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A-Z of My Favourite Holiday Destinations: Galissas

Icon Written by Fred Hart on April 26, 2020 – 19:33

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 it became the furthest point from home I have driven in my small but mostly […]

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Greece 2015: A Night Out in Ermoupoli

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 11, 2015 – 07:39

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 hours. A leisurely stroll back to Athens.

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Greece 2015: Kini, Lottos and Finikas

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 11, 2015 – 06:53

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.

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Greece 2015: We’re Now on Syros

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 5, 2015 – 06:34

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 a few days.

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My “Grand Tour of Greece”

Icon Written by Fred Hart on January 9, 2014 – 10:20

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.

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Syros 2013: Vari, Komito, Agkathopes and Poseidonia

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 28, 2013 – 13:18

Four very good beaches on Syros can be found towards the island’s South coast.

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Syros 2013 – Kini & Delfini Beach

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 24, 2013 – 16:31

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.

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Syros 2013 – Walking to Finikas

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 17, 2013 – 22:49

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).

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Syros 2013 – Galissas Studios and the Village of Galissas

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 16, 2013 – 15:24

The village of Galissas (Γαλησσάς) is located on the Western coast of Syros, about 9km from the main port of Ermoupoli (Ερμούπολη).

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Syros 2013 – Getting to Syros

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 15, 2013 – 17:40

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).

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