this glorious monument of the Hellenic cultural past, is,
due to the ferry, the second (after Chalkida ) entrance
towards the western and southern Evia. The city by itself,
is honorary one of the municipalities of Evia. Next to it,
the municipality of Amarinthos, with the historical as
well Amarinthos, is wrapping up the most historically
interesting region of Evia.
its history and the grate number of monuments are not the
only motives for a visit to that - so close to Attica –
region. The beaches of Eretria and Amarinthos are
considered to be among the most prized in the gulf of
Evoikos, while a plethora of taverns in the seaside are
satisfying every taste.
this area, are gathered some of the biggest and highly
organized hotel units of Evia, that every year host not
only Greeks but tourists from abroad too, who come to
enjoy the dreamy beaches and pay their respect to one of
the sources from where the first drops of their
civilizations have derived.
ferry of Eretria has very frequent routes, on every day
basis to Oropos, all year long.
are referring to a museum – city, in which the visitor
founds constantly himself in front of archaeological sites
and monuments. But at the same time, he is also in a
modern touristic city, with beautiful beaches, picturesque
taverns and up – to – date hotel complexes. In a few
words, it is ideal for the vacation of the Greek and
foreign visitors of Evia.
Amarinthos and its surrounding area, was in the
ancient years one of the closest Demos of the great
scientists place Eretria of the Mycenaean period in the
location of the today's Amarinthos. Here was the sanctuary
of Artemis of Amarisio, findings of which are in the
museum of Eretria.
surrounding area (mountainous mostly) of the municipality
of Amarinthos, is equally interesting to the coastal area
of today's Amarinthos, Ano Vathia, the
scenic Gimno with its taverns, Kalithea and
Setta, are villages that one has to vi-sit, along with the
monuments of this interesting region.
have to note the latest discovery of a cave of
great importance near Setta, which will soon be
available to the visitors.