Welcome to our selection of holiday homes to rent in Syros, Greece.
A visit to Syros has everything that a holiday in Greece can provide: great beaches, historical sites, taverns and, of course, bars. A visit is sure to provide you with a wonderful time.
If you want to relax at the beach, head to Galisas, which happens to be the most popular beach. The water is quite safe and perfect for families with small children. You can enjoy windsurfing besides other water sports. Besides this, the Megas, Gialos and Possidonia also have great beaches that can provide you with a great time. If you want to do some sunbathing, the Armeos Beach is a great choice as it provides shelter and privacy.
Head to the Town Hall, which is quite arresting and is also considered the most beautiful Town Hall in Greece. It also houses the Archaeological Museum of Syros. It houses objects from the early Cycladic period till the Byzantine period. There is also an old time coffee shop in the atrium, should you want a quick coffee break. You can catch a play by Italian opera companies that come to perform at the Apollo theatre here. Move on to see the Church of Resurrection on the Vrodado Hill. You will be treated to some spectacular views from here.
The old Galissa settlement is a great place to take in some sightseeing. You can climb the slopes of the Agia Pakous Hill to get a fascinating sea view. At the top of the hill is a small Church supposedly built by a fisherman who was saved from a giant octopus. Below the church is the archaeological site of ancient Galessos, which was first inhabited in the 6th century BC. From here, move on to the island of Didymi, which has the oldest lighthouse in Greece. It is made completely of stone and is quite impressive.
The coastal town of Poseidhonia is full of gardens, pine trees and beautiful neoclassical houses. This was a holiday retreat for the Greek nobles, which explains these beautiful buildings. A visit to the Industrial Museum gives you an idea of the industrial history of the region and the trip can be quite informative.
From here, head to Chios Street to enjoy some edible souvenirs like dried figs, local sausages and the delicious San Michalis cheese. You can also visit the Capuchin Convent of St. Jean, which was founded in 1635 as a poorhouse by Louis XIII of France.
Looking for self catering holiday accommodation in Syros? Then below is a selection of apartments in Syros and villas in Syros that can be rented direct from their owners. You can either click on each listing for further details or you can use our search engine on the left if you are looking for something in particular.