Description of Chalkida
According to the legend, the ancient philosopher Euripus disappointed as he was because he was unable to explain the phenomenon of the ebb tide in Chalkida he fell into the waters of the Strait of Euripus and drowned. Today, Halkida is a developed industrial port, a city with attractions such as the Turkish Quarter, Quarter of Muslims from Thrace, the coastal neighbourhoods and the famous fish taverns on the waterfront where you can enjoy a walk. There are several hotels for a pleasant stay.
How to get to Chalkida
Take the Athens-Lamia highway and exit at Schimatari, heading to Chalkida.
Useful telephone numbers in Chalkida
Police in Chalkida: +30 22210 22640
Bus services in Chalkida: +30 22210 22100
Hospital in Chalkida: +30 22210 21901