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Travel information for Ferries.
Ships and Ferries to Syros - Cycladic Islands.

Syros and the Cyclades in general are connected
to the ports of Piraeus and Rafina. From Syros
you can also visit the nearby Cycladic islands of Ios, Santorini, Kimolos, Naxos, Anafi, Amorgos etc.

In addition, there are ferry connection from Syros
ferry to the islands of Crete, Rhodes, and basically all Dodecanese and East Aegean Islands via a third island.

Your trip to Syros can be with a conventional ferry
boat, by Highspeed or Flying dolphin depending on
the day, the time and the ferry company you wish
to travel with.

If you select to visit Syros with the conventional
ferry your trip will take about 3-4.5 hours while with
a Highspeed ferry 1.5-2.5 hours depending on how
many ports the ferry will call at on the way.

Ferries from Piraeus to Syros run all year round
on a daily basis. In summer of course there are more departures to choose from.

1. Piraeus - Syros - Kos - Rhodes
2. Piraeus - Syros - Mykonos - Agios Kirikos
(Ikaria) - Fourni - Karlovassi (Samos)
Vathi (Samos)
3. Piraeus - Syros - Mykonos - Agios Kirikos
(Ikaria) - Karlovassi (Samos) - Vathi (Samos)
4. Piraeus - Syros - Paros - Naxos - Iraklia
Schinoussa - Koufonisi - Katapola (Amorgos)
5. Piraeus - Syros - Patmos - Leros - Kos
Rhodes
6. Piraeus - Syros - Tinos - Mykonos
7. Lavrion - Syros - Paros - Naxos
8. Milos - Kimolos - Sifnos - Serifos - Paros
Syros
9. Santorini - Ios - Naxos - Paros - Syros
Piraeus
10. Syros - Anafi - Santorini - Thirassia - Ios
Sikinos - Folegandros - Naxos - Paros
11. Vathi (Samos) - Karlovassi (Samos) - Evdilos
(Ikaria) - Mykonos - Syros - Piraeus

Attention !
The above mentioned information is subject to alteration. To be sure about correct schedules, departure and arrival times of conventional and highspeed ferries check the ONLINE Booking System.

Syros Ferries Cycladic Islands

Ships and Ferries to the island of Syros in the Cyclades
Travel Information for ferries to Syros. Island of Syros Cyclades.

ON LINE Booking System for seats and tickets in real time.

Starting your reservation through the online booking system you can select to have your tickets
sent to you or to collect them from the port office on the day of departure about 2 hours
before departure simply by giving your reservation code and showing your ID card.

We wish you a pleasant trip!

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Α multileg reservation allows you
to combine 2 to 4 domestic routes
(routes within Greece) in one reservation,
even if the selected departures are
operated by different ferry companies.

Travel Guide Syros Island Cyclades Greece

SYROS > ARCHITECTURE

Architecture of Syros Island Cyclades Greece

The land of the Cyclades islands hides a surprise for each traveller: the rural Cycladic architecture, the originality and charm which have given the Cyclades fame beyond the borders of Greece. All the buildings are ingeniously, thoughtfully adapted to the daily requirements of its residents and contribute to the frugal beauty of the Cycladic landscape. The economic use of building materials, limited internal space, the resourcefulness that was necessary for survival under the harsh conditions result in our admiration today. The adaptation of buildings to the surface level variations that avoided large excavations, as well as the exploitation of the more favourable orientation for their protection from the winds of Aegean and the cold, unites the architecture with the place and it becomes one with nature.

A visitor walking in a traditional settlement of the Cyclades has the impression that he is in a labyrinth and is surrounded by a fascinating setting for a film. Countless labyrinths of narrow paved alleys and the whitewashed facades of the erratically built houses and churches dazzle under the Aegean light. Their small dimensions with architectural harmony and small volume compose pictures that are unique in the world.

The Cycladic houses are one or two storeyed with a stone exterior staircase, frugally built without decoration and few openings, in an enchanting scene of white with bright colours on doors, windows and balconies usually the deep blue of the sea. The roof is level or vaulted.

The interior of a typical Cycladic house is usually separated into two unequal sections. Furniture ties in with the architecture of house, even inset in the walls, cabinets, chests, iconostases, carved, wooden trunks compose the unique image of the aesthetic whole.

The main characteristics of Cycladic settlements are the stone, usually whitewashed, windmills that testify silently to the labours of its residents in the eras of the past.