Attractions In Northern Evia

Explore The Attractions Of Northern Evia
Agia Anna Museum of Folk art
Evia / Northern Evia

Located in the centre of this popular resort town, the museum houses a variety of items which highlight what life was like throughout the region from the years of Turkish occupation to the present. Among the objects are traditional farming tools, house wares, weapons, handmade weavings and garments as well as a small library and a large number of photographs.

Ancient acropolis of Oreoi
Evia / Northern Evia

Crumbling walls and a vague outline of foundations are all that is left of the acropolis of the ancient city of Oreoi. They are located just outside the eponymous seaside harbour and are all that remains of this city founded by Pericles.

Archaeological Museum of Aidipsos
Evia / Northern Evia

This small yet interesting exhibit is housed in the same building as the public baths of the municipality. Some noteworthy artefacts include a marble depiction of Hercules and a Roman statue of the demigod. Marble columns from nearby Gialtra dating back to the 4th century are also available for viewing.

Bull of Oreoi
Evia / Northern Evia

This large statue of a bull was found buried at the beach of the modern day village of Oreoi in 1965. The large monument with a height surpassing 3 metres dates back to 290 – 280 BC. Today it is housed in a wooden and glass structure in Oreoi’s village square and is has remained remarkably well-preserved aside from its missing limbs and horns.

Byzantine and medieval castle of Oreoi
Evia / Northern Evia

Overlooking the peaceful seaside village of Oreoi, the remains of a once-grand castle stand sentinel. Built up during the period of Frankish rule, the castle was inhabited continuously throughout the Byzantine and medieval periods. Further excavation throughout the area revealed traces of buildings dating back to the 4th and 5th centuries. Today little remains, though the views over Oreoi and the sea make the journey here worthwhile.

Cape Artemisio
Evia / Northern Evia

Sitting at Evia’s northernmost point, the treacherous waters surrounding this famous cape have meant disaster for sailors throughout antiquity until recent years.

Church of Agios Vasileios Oreon
Evia / Northern Evia

This unique Byzantine chapel is home to an altar that has been carved out from the rock of the ground on which it stands. It can be found within the northern village of Oreoi.

Church of Osios Ioannis the Russian
Evia / Northern Evia

Perhaps one of the most famous churches throughout the region is this chapel in the village of Prokopi in Asia Minor. Built in 1951, in honours a simple Christian man, Ioannis, who after fighting against the Turks in his native Russia, was captured, made a slave, and taken to his owner’s estate in Evia.

Drosini Tower
Evia / Northern Evia

The charming village of Gouvies just 15 klm. Northeast of Istiaia is home to what is today referred to as the Drosini Tower.

Historical and Folklore Museum of Limni
Evia / Northern Evia

Housed in a beautifully restored neoclassical mansion dating back to 1880, this collection is a living monument to Limni’s past. The dwelling is decorated with antique furniture and appears as a sort of time machine into the past, featuring everyday items from centuries before.

Kastro Castle
Evia / Northern Evia

West of the village of Dafni in north central Evia, ruins of a castle can be seen on a low hill at Kastro, near the road heading to Strofilias. The structure dates back to the 5th century BC, though a large number of artefacts including statues and pottery as well as graves have been found in the area and suggest that it was inhabited from the Geometric era.

Koutsogiorgakis Winery
Evia / Northern Evia

Located in the rolling hills just outside the northern town of Istiea, the Koutsogiorgakis family has made saving and preserving rare grape varieties native to the soil of northern Evia a top priority.

Monastery of Agios Georgios Ilion
Evia / Northern Evia

This picturesque church sits in a lofty spot between the mountains of Telethrio and Gymno. Built in 1834, the monastery was originally home to monks. This changed in 1970, when the church became a women’s monastery.

Aside from offering spectacular views out to the mountains and sea beyond, the original structure is believed to have been built in 1259 atop ruins of a temple dedicated to Apollo. Today visitors can walk the catacombs beneath, some of which have never been explored.

Monastery of Osios David Rovion
Evia / Northern Evia

Located near the foot of Mt. Kavalaris, the male monastery of Osios David Rovion takes its name after the great elder David, whose remains along with his censer and robes are still housed within its walls. He established the original monastery here in the 16th century, which was later destroyed by the Turks during the Greek revolution. The current building is what was rebuilt in 1877, and include catacombs as well as a small chapel built towards St. Haralambos in a small cave nearby.

