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Insiders tips to enhance your Chios experience

Would you like to grab a taste of Real Chios while visiting this magnificent Island? Below you will find “seasoning” for “savoring” this well kept secret Island, Northeast of your heart. Chios Experience will set memorable moments when you….

  1. Visit Nea Moni before 13.00 while the museum is still open
  2. Explore Olympi Cave
  3. Get married in Chios
  4. Visit Argentikon and ask the manager to walk you with you around the estate
  5. Swim at Mavra Volia beach and don’t take a stone from there
  6. Join ChiosBikeRide
  7. Read Yiannis Makridakis
  8. Visit Korai’s Library
  9. Walk inside Chios Castle
  10. Have lunch at “Aperanto Galazio” (=Endless Blue) tavern at Agios Yiannis Vouno
  11. Visit Citrus Museum.
  12. Chew mastic
  13. Have fun at a “panigiri”, dance with locals and avoid a fight
  14. Swim at Agia Irene beach
  15. Eat souvlaki at Gargandouas (Megas Limnionas beach)
  16. Visit Ariousios vinery and taste “Ariousios Glikazon” a semi-sweet red wine
  17. Have breakfast at “MyCafe” near the airport and ask for a muffin
  18. Eat at Avgonyma village and ask for galaktoboureko at the end
  19. Find Kanellos at Mesta and try loukoumades
  20. Walk APLOTARIA str, the main commercial road of Chios
  21. Sit on the Homer’s stone at Daskalopetra
  22. Visit Vigla Agias Elenis and overlook Karfas (if you are lucky enough you will enjoy a concert up there. Ask for schedule)
  23. Walk the pathway and head to Agia Markela monastery
  24. Ask to join Mastiha cultivation, forming part of UNESCO’s List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
  25. Swim at Agia Fotia (Agia Foteini) Beach and enjoy a meal at Votsalaki tavern
  26. Have a Greek coffee joined with spoon sweetes at HLIASTRA inside Chios Castle
  27. Take the tour Nea Moni-Avgonyma-Anavatos-Lithi
  28. Shop at Bakaliko delicatessen and let the essences there to join you for a mystical trip
  29. Enjoy the sunset at Avgonyma village
  30. Take a Cooking Lesson and enjoy a hand made lunch
  31. Have Greek Breakfast at Argentikon or Volissos Holiday Homes, two out of first 100 hotels that apply Greek Breakfast and the only two in Chios
  32. Take the tour Pyrgi-Olympi-Mesta
  33. Enjoy FREE sun beds and umbrellas at Megas Limnionas beach
  34. Eat at Roussiko in Thymiana village
  35. Swim at Viri beach and enjoy a cocktail at the beach bar
  36. Explore Agio Galas Cave
  37. Enjoy Olympousiko semi-sweet wine at Pyrgos Restaurant – Olympoi, Chios
  38. Eat at Pantoukios and feed the fish
  39. Drink Mastihokanela liquor. A combination of Mastic and Cinnamon exclusively produced by Kakitsis Distillery
  40. Rent a sailing boat and enjoy a unique tour around the island
  41. Drink Fresh Chios Beer
  42. Walk the path Olympoi-Mesta
  43. Try Mastelo on the grill
  44. Have a cocktail at Viri’s Carpe Diem beach bar
  45. Swim at Lithi beach and eat at 3 Adelfia tavern
  46. Visit the Archaeological Museum of Chios
  47. Walk to Agios Isidoros church and imagine your self getting married there
  48. By hand-made pastas from Chiotiko Kelari (Chios Cellar)
  49. Have dinner at Dafni’s tavern in Katarachtis village
  50. Visit “Mesa-Kei” (=inside there) shop downtown and buy handmade products that comes from the estate next door
  51. Visit Nautical Museum
  52. Swim at Vroulidia beach
  53. See Guistiniani Tower within the castle and visit the Dark Prison
  54. Don’t miss the August full moon at Archaeological site of Emporios
  55. Relax at Fana beach
  56. Buy candles from Floga
  57. While at Pyrgi visit the Folklore Museum
  58. Join one at least of the hiking routes in Chios (tip No:42 is among them)
  59. Visit PANAGIA KRINA church, a 12th century temple and hide yourself among thousands of red wild tulips (=lalades) at the surrounding fields during March
  60. Enjoy the tasteful SCOOP ice-cream at Aeriko
  61. Follow the route: Nea Moni – Avgonyma – Anavatos – Elinda or Trahili beach – Lithi

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