The Island


Chios is one of the largest islands in the Aegean, famed for its glorious maritime tradition.

It attracts tourists looking for authenticity and genuine hospitality. Monasteries, castles and picturesque beaches, medieval alleys and impressive architecture create an intensely magical setting, impressing visitors to this day, as it has always impressed travellers throughout the centuries.

Visitors may choose to travel to the island during the harvest of Mastiha (August to December), see the 24 mastic villages and experience their involvement with this unique product. There, they will find out that taking care of the mastic trees harvesting Mastiha, is a family affair for the producers. It requires constant care and knowledge, passed on from generation to generation and it is religiously preserved.