The gathering of the mastic is a special procedure, monitor closely the couching of the lentisks in order to dripple the beneficial mastic.
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On Easter, a small war with makeshift rockets takes place between the two parishes of Vrontados. Each parish is trying to target the clock of the church on the belfry. Visit it during Easter and experience this "Rocket War" at first hand.
You will visit many mastihohoria. Pyrgi decorated with geometric motifs will be one of them!
Listen to the way the locals speak, learn about the folk speech, which is a charming inextricable characteristic of the island.
You will walk around the market, have lunch on the coastal avenue Aegean overlooking the coasts of Asia Minor and continue your walk from one lantern to another (lantern = port).
It goes without saying that during your stay in Chios you will visit Mastihohoria (villages where mastic is produced). The stone-built villages with arched alleyways earn worthily a place in your travel plan!
How can such a village be deserted? The exploration of the well preserved settlement is raising the interest and is accompanied by contemplation of the wild landscape.
The tour around the city of Chios island will lead you to the well preserved Castle, commemorative of the history of the island.
The imperial stauropegial Nea Moni is an old Monastery built in 1024 AD and located 12km away from the city center. It is a masterpiece of Byzantine architecture with a rich history around its name. Due to its dimensions, the visitor gets the impression of a small village and not a monastery. Nikitas, Ioannis and Joseph were the first monks and...
Panagia Krina is located near Vavili and to the southwest of Kambia. It is one of the oldest churches in Chios, built in 1287. The Byzantine masons proofed that architecture is art by building a magnificent edifice that seems hovering in the air. Its murals will excite your senses by their tranquility. Some of the murals (about 12) are hosted...
For those looking for a quiet beach.
A beach with special terrain of round dark pebbles.
Beautiful beach with turquoise waters and the convenient combination, sunbed - umbrella.
Say yes to hiking routes. The beautiful gorge is an ideal choice for you to enjoy the island's nature.
An impressive decor of thousands of years right before your eyes.