Top things to do

Museum in Halkida

Archaeological Museum

Houses 7th-century-BC artefacts from both Halkida and nearby Eretria, including a headless torso of Apollo. Other remarkable finds from this former powerhouse city include a Hellenistic-era beak-mouthed jug and two …
Tapas in Halkida

Pantheon 1900

Nestled in a handsome waterfront neoclassical building, this smart tapas bar features Greek wines, tasty small plates and snappy service.
Taverna in Halkida

Taverna Vrahos

Perched on the western waterfront overlooking the narrowest point of the Evripos Channel, Vrahos is great for fresh fish, including grilled octopus, and sunset mezedhes (appetisers).
Architecture in Halkida

Kokkino Spiti

Halkida's 19th-century grandeur just about endures at waterfront Kokkino Spiti. Carved into the rock, it became headquarters for the occupying Germans in WWII.
Cocktail Bar in Halkida

Mostar Cafe-Bar

You can’t get any closer to the channel or the drawbridge than at this ultramodern bar, serving coffees in the morning through to dry Martinis at night.