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LESVOS

ILe'svos, fourth at order of size Greek island afterwards aj!to' Cyprus, Crete and Evia, reveals a multifaceted person with intense alternations and oppositions, asy'gkrjto beauty and live delivery. Unique axjoce'ata, the monasteries and the churches, that revive deliveries and superstitions, the scattered castles from the seasons of big conquerors, cities and villages that maintain their rich architectural heritage, that sure for you will provide anepana'lipti experience. Finally, the Lesvos is offered for cosmopolitan interruptions, or calm tours, after it combines kata'fytes plagje's with innumerable olive groves, rocky mountains and steep endings, always with crystal waters and enchanting beaches.

MITILINI

Capital of island, with intense commercial and tourist movement, which has not accomplished it outshines by no means arhontja' that emerges from the buildings and her monuments. Initially she was built in a islet and the two harbour epjkojnwnoy'san with channel. With the byway of time the city unfolded westwards and the channel closed after the embankments. Jewel of city constitutes the Byzantine Castle of Joystjnjanoy', which accepted additions from Genove'zoys and Toy'rkoys. Behind the coastal street you will meet pyknodomime'ni with the characteristics narrow droma'kja old city and market. The Mitilini, with 25.000 residents, is the seat of Lesvos that includes Limnos and the ¢gjo Eystra'tjo.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The Castle that e'htjse the aytokra'twr Joystjnjano's on ancient ruins and was strengthened by the Genove'zo, Fragkj'sko Gateloy'zo in 1373, while at the duration of Ottoman domination and new additions were realised. In his interior they are saved the residence of Gateloy'zwn, shelter, Turkish cafe and Byzantine reservoir. The Ancient Theatre, capacity of 15.000 spectators, in the region of Saint Sunday.
The House of Mena'ndroy, a villa with astonishing mosaics, above in which are impressed scenes from the comedies of Mena'ndroy. Most have been transported in the Archaeological Museum of Mitilini.
The Rwmaj!ko' home in the exit of market, to the Above Scale, while in the Genj' Pane the summer months it deserves you see the reports that are realised.
The Building of 3rd century behind the Metropolitan temple, where it is speculated that it was the chamber of deputies of arhaj'as Mitilini, while in this you near find the traditional house of Marj'kas Vla'hoy, the ground floor of which has been shaped in museum - Lesvjako' home (18th with 19th century).
The Municipal Library, that allocates 30.000 volumes of books and books.
His Metropolis That century, where is looked after the relic of Saint Theodoros of Byzantine, while it is saved also undergrounds gallery with graves and relic of Patriarches and Metropolites. The Square building, that is named and Palajohrjstjanjko' Martyrdom, because here were intered the Christian witnesses.
Building ¢gjos Servant, a neoklassjko' building 1900, the interior of which adorns the picture of Evangelist Ioannis (15th century), while appreciable is also the monument with the relic of Jgna'tjoy Oyggrovlahj'as. The Cavern of Saint Bartholomeu, outside from the city, with the splendid in forms stalactites.
The a lot of and appreciable churches, as the Virgin Mary and the Brigadiers 4,5 km from the Mitilini in the homonym village. Characteristic and appreciable, here, it is the picture of Taxja'rhi, of two metres that was manufactured ago 800 years by candle and gum.

MUSEUMS
Archaeological, with discoveries from the excavations that have become in various regions of island, as ceramic, currencies, mosaics. Appreciable is the succinct marma'rjnos throne that emanates from the ancient theatre. The museum is found near in the statue of Freedom.
New archaeological that is found in the road Melina Merkoy'ri and presents report with all the daily habits and moments of persons that e'zisan in the island from the 7th aj. p.H. up to their Rwmaj!koy's Years. The Byzantine, that includes Byzantine and post byzantine pictures, as well as ecclesiastical heirlooms of priceless value.
Museum of Popular Art, with exhibits from traditional costumes of island and objects of popular art. Museum of Modern Art, with work of Pjka'sso, Sagka's, Leze', Tzjakome'ttj, Tsaroy'hi k.a'.
The Ceo'fjloy, donation of technocrat Eleycerja'di - Terja'nt, with work of well-known painter.

