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Printable maps of Chios Island

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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Chios Island

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Chios Island with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Chios Island area

This Chios Island map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Chios Island and surroundings

Greece - moving around the country

Nikos Kazantzakis Airport is located near Heraklion, which is the capital of Crete. There are restaurants and cafes, ATMs and currency exchange offices, as well as car rental agencies and duty-free shops. Its traffic is about one and a half million a year. Diagoras in Rhodes is also a pretty busy international airport. It was opened in 1977; it has significantly changed during the time. Passengers will be met by comfortable waiting rooms, VIP lounges, various shops, boutiques and souvenir stalls, as well as offices of international banks and car rental agencies. … Open

Overview of festivals and celebrations in Greece

On January 8, Greece celebrates the Women's Day. On this day, women change roles with men. Latter should spend all day at home and do household chores, including cleaning, cooking, and home assignments with children. At this time, their wives go to bars and places where they can meet their friends. Ladies can spend the whole day with fragrant coffee. There are no common worries and problems. Most cafeterias in Greece are managed by the same families for many years. Mostly men run restaurants. Therefore, women manage to try a fundamentally new role on this day. The summer solstice on June 23 is peculiarly celebrated. At night, the Greeks perform mysterious rituals and burn flowers collected specifically for this holiday in May. In such a manner, they drive evil spirits away from their families. It’s also common to augur the future at night. … Open

Photogallery of Chios Island sights

Our guide to Chios Island

Top hotels with reviews

One of the most popular accommodation places is Diana Hotel; it’s not far from the city center. In addition to bright rooms, it’s ready to offer its customers a chic lounge area fitted on the roof. Here holidaymakers would enjoy time at spacious furnished terraces decorated with exotic plants and flowers. Optimal location near popular entertainment venues and beaches makes the Diana hotel even more … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Locals believe that a Greek ship crashed on Elinda beach in ancient times. If you want to find out whether it is true or not, you should try scuba diving. There are several diving centres on the island where you can get an international diving certificate. If you’ve got a license before, choose a diving set and explore the secrets of the underwater world! You can find several areas for beach volleyball on … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Fish dishes can be found in psarotaverns. You can find fish and seafood dishes here. Oysters, mussels, octopuses, squids are very popular on Chios. Moreover, you can buy a fish and ask to cook it in a tavern. Fish is stewed, fried and boiled here, so choose what you like most. Don’t miss the chance to taste local octopus. Eastern desserts are popular on the island. Vasilopita is a traditional dessert. It … Open

Traditions and mentality of Chios Island

Local residents can often live with their parents up to 30. Most of the locals create their own families late, but they try to build strong relationships. However, Greek men love to flirt with different women and pay compliments. People usually refer to each other by the second name. It is customed to shake hands only at the first meeting. Then, people greet each other with a kiss on the cheeks. The most important … 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

Chios Island for children - what to visit

Don’t pass by Nea Moni monastery, which was built in the 11th century. The monastery was built with funds given by the Byzantine Emperor Constantine IX. The building is considered to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Be sure to visit Chios Archaeological Museum and Byzantine Museum, where you can see expositions, devoted to the history of the island. The Ethnographic Museum of Chios will introduce your child … Open - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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