Athens, the national capital, is situated 130 miles (209 kilometers) west of Chios.
During your stay in Chios, spend time at the Chios Public Garden. Another interesting spot is Chios Port.
Visiting this popular part of the country is about discovering new things, so why not take to the road and check out a couple of the other charming destinations around Chios. Plomari, 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the south, and Vatera, 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the south of Chios are good spots to check out if you have the time.
While you are on holiday in Chios, head to Lesvos. Approximately 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the north, this regional transport and shopping hub is where you'll find Teriade Museum, Molyvos Harbour and Mytilini Castle. Vatera Beach, Kalloni Salt Lake and Anaxos Beach are also worth a visit while you are in Lesvos.
Experience a little culture, learning and lore amid the great outdoors at the region's ever-popular open-air exhibits. Tourists looking to discover those special places of quiet contemplation, will love the chance to spend time in the region's many churches.
Water-based sports are a popular pastime here. When the weather is fine, why not go swimming or boating; this region has some great spots for it.
At the end of your holiday in Chios, use the last of your euros on last minute keepsakes and bid a fond Yiá sou (farewell).