Ancient Calydon is located in "Kourtaga", around five hundred meters away from Evinochori. The town was built near the right bank of Evinos River, at the foot of Mount Arakynthos.
According to the legend, it owes its name to the son of Etolos and Pronoi, while it is also mentioned by Homer as one of the five Etolian cities that participated in the siege of Troy
Calydon was built on two hills and was surrounded by a wall of 4km perimeter that had towers and two main gates.
Today, one can visit the area and see the ruins of the Temple of Artemis, Apollo and Dionysus. Moreover, the visitor can admire the ancient theater, which is still in a very good condition, the Heroo as well as the Tomb of the Calydonian hero Leo.