Things to see and do - Chíos
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Chíos Travel guide
Chíos : Michelin's recommendations
The busy harbour town of Híos lies in a fertile coastal strip at the foot of Mt Epos, facing Asia Minor. Sights include Platía Vounáki with its charming Turkish fountain (1768); the Byzantine Museum, housed in a 19C mosque; the kástro still protected by 14C ramparts, with the To Palatáki, a 15C mansion containing a fine collection of Byzantine art; and the Folk Museum with its beautiful examples of local embroidery and costumes.
Tourist attractions Chíos : Things to see and do
GR - 82100 Thimianá
The fertile Kámbos Plain, planted with thousands of lemon and orange trees, is criss-crossed by a network of roads and tracks lined with high ochre walls to protect the orchards from the wind and dust. From the 15C to the 20C some 200 houses (arhondi..
GR - 82100 Chíos
Birthplace of Homer, Chios is dominated by its volcanic peaks. Elsewhere, plains and hills alternate, and there are fine citrus groves. The south of the island is known for its cultivation of the lentisk tree, from which the uniquely aromatic resin &..
Zanis & Marias Chalkousi 52 GR - 82100 Kambos
This family-run guesthouse is housed in a traditional stone building amid a 70-acre citrus orchard. It is situated in the heart of Kambos. It serves a homemade breakfast and offers a peaceful courtyard with a restored traditional well and cistern. M..
92, Eletheriou Venizelou Str GR - 82100 Chios
Centrally located in the scenic town of Chios, Diana Hotel features a roof garden with views of the Aegean Sea and a snack bar. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. Featuring earthy colours, all rooms at the Diana Hotel include a TV and ..
Leoforos Enoseos 6 GR - 82100 Chios
Only 100 metres from Bella Vista Beach and 1 km from Chios Town, the Grecian Castle offers year-round accommodation in elegant rooms. An outdoor pool with spacious sunbathing terrace is featured on site. Free Wi-Fi is provided in the main building. ..