More than an island

Welcome to Syros island

an ornament in the heart of the Cyclades is waiting for you to discover it!





Top choice in Syros

secret spots in Syros


Discover Aghios Stefanos

Aghios Stefanos is a beautiful and picturesque chapel in the area of Galissas built among the rocks. The chapel was built by a fisherman after praying to the Saint to help him

Pherecydes cave

That’s the cave where the theogonist poet and philosopher Pherecydes used to reside during the cold winter months in the 6th century BC

Aerolite in Apano Meria

On the north of the island there are two giant boulders each weighing hundreds of tons.
Legends & Traditions

The "Red House"

A painted red house at Episkopeio. It is said that has even inspired Manolis Karagatsis to write the novel “The Great Chimera”, which recounts the story.
Legends & Traditions

Engraved letters in brussels

On the northern shores of the island, in Grammata, we can find ancient inscriptions engraved on steep, almost vertical, rocks.
Science & Art

Golden ratio

On Apollonos Street, next to the church of Agios Nikolaos, on the triangular marble cornice of the door of a ruined neoclassic house, is engraved in a circle the number 161...

El Greco's painting

Near the center of the town, at the church of "Dormition of Virgin Mary" you can see the marvelous paint of art of Domenicus Theotokopoulos. One of his first paintings!

Prehistoric settlement of Chalandriani

Chalandriani is located 9.5 kilometers away from Ermoupolis, on the northeast side of the island and it is one of the most important archaeological sites within the Cyclades as a prehistoric acropolis dating back to the 3rd millennium BC has been discovered in the area after excavations conducted by Christos Tsountas in the late 19th century.