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The noble Volissos is about 40 km away from the town of Chios and it has a population of 563 residents. It is one of the oldest villages and is considered, according to tradition, the birthplace of the great poet…

Nea Moni

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The Byzantine monastery of Nea Moni is one of the most remarkable monuments in the world and it is protected by UNESCO. It was founded in the 11th century in honor of the Virgin Mary and it is located in…

Bella Vista

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At just a stone’s throw away from the capital city’s downtown, lies the beautifully-maintained and bustling beach at Bella Vista. The deep sand and pebble beach at Bella Vista create an ideal place for outdoor beach activities, such as volleyball,…


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Near Anavatos you will find the medieval village of Avgonima with the little houses as well as with the hospitable locals. You can stroll in the narrow streets of the village and admire the beautiful tower houses.For those who want…

Moni Moundon

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Moundon Monastery is the second most important monastery of the island after Nea Moni. It is located near the villages Diefha and Volissos of the municipality of Amanis and is dedicated to St. John the Baptist. This is a large…

Karfas beach

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If one travels roughly 7 km from the capital city of Chios, you’ll come across the cosmopolitan beach at Karfas, one of the most public-friendly beaches on the island. Karfas’ warm, shallow waters entice you to take a relaxing and…


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Lithi is a small picturesque village of 450 inhabitants. The name comes from the characteristic of Alithis Limenas ("True Port"), which was given, by many visitors, to the area. The inhabitants are mainly engaged in fishing and shipping.Lithi is the…

Agios Minas

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The monastery of Agios Minas is perched on a hilltop near the village Neohori and is known worldwide for the tragic massacre in 1822. It was built in 1572-1595 by priest Neophytos and his son Menas, when Patriarch was Jeremiah…

Saint Markella

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Among the most important religious monuments of the Aegean Sea, Saint Markella of Chios occupies a special place and the icon of Saint Markella is one of the most revered and is said to be miraculous. In the beautiful village…
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