Fita is located 41 kilometers away from the city of Chios. "Fita" in Greek means "plants", and their abundance in the area gave the name to this village.
It is a mountainous cattle-raising village, that lies by the mountainside of Pelineo. There also are exceptionally beautiful landscapes and rich spring waters that used to move eight water mills in the past.
The castle and tower of Fita are dated back to the year 1516 AD. The local celebration day is July 17th, the day of Agia Marina.