Syros belongs to the Cyclades islands, its architecture is more Medieval than Cycladic. The capital of Syros Island, Ermoupolis, distinguishes for the elegant Venetian mansions, the picturesque quarter of Vaporia, the large churches and the impressive new classic buildings, such as the Town Hall and Apollo Theatre in the central square. The beaches of Syros Greece are nice and relaxing, with many tourist facilities and accommodation surrounding them. The island is ideal for families and couples looking for romantic holidays. Syros holidays can be combined with many other Greek islands, because it serves as a ferry transportation hub in the Aegean.
Hiking the hill above Ermoupolis, you reach the quarter of Ano Syros, the traditionally Catholic community of the island. Galissas, Megas Gialos, Kini and Posidonia are the main beaches of Syros Greece, with sandy shores and crystal water. There are great places for families with kids and people who need to be just few meters from the beach.
Local products of the island include honey, kopanitsi cheese, the famous red wine, loukoumi which is a sweet from rose and pistachio, and a cake filled with almons and nougat (halvadopita).
The main regions of Syros Island are Ano Syros, Ermoupoli, Finikas, Galissas, Kini
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