ENTERTAINMENT
Live and big city, the capital of Lesvos, offers all the types the comforts in her visitors.
Exist taverns, restaurants, barbecues and cafeterias. The nightly amusement is intense in the bars and in the centres with mpoyzoy'kja. Also, functions cinema.
Cultural events that include theatrical representations and concerts take place in the Castle, at the duration of Summertime. Panigy'rj becomes on 17 February, that celebrates the boss of island, ¢gjos Theodoros.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
In the Mitilini for koly'mpj it is offered specifically shaped by the GREEK TOURISTIC ORGANISATION beach in the Tsama'kja. A lot of beaches however are extended in the street to the airport, as Koyrtzi', Naval group, ¢galma of Freedom and Vj'gla. Most beaches are offered for all marine spor, as I make, bicycle, se'rfjngk. In the National Gym you can play football, mpa'sket, vo'ley!, or simply aclicej'te. Exists possibility for hunting the suitable season, after first you come in agreement with the local hunting associations. Can also organise campaigns in all the island.

JAMATJKES SOURCES
In northern utmost the city, 500 metres from the beach Koyrtzi', function jamatjke's sources suitable for reymatjsmoy's, arcrjtjka' and gynajkologjke's diseases, as also in the Ge'ras, 6 km from the Mitilini.

LOCAL NOSTJMJES
It deserves you try the local nostjmja' "keske'kj", that is boiled meat with wheat and usually is offered in panigy'rja. Also, you ask to try aubergines gemjste's with quails, Revjca'
, "soga'nja", that is kremmydontolma'des, tigano'pjttes, bonito in the tile, rjgana'ta and peppers appetizing.

TRANSPORT
In the locomotions you will be served by the local KTEL, that executes itineraries to all almost the regions of island. Concretely, for J'ppejo, Sykoy'nta Agja'so, Under Third, Palajo'kipo, pla-Bucket, Pappa'do, Reef, Trygo'na, Sides, Plwma'rj, Para'kojla, ¢gra, Meso'topo, Beauty, Stone, Mi'cymna, Royally, Ljsvo'rj, Poljhnj'to, Vrj'sa, Vatera', Beauty, Friendship, Skalohw'rj, Vatoy'ssa, ¢ntjssa, Eresso', Sj'grj, Mj-stegna', New Kydwnje's, Saint Friday, Mantama'do, Clio, Pelo'pi, Ybilome'twpo, Sykamjnja', Lepe'tymno, ¢grenno, Sty'bi.
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SAINT FRIDAY

Mediterranean town, 40 km from the capital of island. Traditional buildings with ancosto'ljstoys gardens embelish the city. Appreciable monument, the Church of Brigadiers (17th century) that htj'stike from her residents You age, when they abandoned the coastal place, in the gulf of Beauty pestered from the piratical raids.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The unique in all Greece Ruins of Buildings of Aeolian Rythm (6th century) the Ruins of Temple of Venus, that are found in the locality Me'ssa. Ruins of arhaj'as city of Py'rras, in the locality Agladeri', that was destroyed 213 p.H after big earthquake.
The small ekklisa'kj of Saint Friday, built in cave. The Bridge of Kremasti's, medieval building that has been connected with many cry'loys in deed and with proportional this Bridge of ¢rtas and finally, the Cultural centre with the impressive folklore collection.

ENTERTAINMENT
Big panigy'rj becomes in the feast of Bull, his Friday Easter, where they are realised zwocysj'es and jppodromj'es.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Mitilini.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0253)
Community 31221, First Aids 31250, Police 31222, GREEK POST. 31266, GREEK TELECOME 31279, Rural Bank 31212, National 31383.

STAY
In Saint Friday it functions xenw'nas in the Cultural Centre.



AGJASOS

Built amfjceatrjka' in the roots of mountain, the Agja'sos is a interior graphic town of 3.300 residents, 24 km of westwards Mitilini.Characteristic of city is the religious kata'nyxi. ¢llwste, it is said that it was created after marvel of Virgin Mary, that her picture had brought the monk of Goods and e'htjse the monastery of Virgin Mary of Sjw'n in 1170.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The Church of Virgin Mary, building 1170. the picture of Virgin Mary - according to same cry'lo - is work of Evangelist Loukas.
The Ecclesiastical museum that includes precious manuscripts, parchments. The "Reading room", with library, folklore collection and room of projections.

ENTERTAINMENT
Exist taverns and bar. The Agja'sos is the centre the popular xyloglyptjki's and art of island of pottery, with importantly soyvenj'r in order to you buy.
Do not lose the been famous and peculiar carnival that becomes Clean Monday, with feasts of proportional season of adoration of god Dionyssis. The panigy'rj of Prophet Ilj'a on 20 July, while a lot of cultural events, panigy'rj and adoration it becomes the first fortnight of August, in the feast of Virgin Mary.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins apa' the Mitilini.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0252)
Municipality 22219, First Aids 22225, Police 22777, GREEK POST 22320, GREEK TELECOME 22399, Commercial Bank 22085.

