Syros

Syros is one of the few ‘green’ islands of Cyclades and is located in the center of the archipelago, known as the “Lady of the Cyclades” because of its cultural character, its position and its administrative importance. A unique architecture – many are those who characterize “outdoor museum”, churches, Catholic and Orthodox, which are monuments and a natural environment that makes visitors to admire it, are the things that people who arrive in this small island with such a great value, can meet.

The ground is rocky in Syros, the largest bays of the coastline of the island is the ones of Ermoupoli and Foinikas, while Gyaros is among the islands belonging to Syros. It has a total area of ​​84 sq. km and is “divided” by its natural topography into two parts , north and south.

The northern part of Syros is Apano Meria. The landscape there is wild with steep slopes and rocks, unique traditional villages and hiking trails. The southern part has the most tourist attractions of Syros, coastal settlements, but also the main port and the capital, Ermoupoli.

Ano Syros, the historic old city where the Catholic element is particularly strong and where the great rebetis Markos Vamvakaris composed its creations, is located on a hill above Ermoupoli. Posidonia, Vari, Foinikas  and other villages will enchant you with its beauty and secrets.

The Lady of the Cyclades stands in the middle of the Aegean Sea and waits for you to explore it.

  • Syros - Access

    All access information to Syros, whether you are looking to travel by airplane, car, boat, train etc. Learn how to get there no matter your starting point.

  • Syros - Beaches

    Discover all beaches of Syros on the map, with transport information and nearby points of interest. Popular or hidden beaches, family or nude, with a restaurant or beach bar on the coast, you will find it in TerraBook.

  • Syros - Cultural Attractions

    Discover all sights & points of interest of Syros on the map, with transport information, hours of service and contact details. Everything you should do & see on your trip.

  • Syros - Hospitals - Health Centers

    Syros is the capital of the Cyclades and as a big town, Ermoupolis has a hospital that serves the needs of all the islands of the archipelago. The General Hospital of Syros "Vardakeio and Proio" is located in the city center, has a 110 beds capacity and belongs administratively to the 2nd Y.PE. (Health District) of Piraeus and Aegean. Built in the mid 20th century, thanks to the legacies of Ioannis Kyriazis Vardakas and Konstantinos Stamatis Proiou and began operating in 1958. The hospital covers almost all the pathological and surgical specialties, and its laboratories are equipped with modern machinery and scientific equipment that provides support to all departments. The hospital also has a Dialysis Unit with 10 beds, covering the needs of the residents of the Cyclades and the visitors.

  • Syros - Public Services

    Syros is the administrative center of the Cyclades, one of the largest archipelago in Greece. In Ermoupoli you will find all the public services that serve the residents of all the islands.

  • Syros - Villages

    Learn where to stay in Syros, and which places to visit. Browse all the villages, cities and communities on the map, along with nearby points of interest

  • syros - Hospitals - Health Centers

    Syros is the capital of the Cyclades and as a big town, Ermoupolis has a hospital that serves the needs of all the islands of the archipelago. The General Hospital of Syros "Vardakeio and Proio" is located in the city center, has a 110 beds capacity and belongs administratively to the 2nd Y.PE. (Health District) of Piraeus and Aegean. Built in the mid 20th century, thanks to the legacies of Ioannis Kyriazis Vardakas and Konstantinos Stamatis Proiou and began operating in 1958. The hospital covers almost all the pathological and surgical specialties, and its laboratories are equipped with modern machinery and scientific equipment that provides support to all departments. The hospital also has a Dialysis Unit with 10 beds, covering the needs of the residents of the Cyclades and the visitors.

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