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Ministry of Environment WebPages

1. Daskalopetra B Beach
2. Daskalopetra Beach (Blue Flag 2002).


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Daskalopetra beach

  In the area of Vrontados, seven (7) kilometers far from Chios town is situated the area of Daskalopetra, a place with a great historical elements. As we enter the area we see the picturesque port and the beautiful beach with the cafeterias and many taverns along the shore. In the summer time the visitor can enjoy a swim in the crystal -clear waters and the sun, laying among the pebbled beach. More over, after your bath, you can taste some of the delicious local delicacies and fresh fish, in one of the traditional taverns around there. Up to a hill there is the famous "Homer's stone" from which the area took it's name. "Daskalopetra", the teacher's (=daskalos) stone (=petra). Here, according to tradition, the famous and beloved blind poet and creator of the two epics, "Iliad" and "Odyssey" - Homer- used to teach his students, to the accompaniment of lyre's melody and the sea opened out magic, before their eyes. The view from up here is panoramic.

This text is cited Febr 2004 from the Chios Prefecture Tourism Committee URL below, which contains images.


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