Attractions In Southern Evia

Explore The Attractions Of Southern Evia
Agia Triada
Evia / Southern Evia

Orginally built as two separate chapels (Agia Triada and Agios Spyridonas), today only Agia Triada has been preserved outside the eponymous village, with the neighbouring Agios Spyridonas in ruins. The church contains a ceramic tile roof with a dome and features a byzantine-style layout.

Agios Dimitrios Gorge
Evia / Southern Evia

Aside from being one of southern Evia’s most beautiful areas, the gorge of Agios Dimitrios is also known for its rich variety of flowers and trees, which grow in abundance thanks to its many springs and streams that flow year-round. Plane and oak trees cover a large portion of the gorge, while the beautiful rare sawfly orchid (Ophrys tenthredinifera) and the common Malcolmia macrocalyx scyria can also be found in bloom throughout the area.

Agios Georgios Mavrou
Evia / Southern Evia

The remains of this church first built in 1260 AD can be seen in the area of Platanaki about three kilometers north of the village of Aetou. Today only the main portion of the church is still intact, with the connected monastery lying in ruins.

Agios Grigoris
Evia / Southern Evia

Overlooking the treacherous Cape Karifeas, known for its many shipwrecks both throughout antiquity and during the present times,stands the small picturesque chapel of Agios Georgios. Consisting of a small, single space, this simple church features a stone roof and has been constructed with local stone. The simple cross on its roof as well as its blue windows and doors give it an authentic charm missing from several other churches throughout the area.

Agios Nikolaos
Evia / Southern Evia

Situated in front of a park within Karystos’ centre, the grand church of Agios Nikolaos is the town’s most-well known. Featuring three blue domes and a triple-arch doorway, this three-storey church honoring the patron saint of sailors has been around for more than half a century.

Almyropotamos
Evia / Southern Evia

The area of Almyropotamos is one of Greece’s most important Paleolithic sites.

Ancient Acropolis of Karystos
Evia / Southern Evia

Located just below the impressive Castello Rosso, the remnants of Karystos’ ancient acropolis can still be seen today. Though little remains, an impressive amount of inscriptions were found here.

Ancient quarries of Styria Lithos
Evia / Southern Evia

Sitting atop of Mt. Myteri, the ancient quarries of Styra look over today’s city and out to sea. There are still ancient roads leading up to where marble was transferred down the mountain and onto ships or other means of transport.

Archaeological Museum of Karystos – Giokalio Institute
Evia / Southern Evia

Karystos’ Archaeological Museum as well as the Giokalio Institute are housed within the same building along the coastal road of Karystos.

Bourtzi
Evia / Southern Evia

Karystos’ coastal fortress lies just at the edge of the city along the waterfront. It remains in such well-preserved condition that it’s hard to believe the structure dates back more than 700 years.

Castello Rosso
Evia / Southern Evia

Standing sentinel above the seaside town of Karystos, Castello Rosso or “red castle” is one of Evia’s most well-known monuments.

Cavo d’ Oro Mountains
Evia / Southern Evia

This small mountain range lies northeast of Mt. Ochi and borders Evia’s Aegean coast. While it may be smaller than its famous neighbor, the mountains of Cavo d’ Oro are also home to an incredibly valuable range of flora which supports a delicate ecosystem. Markedly more lush than Mt. Ochi, Cavo d’ Oro is full of strawberry trees, oaks and planes. Endemic wildflowers can also be found here such as Inula subfloccosa , Armeria johnsenii and Stachys euboica.

Church of Archangel Michael
Evia / Southern Evia

This octagonal church dating back to the 10th century BC can be found in the village of Kalyvia at the foot of Mt. Ochi. It is still in remarkably good condition, featuring a dome, four interior columns as well as four on the outside. The marble floor was constructed with local marble by residents from the wider area.

Church of the Metamorphosis
Evia / Southern Evia

This church in the neighbourhood of Agia Kyriaki in Karystos was built with marble and stone from a nearby ancient temple not far from the church. A few metres from the main church lies a small chapel of Agia Ierousalim.

Demosaris Gorge
Evia / Southern Evia

It should come as no surprise that southern Evia’s largest gorge is also one of its most important natural environments. Much of this has to do with the fact that the gorge is Ochi’s largest drainage basin, collecting the majority of water that flows down from its peaks. Rare tree varieties such as yew and whitebeam flourish here, alongside holly, oak, chestnut, hornbeam, plane heath, ash and olive trees. Arborea and briar bushes grow throughout Demosaris as well. Evia’s famed mountain tea (Sideritis euboica) grows in abundance here, and beautiful orchids such as dactylorhiza (Dactylorhiza saccifera) paint the gorge with a variety of colours.

