Lesvos or Mytilene as it is also known, by the name of its main town, has it all .Mountains,fields, deep green stretches of land, charming bays and endless beaches.Nature was generous with this Aegean island and endowed it with one of a kind beauties.Among these the Petrified Forest –one of the most important monuments of geological heritage in our country and the warm springs, known from the ancient times for their therapeutic action and which are the warmest in Europe
The locals were particularly creative and full of fantasy doing the best for their island and adorning it with treasures of great value.The archaeological sites, the impressive Byzantine and Venetian castles, the great monasteries and churches, the exhibits in the museums, the villages with their traditional architecture, all these highlight aspects of the important historical journey of Lesvos and the elevated cultural level that characterizes the locals throughout the history.
Nowadays Lesvos is a popular tourist destination, perfect for cosmopolitan holidays but also for nice, quiet ones. On such a large island there are plenty of options to choose from. In the developed seaside resorts on the island with the best tourist amenities, one can enjoy all modern facilities.The accomodation, the food and the entertainment will leave you with the best impressions. If what you want is calm, relaxing holidays,choosing a more quiet resort will reveal a totally different side of the island.The trips to the picturesque villages and the aspects of the traditional life can move all nature lovers.
The first words that will come to your mind after your holidays in Lesvos (Mytilene) are : ouzo,sea and sun. It is best to stay in Molivos and enjoy the beaches of Eresos,Tsonia and Agios Ermogenis.The most impressive spot is the petrified forest at Sigri, while the island is famous worldwide for its ouzo.
Get to know the island of Sapho, of Stratis Mirivilis, Theophilos,Ilias Venezis and Odysseas Elytis.Travel to the fairytale like neighbourhoods of Lesvos and allow your eyes to enjoy the splendour of this place which inspired some of the greatest minds that this country gave birth to.
- Skala Sykamias
- Petrified Forest of Lesvos
- Wetland habitats of Kalloni
- Natural History Museum of Lesvos Petrified Forest
- Molyvos Castle
- Panagia Glikofilousa
- Monastery of Agios Raphael
Lesvos is the third biggest island in Greece, after Crete and Evia. It lies in the north of the Aegean,between Chios and Limnos and very close to the Turkish seaside. It has a surface of 1630 km. It is a rich, fruitful island, green with pine trees and olive trees and great changes of the scenery which charm all visitors.
Lesvos is an island with indescribable beauties, centuries-old history and important monuments. It is the birth place of great personalities who glorified it throughout history .This place produces top quality goods such as oil, ouzo and varieties of cheese which, due to their exceptional quality and unique, great taste are cherished in the entire Greece.
Police Station:+30 22510 22776
Αirport: +30 22510 38700
Port Authority:+30 22510 40827
Hospital of Lesvos: +30 22510 57700
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