Chios Volissos

Information about Volissos

Volissos village Chios: Volissos is located 38 km north-west of Chios Town and is the capital of the Municipality of Amani. It is a beautiful village, built on the slopes of a hill, at the top of which stands a byzantine tower. The walls, the towers and other ruins of a medieval castle are overlooking the village, giving it a picturesque atmosphere.

The village has a population of about 500 inhabitants, most of whom are engaged in agriculture ans farming. Some also believe that Volissos is the birthplace of the famous lyric poet Homer. There are many things worth visiting all over the village of Volissos. Such are the Monastery of Agia Markella, the Castle and the numerous water mills and Byzantine churches. Some public services, a community clinic, accommodation, cafes and taverns are available in the village of Volissos.

Hotels in Volissos

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If you are looking for an elegant and cozy place to enjoy your holidays, relax with the sound of the sea and the beauty of nature, Aegiali rooms are the ideal choice for your summer holidays or winter getaways. Aigiali rooms are located in Lemnos, a quiet idyllic beach of northern Chios with crystal clear waters overlooking the Aegean Sea. The complex has cozy rooms and apartments available all year to relax on the balcony overlooking the colors of the sky at sunset or next to the fireplace during the winter months.

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Traditional Houses
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‘Lithos Homes’ is a small complex of 5 stone-built houses located at the top of a hill in the traditional village of Volissos, in the Pyrgos-area. Build directly beneath a Venetian castle with breathtaking views over the fertile plain of ‘Kambos’ towards the sea. The beaches are only a few minutes away. The houses are beautifully renovated by a local craftsman, Michalis Tsourougiannis, who was actually born and raised in the house ‘next door’.

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Apartments
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Lydia Lithos Houses are located in the center of the village, within a short range of local shops, mini markets, playground, first medical care facilities, pharmacy, and the post office. The houses are also within a short distance of the overwhelming medieval castle, many pristine beaches, and an immaculate physical environment, challenging those who search for adventure and lust for discovering local culture and customs.

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Things To See And Do In Volissos

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Castle of VolissosMonastery of Agia Markella

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