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Kampos, an aera of exceptional natural beauty, consists of beautiful, big gardens and orchards, which are planted with citrus trees and are walled by stone walls. The country yards aredominated by pretty static houses. Whose architecture witnesses from the rich past, when this area was inhabited bij aristocratic italian families.

The citrusfruits, was due to sensitivity to strong winds, cold and bad weather, cultivated in the orchards of the Kampos, protected by high stone walls arround.

The history of the citrus fruits of Chios started during the Genoese occupation (1348-1566). The Genoese ascertained that these citrus trees would flourish exuberantly in this area. They imported the trees from Italy and North African country. The citrus cultivation will be further exploited and exported by the Ottomans to Konstantinopoli, the Black Sea, Izmir, Egypt and many other places.

The history of the citrus cultivation in the Kampos of Chios you can see in Chios Gallery and the Korais Library and Citrus museum.

If you plan to visit a piece of paradise, Venetis House is exactly what you are searching for. Relaxing, rehabilitative, friendly, and more... Hospitality is superior, but note that there is no breakfast. Free cycling fascility leads you the enjoy the nature and village life. We liked the small surprises of the friendly owner family.


The whole property is very nice. Although it is located at a distance from the city, it is quite easy and fast to get there by car. The room was very spacious and clean. The decoration was nice and the premises (farm) looked nice, however our stay was very short and did not have time to wander around. The owners were very friendly and helpful.