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LOCATION - Megas Limionas Chios

The Grand Blue Apartments are located south of the island's town and more specifically, 4 kilometers from Chios' airport and approximately 15 kilometers from the town of Chios. The area, known as Megas Limnionas Chios, provides an array of tourist facilities ranging from cafés, mini markets to long established Greek taverns, allowing guests to take pleasure in the local Greek culture and the traditional Mediterranean Diet.

 
 

ABOUT CHIOS

Chios, the fifth largest island in Greece with its earliest inhabitants dating back to the Bronze Age, approximately 1100 B.C., is located in the northeastern part of the Aegean Sea. At the crossroads of Europe and Asia, where the East meets the West, Chios is characterized as a natural destination since its inhabitants pursue ecofriendly tourism. Thus, the primary attractions in Chios include flora, fauna and Chios' cultural heritage.

The island has been blessed with a wide spectrum of natural beauty such as citrus groves, rare flora and fauna in addition to the mystical resin referred to as mastic, which is known for its medicinal healing properties. Aside from its sparkling beaches and delectable cuisine, Chios has much to offer. For instance:

  • Hiking Trails of geological, historical and cultural interest.
  • Mountainous Terrain and forested hillsides.
  • Archeological Sites.
  • Museums & Points of Interest.
  • Medieval Villages and other Landmarks which have been exquisitely preserved .
  • Monasteries & Churches which date back to the 12th Century.

Without sacrificing modern day comforts, visitors have the opportunity to meet the people and the culture of the island of Chios within an atmosphere that combines the old and the new. With a plethora of activities and festivals that take place, Chios is a tourist destination that is appealing throughout the course of the year. Thus, we invite you to discover the real Chios…through our heartfelt warmth and genuine dedication.

WHY GO NOW….

  • April 2011 ROCKET WAR – GREEK EASTER
  • May 2011 CITRUS GROVES AND WILDFLOWERS BLOOM
  • May 10 – 13, 2011 HELLENIC NURSES' CONVENTION
  • June - October 2011 MASTIC TREE CULTIVATION
  • June 22 – 24, 2011 ECONSHIP 2011
  • August 2011 "XANEMOS" FESTIVAL, KALAMOTI, CHIOS
  • August 2011 AGROTOURISM EXHIBITION 2011
  • August 15, 2011 RELIGIOUS CELEBRATION OF PANAGIA – DEKAPENTAVGOUSTOS
  • October 28, 2011 NATIONAL HOLIDAY – THE DAY OF "OXI"
  • November 11, 2011 LOCAL HOLIDAY – THE LIBERATION OF CHIOS