Edipsos - Evia Greece

The magnificent town of Edipsos (Aidipsos) is located in the north west of the island of Evia and is one of the most famous tourist resorts of Greece.

From ancient times Edipsos was known for its beneficial subsoil and particularly for its hot springs. It is a great base from where to start your excursions, not only in the town, but in all the coastal and mountain villages of Edipsos and Istiea in the North.

The area of Edipsos consists of three settlements, the the coastal town of Edipsos Loutra, the green village of Edipsos full of trees and natural beauty, and the seaside village of Agios Nikolaos with its many beaches, tavernas and cafes which attracts a large number of tourists.

Edipsos is especially known for the Edipsos spa, forming the seaport of the city and attracts large numbers of visitors because of its curative properties of its spa waters. Loutra Edipsos is 110 km from the capital town of Chalkida and features many modern hydrotherapy facilities. The spring waters of Edipsos, which have been known since ancient times, make it the most famous spa town of Greece.

The hot springs of Edipsos have a history of more than 2,000 years and have hosted numerous international celebrities such as Aristotle Onassis, Maria Callas, Churchill and many others.

Apart from its spa healing properties the area offers many natural beauties, magnificent sandy beaches and interesting tours to the mountain of Telethrio. At the north of Loutra Edipsos is the village of Edipsos, a traditional village with picturesque alleys, trees and a lovely square. The entire region has a remarkable tourist infrastructure with numerous tourist hotel accommodation for your stay.

Some of the area attractions are the Monastery of Agios Georgios of Ilia, the Monastery Chrisovalandous, Lihadonisia and much more. Don't forget to visit the hotel complex "Thermae Sylla" which was constructed in 1896, and after its restoration, is characterised as a historical monument. It is a three storey building that operates as a luxury hotel and spa hydrotherapy.

For swimming you can choose among the beaches of the Riviera, Agios Nikolaos, and Ilia or try a dip in the beach of the city of Edipsos with thermal waters.

Edipsos has connections with the rest of the country through an excellent road network from within Evia but also via a frequent ferry boat service with the port of Arkitsa in the county of Fthiotida on the mainland.

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