Welcome to Lesvos


The port and capital, Mytilini Town, is a lively place year-round, filled with exemplary ouzeries and good accommodation, while the north-coast town of Molyvos (aka Mythimna) is an aesthetic treat, with old stone houses clustered on winding lanes overlooking the sea.

Along with hiking and cycling, Lesvos is a mecca for birdwatching; more than 279 species, from raptors to waders, are often sighted. The island's therapeutic hot springs gush with some of the warmest mineral waters in Europe.

Despite its undeniable tourist appeal, Lesvos' chief livelihood is agriculture. Its olive oil is highly regarded, and the island’s farmers produce around half the ouzo sold worldwide.


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$4615.34 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Sailing trip around Lesvos island (Hot springs and Sea water)

Day 1 Marina Mytilene Embarkation at 17:00 A warm welcoming on board and familiarization with the boat, its systems and safety equipment. Last moment's provisions and discussions about our trip around the dinner table. Day 2 to MOLIVOS We depart in the morning sailing towards Tokmakia isles. Distance 14nm. Crystal clear waters, snorkeling, sunbathing and relaxing while the meal is prepared. We arrive in Molivos just when the party begins. Do not miss to see the sunset having an ouzo up on the village. Day 3 Eftalou Hot Springs Known for their healing power. (Temp. 43,6 - 46,5° C) 5 €/p. You spend the rest of the day wandering the streets of Molivos & Petra, the most popular tourist destination of Lesvos kept untouched by mass tourism. Day 4  to SIGRI From the green and charming to the dry, harsh, volcanic, western part of this island of antithesis. On the way we stop for a swim and lunch in a deserted cove. Distance 23nm Sigri has the simplicity of the small fishing village and the magnificence of Nature. The battle of the volcanic rocks with the Aegean waves through the millions of years created an impressive landscape. Visit the unique Museum of Natural History 5€/p and then have an ouzo watching the sun diving in to the Aegean Day 5  to KALLONI GULF This 20nm trip gives the opportunity for many stops for a refreshing swim. Tsichliota, Eressos, Chrousos, Makara. From Skala by taxi 8€/4 p we will visit the Hot springs of Polichnitos 4€/p. Bath temperatures 40° to 41,5°C Day 6  to YERA  A refreshing swim in Vatera, Kryfi Panagia or Myrsinia isles before arriving to Perama. Distance 33nm Traditional Hamam in Mesagros 10€/p Taxi 6€/4p Day 7  to THERMA Sailing among the olive trees we will anchor just in front of the most popular Hot Springs 3-10€/p of the island. After the bath we sail towards Loutra, or Agios Ermogenis. Day 8 to MYTILENE Disembarkation at 10:00 The channel between Lesvos and Asia Minor is always a good sailing field. Distance 8nm

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