Drakospita
Evia / Southern Evia

Some of Evia’s most fascinating archaeological sites are the famous Drakospita located at various locations throughout the southern region of the island.

Folklore Museum of Karystos
Evia / Southern Evia

In the centre of Karystos, a restored family mansion which belonged to the Moskhona family houses a wide range of items dating back decades ago. The items were donated by H. B. Deligiorgi and include traditional costumes and clothing, tapestries, antique furniture, farming tools and a large number of old photographs.

Fylagra Castle
Evia / Southern Evia

Four kilometres north of the village of Giannitsi lay the ruins of this castle which offers its visitors incredible views over the plains below as well as the Aegean to the east.

Karystian House
Evia / Southern Evia

In the centre of Karystos, a restored family mansion which belonged to the Moskhona family houses a wide range of items dating back decades ago. The items were donated by H. B. Deligiorgi and include traditional costumes and clothing, tapestries, antique furniture, farming tools and a large number of old photographs.

Karystos Centre for Environmental Awareness
Evia / Southern Evia

Get an in-depth look on the history and mystery of southern Evia’s Drakospita as well as its numerous plant and animal species at the Centre for Environmental Awareness between the villages of Kalyvia and Nikasi just north of Karystos.

Karystos Mausoleum
Evia / Southern Evia

The tomb of a well-known Roman leader can be found in the centre of Karystos. The medallion on the structure’s wall features a depiction of the man buried. The impressive structure is made of marble and dates back to the 2nd century AD.

Kastanalongos Forest
Evia / Southern Evia

The only surviving ancient chestnut forest throughout all of southern Evia is located within Mt. Ochi’s range just south of its peak of Profitis Ilias. It’s an enchanting place to explore under a canopy of old, twisty branches and a thick blanket of leaves. The forest covers an area of around 60 hectares and is particularly picturesque to traverse through during autumn.

Montofoli Estate
Evia / Southern Evia

For over 25 years, the Karakostas Family has been producing award-winning wine from the vines of the beautiful Montofoli Estate just outside of Karystos.

Montofoli Estate Wines
Evia / Southern Evia

Known for its signature sweet wine, the Montofoli Estate has been an important site of culture dating back to antiquity. Several artefacts were found throughout the area and can now be seen in the Archaeological Museum of Karystos.

Mt. Ochi
Evia / Southern Evia

Evia’s highest mountain is also its most biologically diverse.

Temple of Apollo
Evia / Southern Evia

Just a few hundred metres in from Karystos’ port lays this impressive white marble temple honouring Apollo. Built during the 4th century BC, it was maintained throughout the Roman Period as well, and is still in relatively good condition.

Venetian Tower of Koutoumoula
Evia / Southern Evia

Just outside the village of Koutoumoula, travellers have the opportunity to see one of the best preserved Venetian towers throughout the country.

Zarakes
Evia / Southern Evia

Just outside the village of Zarakes, archaeologists uncovered a series of buildings and tombs which are believed to have made up an important centre of worship to the god Apollo from the Geometric age until the Roman era.

Almyropotamos
Evia / Southern Evia

The area of Almyropotamos is one of Greece’s most important Paleolithic sites.

Ancient Acropolis of Karystos
Evia / Southern Evia

Located just below the impressive Castello Rosso, the remnants of Karystos’ ancient acropolis can still be seen today. Though little remains, an impressive amount of inscriptions were found here.

Ancient quarries of Styria Lithos
Evia / Southern Evia

Sitting atop of Mt. Myteri, the ancient quarries of Styra look over today’s city and out to sea. There are still ancient roads leading up to where marble was transferred down the mountain and onto ships or other means of transport.

Drakospita
Evia / Southern Evia

Some of Evia’s most fascinating archaeological sites are the famous Drakospita located at various locations throughout the southern region of the island.

Karystos Mausoleum
Evia / Southern Evia

The tomb of a well-known Roman leader can be found in the centre of Karystos. The medallion on the structure’s wall features a depiction of the man buried. The impressive structure is made of marble and dates back to the 2nd century AD.

Temple of Apollo
Evia / Southern Evia

Just a few hundred metres in from Karystos’ port lays this impressive white marble temple honouring Apollo. Built during the 4th century BC, it was maintained throughout the Roman Period as well, and is still in relatively good condition.

