Kymi Evia

Village in Central Greece

You can take it easy in this quiet town and enjoy the beach. Traditional mansions belonging to captains show the town's reliance on maritime activity.

An impressive mansion that served as the Town Hall of Kymi.
photo: C messier / CC BY 3.0

Attractions & Things to Do in Kymi Evia

Some tables at the central square of Kymi and the surrounding buildings that host cafeterias and restaurants.
photo: C messier

Town Square of Kymi

Central square in front of the church of St. Athanasios, a vivid spot that offers numerous food and drink choices at its surroundings.

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Papanikolaou's House in Kymi

Family home of the researcher, scientist and pioneer who invented Test Pap, the most powerful weapon against cervical cancer.

↗ NE
< 1km
The exterior of the neoclassical building that hosts the Folklore Museum of Kymi.
photo: C messier

Folklore Museum of Kymi

Housed in a neoclassical mansion of the late 19th century, it was inaugurated in 1981 and informs about the local traditions and customs.

→ E
< 1km

Church of Panayia Liaoutsianissa

A structure of 1849 at the southern part of Kymi, that is dedicated to the Virgin Mary and is nominated as a preservable monument since 1965.

↘ SE
< 1km

Paralia Kimis

In a short distance from the main village, it is the official port of Kymi and a picturesque settlement with many restaurants and tavernas.

→ E
≈ 2.4km

Port of Paralia Kymi, Evia

Large, wind-protected port with connection to Skyros the whole year round, while it expands this route to Alonnisos & Skopelos during summer.

→ E
≈ 2.7km

Metamorfosis Sotiros Monastery

Convent dedicated to Jesus Christ, founded by Mount Athos monks during the 16th century.

↑ N
≈ 4.6km

Manikiatis Stream

River of Evia which has its springs at Kserovouni Mountain and flows into the Aegean Sea to the east covering a distance of 25 kilometers.

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.

↓ S
≈ 10.7km

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.

↓ S
≈ 20.8km

Amarynthos (Vathia), Evia

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

↙ SW
≈ 46km

Eretria Evia

One of the most ancient towns in Greece, Eretria is a family-friendly destination with tons of antiquities, a seaside walkway, and a long sandy beach.

↙ SW
≈ 48km

Questions & Answers about Kymi Evia

Why Visit Kymi Evia?
  • Birthplace of the great benefactor of humanity, doctor George N. Papanikolaou.
  • 87 km from Chalkida, is situated at eastern Evia towards the Aegean Sea.
  • Called the "Balcony of Aegean" due to its panoramic position 200 m. over the sea.