Ouzo Plomariou


Up the main road from Agios Isidoros, this famous distillery offers tours and tastings.

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1. Varvagianni Ouzo Museum

1.01 MILES

Plomari is ouzo central for Greece. This museum, where the family has made ouzo for five generations, gives you the chance to tour its copper distillery…

2. Vrana Olive-Press Museum

4.83 MILES

Modestly tucked away in the village of Papados, between Mytilini and south-coast Plomari, this little museum showcases 19th-century steam-powered presses…

3. Church of the Panagia Vrefokratousa

7.05 MILES

A pilgrimage site of national importance, this elegant walled-off church contains a namesake icon depicting the Virgin, which is believed to make miracles…

4. Vrisa Natural History Museum

11.38 MILES

Associated with the Museum of Palaeontology and Geology at the University of Athens, the museum displays impressive and well-signed prehistoric fossil…

5. Theophilos Museum

11.45 MILES

On the same site as the Teriade Museum, this humble structure contains 86 paintings by the primitive painter Theophilos, who remains a folk hero among…

6. Teriade Museum

11.52 MILES

Extraordinary. It's worth coming to Lesvos for this alone – the Teriade Museum and its astonishing collection of paintings by artists including Picasso,…

7. Church of Agios Therapon

11.95 MILES

The bulbous dome of this church crowns Mytilini’s skyline. Its ornate interior boasts a huge chandelier, an intricately carved iconostasis, a priest’s…

8. Archaeological Museum

12.33 MILES

This handsome refurbished museum, about 500m above the eastern quay, portrays island life during Roman times, from the 2nd century BC to the 3rd century…