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CHIOS WORTH SEEING OLYMPI CAVE

OLYMPI CAVE
The homonymous cave gulf lies at the area Sykia of Olympi village. Its average depth is 57m and the rich and impressive stalactite and stalagmite decoration place it between the most beautiful and remarkable caves in Greece.

According to the chronology of the material of the cave, its first phase of development refers to the late Jurassic Era (150 million years ago), while its second phase refers to the Cenozoic Era (about 50 million years ago). Its calcium formations are still in the stage of development. Traces of human presence have not been found, while the cave has been explored as late as 1985.

  • Opening hours:
  • May: TUESDAY to SUNDAY (11.00 – 17.00)
  • The cave is closed on MONDAY
  • June ~ October: TUESDAY to SUNDAY (11.00 – 19.00)
  • The cave is closed on MONDAY
  • ENA CHIOS SA: +30 22710 44830 (09.00 – 17.00)
  • CHIOS PREFECTURE: +30 22710 22101
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    ABOUT OLYMPI CAVE
    Geomorphology
    Morphology
    Tectonic Conditions
    Microclimate (Temperature – Humidity – CO2)
    Hydrogeological Conditions