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Syros offers quite a lot options for different activities not only in Ermoupolis but also in the smaller villages or in nature. While in Syros you may attend or take part in one of the following:


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• The Guitar Festival of Syros  during July

The International Aigaiou- Syros Festival that lasts 15 days

The international Syros Film Festival takes place in late July

The International Classical Music Festival in Cyclades in mid-August at the Apollo Theater

The International Animated Film Festival of Syros with film screenings and creative workshops takes place in early October

During the summer, several festivals that derive from the religious tradition and the popular culture of Greece are revived in villages on the island.

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Every year a rebetiko folk music event dedicated to Markos Vamvakaris entitled August Moons is organized in Ano Syros. Throughout summer many theatrical performances take place at the Apollo Theater.


Alongside, concerts, dance or music performances and exhibitions are organized in historic sites such as the Villa Tsiropina, the cultural space Manos Eleftheriou, the St. Nicholas Church and the Cycladic Art Gallery.




One may find several signposted, or not, trails in Syros for hiking. Contact us either if you wish to organise any customised hike of archaeological and natural interest or you prefer to participate in group hiking activities. This way you can reach for example the caves of St. Stephanos or Charassona, the Gria Spilia and Pherecydes.




Being either a beginner or an advanced rider you can enjoy horse riding lessons and pleasure riding routes during your stay in Syros



Diving, sailing and wind surf schools also operate in Syros. 



Experience with all your senses a journey into time from nature to the pot. After we have gathered the goods that the land and sea has to offer us, we will cook together unique dishes that characterize the cuisine of the Cyclades. Simple, imaginative, nutritious and delicious dishes that range from light leafy salads, to rich aromatic casseroles, local cheese and wine. We all share aromas and flavours from much loved recipes, passed down through generation

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