Tourist Guide of Euboea

The island of Euboea, with its rare natural beauty and all-year round hospitality, will attract the visitor’s attention. Euboea is an island opposite the eastern coast of Attica and Boeotia and its capital is the charming city of Halkida.

Halkida is the island's capital, an administrative, commercial, industrial and cultural center. It is linked to the Boeotian coast with a drawbridge and the new suspension bridge. The city is known for many famous people of literature and arts.
Worth visiting in the city:

  • The old drawbridge and the new suspension bridge
  • The spring of Arethoussa
  • The church of Agia Paraskevi
  • Baili's house
  • The mosque of Emir Zade
  • The city’s office of historical records
  • The central public library
  • The Municipal Gallery
  • Halkida’s Town Hall that is situated at Kotsika’s Mansion
  • The Red House owned by the Maliou family and
  • The house of statues owned by the same family

It is also worthwhile to get to know up close the interwar period, by visiting the refugee settlement in Neapoli. In the area of "Kamares" the Roman aqueduct is located. The castle of Karababa is situated on a hill at the Boeotian shore (Fourka), in a strategic location.
You can swim at "Asteria" beach, at the beaches of Kourenti, Souvala, Liani Ammos, Rodies, Papathanasiou Coast and at the beaches of Agios Minas and Alykes.

Agii Apostoli is a coastal village close to Aliveri. You can swim at the beaches of the area. On June 29th the festival of the Holy Apostles takes place.

Aliveri dominates with its unique color, the industrial area and the prehistoric sites.
In Aliveri, you can visit:

  • Rizokastro and
  • The wetlands of Dystos Lake

You can swim at: Cabos, Rifi, Agii Apostoli and Kalamos.

Amarinthos is also a busy resort from where you can visit the beautiful villages of Kallithea, Gymno and Setta.
The traditional village of Ano Vathia is built along a creek, while Avlonari, a village mostly of stone-houses, is amphitheatrically built with a Venetian tower at its highest point. Visit Vrisi in a lush area full of plane and walnut trees. You can also visit Kremastos village on the south of Vrisi and after that the village of Gaia, going on an impressive journey through the lush vegetation. Outside the village is the monastery of Panagia of Klivanos. In the coastal tourist village of Vathi of Avlida, you can visit the archaeological site of Avlida.

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