, Pano Terma(=Upper terminal) and Skalakia(=Stairs). A traditional ... Read More »

 
Azolimnos

Azolimnos

A zólimnos is the nearest seaside village of Syros. Located in the southeastern part of the island of Syros, and is just 4 km from the port and about 2 km from the airport. It is an under development tourist village that has many rooms, hotels, taverns and cafe. Access to ... Read More »

 
Chroussa

Chroussa

Chroussa is a mountainous village at the southern side of the island, 9 kilometers from Hermoupolis and 2 kilometers from Vari. The landscape and the atmosphere are completely different from those of most villages of Syros. Read More »

 
Episkopeio

Episkopeio

Episkopio is a mountainous village, 5 kilometers from Hermoupolis. At the 15th century the church of the village, Assumption of the Virgin, was the episcopacy of the Catholics. Right next to it was the Archbishop’s house, from which the village got its name. Read More »

 
Foinikas

Foinikas

Foinikas(Finikas/Phoenix) is a fishing village located 11 km from the port of Syros. According to the tradition the first inhabitants were the Phoenicians, and the village was named after them. Along the coastal road in Foinikas, you will find many taverns and cafes. In the center of the village there ... Read More »

 
Galissas

Galissas

Galissas is located on the western side of the island and is just 7 km from the port of Syros. It has a small harbor with stone pier and palm trees. From the 80’s when started the tourism boom of the island, Galissas was always the most visited village. Galissas ... Read More »

 
Hermoupolis

Hermoupolis

T he capital of Syros and the Cyclades Prefecture. Hermoupolis is located on the eastern side of the island and is known for its shipyard and its major port. The city was named in honor of the ancient god of commerce, Hermes(Mercury). Previously it was an industrial, shipping and cultural center of ... Read More »

 
Kini

Kini

The village is located at the western side of Syros, 9 kilometers from Hermoupolis. It is a picturesque fishing village by the sea. When you reach the Monastery of Saint Barbara(famous for its wefts), you will see an enchanting panoramic view of the village. Read More »

 
Megas Gialos

Megas Gialos

M egas Gialos is a village located between Posidonia and Vari. Read More »

 
Posidonia

Posidonia

Posidonia or Dellagrazia (from the Latin Madonna della Grazia) is a village located at the southwestern side of the island, 15 kilometers from Hermoupolis. It is considered one of the most beautiful areas of the island. Read More »