One of the most famous towns in Evia is that of Aidipsos, also known as the spa city due to the many natural spas that are found there. Aidipsos is a beautiful place to visit throughout the year, and each season brings with it a beautiful variety of new colors, aromas and scenery.
There are more than 80 spring spas and thermal baths in and around Aidipsos, where the water temperature varies from 28 - 86 Centigrade. These natural waters are well known for their healing properties, and many sufferers of rheumatism, arthritis and various inflammations have reaped the benefits of the spas natural healing abilities. The waters of these springs differ from the usual ones, either because of their high temperature or the presence of rare active ingredients. The beach itself is full of natural springs, where you can enjoy the warm, thermal water for free.
The healing waters of Aidipsos are miraculous and curative for many gynecological diseases while favoring fertility. In fact, it is said that the name of Aidipsos refers to female anatomy, without this being etymologically documented, because in ancient times they considered that by this term they pay tribute to the female sex. The godess Athena was the first to immerse her body in these miraculous waters at the time when god Hephaestus caused their explosion with his hammer.
As well as the therapeutic facilities available in Aidipsos, visitors can also enjoy many other activities. During the summer season, the beautiful beaches around the region are perfect for bathing and water sports. There are also many cultural and athletic events that take place each year including beach volley and rackets, as well as dance, music and theatre festivals that are attended by groups from all over the world.