Attractions, Sights & Things to Do in or near Eretria Evia
Port of Eretria, Evia
It serves the ferry boat connection between Eretria & Skala Oropou. A 20-minute trip that during the summer takes place every 30 minutes.
Promenade of Eretria« Leof. Archeou Theatrou »
Paved seafront & center of summer social life that hosts numerous tavernas, cafés, & bars.
Temple of Isis, Eretria
Temple founded during the 4th century BC that is dedicated to the Egyptian goddess Isis. That confirms the trading relations of that era.
Temple of Apollo Daphnephoros
Situated in the core of the ancient city of Eretria, it was a religious center and the main place of worshiping during the centuries.
Beach of Eretria, Evia
On the east coast of the settlement is located the homonymous long sandy beach that even offers some shadow with the series of palm trees.
Archaeological Museum of Eretria
After a series of improvements in 1991, it includes numerous local excavation artifacts from the Early Bronze Age until the Roman times.
Marina of Eretria, Evia« limanaki »
Small port on the east side of the city with numerous fishing ships. Located on the “island of dreams” that can be reached on foot from the town.
House of Mosaics in Eretria
Ancient private house of 625 m² erected in 370 BC and destroyed by fire in the 3rd century BC. Visitable and close to the information office.
Ancient Theatre of Eretria
Constructed in the 5th century BC, it is probably the most famous monument of the ancient city that is under significant maintenance efforts.
Acropolis of Eretria
Apart from the stunning view, Kastelli Hill hosts remains of the ancient acropolis including fortifications and a temple of Goddess Athena.
Venetian Tower in Agia Triada Island
Located on a private island, opposite to Eretria, owned by the Papanikolaou family is visible either by boat or from the city coast.
Mount Olympus of Evia
A 10 kilometers mountainous range that has its highest peak at an altitude of 1.171 meters and is covered to a great extent by pine forest.
Amarynthos (Vathia), Evia
Coastal village eastern of Eretria that is famous for its picturesque tavernas and the good food including the excellent local fish.
The doorway to the second largest Greek island, Evia. And famous for the "crazy waters", the distinctive tidal phenomenon in Euripus Strait.
One of the most well-known Greek music festivals that attracts world-class famous rock bands.
St. Demetrius Church, Avlonari
Byzantine church from the 13th century AD, located at the settlement Chània, just 1 km away from the picturesque village of Avlonari.
Archaeological Site in Viglatouri Hill
About 3 kilometers from the sea, remains of the ancient settlement that thrived during the 8th century BC cover the biggest part of the hill.
Questions & Answers about Eretria Evia
Why Visit Eretria Evia?
- Ancient naval power, its name means literally the "City of the Rowers".
- Located at the western coast has a view of the southern Gulf of Evia.
- Notable ancient city abandoned in 1 BC and refounded in 1824.