The second largest island after Crete, in Greek archipelagos and the third after Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean. It is separated from the mainland of Greece with the Evian Gulf.

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The Evian earth hides in the bowels, invaluable paleontological treasures waiting to be discovered.

Kerassia's Museum of Fossils Vertebrates located in the North of Evia hosts the research findings of (mammals that lived in Evia before six million years), made ​​by paleontologists from the University of Athens like Dinothirion Fossils, Elladothiria, Samothirion and Agylothirion, flanked by the remains of small mammals ponies, cattle and pigs but carnivorous feline samples is rare prehistoric fauna of the island of Evia.
These findings are now properly maintained by the University of Athens and presented to the public in an original manner.

 

Mineral Springs and Spas

Hot springs are called the natural upwelling of hot water that have healing properties, with ingredients suitable to cure various ailments. Famous for its thermal springs is Edipsos located in Northern Evia. The spa is considered the most comprehensive therapeutic of its kind. Today there are more than 80 hot springs where the temperature ranges from 28°C to 80°C. Reports of special hydrologists’ doctors and other scientists arrive to the conclusion that the thermal waters and Edipsos and Yialtra are ideal for conditions such as arthrosis, rheumatism, spondylitis, lumbago, sciatica, anchylosis, migraines, tendonitis, chronic gynecological diseases, angiopathy, but also for the revitalization of aesthetics and beauty. Today Edipsos is a health-resort well organized, ready to accommodate visitors arriving for curring health conditions or an emerging health tourism destination

 

 

 

The Petrified Forest and Kerassia's Museum of Fossils Vertebrates http://www.kerasiamuseum.gr

The Petrified Forest Kerassia located in northern Evia and is a unique natural monument of Geological heritage with great interest.Significant findings are petrified logs throughout the region. There, on farms, showing clusters of petrified trees, large as well as pieces of petrified logs. From studies in paleoflora area, allegedly has aged 10-25 million years. The creation of the Petrified Forest is associated with intense volcanic activity occurred in the area 10-25 million years ago. 

Kerassia's Museum of Fossils Vertebrates 
Inaugurated in September 2006 and houses the paleontological richness of the area. Excavations in Kerassia have found fossils of mammals that lived in Evia more than six million years ago. These findings are properly maintained by the University of Athens and presented for the first time to the public in an unique manner.

 

 

The island of Evia has several interesting caves.

The main caves are:

Karystos - N. Evia: The Cave of Agia Triada, where remains of Neolithic habitation are identified.
Edipsos - Edipsos - Evia: The “cave” of Sulla is a small building with a domenear the sources of the Ag. Anargiroi and was associated with Roman general Sulla, who was visiting the spa for treatment.
Lihada - Agios Georgios - Evia: On the hill of Prophet Elias is an unexplored cave to "Pasogourni", which you can visitwith caution
Glyfada - C. Evia: Cave with stalagmites.
In Attali - C. Evia: Cave characterized for sinking a few inches each time.
Athanasios - C. Evia: The Voidokleftra caves after research and studies evidence of prehistoric habitation and later shards of pottery dating back to the Classical Era.
Manika - Kymi: Cave largely unexplored, leading to groundwater.
Tharounia - C. Evia: Dark Cave

 

 

Other Geological Monuments of Evia and Skyros :

    Edipsos - Evia : Hot Springs
    Edipsos - C. Evia position mammalian fossils
    Aliveri - C. Evia: Fossil Flora & Fauna
    Aliveri - C. Evia Lignitoryxeia
    C. Evia : Water Neogene
    Almyropotamos - S. Evia fossiliferous sites mammals & reptiles
    Kerassia - Evia : Fossil Flora / forest
    B. & C. Evia Exceptional mammalian fossil sites
    Mantoudi - Evia : Magnesite Mining
    Kymi - C. Evia: Fossil Flora
    Oxylinthos - C. Evia: Volcanic Structure
    S.Evia : Ancient Gold & Silver mines
    Karystos - N. Evia : Marble & cipollin
    Skyros : mushroom forms of erosion