The villages of Syros island distinguish for their impressive architecture with the evident Venetian features. Due to the long occupation of Syros by the Venetians in the Medieval times, the main towns of the island, Ermoupolis and Ano Syros, have a combined style of traditional and Venetian architecture, Both Ermoupolis and Ano Syros are nice places for walking around, with picturesque neighborhoods and spots with sea view. The rest of the villages in Syros are seaside places with tourist accommodation and organized beaches.
Most popular beaches in Syros are Galissas, Finikas and Megas Gialos, which are organized with Syros studios and traditional taverns. Other tourist Syros beaches are Kini, Azolimnos and Possidonia. The beaches on the western side of the island offer nice sunset view. Here are the most famous villages and beaches of Syros. Each location is presented with detailed text, map and occasionally photos and close sightseeing.