Known for being family-friendly and relaxing, the Galissas neighborhood offers many convenient options for restaurants and bars. Part of the neighborhood's charm is its small-town vibe. Take in the natural beauty of the sea, beaches, and island views—or broaden your horizons with some local entertainment. Galissas is a great home base for exploring the greater Syros area, especially with so many hotels and apartments to choose from.
Sightseeing around Galissas
Browse the collections at Syros Industrial Museum, Vamvakaris Museum, or Archaeological Museum of Syros. You can buy tickets to live performances at Apollo Theater. Notable landmarks include Ermoupolis Town Square and St. Nicholas Church.
Popular activities in the area include shopping, dancing, and swimming. Finikas Beach, Agathopes Beach, and Delfini Beach are a few spots to soak up some sunshine. A visit to Neorion Elefsis Shipyard won't disappoint either.
Don't miss Lia Beach while you're here.
Getting around Galissas
If you want to explore what's across the water, take a ferry from the port.
Mykonos (JMK-Mykonos Island National) is the closest major airport, 26.3 miles (42.3 km) from Galissas. Parikia (PAS-Paros National) is the next closest airport, 31.8 miles (51.2 km) away.