Syros, a floating oasis
Half Orthodox, half Catholic. Half neoclassical, half Cycladic. Half cosmopolitan, half wild and secluded. Syros combines all contrasts of the Greek landscape in the most magnificent way. The capital of Cyclades is a vibrant island, offering the best holiday experience all year round.
Beautiful town of Syros after the Sunset
Booking cheap ferry tickets to Syros through Let’s Ferry is the first step for an unforgettable travelling experience starting from Hermoupolis.
Syros will captivate you for:
The historic Miaouli square where you can enjoy a glass of wine at the surrounding bars and bistros.
Bonus: The imposing Town Hall which was designed by Ernst Ziller. The Opera also known as the Apollo Municipal Theatre, a miniature replica of La Scala di Milan. Syros is the only Cycladic island that has an opera house hosting significant cultural events. The glamorous area of Vaporia with the elegant houses owned by captains and the natural pool at Asteria, the perfect place to relax enjoying signature cocktails and lounge music.
Ano Syros town
Ano Syros is a medieval labyrinth with narrow alleys and traditional small shops that lead to the Vamvakari square. Enjoy the view to the port from above, eat “loukoumi” (a local dessert) and ask locals to tell you the history of the song “Fragkosyriani”.
And after Hermoupolis, what?
The picturesque villages, of course! Explore Vari, a seaside village, the fish village Kini and Azolimnos with the crystal shallow waters. Galissas is the most organized beach, with facilities for people with disabilities and even a lifesaving automatic external defibrillator. Posidonia is an exotic village with palm trees and rocky San Michali in Ano Meria offers the best local dishes.
Syros will motivate you to:
Swim at Agathopes and Kokkina with the red pebbles and rocks. On windy days, visit the sandy beach of Delfini, a naturally protected wild cove.
Do horseback ride at the Equestrian Club of Cyclades.
Sandy beach in Syros
Don't miss windsurf, SUP and canoe-kayak lessons in Foinikas.
And set sail at the Nautical Club of Syros. There are many sailing trips that take place in Syros to nearby islands and beaches which are accessible only by boat, like Varvarousa, Grammata, Leia.
Tip: Syros is very easy to reach: The trip from Piraeus only lasts 3,5 hours with often, direct routes to and from 50 ports! Book cheap ferry tickets to Syros though letsferry.com and check the route map and other information-updated in real time!
Information about the port of Syros
There are at least 2 ferries daily to Piraeus, Mykonos and Tinos. Ferries travel daily to Paros and Naxos, Mykonos, Tinos and Andros and weekly to Amorgos, Ios, Milos, Santorini and Crete. Also, ferries connect Syros to Sikinos, Folegandros, Lavrio, Kos, Rhodes, Leros and Thessaloniki.