Agia Markella at Volyssos

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The monastery of Agia Markella is located 6 km from Volissos village. The temple is surrounded by enormous plane trees. In the yard of the church there are old cells, now used as guesthouses, offering free accommodation to the pilgrims. The greatest pilgrimage that takes place in Chios is on the 22nd of July each year, at the feast of Saint Markella. According to the tradition, during the feast, the sea that is nearby turns red, like the blood of the holy, which was poured on these waters.

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The small port of Limiá comprises the port (skála) of the village of Volissós (400 residents). The village stands at the borders of a small hill, located in a distance of approximately 1.

Ariousios Winery

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The winery is located at a slope over the settlement of Egrigoros, NW Chios, about 59 km from Chios town. In the wine-making facilities there is the hall Ariousia Chora”.

Agia Markella is an arrant seashore with what seems to be an endless length of pebbled beach that spreads out to become one with the deep, blue waters of the Aegean sea. There are taverns offering fresh seafood, in the area.

Ezousa Beach at Amani

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Lampsa Beach at Amani

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Lefkathia is the most well known and crowed beach of northwestern Chios. It is located near Volissos, between Limnos and Limnia.

Limia Beach at Amani

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Limia is located at the NW part of the island, near Volissos. It is also the port of Volissos.

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Limnos Beach at Amani

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Limnos is located at the NW part of the island, near Volissos. There are taverns in the area serving fresh seafood.

Magemena Beach at Amani

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Magemena is located at the NW part of the island, near Volissos, between Managros and Limnia beach. It is an organized beach with sand and deep, clear and crystal waters.

Managros Beach at Amani

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Managros is located at the NW part of the island, near Volissos. It is a wonderful beach with thick sand and deep, clear and crystal waters, ideal for swimming and sunbathing.

Metohi is located at the west part of chios, 2 km southwest of Siderounda village. It is a wonderful beach with thick sand and little pebbles.

Prastia is located at the NW part of the island, near Siderounda. The beach is also called Aghios Giannis because of the chapel of Saint John that is built in the area.

Tigani is a beach located near Siderounta (2 Km. SW of the village), at the west part of Chios.

Agio Gala Cave

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Cave

At the middle entrance of the cave there is the chapel of Panagia Agiogalousaina, built in the 13th century. It is basically a group of three caves which are on top of one another.

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