Activities and Things to do in Petries
The island of Evia is the perfect destination for all types of holidays in Greece. Whether you are looking for a place where you can simply unwind and relax, or one where you can enjoy a wide range of activities and things to do, then Evia is the ideal choice for you.
The town of Petries is a place where visitors can enjoy a range of different activities, as well as enjoying some of the local sights and places of interest.
If you visit Petries in the spring or autumn seasons, then the weather will be perfect for you to enjoy trekking around the area. There are some lovely forests and gorges that you can explore.
You can also enjoy a range of other outdoor activities such as horse riding, fishing and various others. The entire area is one that is perfect for people who love the outdoors.
With there being a number of beaches all around the town, you can enjoy swimming and relaxation, as well as diving. In Agioi Apostoloi you will find "Petries Divers" who can arrange a diving session for you. They are able to cater for all levels of diver from beginner to professional. You can find more information by visiting www.petriesdivers.com or calling them on ( + 30 ) 22230 58208.
Religious tourism is very popular with visitors to the island of Evia, and there are a number of important and very interesting churches and monasteries located all over the island. Some of the Byzantine Monasteries that are located approximately 25km from Petries include Agios Haralabos, Karies, Metamorfosi tou Sotiros and Mantzari.
The capital town of Chalkida is also well worth visiting and there are many interesting sights and places of interest that you can enjoy there such as the unique Tidal Phenomenon of Euripus, the Archaeological and Folklore Museums, the Old Fortification and many others. Evia is truly a unique and very special Greek island and has so much to offer to everyone who visits.