Chalkida

  • Chalcis
  • Halkídha
  • Euripos BC
  • Negropont(e)
  • Calcide IT
  • Calcis ES

City in Central Greece

Attractions, Sights & Things to Do in Chalkida

An overview of the seafront promenade of Chalkida with a yacht and some smaller boats anchored by the coast.
photo: Luu
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Promenade of Chalkida

The meeting point for the city that hosts restaurants & cafeterias, while it serves mainly as a central square especially during the summer.

A picture of the old sliding bridge of Chalkida.
↙ SW   < 1km

Old Bridge of Chalkida

« Evripos »

Sliding bridge constructed in 1962, it is the trademark that connects the two parts of the city.

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The statue dedicated to the National Resistance located at the seafront promenade of Chalkida.
↗ NE   < 1km

Monument of National Resistance, Chalkida

At the city seafront promenade stands the statue of the Greek resistance between 1941 and 1944.

A photo of the outside of the Emir Zade Mosque in Chalkida during a sunny day.
↓ S   < 1km

Emir Zade Mosque, Chalkida

Well-preserved Muslim temple built during the Ottoman period at the end of the 15th century, standing at the central square of Chalkida.

The front side and the main entrance of the old Archaeological Museum of Chalkida.
→ E   < 1km

Archaeological Museum of Chalkida

The old Archaeological Museum is a neoclassical structure that dates from the early-20th century and hosts findings from the Evia region.

A picture depicting the exterior of Agia Paraskevi Church in Chalkida.
↓ S   < 1km

St. Paraskevi Church of Chalkida

Dedicated to the city's patron Saint, it was built by the Latin Church during the Frankish occupation in the distinctive Gothic architecture.

The front side and the main entrance of the Cathedral of St. Demetrius in Chalkida.
→ E   < 1km

St. Demetrius Church, Chalkida

The city cathedral located at the renovated St. Demetrius square and built in 1837 just after the city's liberation from the Turks.

The main entrance of Karababa Castle on the top of Kanithos hill in Chalkida city.
← W   < 1km

Karababa Castle, Xirovrisi

Standing on Kanithos hill, it was built by the Turks in 1684, but it reminds European fortifications since it was designed by a Venetian architect.

The exterior of the House with the Statues (Lyceum) of Chalkida located at the sea promenade of the city.
↗ NE   < 1km

The House with the Statues (Lyceum) of Chalkida

Impressive mansion at the seafront promenade of the city, famous for the four clay statues on its roof.

A photo depicting a part of the exterior of the Red House of Maliou Family in Chalkida.
↗ NE   < 1km

Red House of Maliou Family

Municipality owned distinctive mansion that is located at the northern part of the seafront promenade of Chalkida, and dates from 1884.

Private speed boats anchored in Bourkari Marina of Chalkida.
photo: www.oitas.gr
↓ S   ≈ 1.1km

Marina of Bourkari, Chalkida

A wind-protected small marina that hosts numerous fishing and sailing boats, while it’s an ideal place for a promenade.

A photo of the arches of the Roman Aqueduct of Chalkida.
→ E   ≈ 2.5km

Roman Aqueduct of Chalkida

« Kamáres »

A water-supply project, that was built by the Romans and renovated by Venetians and Turks.

A panoramic picture of a part of the promenade of Eretria with three small boats anchored by the seafront.
→ E   ≈ 25.9km

Eretria Evia

Coastal town with tourism infrastructure, shops, and tavernas that composes a family vacation destination especially during the summer.

The Metropolitan Church of Amarynthos dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
→ E   ≈ 37.5km

Amarynthos (Vathia), Evia

Coastal village eastern of Eretria that is famous for its picturesque tavernas and the good food including the excellent local fish.

Crowd in front of the stage of the Rockwave Festival at TerraVibe park in Malakasa.
photo: Thaliapap
↘ SE   ≈ 44.6km

Rockwave Festival, TerraVibe Malakasa

One of the most well-known Greek music festivals that attracts world-class famous rock bands.

Questions & Answers about Chalkida

Why Visit Chalkida?
  • Waters change direction every 6 hours due to a tidal phenomenon in Euripus Strait.
  • The "crazy-waters" city is among the favorite weekend destinations of Athenians.
  • 2 bridges connect the second-largest Greek island, Evia with the mainland.