Vrontados is located just 4km from Chora and it could be even one of its suburbs. The area of the tan yards (tanneries, the last of which shut down during the 90's) recalls the glorious times of the past, while the three mills, which were used to clean the hides, have been renovated. In the roots of Epos, this amphitheatrically town with approximately 5000 inhabitants maps out her own route in the fields of folklore, economy and culture. Its inhabitants are famous for their generosity and their nautical skills. The Monument of the Missing Sailor predisposes for the nautical tradition of the island: The story says that Christopher Columbus visits Vrontados ahead of his longs journeys to consult the local old salts. The road network is known for its complexity. In total, the places of worship are eight parish churches and two monasteries. The parish churches of Agios Markos, Panagia Erithiani and the Cathedral Temple of Agios Georgios are the most known, since the famous "Rocket War" takes place between the first two. On the night of the Resurrection, numerous handmade fireworks are darted to each other targeting the belfry of the each church. In the Folkloric Museum of the Progressive Group, you will experience the local tradition, while, nearby the port, you will meet a flatted stone, Daskalopetra, on which, according to tradition, Homer used to teach and recite poetry. This is where the bethel of Kyveli of the 6th century was found. The area has a spectacular view and a wonderful beach for a swim. The promising road, passing by Homer's Stone, ends in the tomb of Ioannis Psiharis, a man of letters, while, 1km away, you will see the Monastery of Theotokos Myrtidiotissa built in 1887. Ormos tou Lo (the Cove of Lo), an organized beach and other Vrontadian beaches like Afanis Naftis and Lotza, form the coastline of the village. In the north side of the village, the waters of Glaros beach, a tiny cosmopolitan beach, welcome the visitors to explore them.
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