Kastri

At a distance of about 45 minutes from Chalandriani a prehistoric settlement from the later years of the Early Cycladic period II has been discovered covering an area of 3.5 to 5 acres. In this area the excavations brought to light a graveyard with about 600 tombs as well as ruins of inestimable value that indicate that ceramic, stone and metalwork has been developed in the area. Various vases, jewelry and household items were also found during the excavations in the region indicating that this... διαβάστε περισσότερα

The Aquarium in Kini

The aquarium in Kini is one of the most popular attractions for both children and adults as it enables visitors to experience the magical marine world of the Aegean Sea and study in depth the marine flora and fauna. The Aquarium boasts an educational character as it invites guests to learn everything there is to know about the sea as well as the sea activities and equipment used in such cases so as to awaken their environmental awareness while giving them the opportunity to explore the natural beauty... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Pherecydes Cave

On the road to Ano Syros and shortly after the rural settlement of Kyperoussa one can find the cave of Pherecydes. To reach the cave he must follow a small dirt road that slowly begins to go downhill leading visitors to a magnificent land nuzzled between the earth, the sky and the blue horizon. That’s where the cave where the theogonist poet and philosopher Pherecydes used to reside during the cold winter months in the 6th century BC. Source: www.syrosisland.gr [vc_row][vc_column][ivi_nbcaj... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Chalandriani

Chalandriani is located 9.5 kilometers away from Ermoupolis, on the northeast side of the island and it is one of the most important archaeological sites within the Cyclades as a prehistoric acropolis dating back to the 3rd millennium BC has been discovered in the area after excavations conducted by Christos Tsountas in the late 19th century. Source: www.syrosisland.gr [vc_row][vc_column][ivi_nbcaj layout="5" viewas="list" cat_id="Syros" animation="fadeInRight" title="Posts about Syros" cmlabel="read... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Historic Theater Apollon

The historic Theater Apollon is one of the major attractions of Syros and constitutes an emblem of the island’s cultural heritage. Created in 1864 by the Italian architect Pietro Sampo who was inspired by 4 stunning Italian standards including the Scala di Milano, the theater Apollon adorns the heart of the capital to this day. The Apollo Theater first opened its doors with an Italian theater troupe that among others performances staged the famous Italian opera La Traviata. Its architectural splendor... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Agathopes Beach

Agathopes beach is one of the most popular beaches of Syros, just 14 km from Hermoupolis. It is a beautiful beach with golden sand and shallow waters, offering all the comforts as well as easy access by bus making it a perfect choice for a memorable day on the beach. Guests can swim in the clear blue waters and enjoy a coffee or meal in the cafeterias and taverns along the beach. Just 1 km from the beaches of Posidonia and Foinikas, Agathopes constitute a point of reference for travelers during... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Entertainment in Syros

The cosmopolitan island of Syros is a picturesque island offering various choices of entertainment for all tastes and preferences. From the atmospheric cafés and bars in the capital, Ermoupolis, to the beaches of Galissas, and Poseidonia all the way to Ano Syros with its romantic pool bars overlooking the endless Aegean Sea, Syros is an island with an effervescent character. With the clubs in the heart of the city and the timeless nightlife, Syros promises to elevate the mood of all visitors. For every... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Agios Nikolaos – Asteria Beach

Agios Nikolaos is one of the three most beautiful beaches of Syros ideal for those wishing to stay close to the island’s capital. It is not a cosmopolitan beach with many tourists and beach loungers but the picturesque scenery and the pristine waters are enough of a reason to attract travelers for a dive from the rocks. The Asteria cafe offers its guests a touch of freshness and relaxation after long exposure to the sun and a few lounge chairs where they can enjoy a refreshing cocktail in view... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Aetos Beach

Aetos is a charming small beach on the Northwest part of Syros that offers an oasis of calm and serenity away from the tourist resorts. It is a natural bay with turquoise waters and golden sand. It can be reached by boat from Kini or on foot either by taking a hiking path from Barbarousa (distance about 1 km.) or from Ano Syros (distance about 5.5 km.) Either way, swimming in the emerald waters will compensate one’s effort. For those looking for absolute privacy the small beach on the right... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Azolimnos Beach

The beach of Azolimnos is an ideal choice for those seeking for a refreshing getaway near Hermoupolis. Its privileged location just 5 km from the capital allows bathers to swim in the clear blue waters, relax in one of the comfortable sun beds, dive into the sea from its three piers located on the coast and enjoy refreshing cocktails and local dishes in the cafes and taverns located across the road. The beach can be reached either by bus or by a private vehicle. Source: www.syrosisland.gr [vc_row][vc_column][ivi_nbcaj... διαβάστε περισσότερα