Chios Volissos

General information

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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Lithos Homes

4 keys

‘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 ...

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Lydia Lithos

2 keys

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 ...


Volissos Holiday

3 stars

Volissos Holiday Homes is a newly built "3-star" Hotel in the north-western part of Chios, the island of the picturesque medieval villages and mastic. It is located on the crown of a pine forest and has walking distance access to the secluded beach of Lefkathia, a small bay with thick black sand and ...


Things to See & Do in Volissos

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Castle of VolissosMonastery of Agia Markella

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