The capital of the Cyclades, Ermoupoli, was and is a unique city in the centre of the Aegean. Its stately atmosphere, its long history, tradition and architecture all make it an outstanding destination for every traveller. The public buildings, designed primarily by famous architects, such as Sampo, Erlacher and Ziller, the historic Town Hall, the “Leschi” building, the Apollo Theatre, the design of which was based on the Scala Theatre in Milan and on other famous theatres in Europe, and the wonderful neoclassical mansions, are all an integral part of the island’s timeless beauty. Syros is an excellent destination at any time of year, and is an important commercial, tourist and administrative centre which is famous throughout the world.
The best beaches on the island
Delfini beach is perfect for everyone who wants to relax and enjoy a quiet, natural landscape. This beach enchants everyone who visits it, right from the word go.
The completely clear blue waters and the fine golden sand are just two of Delfini’s wonderful features, and make it the ideal place to recharge your batteries.
Make time to visit the famous cosmopolitan beach with its golden sand, beautiful blue sea and small trees which provide shade from the sun.
Kini is a beach for true romantics. It is about 10 km outside Ermoupoli and, with its crystal clear waters, it is a unique example of the beauty of the Cycladic Islands. Both visitors and locals love this beach, and the sunset from Kini is truly unforgettable – something that no romantic couple on the island should miss.
Agathopes Beach has been awarded a Blue Flag and is a longstanding attraction for visitors to Syros. It is also known as Krinon (lilly) Beach and is famous for its crystal clear waters, golden sands and the beautiful beach lilies that grow all along it! The shallow waters let parents enjoy swimming without worrying about their children’s safety.
Vari Beach is ideal for families with children as it is located in a closed bay and has calm and shallow sea. There is also a good choice of water sports.
The beach is also home to a wide selection of tavernas, restaurants and bars, and is perfect for everyone who enjoys walking.
Here you will discover a unique landscape which will delight even the most seasoned of travellers.