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Villages

In the north side of Chios are beautiful villages located next to the sea, like Lagada en Kardamyla with many taverns where you can eat fresh fish and other local specialties.

Moreover, if you are interested in monasteries and historical places, then you can visit the monastery of Agia Markella and the one of Moundon, which is situated in a small village called Dievcha, on the way to Volissos.

The central part of Chios is the biggest in size on the island. Here you can visit Vrontados, the birthplace of thousands of sailors, full of orchards and olive groves. On the seaside road stands Daskalopetra, with the famous stone from where Homer used to teach. Continuing your route you can visit the picturesque castle - village of Anavatos, which is built high up on a rock, together with many other places with a special beauty and culture.

On the south side of the island there are many beautiful villages to visit, each of them with a great history and a unique natural beauty. Kambos is a place full of gardens, orchards and old traditional stone houses.

Continuing our rout we reach the area named, "Mastichochoria". Here are the villages situated  where the famous mastic trees are cultivated. From these trees the famous Chian mastic s produced , full of freshness and aroma. Have a pleasant tour!