Browse Category


Syros island, capital of Cyclades/ Photo 82847729 © Freesurf69 |

Syros: The aristocratic Cycladic island

OVERVIEW Syros belongs to the Cyclades island group and is a separate regional unit of the South Aegean region. The capital of Syros island, Ermoupolis, is also the capital the Cyclades, and the South Aegean. Ermoupolis was built during the Greek War of Independence in the 1820s. The hillside coastal town was the principal port of Greece  and the first commercial and industrial…