is not only the main town of Syros but is also the administrative
capital of the whole Cyclades. Our reason for choosing this large town
is purely selfish, for Ermoupolis is probably one of the most
A period of great
wealth and elegance in the 17th & 18th
centuries has bequethed Ermoupolis with neo-classical style buildings on
the grandest of scales. The central square with the massive town hall
surrounded by cafes is a good starting point as you stroll from the
church to museum to market to waterfront and beyond, as each turning
reveals something new.
The two hills of Ano
Syros with its medieval town and Vrontado topped by the church of
Anastasis climb high above the shoreline of Ermoupolis and complete the
tableau of what is a Greek Island holiday with a difference.
Syros has been one of the Cycladic
Civilization centers. It has been
inhabited since the Neolithic years and there are archaeological finds
that date back to the start of the Neolithic Age around 3000 BC.
Homer reports that two cities thrived in
the whole island: Phoenice
Ermoupoli: Archaeological Museum. The Town
House. The Jesuit monastery. The Capuchin monastery. Cycladic Art
Medieval scheduled settlement. The
catholic church of St. George that dominates the
hill. The museum of Marcos Vamvakaris.
The Capuchin school.
>> Cyclades Islands : Amorgos, Anafi,
Ιt is the cosmopolitan center of the Cyclades Complex. Its
reputation has spread during the last years due to its unique
landscape, its archaelogical sites, its cosmopolitan environment and
its magnificent beaches.
houses are scattered all over the island, narrow streets in the town,
chapels and picturesque tavernas hide among art galleries and stores
selling jewellery, souvenirs etc.
Trends that sweep through
the international scene are born in the intense nightlife of this
An island of tempting and
tempestuous reputation such as Mykonos, with high tourism and a rather
superficial lifestyle, inevitably has both fans and critics.
But even the most
unsuspecting visitor immediately realizes that Mykonos is not only a
crazy “bon-viveur”, but also an attractive,
picturesque island with white Chora aside the crystal-clear blue waters
of the Aegean Sea.
charter flights and regular domestic flights from Athens serve
frequently, during summer, the airport of Mykonos.
Because it is so famous,
Mykonos gets really overcrowded during high season but for those who
enjoy the crowd, great fun and all night long entertainment, Mykonos is
the ideal place for holidays.
Have a wonderful time...