Euboea, two beaches to be avoided!

Greece, Euboea (Evia), Limnionas beach
eubea_limnionasOnce we set foot in the beaches Limnionas and Armiriki we realised that they both belong to the category “love it or hate it”. We ‘hated’ it for the obvious reasons. Too much crowded, too much noisy… Yet you should bear in mind that our visit took place in the second week of August, so perhaps we exaggerate things a little! Anyway we moved to the next beach Zarakes which is not bad at all, less beautiful but much more suitable for longer stays.

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Euboea, the mysterious dragon houses

Greece, Euboea (Evia), Sitia, Drakospita
eubea_kallianouWe linger a little longer in the hinterland of Southern Euboea to discover more wonders hidden in the mountains. This time it was the turn of the enigmatic “dragon houses”. These megalithic, archaic constructions known as drakospita  are scattered throughout the central and southern part of the island. We visited the group of Palli-Laka which is easily accessible from Styra and we’ve been fairly impressed!

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Euboea, two wonderful beaches

Greece, Euboea (Evia), Kallianou Beach
eubea_kallianouWe leave behind us Karystos in search of our next destination. We first check out the nearby beaches of the west coast which I rate ‘average’. Nothing to complain nor to get excited about! Not our taste anyway, so we head to the east coast for which we have already heard words of praise. They are right! If you are looking for scenic spots with crystal clear waters and you don’t mind staying in the total wilderness, this is the place to be…

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