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Chios is located at Northeastern Aegean Islands. It is well known for its mastic, an historical island with medieval villages, Byzantine mansions and monasteries and ancient monuments. An island that has given us many important personalities of Greece and is known for its festivals full of tradition, history and culture.

At the city of Hios or Hora, you can see many old houses, the port, the Kara Ali monument, the Byzantine castle, the traditional market, the Archaelogical Museum as well as many other sights. 

Dont miss Pyrgi, the town with the geometric exterior house paintings. Other tourist attractions are Anemona, Vrontados, Volissos, Kataraktis, Karfas, Kardamyla, Mesta, Karyes and Kalamoti. Chios is a lovely island with many crowded or deserted beaches, perfect for summer vacations. Some famous beaches are Agia Markela, Mavra Volia, Limia, Komi, Kalimassia Agia Photia and Lilika. 

The average temperatures in Chios range from 10 degrees Celsius (50F) in January to 26 degrees (78F) during July and August. The summer tourism takes mainly from May to October with peak months in July and August. 

Chios can be reached by plane to Chios airport or through Athens airport and then by ship.


Lodges - Chios (14 total)

Choose from the following destinations for memorable holidays in Greece.

Efta Anemi

Built on the green St. George’s hill in Chios, surrounded by olive trees, family-run Efta Anemi features a pool and poolside bar 150 metres from Karfas Beach. Studios have furnished balconies overlooking the Aegean Sea. A satellite TV and a work...

Mavrokordatiko Traditional House

Set in a 15,000-m² area of citrus trees, Mavrokordatiko is a 1736 mansion offering traditional accommodation with free Wi-Fi. It is located in Kampos, 3 km away from Chios Airport. The air-conditioned rooms and apartments at Mavrokordatiko Traditional...

Aegean Sea Rooms

Just 5 metres away from the main port of Chios, Aegean Sea Rooms offers tasteful accommodation with free Wi-Fi access. The nearest beach is 700 metres away, while Chios Airport is at 3 km. Rooms and suites at Aegean Sea are decorated with floral wallpapers...

Archontiko Riziko

Riziko is a renovated stone-built mansion located in Kampos area, 5 km away from Chios main town and port. It has a bar and offers traditional units with a satellite LCD TV, DVD player and free Wi-Fi. The warmly decorated rooms and suites at Archontiko...

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