Eretria Evia

  • Érétrie FR
  • Eretrija TR

Town in Central Greece

Attractions, Sights & Things to Do in or near Eretria Evia

The ferry boat embankment spot at the Port of Eretria.
photo: Jebulon
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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.

A picture of the paved seafront promenade of Eretria.
→ E   < 1km

Promenade of Eretria

« Leof. Archeou Theatrou »

Paved seafront & center of summer social life that hosts numerous tavernas, cafés, & bars.
The remains of the Temple of Isis of Eretria.
↗ NE   < 1km

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.

Remains of the Temple of Apollo Daphnephoros in the ancient city of Eretria.
↑ N   < 1km

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.

The parakiting international competition on the beach of Eretria, Evia.
→ E   < 1km

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.

An exhibit of the Archaeological Museum of Eretria depicting a clay-head of a woman dating from ca.500 BCE.
photo: Jebulon
↖ NW   < 1km

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.

A small fishing boat anchored at the marina of Eretria on Evia island.
photo: Jebulon
↘ SE   ≈ 1.1km

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.

A close up of a mosaic in the House of Mosaics in Eretria.
↑ N   ≈ 1.1km

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.

A picture of the Ancient Theatre of Eretria that is behind the fence and below the trees surrounding the site.
photo: George E. Koronaios
↑ N   ≈ 1.3km

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.

Some of the remains situated at the Acropolis of Eretria and the great views from the Kastelli Hill.
↑ N   ≈ 1.8km

Acropolis of Eretria

Apart from the stunning view, Kastelli Hill hosts remains of the ancient acropolis including fortifications and a temple of Goddess Athena.

A photo of the Venetian Tower on the coast of Agia Triada Island among the dense vegetation.
→ E   ≈ 2.5km

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.

A picture showing the mountainous range of Olympus of Evia as well as its snowy peaks.
↑ N   ≈ 7km

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.

The Metropolitan Church of Amarynthos dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
→ E   ≈ 11.1km

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 Chalkida City Hall, housed in a renovated neoclassical building.
↖ NW   ≈ 24.8km


The doorway to the second largest Greek island, Evia. And famous for the "crazy waters", the distinctive tidal phenomenon in Euripus Strait.

Crowd in front of the stage of the Rockwave Festival at TerraVibe park in Malakasa.
photo: Thaliapap
↓ S   ≈ 24.9km

Rockwave Festival, TerraVibe Malakasa

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

The exterior of St. Demetrius Church in Avlonari, Evia.
↗ NE   ≈ 42.2km

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.

Remains of the ancient settlement still visible at the Archaeological Site of Viglatouri Hill.
↗ NE   ≈ 47.5km

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.

The beach of Schinias and some facilities of the local beach bar.
↘ SE   ≈ 48.5km

Schinias Beach, Marathon Attica

Sandy & very shallow long beach that is ideal for families. It is close to the historical city of Marathon and to the homonymous national park.

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.