Evia is one of the biggest islands of Greece and could be considered as a miniature of the country as it combines sea, mountains, plenty of archaeologic interest and unique beauties. The southern part of Evia has been developed in terms of its tourism considerably, while the northern part, covered with forests, attracts an alternative kind of tourism.
Evia’s capital, Chalkida features its famous bridge which connects Evia to Central Greece. It’s famous for the swift change of direction of the waters that occurs every 6 hours. The tidal phenomenon takes place due to the Moon’s pull and has given the area the name of “Crazy Waters”.
Edipsos, is one of the biggest cities of Evia and famous for its thermal springs and their unique ingredients. Visitors can try the spa services in the hydrotherapies of the area.
Evia has numerous beaches for all tastes. Golden sand beaches like Chrysi Ammos, Agia Anna beach, the famous Chiliadou beach and Mourteri beach for sea sports lovers.
The treasures of the island are many. Dozens of villages, archaeological museums, scenic little harbors, and forests. As part of Greece, Evia is full of gastronomic places, with fish being the 1st choice in the little tavernas.
How you get there:
By car: through the bridge of Chalkida, at 1 hour of distance from the International Airport of Athens
By boat: ferries from Arkitsa, Agiokampos, Oropos, Agia Marina and Rafina depending on the destination.
Closest airport: International Airport of Athens