Erytha Hotel & Resort
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... swim before taking off to explore the quaint medieval villages from the Byzantine era of Olympi and Mesta (more pics) in the southern part of the island. We meandered through the labyrinthine narrow streets of cobblestone of both Olympi and Mesta, which almost untouched by ...
... Greek island to Turkey so this part of Greece was prone to invasion and the Sultans of the Ottoman Empire ran the place for about 400 years. Fortunately for the people of Chios the Sultans loved to eat the sap of the mastic tree which only grows in that area so they were a bit more benevolent that usual when dealing with the Greeks who knew how to grow the trees and extract the sap from them. Mastic is still produced and used for chewing gum and also for ...
... cladding. The 'Church of the Apostles' at the heart of the village dates from the early fifteenth century... sadly, it's not in great condition and it isn't open to visitors. Most of the 'streets' are little more than alleyways and have arches linking the first floor of a house on one side to the first floor on the other. We enjoy our first mythos (lovely for Hilli to want to drink a beer again!) and some souvlaki in a friendly taverna beside the Orthodox Church in the ...
The vineyard turns out to be next door to the old railway marshalling yard from which Ataturk once directed the 1937 skirmishes between the Turks and the Greeks from his own private, personalized railway carriage... a carriage made by the same German firm who manufactured a mobile HQ for Uncle Adolf! The yard is now a wonderful steam-engine museum housing the said carriage. Hilli listens patiently to ...
... a surprise to us and we started looking around, all the while dressed in our beach attire. After climbing back up some stairs from the parking lot we found a surprisingly modern office, museum and ticket booth, all there, apparently, just to serve us. The young man behind the counter greeted us and welcomed us in after we paid admission and explained that this was, in fact, a 1,000-year-old church and that there was also a labyrinth of natural caves behind the cliff walls. How ...