Zarakes
Evia / Southern Evia

Just outside the village of Zarakes, archaeologists uncovered a series of buildings and tombs which are believed to have made up an important centre of worship to the god Apollo from the Geometric age until the Roman era.

Bourtzi
Evia / Southern Evia

Karystos’ coastal fortress lies just at the edge of the city along the waterfront. It remains in such well-preserved condition that it’s hard to believe the structure dates back more than 700 years.

Castello Rosso
Evia / Southern Evia

Standing sentinel above the seaside town of Karystos, Castello Rosso or “red castle” is one of Evia’s most well-known monuments.

Fylagra Castle
Evia / Southern Evia

Four kilometres north of the village of Giannitsi lay the ruins of this castle which offers its visitors incredible views over the plains below as well as the Aegean to the east.

Venetian Tower of Koutoumoula
Evia / Southern Evia

Just outside the village of Koutoumoula, travellers have the opportunity to see one of the best preserved Venetian towers throughout the country.

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Agia Triada
Evia / Southern Evia

Orginally built as two separate chapels (Agia Triada and Agios Spyridonas), today only Agia Triada has been preserved outside the eponymous village, with the neighbouring Agios Spyridonas in ruins. The church contains a ceramic tile roof with a dome and features a byzantine-style layout.

Agios Georgios Mavrou
Evia / Southern Evia

The remains of this church first built in 1260 AD can be seen in the area of Platanaki about three kilometers north of the village of Aetou. Today only the main portion of the church is still intact, with the connected monastery lying in ruins.

Agios Grigoris
Evia / Southern Evia

Overlooking the treacherous Cape Karifeas, known for its many shipwrecks both throughout antiquity and during the present times,stands the small picturesque chapel of Agios Georgios. Consisting of a small, single space, this simple church features a stone roof and has been constructed with local stone. The simple cross on its roof as well as its blue windows and doors give it an authentic charm missing from several other churches throughout the area.

Agios Nikolaos
Evia / Southern Evia

Situated in front of a park within Karystos’ centre, the grand church of Agios Nikolaos is the town’s most-well known. Featuring three blue domes and a triple-arch doorway, this three-storey church honoring the patron saint of sailors has been around for more than half a century.

Church of Archangel Michael
Evia / Southern Evia

This octagonal church dating back to the 10th century BC can be found in the village of Kalyvia at the foot of Mt. Ochi. It is still in remarkably good condition, featuring a dome, four interior columns as well as four on the outside. The marble floor was constructed with local marble by residents from the wider area.

Church of the Metamorphosis
Evia / Southern Evia

This church in the neighbourhood of Agia Kyriaki in Karystos was built with marble and stone from a nearby ancient temple not far from the church. A few metres from the main church lies a small chapel of Agia Ierousalim.

Karystian House
Evia / Southern Evia

In the centre of Karystos, a restored family mansion which belonged to the Moskhona family houses a wide range of items dating back decades ago. The items were donated by H. B. Deligiorgi and include traditional costumes and clothing, tapestries, antique furniture, farming tools and a large number of old photographs.

Karystos Centre for Environmental Awareness
Evia / Southern Evia

Get an in-depth look on the history and mystery of southern Evia’s Drakospita as well as its numerous plant and animal species at the Centre for Environmental Awareness between the villages of Kalyvia and Nikasi just north of Karystos.

Montofoli Estate
Evia / Southern Evia

For over 25 years, the Karakostas Family has been producing award-winning wine from the vines of the beautiful Montofoli Estate just outside of Karystos.

Archaeological Museum of Karystos – Giokalio Institute
Evia / Southern Evia

Karystos’ Archaeological Museum as well as the Giokalio Institute are housed within the same building along the coastal road of Karystos.

Folklore Museum of Karystos
Evia / Southern Evia

In the centre of Karystos, a restored family mansion which belonged to the Moskhona family houses a wide range of items dating back decades ago. The items were donated by H. B. Deligiorgi and include traditional costumes and clothing, tapestries, antique furniture, farming tools and a large number of old photographs.

Karystos Centre for Environmental Awareness
Evia / Southern Evia

Get an in-depth look on the history and mystery of southern Evia’s Drakospita as well as its numerous plant and animal species at the Centre for Environmental Awareness between the villages of Kalyvia and Nikasi just north of Karystos.