Museum of Natural History of Istieia
Evia / Northern Evia

The home of Greece’s largest collection of stuffed birds as well as a large variety of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects, rocks and minerals, fossils and shells is this large and impressive museum in the northern town of Istieia. The centre aims to educate the public on the rich natural and geological history of the area as well as encourage both visitors and residents to take an active role it its preservation.

Museum of Petrified Mammals of Kerasia
Evia / Northern Evia

Without a doubt one of the region’s most unique collections is this museum showcasing a number of finds from the petrified forest located mere kilometres from the building. The Dozens of petrified mammals and invertebrate along with several fossils are of great interest to both the general and scientific communities. As Kerasia is home to one of Europe’s few petrified forests, the museum is one of the region’s most significant and widely visited.

Museum of Sea Creatures “Nautilus”
Evia / Northern Evia

Aiming to educate the public on the rich variety of creatures under the surrounding waters of the Aegean and Evian Gulf, series of aquariums full of fish, crustaceans and sea plants are on display. Video presentations outline the seas’ past into light in an entertaining way for all. The museum is located in the centre of Loutra Aidipsos.

Roman Baths of Aidipsou
Evia / Northern Evia

Today the region of Aidipsos in Northwest Evia is famous throughout Europe for its warm thermal waters that treat a number of chronic health problems. What many today do not know is that these springs were well-known throughout antiquity and remains of roman baths housed in a circular building have been found at Aidipsou during the last century. Unfortunately, what little remains today is hardly worth visiting.

Roman Baths of Gialtra
Evia / Northern Evia

Only fragments remain of the thermal baths of Gialtra along its beach today. The thermal waters can be visited by the public.

Sanctuary of Artemis Proseioas
Evia / Northern Evia

The ruins of an ancient temple honouring the goddess Artemis are located on a hill just outside the village of Pefki. The structure is believed to have been built during the 3rd or 4th century BC and inscriptions found at the site suggest that rituals and dances commemorating the naval battle at nearby Artemisio took place here.

Stefani Castle
Evia / Northern Evia

Little remains of the walls from this fortification near the area of Stefani just southwest of Mourtia. Though only mere pieces of the castle walls have been found, several artefacts dating back to the Classical era have been unearthed here.

The cave of Agios Christodoulos
Evia / Northern Evia

Though not an official “church”, the small altar set in the cave of St. Chirstodoulos honours the saint who sought refuge and became a hermit within it during the 10th century. It is located just outside the seaside town of Limni.

Tower of Aidipsos
Evia / Northern Evia

In the seaside town of Loutra Aidipsos stand the ruins of a Frankish tower believed to have been the residence of the former Baroness of Aidipsos and Lichada, Petronella Tokko.

Venetian tower dwelling
Evia / Northern Evia

A well preserved and hauntingly beautiful Venetian tower sits in the centre of the picturesque seaside village of Rovies. The three-storey tower which dates back to the 13th century houses the community’s public collection of antique tools and objects of the town’s past.

Vrinioti Wines
Evia / Northern Evia

The picturesque vineyards of Vrinioti wines overlook the Aegean and Mount Telethrio in the distance. Located in the small town of Gialtra just a few kilometres from Loutra Aidipsos, the Vriniotis family has recently opened a modern winery using decades of experience in organic viticulture. The family cultivates common grape varieties including Savvatiano, Assyrtiko, Roditis and Malagouzia, though their passion is to save a rare Greek variety known as Vradiano from being forgotten. The estate holds tastings and tours year-round.

Ancient acropolis of Oreoi
Evia / Northern Evia

Crumbling walls and a vague outline of foundations are all that is left of the acropolis of the ancient city of Oreoi. They are located just outside the eponymous seaside harbour and are all that remains of this city founded by Pericles.

Bull of Oreoi
Evia / Northern Evia

This large statue of a bull was found buried at the beach of the modern day village of Oreoi in 1965. The large monument with a height surpassing 3 metres dates back to 290 – 280 BC. Today it is housed in a wooden and glass structure in Oreoi’s village square and is has remained remarkably well-preserved aside from its missing limbs and horns.

Cape Artemisio
Evia / Northern Evia

Sitting at Evia’s northernmost point, the treacherous waters surrounding this famous cape have meant disaster for sailors throughout antiquity until recent years.

Roman Baths of Aidipsou
Evia / Northern Evia

Today the region of Aidipsos in Northwest Evia is famous throughout Europe for its warm thermal waters that treat a number of chronic health problems. What many today do not know is that these springs were well-known throughout antiquity and remains of roman baths housed in a circular building have been found at Aidipsou during the last century. Unfortunately, what little remains today is hardly worth visiting.

