Syros is a small island, and even smaller if you leave out the northern
parts of the island where there are few roads. You have time to see
the whole island in one day if you wish, either by bus or by your own
BY SCOOTER OR CAR
The roads are in good condition and the traffic is insignificant
as soon as you leave Ermoupolis,
where it sometimes can be a little messy. On the northern parts of Syros,
it is rare to meet other road-users. It is an ideal island to discover
with your own vehicle, you can drive around large parts without having
to go the same way back. There are some beautiful distances, mainly the
one that goes between Ano Syros and
the small village of Saint Michalis
in the north. Car and scooter hire places are available in all major tourist
Syros is a role model when it comes to bus service. You can
go to almost all villages and beaches in the south and the central parts
of the island. In addition, the buses often runs between Ermoupolis and
the major tourist resorts. The bus station in Ermoupolis is in the port,
just where you get off the ferry.
Taxis are cheap since the distances are short. Telephone number
of taxis: 22810-86222.
To discover northern Syros by moped is a true pleasure.