Leros attractions

Castle in Platanos & Agia Marina

Pandeli Castle

A steep, stony stepped path zigzags up from Platanos to reach the hilltop ruins of Pandeli Castle. The castle's oldest, innermost sections date back 1000 years, but the outer ramparts were added by the Knights of St…
Museum in Leros

War Museum

Who remembers now that a major WWII battle was fought on this remote little island? After British troops forced the Italians to surrender in September 1943, a massive German air onslaught recaptured the island in th…
Museum in Platanos & Agia Marina

Archaeological Museum

A 19th-century building on the edge of Agia Marina, at the start of the climb up to Platanos, holds Leros’ small Archaeological Museum. Well-chosen artefacts collected on and around the island trace its varied histo…
Museum in Krithoni & Alinda

Historic & Folklore Museum

Housed in an incongruous castellated villa on the seafront, this museum covers several aspects of local history. The upstairs rooms are given over largely to weapons, helmets and photos relating to WWII, while downs…