Galisass (Γαλησσάς), the small village on the Greek island of Syros in the Cyclades. I enjoy Syros so much that after first visiting in 2013 I have been back 3 more times in 2014 and 2015 – and in 2019… Continue reading
This afternoon we will be getting the ferry back to the mainland. Not a high speed service – we’ll be on one of the regular ferries which takes cars, lorries and coaches – so the journey will be about 4.5… Continue reading
Yesterday was our last day with the car. We headed back to the village of Kini where we spent the morning on the beach there.
Today, we will probably stay in Galissas, sit at the pool and go to the beach. Perhaps on Thursday we will go in to Ermoupoli, Syros’ capital, and then on Friday and over the weekend we’ll have a car for… Continue reading
Plans are now well under way for my month long visit to Greece this Summer – which I have decided to call my “Grand Tour of Greece”, which makes it sound much more exciting than it really is.
Four very good beaches on Syros can be found towards the island’s South coast.
For three days while we were on Syros we rented a car. Being a small island, three days is enough to get to some of the places less accessible by bus.
The village of Galissas is really a small farming community – very quiet and very peaceful (even at the peak season in August) – like all towns and villages on Syros, really. But if you want something else to do – for a change of scene you can walk for 30 minutes to the next village: Finikas (Φοίνικας). Continue reading
The village of Galissas (Γαλησσάς) is located on the Western coast of Syros, about 9km from the main port of Ermoupoli (Ερμούπολη). Continue reading
I’m now back from my holidays in Greece. This year we’ve been to the Cyclades (Κυκλάδες) – staying in Galissas (Γαλησσάς) on the small island of Syros (Σύρος). Continue reading