A modern town, Eretria is a tourist port which connects Evia with Skala Oropou, Attica (the mainland). Ancient monuments, neoclassical houses, squares, green spaces, palm and eucalyptus trees, the scenic Island of Dreams and the esplanade lined with cafes and restaurants make up the beautiful image of Eretria.
Ruins of ancient Eretria (known since the times of the Mycenaeans) can be found throughout the town from the waterfront to Kasteli Hill, at the top of which one can visit the ancient acropolis (4th century B.C.) and admire the breathtaking view of the whole town all the way across to Attica.
The great beaches and the large resorts outside the town, the beautiful Island of Evia.
Dreams which is connected to Evia by a thin stretch of land, the important exhibits at the Archaeological Museum and the ancient monuments are easily accessible with a rental car making Eretria an attractive destination year-round.
Wander the greater area around Eretria to discover the hidden gems of central and south Evia in a rental car and feel absolute freedom.
Eretria is located 1 hour (115 km) from the Athens airport by car and 21 km from the capital of the island, Halkida.