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Syros Hosts the International Classical Music Festival of the Cyclades

Syros, from August 7 to 9, will host the International Classical Music Festival of the Cyclades with the participation of artists from Norway, Sweden, Turkey and Greece.

BluEros Villa on Syros Welcomes VIP Guests for Luxury Vacations

Following extensive upgrades to its facilities, the BluEros Villa on Syros is ready to welcome VIP guests seeking a unique luxury vacation experience.

Ministry Highlights Importance of Sports Tourism for Greece

The importance of sports events in promoting Greek tourism was highlighted by the Secretary General of Tourism Evridiki Kourneta, during the LG AegeanBall Festival on Syros.

‘Syros Trimore Triathlon 2017’ Attracts Global Interest

The Cycladic island of Syros hosted more than 2,500 athletes, coaches and attendees from eleven countries, during the 2nd Syros Trimore Triathlon.

EU Funds Breathe Life into South Aegean Region

South Aegean Regional Governor Giorgos Hadjimarkos recently underlined the importance of European Union funds for the region.

Syros Hosts Photo Exhibition on its Naval History

The Municipality of Syros-Ermoupolis is hosting a photo exhibition on Greece's naval history and Syros' strong connection with shipping.

More Islands Added to ‘Cyclades Trail Cup’ 2017 Running Event

Greece's islands will once again come into the spotlight through the Cyclades Trail Cup, which this year sees more destinations added to the sports event.

New ‘Easter on Syros’ Campaign to Entice Travelers

Orthodox Easter on Syros takes center stage in a new six-week campaign that also includes a contest awarding a six-day trip to the Cycladic island.

Syros Busy Preparing for 2nd TRIMORE Triathlon, Register Now

Syros is moving full speed ahead with preparations for its 2nd TRIMORE Triathlon on June 15-18 and invites sports buffs to register now!

Syros Accommodation Body Launches Action Plan

The association representing accommodation facilities on Syros recently presented a new three-year action plan for 2017 in efforts to boost incoming tourism to the island and strengthen the local economy.

Greece’s Steep Taxes, Tedious Bureaucracy Push Film Producers Away

High taxes and bureaucratic hurdles are still turning away international filmmakers who may want to carry out productions in Greece.

Syros in Movie Talk with Hollywood

The Greek island of Syros may be ready to serve as a filming destination for Hollywood blockbusters after talks between local authorities and US cinematographers about the creation of a film studio there.

Syros Municipality Gets Thumbs Up for Green Record

The Municipality of Syros was recently awarded for its environmental record during the 6th European Business Awards for the Environment held at the Eugenides Foundation in Athens.

Tourism Traffic to Syros on the Rise, Municipality Announces New Plans

Tourism traffic to Syros, the capital of the Cyclades, picked up pace in the June-September 2016 period with 167,028 visitors to the island compared to 150,445 in the same period last year.

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros Now Serve ‘Greek Breakfast’

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros will now include Greek products and dishes on their breakfast menus as the two Cycladic islands recently became the latest destinations to join the “Greek Breakfast” program, an initiative of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Syros: Three Days of Festivities for Ermoupolis’ 190th Anniversary

The capital of Syros and of the Cyclades, Ermoupolis marks its 190-year anniversary with three days of celebrations on August 26-28.

Syros’ 1st Rebetiko Fest ‘Sings’ the Greek Blues

The Cycladic island of Syros will pay tribute to the Greek blues, aka the “rebetiko”, with five days full of music and more during the 1st Rebetiko Festival: Markos Vamvakaris’ Syros to run from August 31 to September 4.

Why September in Greece? The Best of All Worlds

Joining the recently launched “September in Greece” project, a Destsetters initiative, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) has nine spots for the ninth month of the year where it’s all happening in Greece.

Cyclades Chamber Urges Winter Thessaloniki-islands Air Service

The Chamber of Cyclades is calling on its members and local entrepreneurs to take the necessary measures so that the islands and particularly Syros, where it is headquartered, remain connected with Thessaloniki in upcoming winter months.

Syros to Host 30th World Spearfishing Championship

The capital of the Cyclades, Syros, will this year host the 30th CMAS World Spearfishing Championship to be held on September 15-19.