Roman Baths of Gialtra
Evia / Northern Evia

Only fragments remain of the thermal baths of Gialtra along its beach today. The thermal waters can be visited by the public.

Sanctuary of Artemis Proseioas
Evia / Northern Evia

The ruins of an ancient temple honouring the goddess Artemis are located on a hill just outside the village of Pefki. The structure is believed to have been built during the 3rd or 4th century BC and inscriptions found at the site suggest that rituals and dances commemorating the naval battle at nearby Artemisio took place here.

Byzantine and medieval castle of Oreoi
Evia / Northern Evia

Overlooking the peaceful seaside village of Oreoi, the remains of a once-grand castle stand sentinel. Built up during the period of Frankish rule, the castle was inhabited continuously throughout the Byzantine and medieval periods. Further excavation throughout the area revealed traces of buildings dating back to the 4th and 5th centuries. Today little remains, though the views over Oreoi and the sea make the journey here worthwhile.

Drosini Tower
Evia / Northern Evia

The charming village of Gouvies just 15 klm. Northeast of Istiaia is home to what is today referred to as the Drosini Tower.

Kastro Castle
Evia / Northern Evia

West of the village of Dafni in north central Evia, ruins of a castle can be seen on a low hill at Kastro, near the road heading to Strofilias. The structure dates back to the 5th century BC, though a large number of artefacts including statues and pottery as well as graves have been found in the area and suggest that it was inhabited from the Geometric era.

Stefani Castle
Evia / Northern Evia

Little remains of the walls from this fortification near the area of Stefani just southwest of Mourtia. Though only mere pieces of the castle walls have been found, several artefacts dating back to the Classical era have been unearthed here.

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Church of Agios Vasileios Oreon
Evia / Northern Evia

This unique Byzantine chapel is home to an altar that has been carved out from the rock of the ground on which it stands. It can be found within the northern village of Oreoi.

Church of Osios Ioannis the Russian
Evia / Northern Evia

Perhaps one of the most famous churches throughout the region is this chapel in the village of Prokopi in Asia Minor. Built in 1951, in honours a simple Christian man, Ioannis, who after fighting against the Turks in his native Russia, was captured, made a slave, and taken to his owner’s estate in Evia.

Monastery of Agios Georgios Ilion
Evia / Northern Evia

This picturesque church sits in a lofty spot between the mountains of Telethrio and Gymno. Built in 1834, the monastery was originally home to monks. This changed in 1970, when the church became a women’s monastery.

Aside from offering spectacular views out to the mountains and sea beyond, the original structure is believed to have been built in 1259 atop ruins of a temple dedicated to Apollo. Today visitors can walk the catacombs beneath, some of which have never been explored.

Monastery of Osios David Rovion
Evia / Northern Evia

Located near the foot of Mt. Kavalaris, the male monastery of Osios David Rovion takes its name after the great elder David, whose remains along with his censer and robes are still housed within its walls. He established the original monastery here in the 16th century, which was later destroyed by the Turks during the Greek revolution. The current building is what was rebuilt in 1877, and include catacombs as well as a small chapel built towards St. Haralambos in a small cave nearby.

The cave of Agios Christodoulos
Evia / Northern Evia

Though not an official “church”, the small altar set in the cave of St. Chirstodoulos honours the saint who sought refuge and became a hermit within it during the 10th century. It is located just outside the seaside town of Limni.

Drosini Tower
Evia / Northern Evia

The charming village of Gouvies just 15 klm. Northeast of Istiaia is home to what is today referred to as the Drosini Tower.

Tower of Aidipsos
Evia / Northern Evia

In the seaside town of Loutra Aidipsos stand the ruins of a Frankish tower believed to have been the residence of the former Baroness of Aidipsos and Lichada, Petronella Tokko.

Venetian tower dwelling
Evia / Northern Evia

A well preserved and hauntingly beautiful Venetian tower sits in the centre of the picturesque seaside village of Rovies. The three-storey tower which dates back to the 13th century houses the community’s public collection of antique tools and objects of the town’s past.

Agia Anna Museum of Folk art
Evia / Northern Evia

Located in the centre of this popular resort town, the museum houses a variety of items which highlight what life was like throughout the region from the years of Turkish occupation to the present. Among the objects are traditional farming tools, house wares, weapons, handmade weavings and garments as well as a small library and a large number of photographs.

