The island of Chios has always been a crossroad for different cultures along the centuries, resulting in what Chios is today.
While some of these cultures came to the island by themselves, others were encountered in the numerous contacts its villagers had with other towns during their constant naval activities.
This way, Chians mixed themselves with many contradictious cultural, social and economic models, which altogether leaded to a peculiar set of Chian cast of mind.
In the ancient times, the island was famous because of the high quality of its inhabitants’ life, and bywords such as “Chian life-Chian laugh-Chian table” appeared referring to this life style. Today, although the influence of modern cultures, Chios still features most of the particles that once characterized the island, thus being a special island in the Aegean Sea.
In this section you will find some of the present forms through which Chian culture shines out nowadays.
Chios offers to you several options to enjoy your free time. We are pleased to give you the opportunity to access to exclusive Bars and Cafes where delicious drinks and snacks are served, Nightclubs where you can deliver your soul and spirit until the sunrise and diffuse features of sport activities. In the summertime, when its usually windy, the circumstances are proper to do sailing or windsurfing.
In the beginning of the 21st century the old values change and people all around the world want to have fun. Chios looks back over a heritage of one thousand years cultural history and keeps the Mediterranean elegance and harmony evidenced with a lot of monument features.
Chios has all the ingredients to make your vacation an unforgettable experience!