Stomio (or Stomion) is a seaside settlement of the prefecture of Larissa and centre of the Municipality of Evrimenon.It's a tourist resort combining the mountain (Kissavos) and the sea, while in short distance there's the delta of the river Pineios. In its place there used to be the ancient town of Evrimenes. Among the sights there's the Byzantine monastery Komnineios Holy Convent of Koimiseos of Theotokos and of Agios Dimitrios.
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Stomio is an ideal place for family holidays because of its rich sandy and shallow beach. The lighthouse on the beach next to the port is the registered landmark of Stomio. Every summer many cultural festivals take place, the most important being the Feast of the Sea (together with the feast of the sardine) which gathers lots of people from different places. After all, Stomio is known as one of the biggest fish places. There's also a feast at the monastery of the Assumption at the celebration of Virgin Mary.
The patron saint of Stomio is Agios Nikolaos. Stomio has a Primary school, a High School, a Police Station, a Port Police, a regional Clinic and a Municipal camping. In Stomio there are the camp sites of Agios Dimitrios and Agia Paraskevi together with the camp sites of KE.THE.A in Apostolos Pavlos.
Stomio was formerly called Tsagezi. This name originates from the Turkish language and means "mouth of the river" (from the words "tea" and agiezi). Its current name has the same origin because of the mouths of the river Pineios. We must mention that the delta of Pineios near Stomio is a protected water biotope of the European Ecological Network Natura 2000.