Discover the beautiful Lesbos
Archaeological sites, classical antiquity, roman history, byzantine history, medieval history, venetian, etc.
Museums, archaeological museums, byzantine museums, history museums, galleries, folklore museums, coin museums, maritime museums, war museums, etc.
Monasteries, nunneries, places of worship, etc.
One of the oldest cities in the Greek area, inhabited in the same location since its foundation, is Mytilini. Its original location was on the small island, where the castle and its foundation are placed in 1183 BC, a few years after the fall of Troy. Until the first Byzantine centuries, the area was formed by a small island, separated …
The holidays and festivals of Lesvos are related to the "cycle of time". This term defines the events related to the pivotal social and religious events of a calendar year, such as Christmas, New Year and Lights, Halloween, Easter, Calyx, Fifteenth of August and Nine Days of the Virgin Mary, or holidays patron-saints, with supra-local or local recognition. Most festivals …
The flora of the island includes 847 higher plants (angiosperms - gymnosperms) and another 17 species of angiophytes (ferns, etc.). of these, 24 species are endemic to Lesvos or the islands of the NE Aegean and Asia Minor. The endemics of Lesbos include Alyssum lesbiacum and Asperula nitida mytilinica. The fauna of Lesbos includes 304 species of vertebrates (excluding fish) …
Sea & Mountain
Mountain and sea, beaches, picturesque beaches, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, canyons, mountain shelters, etc.
Travel information, weather forecast, ship schedules, bus schedules, airplane schedules, useful phone numbers, coastguard, police station, town hall, etc.