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Small Greek town named Eretria, which is located on the Evia (Euboea) Island, has been known since ancient times. Large number of various monuments relating to ancient times and later periods has made this place a very popular resort among tourists from all over the world. Indeed, in addition to amazing sea rest, the stay here allows receiving truly unforgettable experience. The history of ancient Greeks, Byzantines, and Franks becomes absolutely tangible here, as you will be able to see Frankish and Byzantine fortresses, a temple of Apollo, the ruins of the ancient Acropolis, the ruins of the ancient theater, and other attractions of ancient Eretria.
The modern town of Eretria is now a popular beachside resort. The historic and archaeological finds from Eretria and Lefkandi are displayed in the Eretria Museum, established by the Swiss School of Archaeology in Greece.
The town can be reached from Skala Oropou, Attica by ferryboat or via Halkida by road. It's an important station on the way to the south of the island. It has many taverns and a long beach promenade. The archaeological excavations are located on the northern edge of the modern town.
The uniqueness of the resort is also in the nature of its coastline. A large number of small rocky islands along the coast create a truly unique picture. Many of them are connected by beautiful bridges, so here you can wander endlessly, because every step opens new pictures to the gaze of tourists, turning this place in a fairytale kaleidoscope.
Eretria | Eretria is a town in Euboea, Greece, facing the coast of Attica across the narrow South Euboean Gulf. It was an important Greek polis in the 6th/5th century BC, mentioned by many famous writers and actively involved in significant historical events
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