If you are dreaming of holidays on an island with exquisite beauty and refinement in the Aegean, then Syros is your island. Emroupilis and ano Syros: two hills; on one hill an orthodox community and on the other a Catholic, both with imposing neo classical and Cycladic alleys. Submerge yourself in its everyday life and live the neo classical traditional past whilst indulging in the sweet sensation of local Syrosian Loukoumi.
The visitors to this historic and awe inspiring island should visit the 19th century Town Hall in Hermoupolis’ main square and take in the handy work of Chiller. Ensure you visit the islands historical theatre and walk the marble cobbled streets to the surrounding neo classical mansions.Also do not miss an afternoon walk in the alleys of Ano Syros, climb up to the Catholic San Tzortzis’ church and stand in the square named after Markos Vamvakaris, the renoun Greek composer of rebetiko folk music.
The island is ideal for sea activities, as it has many wonderful beaches: Dolphin, Kini, Galissas, Foinikas, Agathopes, Komito, Megas Gialos, Achladi, Vari, Azolimnos.
Finally do not leave the island without having tried the traditional sweets that are not other than the halvadopites and the famous loukoumia. You will find them everywhere in many flavors and aromas. A unique and wonderful sweet gift for your loved ones.