Chios: The splendor of the mastic island

Chios sits supreme on the Northeastern Aegean Sea and exudes a mastic-scented air of a rich history and tradition in each and every one of its many and unique villages. This history of wealth and power is most visible in the region of Kampos, a distinctly beautiful area, situated just south of the capital of the Island, Chios town.

A myriad of citrus orchards swell among the stately mansions, an amalgam of architectural styles from Byzantine, Ottoman, Genoese, Venetian and Classical. Today, many of these historic mansions welcome visitors and offer genuine traditional hospitality of high quality.

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