Breathtaking landscape; sea and mountain!
Evia is the second largest island of Greece. Due to its geological morphology the region combines multiples characteristics from both sea and mountain. The Mount Dirfys (Dirfys) being 1.743 meters high is the dominant element of the landscape.
Being an island Evia provides the chance to its travelers to enjoy swimming into its crystal and turquoise waters. For the most romantic visitors there is also the opportunity to explore the beautiful and usually remote beaches enjoying the waters away from the crowd.
Traditional remote villages
Combining all these characteristics Evia has many picturesque villages hidden on the mountainsides of the Dirphys. Ancient stone paths link these villages and are ideal for hiking if you are a nature admirer.
The history of the island
According to the historians Evia has been inhabited since the Stone Age. Ionian Greeks settled here, as Homer mentioned in his masterpiece, Iliad.
Archaeological findings and architecture landmarks
Due to the several occupations of various nationalities, Evia has a multicultural character.
Island’s delicious cuisine
Being a traditional island Evia is well-known for its exceptional Greek cuisine. There are lots of small and family restaurants providing seafood. Squid, octopus, red mullet, clams, fresh seasonal vegetables, skewers, meat portions are always in the menu.
As we have already said Evia is an island and has exceptional beaches. Providing its travelers with the opportunity of swimming or doing a sea sport activity, it has become a huge travel destination especially the last few years.
A destination for adventurers
While visiting a beach in Evia, you can participate in several courses provided relating to sea sports. If you are not a sea lover, but you would like to have an adventurous activity, try to have sport activities in the mountains.
One of the benefits of this destination is that is easily accessed by the travelers. Take the plane from Athens and you will land in the capital of the island, Halkida. If you want to enjoy the way by driving, you will pass by the two road bridges that fill the narrow gap between the mainland and the island.
Thermal springs – A true elixir of life (Edipsos city)
The region is also blessed having springs of waters filled with mineral elements, which provide the travelers with the essence of relaxation and wellness.