You can start the virtual stroll at the place of your choice by selecting a key location from the list below.
Agios Benediktos
Our short virtual stroll takes you from the church of Agios Benediktos to the church of Agios Mihail to share a bit of the atmosphere of this hamlet at the end of the world.
Agios Mihail (1)
The small church of Agios Mihail is very simple, without much embellishment. It is its location and simplicity that make it so charming.
Agios Mihail (2)
The small church of Agios Mihail is very simple, without much embellishment. It is its location and simplicity that make it so charming.
Agios Mihail (3)
The small church of Agios Mihail is very simple, without much embellishment. It is its location and simplicity that make it so charming.
Agios Mihail (4)
The small church of Agios Mihail is very simple, without much embellishment. It is its location and simplicity that make it so charming.
Panoramic view
Our panorama is oriented here to Andros. On its left side, you can vaguely see the island of Evia. The long island on the right is Tinos.
Road to Kambos
We are here at the beginning of the path that crosses the hamlet of San Michalis (or Ai Michalis). The road continues for a little over 1km to Kambos, then paths go down to the deserted beaches of the northwest. To get to these beaches, bring good shoes, a hat and water, there is a 300m drop and the sun is beating down hard.
San Michalis (1)
San Michalis is a tiny hamlet: a few houses, two small churches and a tavern. But it is famous: it gave its name to the best cheese of Syros. And if you look around, you will find an absolutely exceptional honey!
San Michalis (2)
San Michalis is a tiny hamlet: a few houses, two small churches and a tavern. But it is famous: it gave its name to the best cheese of Syros. And if you look around, you will find an absolutely exceptional honey!
San Michalis (3)
San Michalis is a tiny hamlet: a few houses, two small churches and a tavern. But it is famous: it gave its name to the best cheese of Syros. And if you look around, you will find an absolutely exceptional honey!
San Michalis (4)
San Michalis is a tiny hamlet: a few houses, two small churches and a tavern. But it is famous: it gave its name to the best cheese of Syros. And if you look around, you will find an absolutely exceptional honey!
San Michalis (5)
San Michalis is a tiny hamlet: a few houses, two small churches and a tavern. But it is famous: it gave its name to the best cheese of Syros. And if you look around, you will find an absolutely exceptional honey!
Trail to Agios Mihail (1)
At the end of the path, turn right and take the path that runs between the rocks and the dry stone wall.
Trail to Agios Mihail (10)
We continue along some ruined buildings before arriving at the esplanade of the church.
Trail to Agios Mihail (2)
Tightly sandwiched between a rock face and a dry stone wall, the path does not offer a view of the surroundings but becomes more interesting a little further on.
Trail to Agios Mihail (3)
Tightly sandwiched between a rock face and a dry stone wall, the path does not offer a view of the surroundings but becomes more interesting a little further on.
Trail to Agios Mihail (4)
Tightly sandwiched between a rock face and a dry stone wall, the path does not offer a view of the surroundings but becomes more interesting a little further on.
Trail to Agios Mihail (5)
Tightly sandwiched between a rock face and a dry stone wall, the path does not offer a view of the surroundings but becomes more interesting a little further on.
Trail to Agios Mihail (6)
Everything is abandoned, we walk in an abandoned village where the ghosts of the Greece of yesteryear, long gone, seem to lurk.
Trail to Agios Mihail (7)
Here, take the time to climb a few steps and you will have a view of the north-west of Syros.
Trail to Agios Mihail (8)
We continue along some ruined buildings before arriving at the esplanade of the church.
Trail to Agios Mihail (9)
We continue along some ruined buildings before arriving at the esplanade of the church.
View to north-west
Beyond the northern tip of Syros you see the desert island of Gyaros. On its left you can see Kythnos and Tzia (Kea) on the horizon. To its right you can see Andros and Tinos with the far distant island of Evia.
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