Syros is located in the heart of the Cyclades, a strategic point, surrounded by the islands of Andros, Tinos, Mykonos, Paros, Sifnos, Serifos, Kythnos and Yiaros.
The capital of Syros, Ermoupoli, was the capital of the former Prefecture of the Cyclades and is now capital of the Region of the South Aegean.
Syros is an island for all tastes and seasons. An island worth discovering from side to side, with abundance of natural beauties, golden beaches with crystal clear waters, a long cultural heritage, rich history and culture. An island with a cosmopolitan character, with a double religious identity and with a great range of diverse activities to experience. An island welcoming you to embark on a journey through the trails of tradition, the rich history and the incomparable architecture revealing the grandeur of a bygone era.
Syros is the ultimate destination for all seasons. Guests are invited to trek in nature during spring, enjoy a stroll on the sandy beaches during the summer, immerse in the serenity and authentic charm of the fall and set off for the most thrilling mountainous explorations during the winter.
During your stay
In most hotels, restaurants and tourist businesses the English, French, Italian and German languages are spoken.
Travellers should always carry with them their identity/passport as well as their driver’s license, if they wish to rent a vehicle.
Syros is a small island of the Cyclades yet offering a wealth of natural beauties, attractions and points of interest worth visiting. Within a week a travellers will surely be able to cover most of the must see sights of the island. However, Syros is both an ideal destination for weekend breaks or long holidays.
Certainly, Syros is an ideal base for island hopping, as it is located in the heart of the Cyclades and it is connected by sea with most islands of the Aegean.
Syros is an island for all tastes and budgets, as it offers all kinds of accommodation, from traditional rooms to luxury suites in 5 star hotels. So whether wishing to enjoy an affordable weekend on the island, a dream holiday on a boat or a long-term stay in an impressive aristocratic mansion or a luxury 5 star hotel, Syros is the ultimate destination.