An insider’s acquaintance with Syros Island.
Syros, Cyclades: where the Experience will take place.
Sotiris Fragkidis is your Host for the whole experience.
Sotiris is a retired Olympic Airways steward, and lives in Ermoupolis, Syros. He has profound knowledge of all aspects of life on the island, both from an historical and a day-to-day perspective.
- Place of Origin: Alexandia, Egypt
- Lives in: Syros
- Speaks: English
- Loves: travelling, history, the sea, good cuisine, sailing, visiting museums
- Has Travelled to: most European and Nth American countries
- Personal Traits: very hospitable and pleasant, able to interact with people from different cultures
Here’s how we’ll spend the day and what we’ll do together:
This Experience is offered in TWO versions: Standard Pack and Deluxe Pack.
A comprehensive visit to a number of local attractions will be organized, covering spots of historical and cultural interest and taking advantage of the huge knowledge and experience of a local resident. Occasionally, nearby islands may also be visited (subject to availability), with greater emphasis on Tinos, Mykonos, Paros, Andros and Delos
2. Family get-together
The visitor will spend some time with a local family living in the historical center of Ermoupolis, Syros.
Local excursions on foot will be offered, as well as sailing trips and visits to local traditional shipyards, where the visitor will learn the basics of ship-building.
4. Local cuisine
A good hands-on introduction to the local cuisine will be offered, at a traditional local restaurant, with exquisite local delis, wines, drinks and meat-based recipes.
5. Cultural & Religious events
Subject to availability, the visitors will take part in local festivals and events like the Carnival, Easter celebrations, and the Festival of the Aegean, as well as witness religious-orientated activities.
6. Collecting herbs
Excursions for collecting local plants & herbs will be organized, regarding capers, fennel and aromatic plants.
A visit to a number of local attractions will be organized, covering spots of historical and cultural interest and taking advantage of the huge knowledge and experience of a local resident.
2. Family get-together
The visitor will spend some time with a local family living in the historical center of Ermoupolis, Syros, and enjoy a delicious lunch basket with a sandwich, fruit and beverages.
A visit to a local traditional shipyard will be organized, where the visitor will learn the basics of ship-building.
- Standard Pack – Duration: 3 hours
Price: 55 euros per person
- Deluxe Pack – Duration: 6 hours
Price: 110 euros per person
Group size: 4 persons max
NOTE: “At a Glance Trip Highlights” mentioned hereby, refer predominantly to the Deluxe Pack
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