Agios Michalis is one of the few settlements in Upper Meria of Syros, i.e. the northern part of the island. He has just 11 residents, who all actually have settled there, during the last decade, as for a long time, the settlement was deserted.
The few inhabitants of Agios Michalis are mainly engaged in agriculture and animal husbandry, and here reared cows from whose milk is made the famous cheese of Syros,.
The village got its name from the homonymous church of Agios Michalis lying there, while in the landscape of the village stand the wind generators.
Today, in the picturesque alleys and traditional houses of Agios Michalis, the visitors can find a few taverns and cafes to enjoy traditional food, cooked homemade.
Also nearby is Campos, an area of Ano Meria that gathered taverns with wonderful view to the rocky coastline.
From Agios Michalis walking in organized trails, you can reach in three of the most beautiful beaches of Syros: Lia (about 35-45 minutes), Marmari (half hour) and Grammata more than an hour).