The beautiful stone houses, tall trees and streams of the region creates a unique natural landscape that complement the old watermills that are reminiscent of scenes from the past. Petries is an ideal destination for a peaceful family holidays. Only 3.5 km from the village lies the coastal hamlet of Agioi Apostoloi with its beach that is one of the most popular of Evia.
This delightftul beach pebbles and fine sand and is ideal for those hot summer days. A large number of fishing boats and trawlers anchored in the harbour area supply plenty of fresh seafood to the fish restaurants and ouzeris that are in the village.