Welcome to Syros
Syros Greece is a Cycladic island and its wonderful capital, Ermoupolis, is the capital of all the Cyclades. Syros is the eleventh biggest island of the Cyclades. The island is full of beauties and charms created by its unspoiled landscape, its authenticity and its traditional villages. The streets are lined with elegant Venetian buildings and neoclassical mansions, whose balconies encompass every variety of architectural style ever imagined. The town is bustling with activities: full of shops, restaurants, cafes and bars and together with the islands beautiful beaches, attractions and hospitable atmosphere, Syros has become a favored Greek island to visit.
Ano Syros is the 2nd town of Syros & was built by the Venetians at the beginning of the 13th century on the hill of San Giorgio. Ano Syros maintains its enchanting medieval atmosphere. Innumerable steps between narrow streets and houses with coloured doors lead you to the top of the town, which makes for some adventurous exploration. The medieval settlement is not accessible by car, the town is serviced mostly by marble steps. The distance from the harbor up to the main entry point is approximately 3500 meters. The Catholic basilica of San Giorgio dominates Ano Syros. The church was constructed during the 13th century. Visitors enjoys a panoramic view of the neighboring Cycladic islands.
SkyMap wishes you a pleasant stay...