Evia - Styra

Evia! And just the name says it all! An area with unique natural supplies, ideal for the evolution of life and culture. They say that when the Supreme Creator endowed with natural beauties Euboea had in his mind the plan of Heaven. The huge variety of natural treasures of the island contrasts, combinations and transitions them completely justifies this assertion.

In the southern part of Evia, just a few miles east of Athens, opposite the Marathon and Nea Makri, the Municipality of Styra, occupies the narrowest part of the island offers the visitor the opportunity to enjoy the unique combination of romantic serenity of Evian with scattered islets and charming wildness of the Aegean. The islets Stouronisia, seem to protect the bay of Nea Styra from the west. The largest of these is the ancient Aegialeia. Farther north, in front of the bay Almyropotamou, is the Kavaliani, considered the ancient Glafkonisos mentioned by Pliny. Between the Aegean and the Evian, a mountainous strip hosts picturesque and historic villages most of which extend along the main road that connects Chalkis Karysto and feature beautiful beaches in Evia Aegean. The southern Evia, treasury of nature and culture, as well developed and interesting as all Euboea, boasting a very interesting personality. Can be rightly considered the easternmost suburb of Athens, while the northernmost island of the Cyclades. Ferry L. Styron;; Agia Marina maintains a high frequency of daily communication with the coast of Attica, while using the visitor as a base the beach Nea Styra has the ability through the internal road network of South Evia to meet all its beauty: a variety of natural treasures, combining mountainous beauty and Aegean charm along with the ruins of an ancient Greek heritage will delight the visitor and has in the neighborhood of an earthly paradise he has not assess properly maybe because it is next to it. Particularly Styra have the unique advantage to have many beautiful beaches both the Evian and the Aegean Sea in relatively small distances, while the visitor can admire the historical sites:

  • 1 Classical fortifications on Mount Klioski the citadel of the 4th century and unique megalithic city that dominates the top and awe the visitor.
  • 2 Frank Castle of Armenia (1371 AD) that certain parts of it survive in good condition and the church of Panagia precinct, which according to the inscription above the entrance was built to 1746
  • 3 Drakospita Wrestling Lacquer: One of the greatest examples of the famous Dragon Houses of Southern Evia probably dating from 700 BC
  • 4 towers Mavromichali Styra: The remains of the pier in which the January 12, 1822 the young hero Elias Mauromichalis fell fighting the numerous Turkish besiegers.
  • 5 Drakospito Kapsalis: Located on the road Styron - Karystou just outside the main road.
  • 6 Folklore museum Kapsalis: A tasteful folk collection representative of the tradition of the inhabitants of southern Evia
  • 7 Falagra Castle Fortress on natural fortress and rocky hill in Aktaio.
  • 8 Gorge Dimosari: unique natural beauty and ecological interest area of southern Evia protected by the European program Natura 2000.

With rare species of birds are threatened with extinction. The gorge created the mountain Ochi that Demosaris river splits into two unequal, steep and inaccessible mountains Mount Cherry east and Mount Boublia west.

Drakospita (dragon houses)

The southern Evia, treasury of nature and culture, as well developed and interesting as all Euboea, boasting a very interesting personality. Can be rightly considered the easternmost suburb of Athens, while the northernmost island of the Cyclades. Ferry L. Styron;; Agia Marina maintains a high frequency of daily communication with the coast of Attica, while using the visitor as a base the beach Nea Styra has the ability through the internal road network of South Evia to meet all its beauty: a variety of natural treasures, combining mountainous beauty and Aegean charm along with the ruins of an ancient Greek heritage will delight the visitor and has in the neighborhood of an earthly paradise he has not assess properly maybe because it is next to it.

Sights

Gorge Dimosari: unique natural beauty and ecological interest area of southern Evia protected by the European program Natura 2000.With rare species of birds are threatened with extinction. The gorge created the mountain Ochi that Demosaris river splits into two unequal, steep and inaccessible mountains Mount Cherry east and Mount Boublia west. Frank Castle of Armenia (1371 AD) that certain parts of it survive in good condition and the church of Panagia precinct, which according to the inscription above the entrance was built to 1746.

Beaches

Particularly Styra have the unique advantage to have many beautiful beaches both the Evian and the Aegean Sea in relatively small distances, while the visitor can admire the historical sites.

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