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You are going to be charmed by the picturesque village of Pyrghi with its folklore art. There, the inhabitants have become artists of their own houses as they have decorated the external walls with unique designs that you have never seen before. The narrow streets in the village of Olymbi will astonish you with their vaulted arcades.

Also, the mosaics of Nea Moni will impress you by their incomparable technique and beauty. In Karies you will be refreshed under the shade of plane trees while you will be under the observant eye of the inhabitants of the village Anavatos. In the settlements of Kardamila, you will come across the cherry trees of the village of Viki, the water mills in Amades and the chestnuts in the village of Kambia.

It is forbidden to leave the island if you have not enjoyed its long beaches. Vocaria, Aghios Ghiannis of Gridion are some of the best beaches to swim. In the beach of Agia Fotini, you will enjoy the sun, lying down on the black and white pebbles.

If you prefer crowded beaches, then Karfas is the ideal beach for you. In serene and relaxing atmosphere, you can enjoy your swim in Daskalopetra and in Vrontados’ beach.

The parade of the beaches is continued with names as the bay Lo with its modern facilities and the settlements of Sidirountas and Avgonima with their appealing beaches. A fine sandy beach waits for you in Lithi. At the beach of Agia Irini, you can combine your dives with fishing. 

Saint Erini


There is no need to worry about your accommodation. There are several hotels, lodgments, rent houses ready to offer you hospitality. They provide all kinds of services but the main thing is the magic atmosphere that they create. So, you may choose between a luxuriant hotel or the magnificent simplicity of a traditional pension where the personal care and love of the owner is evident.

What about entertainment! Chios, has the title of being a quiet island but there are always exceptions for making your staying worthwhile. Whether you are the kind of a cool man, loyal supporter of romanticism and of summer ballads or whether you are the noisy kind that likes loud music and the vivacious songs, certainly there is something that will satisfy your needs.

As we have previously mentioned, the island can satisfy all your needs and appetite too. So, we have to tell you that in Chios you will enjoy all kinds of cooked food. Fresh fish is what predominates. There are many fish, which are great asset for all taverns. If you wash it down with retsina, ouzo and some of home made snacks, then you will have made the perfect combination.


Mastic is the trademark of the island. You can enjoy it as a gum or if you prefer it better in its natural form, as a sweet or as a drink. A product well known for its healing virtues on teeth is the Mastic oil. It is produced by mastic and can be used in cooking, in making perfumes and in pharmaceutics. If you like the taste of mastic and want to know more about it, you have to go to the southern side of the island and watch the locals when they collect it from the trees.

Chios an island full of hidden corners

At all events, the thing you should have in mind is that all over Chios, there will be something to fascinate you. Something that will charm you with its incomparable beauty and will be engraved on your memory. Chios is an island full of hidden corners that wait for you to explore them. Its natural beauties will always be present to show you the unique way for unforgettable vacations.


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