There are several daily ferry services from
Piraeus (4 hours duration).
There are daily ferries to
Andros, via Tinos (2:45 hours duration) and 2 weekly direct services
(1:45 hours).
There are 2 daily ferries to
Tinos, except Thursdays (4:50 minutes duration) and 4 daily ferries to Mykonos (1:15 hours).
There are also 2 daily ferries to
Paros (1:45 hours duration) and Naxos (3 hours).
There are 2 weekly ferries to
Kos (9 hours) and Rhodes (15:30 hours).
There are 3 weekly ferries to
Sikinos (5 hours), Folegandros (6 hours), Lavrio (3:30 hours) and Leros (7 hours).
There are 4 weekly ferries to
Amorgos (4:30 hours duration), Ios (2:45 hours), Ikaria (2:30 hours), Milos (6 hours), Samos (4:30 hours) and Santorini (5:15 hours).
There are 5 weekly ferries to
Patmos (4:30 hours).
Weekly ferries go to
Crete (8:30 hours), Thessaloniki (12 hours), Iraklio (7:30 hours) and Nisyros (11 hours).

BUS; Buses leave Ermoupolis every half an hour, from June to September, and every hour the rest of the year.
Busses have a circular route from
Ermoupolis to Galissas and stop at all beaches.
There is also a daily bus to
Ano Syros, except Sundays.

There are many rental companies in Ermoupolis.

Taxi services go all around the island.


The Museum of Markos Vamvakaris, a famous rebetika music singer, is next to a balcony with a beautiful view.
The Monasteries of Kapoutsini and the Jesuit monks are also worth visiting.

A prehistoric
Cycladic cemetery and the remains of an early Cycladic akropolis.


Galissas has one of the best beaches on Syros, a long crescent of sand shaded by tamarisk trees.

Armeos is smaller, nudist-friendly, and is situated on the southern side of the bay.

Azolimnos, the beautiful coastal village of Possidonia (or Delagratsia), Finikas, Kini, Megas Gialos, Vari are other settlements that are gifted with amazing beaches.

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