Though charming island of Syros and belongs to the islands of the Cyclades, its architecture rather be called medieval than Cycladic. The island’s capital, Ermoupolis, famous for its elegant Venetian mansions and impressive neoclassical buildings such as City Hall and the Apollo Theater. This island is perfect for couples looking for a romantic place to stay for families, because of Syros beaches are perfect for families with children and have a great range of activities for the whole family.
The island’s capital was once the main port of Greece, and today it is the largest city and capital of Cycladic archipelago.At first glance, this may seem a little island urbanistichnym, but once you visit Ermoúpoli, you will see its incredible beauty and fall under its charm.
Syros economy does not depend entirely on tourism, but also from industries such as the production of textiles, horticultural industry – the island exports its flowers and plants on the other Cycladic islands of the archipelago, and dairy products. Earlier this island was known as the strongest shipbuilding place in Greece, but it ended with the advent of the Athens Piraeus harbor.
This island is not spoiled by tourism – on its territory do not have huge resort complexes and souvenir shops selling tourist trinkets, but he is famous among the people of Greece as an island with beautiful beaches and cozy cafes and bars.
One of the most famous beaches of the island is beautiful and organized beach Galissos, on the coast where you will find a range of traditional fish taverns and several water sports centers. Another good beach is a quiet beach Syros Megas Yialos, which also boasts of having excellent fish tavernas.
Most of the hotels Syros is located between the capital and the beaches located in the southern part of the island. In the capital of the island there are quite a number of different hotels, which are mainly located in the restored Venetian knowledge. We decided to help you choose the perfect hotel and prepared a small description of the two hotels.
Elegant villa Villa Selena is located in the aristocratic district Ermoupolis and occupies a building built in 1830. It offers this superb five-star hotel will be comfortable rooms, furnished with antiques and all the modern conveniences such as wireless internet access, satellite TV, air conditioning, mini bar, jacuzzi, coffee maker, safe, and marble bathroom. On the roof of the villa is a small cocktail bar with panoramic views of the sea. The hotel also offers free parking for the use of which requires a pre-order, but you can always use the free public parking, which is within walking distance of the villa. The friendly staff will provide you with services for childcare, paid organizes transport from and to the port, as well as provide a tour desk.
Wonderful hotel Faros Resort luxury hotel is near the beautiful beach of Azolimnos offers elegant rooms in which your service will be a marble bathroom, terrace, air conditioning, safe, mini-bar, telephone and internet access. Also available is free private parking, free transportation to and from the port, a tour desk and currency exchange points, luggage storage services and childcare. Staff can also help you with the organization of holidays and special occasions, renting a helicopter, as well as providing a variety of medical services and the organization of excursions. You can also use the hotel gym, it massages and swimming pool.
Syros location allows you to visit other Greek islands such as Mykonos and Tinos, about rest in which you can read in the articles “The legendary island of Mykonos” and “Holidays on the Greek island of Tinos.”