Thanks to its unique elegance and special ambiance, Symi has become a second home for people from all over the world. Whether you arrive at Gialos by ferry or cruise ship, you will be welcomed by the imposing homes of this multi-colored, listed neoclassical settlement. In its taverns as restaurants you’ll sample the famous Symi shrimps. While on the other side of the island you’ll light a candle and say a prayer at Taxiarchise Michael of Panormitis, the monastery that houses the icon of the famous miracle worker. Welcome to Symi!