Church in Eastern Limnos

Chapel of Zoodochos Pigi

This hilltop late-Byzantine church built next to a holy-water spring wouldn't be such an outstanding attraction if not for its scenic observation point with a striking statue of Maroula, a fierce sword-wielding fema…
Cemetery in Eastern Limnos

East Moudros Military Cemetery

As if taken from the middle of England, this grassy patch is dotted with memorials to 800 Anzac and other British Empire soldiers who died of wounds in a nearby military hospital and were laid to rest here, when Lim…
Castle in Myrina

Castle of Myrina

Myrina’s lonely hilltop kastro (castle) dates from the 13th century and occupies a headland that divides the town from its popular beach. The ruins of the Venetian-built fortress are imposing, but deserted, except f…
Archaeological Site in Eastern Limnos


On the southeast coast, Poliohni is considered the first prehistoric settlement in the Aegean and – allegedly – the first example of constituted democracy in the whole of Europe. It has the remains of four ancient s…
Archaeological Site in Eastern Limnos

Sanctuary of the Kabeiroi

A beautifully desolate clifftop site, the Sanctuary of the Kabeiroi lies at the northern tip of remote Tigani Bay. The worship of the Kabeiroi gods here actually predates that which took place on nearby Samothraki. …
Museum in Myrina

Archaeological Museum

Myrina’s fine neoclassical mansion-museum overlooks Romeïkos Gialos Beach and contains 8th- and 7th-century-BC finds from Limnos’ three major sites of: Poliohni, the Sanctuary of the Kabeiroi and Hephaistia. Worth s…
Archaeological Site in Eastern Limnos


Reconstructed and occasionally serving its original purpose after 2500 years of oblivion, this late-5th-century-BC theatre sits on the site of an earlier, Mycenaean-age city. As the story goes, Hephaistia is where H…
Museum in Western Limnos

Folklore Museum

The chair occupied by Winston Churchill during WWI and various village household items are on display in this lovely museum. Phone to enquire about hours.