STAY
Exist rented rooms – apartments.




ANTISSA

Built in height of 300 metres, ¢ntjssa, interior town, 76 km from the capital, with particular historical importance. It was from the first aeolian settlements that cry'los it says that here the waves brought the ly'ra and the head of Orpheus after his murder from the Maenads. Also, the fishermen of region propagate that in in the sea, in the place "Aim", are distinguished the ruins of arhaj'as city, that were destroyed by the Romen the 168 p.H.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The Monastery of High, with the astonishing view - when him allow the conditions - to the ¢cw. Here are looked after a precious collection of manuscripts, documents, Gospels, ecclesiastical objects and the vestments of Grigórios of E.
The Abbey of Perjvoli's with the murals of 18th century and the Folklore collection with objects from the rural household, that is accomodated in the intellectual centre.

ENTERTAINMENT
Exist taverns and cafes. Important events and panigy'rja become on 6 August of Metamorphosis, on 21 November in the abbey Perjvoli's and on 8 May, in the abbey High, the panigy'rj of Saint Ioannis of Theologian.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
For bathroom you will go to the near beaches of Gavvaca', La'barnas and Plain.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Mitilini.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0253)
Community 56255, First Aids 56250, Police 56222, GREEK POST 56261, GREEK TELECOME (Gavvaca') 56219.

STAY
Exist hotels and rented rooms – apartments.



ERESSOS

As red koykkj'des strike the red roofs of houses round the separate dull ifajstejogene's landscape, that smj'gej strangely with the foyntwme'na trees ana'mesa. His Eresso's, except that it is a town dowered with the seldom this beauty, the graphic coastal settlements, is gene'tejra the Sapfoy's and the philosophers, Ceo'frastoy and Fanj'a. A lot of hotels and developed tourist infrastructure we meet in the dentrostojhjsme'no street that links the Eresso' with the Scale. It has 1.600 permanent residents and abstains 89 km of westwards Mitilini.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The Ancient City behind the hill, where according to testimonies of writers existed stage, theatre, market, prytanej'o and the temples of Apollo, Dionyssis, Neptune and view Athina. The Proellinjki' Gate, where are maintained also the ruins of two turrets enetjkoy' and Turkish rythm, while in the centre exists rwmaj!ki' reservoir. The Monastery of Pjcarjoy', 3 km from the Eresso', that is dedicated in their Taxja'rhes, in a mageytjki' locality kata'fyti from oaks and plata'nja.

MUSEUMS
Archaeological, that includes collection from arhaj!ka' and classic vessels, bas-reliefs, currencies, epjty'mvjes signs and palajohrjstjanjka' residues of (5th - 6th century). Finally, here is looked after also the anchor of Turkish martial boat, "Mpekta's", that was sunk in waters of Eressoy' from the Papanj-koli', 1821.

ENTERTAINMENT
You will find taverns.
Musical events, reports of painting and athletic fights are organised the first fortnight of August from the Municipality and the cultural association, "the Ceo'frastos". Finally, litany becomes on 4 July in the feast of Saint Andrea, while big panigy'rja they are realised, Prophet Ilj'a on 20 July, Savior on 6 August, Virgin Mary and Saint Pantelei'mona on 27 July.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
With the legs, or with bus, you will make your bathrooms in the big sandy beach and clean waters of Scale. Here you might rent se'rfjngk, I make, marine bicycles. Impression makes the apoljcwme'no forest, north-westernly, where it deserves you make visit.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Mitilini.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0253)
Municipality 53214, First Aids 53221, Police 53222, GREEK POST 53227, GREEK TELECOME 53399, Tourist Office of Municipality 53557.

STAY
Exist hotels and rented rooms – apartments.



BEAUTY

The built in the myho' of homonym gulf, with extensive coasts, Beauty, constitutes administrative and commercial centre, seat of Metropolis Micy'mnis. It abstains 40 km from the Mitilini and has 1.600 residents. The Beauty is famous for the fishery of onomasti's sardine, while her name him maintains from 1300 p.H.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The Traces ancient and Byzantine ojkj-sma'twn in the top of hill Old-castle.
The Byzantine Monastery of Myrsjnjw'tjssas, where the nuns make splendidly yfanta' and produce rodo'stamo.
The Ancient Carved Graves in the region Friendship, 11 km from the Eresso'. The Abbey Pej'mwnos, where exists museum with importantly and infrequent handwritten and ecclesiastical heirlooms. Also, it allocates xenw'na.

