Syros is located approximately 75 miles (121 kilometers) from Athens, the capital of Greece.
The Ermoupolis Town Square is a good spot to check out while you are in Syros. Another one is the St. Nicholas Church.
While it may be tempting to limit yourself to just the local sights when visiting Syros, keep in mind that Cyclades Islands' diverse natural and man-made attractions lie just beyond your doorstep. Journey 16 miles (26 kilometers) southwest to Tinos, where you can check out the Our Lady of Tinos and Archaeological Museum of Tinos.
About 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the east of Syros is Mykonos, a regional center where you go see Kalo Livadi Beach, Mykonos Town Hall and Mykonos Lighthouse (Armenistis). Paranga Beach, Aegean Maritime Museum and Platis Gialos Beach are also good spots for calling into before heading back to Syros.
Visit Cyclades Islands' history museums, art museums and art galleries. These are great places to explore, particularly when the weather is less than perfect. Cyclades Islands is renowned for its castles; these are wonderful windows into the area's rich history.
Cyclades Islands offers plenty of relaxing pursuits. Spend a few hours sunbathing or picnicking and feel your stresses melt away. For those who feel it's important to collect valuable insights as well as happy snaps while on vacation, Cyclades Islands offers plenty of specialist activities, including city walking tours and winery tours.
When the time comes to leave Syros, pack up your camera and mementos, spend your last of your euros, and bid Yiá sou (farewell) to this unique part of the world.