As the main defensive fort in the north island, Volissos used to protect the whole northwestern part of the island known as Amani, whose villages include different fortifications - watchtowers, major towers etc according to the population and their location. The Castle of Volissos, which is well preserved today, has trapezoid shape with six circular towers. Inside the castle there are several buildings, cisterns and churches. There is also a tunnel that connects the castle with the coast and
72 kl away from the town is a village built on the top of a rocky mountain. One of a kind Caves with stalactites and stalagmites are spread in the region. In this particular cave of Agio Galas People settled down during the Neolithic Era (6000-5000BC) and lived till 2700BC. Pieces of pottery show us that the cave was used as a sanctuary in the Archaic and Roman Times. From the Byzantine period till nowadays has served the Christians as a place of worship devoted to Panagia Agiogalousena
In North Chios and shortly after Sykiada village lies the picturesque chapel of Agios Isidoros (St. Isidore). It is a bay with beach with fine pebbles which leads to the chapel.
It is one of the most photographed places on the island. Behind the church there is a bench with seating where you can rest and enjoy the view.