Information about Loutra Edipsos, Evia, Greece
Loutra Edipsos: the largest spa town of Greece, with the famous hot springs that visited historical figures and emperors has visited. Here have passed moments of relaxation famous greeks as Eleftherios Venizelos, Marika Kotopouli, Kostis Palamas and many others. Many people of politics and art, such as Churchill, Onassis, Greta Garbo, Maria Callas, have chosen the Edipsos Baths for their stay and entertainment.
According to mythology, goddess Athena asked the god of fire, Hephaestus, to bring warm waters to the surface of the earth. These waters were destined for Hercules, protected by the goddess, to rest him and to cure him after each feat.
Beaches in Loutra Edipsos
Monopetra: The most beautiful and isolated stony beach of Edipsos. To get there, you have to cross a 50-meter trail hidden behind the Stadium.
Beach in front of the Day Care:The sandy beach beneath the kindergarten where many of the springs of Edipsos ens, underground or superficial.
Plaz: The organized municipal beach of Edipsos with the trademark of the two hot water watefalls.
Silla's: The second largest beach in Edipsos and one of the cleanest.
Thermopotamos: The longest and most popular beach of Edipsos that stretches from Thermopotamou Street to cafe "KYMA".
Three Jetty: The beach with the jetties preferred by the small ones, the local fishermen and tourists.
Sightseeing in Loutra Edipsou
Silla's cave: one of the surviving findings of the Roman period. It is located behind the Old Spa Center near the church of Agioi Anargyroi. The entire building is covered by sulfur deposits and gives the impression that it is a cave entrance.
Old spa: this building is the reason Edipsos became known all over the world. Attempts are being made to restore the interior of the building and become accessible.
KYMA cafe: the beautiful building in the sea that is supported by corridors was once the busiest cafe of Loutra Edipsos.
40 plane trees: the most idyllic place in Loutra Edipsos with the exquisite taverns and the confectionery-cafe with the spring that emerges behind.
Mount Telethrio: it has a height of 970 meters and is suitable for all kinds of sporting activities, from climbing and mountaineering to bicycles and moto-cross.