8 Reasons Why Syros Should Be On Your Bucket List
Escape the concrete jungle and the view from your kitchen window, with a luxurious retreat to the Greek Island of Syros.
Syros is part of the Cyclades Islands located in the Aegean Sea. Unlike other popular Greek islands, Syros lacks the crowds and tourists so you can truly relax.
Here are eight reasons why you should visit this island paradise.
#1- The beaches
Syros has a selection of spectacular beaches for you to enjoy and chill out on. From Megas Gialos, Galissas to Kini and Poiseidonia, there’s the perfect beach awaiting you.
#2 – Ermouopolis township
You won’t want to miss the beautiful town of Ermoupoulis. The capital is an architectural beauty that must be seen to be believed.
#3 – Sail around the island
Take an unforgettable sailing cruise around the picturesque Greek Islands. You will soon forget your life back home while you take in the magnificent vistas.
#4 – The historic churches
Like its stunning beaches, Syros is home to some amazing historical churches. The Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, Saint Pakou and Agios Stefanos Church are all must-visit locations.
#5 – Ano Syros alleyways
Ano Syros is a Venetian settlement that was built around 1200 AD. It has steep and winding alleyways that just beg to be explored.
#6 – Pherecyde cave
Experience the ancient cave where the philosopher Pherecyde used to live during the winter months in Syros.
#7 – Aegean cuisine
Feast upon the finest Aegean cuisine while soaking in the sun. Taste the freshest vegetables, cheese, fruit and lamb in this island paradise.
#8 – Stunning sunrise
Nothing can prepare you for the sight of a sunrise or sunset over Syros. It’s definitely a bucket-list-worthy experience. Just remember to keep your camera ready.
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