Kimi is one of the most picturesque towns of Evia!
The architecture reflects the relief of the historical and cultural evolution. Narrow streets, stone houses, tile roofs and paths, combine the traditional image of a beautiful blue background of the Aegean. Birthplace of Doctor G. Papanikolaou (physician, a pioneer in cytology and early cancer detection, and the inventor of the Pap test for cervical cancer) is an attraction because of its rich historical and cultural heritage.
Beaches: In Soutsini have steep rocky caves, ideal for snorkeling in the inlet, Agios Georgios, Mourteri, Korasida, Kefala and Kalamos.
Further in the famous beach Hiliadou and those who own a boat to secluded beaches of Tsilaro and Thapsa.
Folklore: Founded in 1981 and housed in a two-story neoclassical building. Numerous exhibits represent the weaving, embroidery, the costumes, pottery and folk art.
Stand the famous silks of Kimi, the vestments of St. Nektarios, the uniforms of soldiers of the Balkan Wars, the Memorabilia of George Papanikolaou.
– Τhe Women’s Monastery of Metamorfosis
– The Monastery of Agios Panteleimon
– House for Researchers – Doctor George Papanicolaou
– The Chili (resort in picturesque coastline, 6 km NE of Kymi)
– The Honeftiko (source of drinking mineral water, from which the place name, 2 km NW of Kymi)
Taste sweet, delicious, huge Kimi Figs
The Kimi Fig is a unique product, acknowledged by the European Union as a product with Protected Name of Origin PNO. It is a traditional product, exclusively produced in the area of Kimi. The fig tree of Kimi does not have many natural enemies and therefore does not need any special cultivation technique or care. For this reason, the fig tree is not submitted to agricultural spraying and its fertilization is basically organic.
What makes them so special?
Figs of Kimi are deliciously sweet have a golden-yellow colour have a thin delicate skin, and are huge!. It is a tasty fruit, while it is also beneficial for the body.
The finest dried figs anywhere!