It is definitely an island which has a lot to offer to its visitors. Syros, this
beautiful Cycladic island, offers everything you can imagine for your holidays and
even more. It is an island with nobility, full with museums and attractions, which
you really have to visit. Moreover, the countless beaches of Syros are for all tastes.
There are cosmopolitan ones, organized ones, remote and quiet beaches, with sand
or pebbles, and beaches where you can do numerous sea sports. Some of the most known
beaches are Agathopes, Galissas, Achladi and Megas Gialos. You can explore the natural
beauties of the island and visit the attractions of Syros, such as the City Hall,
the Library, the Gallery, the Archaeological Museum and the Miaouli Square. You will
find several hotels and rooms to rent, which offer an excellent stay, while at the
restaurants and taverns you will taste extraordinary local food and nice wines. Taste,
also, the pastry made on the island and the dairy products. In the night in Siros
you can enjoy your dinner at some traditional tavern, visit some of the several bars
and clubs to dance and sing till daylight and for those who wish to try their luck,
there is the Syros Casino, which opens its doors to visitors. The only certainty
is, that no matter what you decide to do during your holidays in Syros, you will
have an amazing time. If you too want to spend unforgettable holidays in Syros, book
your ferry tickets now.
The Syros Port
You can easily and comfortably travel by a ferry from Piraeus, Rafina and the surrounding
islands to Syros. You can also book your ferry tickets online viaaktoploika.gr for
a more comfortable and carefree journey. The journey from Piraeus to Syros takes
about 3 hours and 30 minutes on a conventional ferry and about 2 hours on a speedboat.
In the summer there are also ferry itineraries from Rafina and the journey lasts
about 4 hours. The port and the capital of Syros, Ermoupoli, with its class and greatness,
will enchant you at first sight. The stately houses, the City Hall, the Apollo Theater
as well as its tourist infrastructure make it a true jewel.
Connection With Other Islands
Syros has a ferry connection with the following ports: Piraeus (Athens), Rafina,
Lavrio, Thessaloniki, Amorgos, Anafi, Andros, Astypalaia, Chios, Donoussa, Folegandros,
Ikaria, Ios, Kavala, Iraklia, Kea (Tzia), Kimolos, Kos, Koufonisia, Kythnos, Limnos,
Leros, Lesvos (Mytilini), Milos, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros, Patmos, Rhodes, Santorini,
Schinousa, Serifos, Sifnos, Sikinos, Fournoi, Tinos.
You can now book ferry tickets online for Syros via Aktoploika.gr. If you plan to
travel during July and August, it’s best if you have booked several days or weeks
earlier to avoid hitches. You should also know that round-
Syros has got a very good transportation system which makes it an ideal destination for those who choose to use the island buses during their holidays. From very early in the morning till very late at night there are bus itineraries from and to Ermoupoli, the other provinces of Syros, the villages and the beaches. On your way out of the port, you will find the bus stop and the buses to transport you to your chosen destination. If you wish to travel faster, you can get on one of the taxis parked outside the port. The taxis and radio taxis of the island are always available. Syros has several car and motorbike rental agencies for those who wish to explore the island, the attractions and the beaches in their own vehicle. Bear in mind that Syros is busy island and if you have not made a reservation, you may find it difficult to rent a car or a motorbike, especially in the summer.
If in most of the Greek islands moving with a bus is a necessity, in Syros it’s definitely an enjoyment and a cheap way, while, in some cases, it’s totally free. The bus station is just beside the port, in Papagou Coast, where 13 buses serve, every half an hour, routes to every settlement in the island. For your movement in Syros City, you can take the local bus for free. You don’t have to book your tickets, while routes are too frequent, while you can buy them inside the bus or from the auto-
Imposing buildings, samples of a glorious past, neoclassical mansions, special churches, beautiful beaches, traditional villages. Is the 'queen of the Cyclades'. It's Syros! An island with cultural, shipbuilding and industrial tradition.
Here you will have a plethora of choices for activities, fun, but also your tours. The near distance from the port of Piraeus and its regular connection with it but also with the other islands of the Cyclades, makes the island very popular. It would not be exaggeration if we said that the whole city is a lively attraction-
A highly prestigious neighbourhood of Ermoupoli is Vaporia, to the east side of the town. Most homes in the neighbourhood are neoclassical mansions, with towering form, sophisticated decoration and marble investments, while overlooking the sea is captivating. In general, the tour of the island is full of surprises, as it is characterized by the alternations of its landscapes. As one crosses the hinterland, notes the barren mountains to give their position on the fertile plains and the cosmopolitan beaches or the small and secluded coves.
The villages with the traditional architecture and the seaside resorts with their
majestic mansions, reveal the uniqueness of this island.
On the other hand, the entertainment can satisfy all the tastes. Apart from the bars and the very good clubs with live music, on the island there is also cinema and theater . However, if you want to try your luck, go to the Casino. Sites that you should note: Azolimnos, Galissas, Kini, Megas Gialos, Finikas, Posidonia, Vari.
Marshmallow of Syros
The refugees from Chios, brought to the island the art of manufacture of marshmallow,
which is now worldwide known.
Parking is a serious problem, especially in Ermoupoli, that becomes heavier every
year. You’ll have to pay for most of parking-
The island’s beaches are very specific and limited in capacity. You’ll have to be there early in the morning, if you want to find a place to sit.
Prices in cosmopolitan villages differ a lot, compared to the mainland’s. On weekends you better choose a tavern on a small village, as the island is full of Athens residents, as well as visitors from other islands.
Happy Holidays in Syros!!!
Ferry tickets and offers to Syros
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