Firs and tamarisks, imposing mountains and endless beaches, fish and game, dragon houses and lighthouses, thermal springs, old monasteries, waterfalls, ravines, stone-built guesthouses, the Cavo Doro Cape … and the friendly and affordable town of Chalkida with its endless promenades by the sea. Yes, Evia – often mistaken as part of the mainland because it is connected by a bridge – holds the whole of Greece within its shores!

What to do

North, south or central? Whichever route you choose, touring Evia will be a delight. To the north, you’ll find fragrant pine forests, old monasteries (such as Galataki and Osios David), the beautiful settlement of Limni Evias, the Drimonas waterfalls and the thermal springs of Edipsos.

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Sports & other outdoor fun

Evia holds a special appeal for adventurers. From kayaking in the turbulent waters of the Evripos strait to horseback-riding at Malakonta, near Eretria, there are outdoor activities to be found all around the island.

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