CHIOS GREECE HOTELS GUIDE
The online guide to Hotels in Chios Greece
Chios belongs to the Northeastern Aegean Islands and it is located south of the island of Lesvos. Chios covers an area of 842 sq. km and is 153 nautical miles from Piraeus. Chios is the fragrant island of 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.
Chios was first inhabited during the Neolithic Age, around 4000 BC and according to Greek mythology it got its name by Hios, the son of Poseidon or Oceanus. This island, which is also considered to be the birthplace of Homer, reached great cultural heights, during the 18th century.
The capital of Chios or Hora, which is also the main port of the island. The visitor can admire the beautiful houses, wander around the busy streets, the market, the port or the square and pass by the Byzantine Castle with Kara Ali's marble tomb. Other places of interest in the capital are the Korai Libray, the Archaeological Museum and several other cultural exhibitions.
GREECE HOTELS GUIDECentral Greece: Athens Hotels, Evia Hotels, Evritania Hotels, Fokida Hotels, Viotia Hotels
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Cyclades Islands: Amorgos Hotels, Andros Hotels, Antiparos Hotels, Ios Hotels, Kea (Tzia) Hotels, Milos Hotels, Mykonos Hotels, Naxos Hotels, Paros Hotels, Santorini Hotels, Serifos Hotels, Syros Hotels, Tinos Hotels
Dodecanese Islands: Karpathos Hotels, Kos Hotels, Leros Hotels, Patmos Hotels, Rhodes Hotels
Ionian Islands: Corfu Hotels, Kefalonia Hotels, Lefkada Hotels, Zakynthos Hotels
NE Aegean Islands: Chios Hotels, Lesvos Hotels, Samos Hotels
Saronic Islands: Aegina Hotels, Hydra Hotels, Poros Hotels Spetses Hotels,
Sporades Islands: Alonissos Hotels, Skiathos Hotels, Skopelos Hotels