Volcanic landscapes, remarkable historical monuments, old monasteries, beautiful beaches, superb facilities for accommodation and food. The birth place of the poetess Sappho and the philosopher Theophrastus is a lively yet peaceful area. In Skala Eressos you will find one of the nicest sandy beaches on the island, with bars, café’s restaurants, tavern’s and accommodation right on the beach. Here you can also find a well know meditation center.  Worth visiting is also the first Digital Art Museum in Greece, of the famous painter Georgios Jakobides, in Chydira – the birthplace of the artist and also a bit further the Monastery Moni Pithariou, which dominates over the artificial lake.  East of Eressos you will find Mesotopos and to the north Antissa, the birthplace of the ancient poet and citharode Terpander.