Agios Dimitrios Gorge
Evia / Southern Evia

Aside from being one of southern Evia’s most beautiful areas, the gorge of Agios Dimitrios is also known for its rich variety of flowers and trees, which grow in abundance thanks to its many springs and streams that flow year-round. Plane and oak trees cover a large portion of the gorge, while the beautiful rare sawfly orchid (Ophrys tenthredinifera) and the common Malcolmia macrocalyx scyria can also be found in bloom throughout the area.

Cavo d’ Oro Mountains
Evia / Southern Evia

This small mountain range lies northeast of Mt. Ochi and borders Evia’s Aegean coast. While it may be smaller than its famous neighbor, the mountains of Cavo d’ Oro are also home to an incredibly valuable range of flora which supports a delicate ecosystem. Markedly more lush than Mt. Ochi, Cavo d’ Oro is full of strawberry trees, oaks and planes. Endemic wildflowers can also be found here such as Inula subfloccosa , Armeria johnsenii and Stachys euboica.

Demosaris Gorge
Evia / Southern Evia

It should come as no surprise that southern Evia’s largest gorge is also one of its most important natural environments. Much of this has to do with the fact that the gorge is Ochi’s largest drainage basin, collecting the majority of water that flows down from its peaks. Rare tree varieties such as yew and whitebeam flourish here, alongside holly, oak, chestnut, hornbeam, plane heath, ash and olive trees. Arborea and briar bushes grow throughout Demosaris as well. Evia’s famed mountain tea (Sideritis euboica) grows in abundance here, and beautiful orchids such as dactylorhiza (Dactylorhiza saccifera) paint the gorge with a variety of colours.

Kastanalongos Forest
Evia / Southern Evia

The only surviving ancient chestnut forest throughout all of southern Evia is located within Mt. Ochi’s range just south of its peak of Profitis Ilias. It’s an enchanting place to explore under a canopy of old, twisty branches and a thick blanket of leaves. The forest covers an area of around 60 hectares and is particularly picturesque to traverse through during autumn.

Mt. Ochi
Evia / Southern Evia

Evia’s highest mountain is also its most biologically diverse.

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Agios Dimitrios Gorge
Evia / Southern Evia

Aside from being one of southern Evia’s most beautiful areas, the gorge of Agios Dimitrios is also known for its rich variety of flowers and trees, which grow in abundance thanks to its many springs and streams that flow year-round. Plane and oak trees cover a large portion of the gorge, while the beautiful rare sawfly orchid (Ophrys tenthredinifera) and the common Malcolmia macrocalyx scyria can also be found in bloom throughout the area.

Agios Nikolaos
Evia / Southern Evia

Situated in front of a park within Karystos’ centre, the grand church of Agios Nikolaos is the town’s most-well known. Featuring three blue domes and a triple-arch doorway, this three-storey church honoring the patron saint of sailors has been around for more than half a century.

Ancient quarries of Styria Lithos
Evia / Southern Evia

Sitting atop of Mt. Myteri, the ancient quarries of Styra look over today’s city and out to sea. There are still ancient roads leading up to where marble was transferred down the mountain and onto ships or other means of transport.

Archaeological Museum of Karystos – Giokalio Institute
Evia / Southern Evia

Karystos’ Archaeological Museum as well as the Giokalio Institute are housed within the same building along the coastal road of Karystos.

Bourtzi
Evia / Southern Evia

Karystos’ coastal fortress lies just at the edge of the city along the waterfront. It remains in such well-preserved condition that it’s hard to believe the structure dates back more than 700 years.

Castello Rosso
Evia / Southern Evia

Standing sentinel above the seaside town of Karystos, Castello Rosso or “red castle” is one of Evia’s most well-known monuments.

Drakospita
Evia / Southern Evia

Some of Evia’s most fascinating archaeological sites are the famous Drakospita located at various locations throughout the southern region of the island.

Montofoli Estate Wines
Evia / Southern Evia

Known for its signature sweet wine, the Montofoli Estate has been an important site of culture dating back to antiquity. Several artefacts were found throughout the area and can now be seen in the Archaeological Museum of Karystos.

Mt. Ochi
Evia / Southern Evia

Evia’s highest mountain is also its most biologically diverse.

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Montofoli Estate Wines
Evia / Southern Evia

Known for its signature sweet wine, the Montofoli Estate has been an important site of culture dating back to antiquity. Several artefacts were found throughout the area and can now be seen in the Archaeological Museum of Karystos.