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The East Aegean island is with 845 km² comparable in size to Berlin. There live a good 3.6 million, here plenty of 50,000 inhabitants. On Chios you will find secluded beaches, romantic landscapes and small historic villages. Connoisseurs of the island say that Chios is one of the last undiscovered jewels in the entire Aegean. Worth seeing are the excavations of Emporio, the painted village of Pyrgi with its architecture unique in all of Greece, and the ghost village of Anavatos from the Byzantine period. Chios town with its old town and historic castle is also the island's center as an airport and ferry port.