Rent a car in Syros Airport
Syros is an island of the Cyclades and its capital is Ermoupolis with a population of about 21 thousand inhabitants. It is an island with a well-developed economy which is mainly based on tourism and shipping as there is a shipyard in operation. In addition, Syros, as the capital of the Cyclades prefecture, has several public sector jobs. Several public services are based there. For this reason, Ermoupolis stays alive all year round and most stores do not operate seasonally but throughout the year. A beautiful island with a retro atmosphere and a grand aura where there is an Orthodox and a Catholic community. Rent a car in Syros Airport and explore this island.
A walk through the narrow streets of Ermoupolis will reimburse you and travel you to another era. There, you will see marble-paved streets and beautiful high-ceilinged neoclassical buildings. In the main square, you will admire the 19th century Town Hall. Continuing your walk, your eye will surely fall on Apollo Theater and Pallas Cinema. There are also many other beautiful buildings with rustic architecture and awe-inspiring frescoes inside.
A walk at Hermoupolis
On the promenade, you will find almost everything from cafes, bars, restaurants, and shops to casinos. The casino is housed in a mansion of the 1830s. A typical island-produced product is the notorious Syrian “loukoumi”. Loukoumi is well known and loved all over Greece and beyond. According to local manufacturers, its taste is not in the recipe but it comes from the island’s water.
Characteristic of Syros is the famous Greek music composer Markos Vamvakaris who left an indelible signature on the Greek rebetiko and folk song. His ancestry was from Ano Syros and in the village square, there is the bust of the Greek composer.
Syros is also not short of beaches and is an ideal destination for family vacations as beaches such as Galissas, Phoenix and Delagracia will offer you calm waters and serene landscapes.
You can travel to Syrow by sea, as there are regular services from Piraeus, Rafina and other ports of the country. On the other hand, you can get a flight from Athens Airport Eleftherios Venizelos, which takes just 25 minutes. Syros State Airport “Dimitrios Vikelas” (IATA: JSY) is located 3.5 kilometers south of Ermoupolis which is the port and capital of the island. Syros has a lot to see and a lot to do with the sole requirement of having a car for your commute. So don’t waste your precious vacation time unnecessarily and rent a car in Syros Airport. Book now your car rental in Syros via our website hellascar.com easily, quickly and cheaply!