World Tourism Day 2013

World Tourism Day (WTD) is a thematic event held every year on September 27, underscoring the socio-economic impact of tourism. This year's World Tourism Day theme, “Tourism and Water - Protecting Our Common Future”, focuses on tourism's significant role and contribution to worldwide water conservation efforts.
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Elinda Beach . Chios island

Chios, Elinda is a wonderful beach with thick sand and clear waters, ideal for swimming and sunbathing.

Pyrgi . Chios island. The entire village of Pyrgi  is one of the areas which still stands as it was built. The narrow roads, the innumerable churches, and amongst them the 13th century Byzantine church of St. Apostles in combination with the unique black and white geometrical decor of the outer walls of the houses. -The "ksista" -are the things which enchant the visitor.

Pyrgi . Chios island. The entire village of Pyrgi is one of the areas which still stands as it was built. The narrow roads, the innumerable churches, and amongst them the 13th century Byzantine church of St. Apostles in combination with the unique black and white geometrical decor of the outer walls of the houses. -The "ksista" -are the things which enchant the visitor.

Karfas . Chios island

Karfas . Chios island

Aya Dynami beach . Chios island

Aya Dinami is a beach completely unspoilt, named after the chapel of Holy power that is near the bay.

kalamoti village . chios island

kalamoti village . chios island

Vroulidia Beach . Chios island

The most southern beach of Chios, Km from Pyrgi, next to Mavra Volia. Small sandy bay ideal for sunbathing.

Nea Moni Monastery.Chios island Nea Moni is an 11th-century monastery on the island of Chios that has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Chios island Nea Moni is an monastery on the island of Chios that has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Ayos Yorgis Sykousis . Chios island. Built on the top of a wooded hill 400 m. above the sea, it has a majestic view of Kambos, the Aegean sea and the Asia Minor coast. The community of founded 1518 by the monk Sofronios Sepsis who organized the first inhabitants around the abandoned monastery of St. George Its church is believed to be a faithful replica of Nea Moni and though it has suffered many renovations, it still has the aurora of the past.

Ayos Yorgis Sykousis . Chios island. Built on the top of a wooded hill 400 m. above the sea, it has a majestic view of Kambos, the Aegean sea and the Asia Minor coast. The community of founded 1518 by the monk Sofronios Sepsis who organized the first inhabitants around the abandoned monastery of St. George Its church is believed to be a faithful replica of Nea Moni and though it has suffered many renovations, it still has the aurora of the past.

Chios island . Xmas at the Argendikon luxury mansion in Kambos area

Xmas at the Argendikon luxury mansion in Kambos area

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