Archaeological Museum of Aidipsos
Evia / Northern Evia

This small yet interesting exhibit is housed in the same building as the public baths of the municipality. Some noteworthy artefacts include a marble depiction of Hercules and a Roman statue of the demigod. Marble columns from nearby Gialtra dating back to the 4th century are also available for viewing.

Historical and Folklore Museum of Limni
Evia / Northern Evia

Housed in a beautifully restored neoclassical mansion dating back to 1880, this collection is a living monument to Limni’s past. The dwelling is decorated with antique furniture and appears as a sort of time machine into the past, featuring everyday items from centuries before.

Museum of Natural History of Istieia
Evia / Northern Evia

The home of Greece’s largest collection of stuffed birds as well as a large variety of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects, rocks and minerals, fossils and shells is this large and impressive museum in the northern town of Istieia. The centre aims to educate the public on the rich natural and geological history of the area as well as encourage both visitors and residents to take an active role it its preservation.

Museum of Petrified Mammals of Kerasia
Evia / Northern Evia

Without a doubt one of the region’s most unique collections is this museum showcasing a number of finds from the petrified forest located mere kilometres from the building. The Dozens of petrified mammals and invertebrate along with several fossils are of great interest to both the general and scientific communities. As Kerasia is home to one of Europe’s few petrified forests, the museum is one of the region’s most significant and widely visited.

Museum of Sea Creatures “Nautilus”
Evia / Northern Evia

Aiming to educate the public on the rich variety of creatures under the surrounding waters of the Aegean and Evian Gulf, series of aquariums full of fish, crustaceans and sea plants are on display. Video presentations outline the seas’ past into light in an entertaining way for all. The museum is located in the centre of Loutra Aidipsos.

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Archaeological Museum of Aidipsos
Evia / Northern Evia

This small yet interesting exhibit is housed in the same building as the public baths of the municipality. Some noteworthy artefacts include a marble depiction of Hercules and a Roman statue of the demigod. Marble columns from nearby Gialtra dating back to the 4th century are also available for viewing.

Bull of Oreoi
Evia / Northern Evia

This large statue of a bull was found buried at the beach of the modern day village of Oreoi in 1965. The large monument with a height surpassing 3 metres dates back to 290 – 280 BC. Today it is housed in a wooden and glass structure in Oreoi’s village square and is has remained remarkably well-preserved aside from its missing limbs and horns.

Drosini Tower
Evia / Northern Evia

The charming village of Gouvies just 15 klm. Northeast of Istiaia is home to what is today referred to as the Drosini Tower.

Museum of Petrified Mammals of Kerasia
Evia / Northern Evia

Without a doubt one of the region’s most unique collections is this museum showcasing a number of finds from the petrified forest located mere kilometres from the building. The Dozens of petrified mammals and invertebrate along with several fossils are of great interest to both the general and scientific communities. As Kerasia is home to one of Europe’s few petrified forests, the museum is one of the region’s most significant and widely visited.

Museum of Sea Creatures “Nautilus”
Evia / Northern Evia

Aiming to educate the public on the rich variety of creatures under the surrounding waters of the Aegean and Evian Gulf, series of aquariums full of fish, crustaceans and sea plants are on display. Video presentations outline the seas’ past into light in an entertaining way for all. The museum is located in the centre of Loutra Aidipsos.

Roman Baths of Aidipsou
Evia / Northern Evia

Today the region of Aidipsos in Northwest Evia is famous throughout Europe for its warm thermal waters that treat a number of chronic health problems. What many today do not know is that these springs were well-known throughout antiquity and remains of roman baths housed in a circular building have been found at Aidipsou during the last century. Unfortunately, what little remains today is hardly worth visiting.

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Koutsogiorgakis Winery
Evia / Northern Evia

Located in the rolling hills just outside the northern town of Istiea, the Koutsogiorgakis family has made saving and preserving rare grape varieties native to the soil of northern Evia a top priority.

Vrinioti Wines
Evia / Northern Evia

The picturesque vineyards of Vrinioti wines overlook the Aegean and Mount Telethrio in the distance. Located in the small town of Gialtra just a few kilometres from Loutra Aidipsos, the Vriniotis family has recently opened a modern winery using decades of experience in organic viticulture. The family cultivates common grape varieties including Savvatiano, Assyrtiko, Roditis and Malagouzia, though their passion is to save a rare Greek variety known as Vradiano from being forgotten. The estate holds tastings and tours year-round.