Agios Konstantinos: A Heavenly Paradise in Phthiotis
How to Get There
Saint Konstantinos is a coastal town located in Phthiotis, opposite Euboea. It is accessible by car from Athens and Lamia. The journey from Athens is approximately 167 kilometers and takes approximately 2 hours. The journey from Lamia is approximately 48 kilometers and takes approximately 45 minutes.
The town has a rich history, as evidenced by its archaeological sites. The most important of these are:
- The Ancient Theater, built in the 4th century BC and is one of the best-preserved ancient theaters in Greece.
- The Castle of Saint Konstantinos, built in the 13th century and offers stunning views of the town and the Gulf of Iteas.
- The ruins of the ancient city of Daphnousa, located at the site of "Ismata".
In addition to the archaeological sites, Saint Konstantinos offers many other options for its visitors. Some of the most popular are:
- The beach of Vagyonos, which is one of the most beautiful beaches in the town.
- The Monastery of Panagia Chrysopigi, located in the center of the town.
- The Museum of Folk Art and Traditional Architecture, which presents the history and tradition of the town.
The town has many beautiful beaches, with crystal-clear waters and golden sand. Some of the most popular are:
- The beach of Vagyonos
- The beach of Katerina
- The beach of Agia Marina
- The beach of Glyfada
- The beach of Plakaki
The traditional cuisine of Saint Konstantinos is rich and delicious. The most popular dishes are:
- Lamb in the pot
- Goat in the pot
- Lobster pasta
- Grilled fish and seafood
- Traditional sweets
Saint Konstantinos offers many options for entertainment. Some of the most popular are:
- Taverns and bars with live music
- Beachside entertainment centers
- Water sports rentals
There are many accommodation options in Saint Konstantinos, from hotels and apartments to camping.
The town has a port, from which ferries depart for the northern Sporades and Volos.
The website www.Ferries.gr is the perfect way to find information on all ferry routes from Piraeus. You can search for routes based on the date of departure and destination, and learn about all the companies that depart and the prices of tickets.