Main landmarks of Euboea to be part of the Greek mainland and some geologists believe that the reason for this are several large earthquakes in the past. The shape of the island resembles a seahorse and one of the roads to mainland is Chalkida Bridge.
A good idea is to explore the island of Euboea by car. There is a way that is parallel to the shore almost everywhere is covered with asphalt. The road passes through small villages to which a mandatory beach. No matter where you are staying, you can enjoy peace and good atmosphere. Of course there is nightlife in the larger cities such as the capital Chalkida .
The rich history and proximity to the capital of Greece also has a beneficial impact on tourism. The interior of the island of Euboea is a mountain, and the coast is highly indented.
There are many small coves with excellent conditions for beach and camping. Most of the smaller islands are uninhabited, but in summer you can go by boat to one of them and practicing underwater fishing.
Another feature of the island of Euboea is the big green vegetation, including citrus trees, palms and olives. Most of the island's beaches are covered with small pebbles and the water is clear and warm.
The climate is subtropical Mediterranean. Summer is around five months, of which most days are sunny. The temperatures pass 30 ° C, but the nights are cool and wet. Euboea island's economy depends on tourism and agriculture. The best time to visit is at the beginning of the tourist season of May, June and the end of the season - September and October.
With good desire and more money you can visit neighboring island and enjoy main attractions of Skyros. Even in the height of summer there are enough places where they can retire with a loved one. The interior of the island offers many hiking trails. Most are well marked and go through the forest and rivers.
Rarely can see a waterfall, but there are many cold springs. After such hiking can eat delicious Mediterranean food in a restaurant. The easiest and most convenient way to reach the island of Euboea to travel along Athens, as the island has no airport. Athens is 60 km and the road is easy.
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