Chios

Chios Travel Guide

Articles about Chios

By George Kalogerakis
My father's father used to say that in Alatsata, there were "twenty thousand Greeks and one Turk: the cop." He was talking about the Alatsata of his youth, the village just outside Izmir, Turkey, where he was born—a Greek—in 1892. Izmir was Smyrn...

Hotels in Chios

Arched wooden gates, a cobbled courtyard, and a blue waterwheel—the hotel’s namesake—mark the entrance to Manganos Hotel. Situated south of Chios, the property was built in 1990 as a mansion-style accommodation and renovated in 2007.

Restaurants in Chios

Named for a sword dance where costumed locals reenact a fight between villagers and pirates during the Middle Ages, this family-run restaurant serves traditional, home-cooked Greek food and a few Turkish specialties.