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Top sigths of Greece

The city of Piraeus is famous for its magnificent nature and rich choice of cultural places of interest. The most famous tourist destinations are open air theatre on a hill, Navy Museum, the Museum of Archaeology and several local villages. The most famous and interesting villages of the region are Glyfada, Vouliagmeni, Mati and Daphni. Kaisariani village is famous for its ancient monasteries located in the piedmont region. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Chios Island

Shopping, streets and outlets

A bottle of local hard drinks can be a good souvenir. Local cognac Metaxa, anise vodka ouzo and grape vodka grappa are extremely popular on Chios. Moreover, local wine also deserves your attention. You should definitely bring at least one bottle of retsina. Look for it in the refrigerators of local supermarkets, but not on the shelves with wine because it is served chilled. The most popular soft drink is coffee. … Open

Best beaches

Metohion is worth noting among the wild beaches of the bay. Here you can seldom meet travelers, as the bay is located far from major population centers. Unlike the previous beach, Metohion is famous for being close to the prominent historical sites; several picturesque villages are situated next to the bay. Neighboring beaches of Langadha and Pandoukios are very popular among locals; they are located in the northern … Open

Chios Island for children - what to visit

One of the largest Greek Islands, Chios, is known for its mastic thickets, monuments of medieval architecture and magnificent views. Children will definitely love the island. They can swim in crystal water here, get to know to Greek history, explore ancient buildings and enjoy a relaxed and serene atmosphere. You won't find waterparks and amusement parks here, but local attractions compensate the absence of usual … Open

Travel guide to Chios Island

Besides observation of historical landmarks, don’t forget to devote some time to shopping. The island has its own line of cosmetics and various beauty treatments. Moreover, local shops offer special types of halva, cookies, unusual chewing gum, and many different pastries that are not available in other parts of Greece. Females will be in love with creams, shampoos, and other cosmetic treatments that come … Open

Traditions and mentality of Chios Island

Greeks are sincere patriots. If you want to become friends with locals, you should praise Greece and Chios and greet people in Greek, even if you don’t speak it well. It is customary to greet everyone, entering a public place such as a tavern, a shop or a bank. Despite the fact, that Greeks love their homeland, they may sometimes criticise their government. But they can’t bear when tourists say … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

If you want to get to know Greek cuisine in its original form, try to find taverns. They are usually far from touristic spots and visited by locals. Greeks love to get together in the evenings for a good dinner and many taverns on Chios have been standing in their places for decades, owned by the same family. You can find horiatiki or village salad in every tavern. Locals never call it a Greek salad. It is … Open

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