ENTERTAINMENT
Exist taverns and bar. Do not lose the in August the feast of sardine in the Scale and the cultural events with popular panigy'rj, reports and theatrical representations the Dekapentay'goysto. Finally, panigy'rj in that participate and Greeks from the Abroad in the feast of Anta'mwsis on 16 August.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
You will swim in the riha' waters in the sandy beaches of Scale.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Mitilini.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0253)
Community 22288, First Aids 22222,.22410, Police 22220, Vehicular 22100, GREEK TELECOME 22399, GREEK POST 22304, GREEK TELECOME of Scale 23249, Rural Bank 22208, National Bank 22588, Commercial 23215.

STAY
Exist hotels and rented rooms – apartments.



MICYMNA, or MOLYVOS

History, that is measured in millenia, it has intensely left the marks above in this inalterable historical city. Built on rock, with the Byzantine castle in the "proskefa'lj" to her it leaves a'nay-loys and impressed her all visitors. Her picture they maintain the buildings that are made from local Stone, while many of her mansions are dated by the 18th century. Here, the Arj'wn perfected djcy'ramvo, here e'zise the Ilj'as Vene'zis and here is gene'tejra the poet Argy'ri Eftaljw'ti. It is one from the ancienter cities of island that are place - from cause of strange beauty her her and deep history - inspiration for man ofs letters, poets and artists. It has 1.500 permanent residents and abstains 62 km from the capital of island.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The Byzantine Castle, that from a side "touches upon" the sea and which was repaired by the Fragkj'sko Gateloy'zo.
The Ruins of arhaj'as Mi'cymnas with the sarcophaguses, the graves and the buildings of Rwmaj!ki's of Season. The house of Argy'ri Eftaljw'ti, the kam-me'no house of the "Schoolteacher with the golden eyes", well-known hero of Strati' Myrjvi'li and finally, the rural house of Ilj'a Vene'zi (in the locality Eftaloy'). The Archaeological Collection, that is accomodated in the Town hall and the Library, that allocates more from 10.000 volumes in manuscripts.

ENTERTAINMENT
Exist taverns and bar. Do not lose the cultural events that become in the Castle in in July and the August. Panigy'rj becomes in the region Vafejo's, 6 km from the Mi'cymna, on 30 August, Saint Ioannis.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
You will swim in spotless waters of beach of Mo'lyvoy, while in the Eftaloy' you can make also nudism.

JAMATJKES SOURCES
In the Eftaloy', 4 km from the city, function jamatjke's sources suitable for reymatjsmoy's, arthrites and gynajkologjke's diseases.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Mitilini.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0253)
Municipality 71313, First Aids 71333, Drugstore 71427, Police 71222, Ljmenarhej'o 71307, GREEK POST 71246, GREEK TELECOME 71399, Office of Information of Municipality 71347, National Bank 71165.

STAY
Exist hotels and rented rooms – apartments.
Functions camping.




PLOMARI

Ideal city for interruptions, the Plwma'rj, are the second town of Lesvos with seat of province. It has 4.000 residents and abstains 42 km from the Mitilini. Htj'stike in 1842 and maintains her good architecture with mansions, gardens and a lot of green. Closely soka'kja and kalnterj'mja, but also modern buildings and a extensive square in the harbour give the picture of traditional beauty and rapid economic growth, at the same time. The residents deal mainly with the cultivation of olive trees and potopojj'a. It is characteristic that exist ten olive presses, five oyzopoj-ej'a, four sapwnopojej'a and pyriner-gosta'sjo.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The Yperajwno'vjo pla'tano 1813 that is found in the old arhontjki' district of city.
The Cultural Centre, in one of old sapwnopojej'a. The Ecclesiastical Museum and the Folklore Collection. Here you will see two currencies of Dimogerontj'as Plwmarj'oy 1870, domestic daily use, utensiles and ecclesiastical objects. The appreciable Churches of Saint Nikolaos, Saint Friday and Prophet Ilj'a.

ENTERTAINMENT
Exist taverns, restaurants, cafes and bar.
Do not lose in the end July the horse races for the speed, the beauty, stoljsmo' the horse and the traditional costume anava'ti. Constantly it includes dance and songs with the popular orchestra of Municipality, while, finally, the in August are organised "Venjamj'neja" and the Naval week.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
For bathroom you will go 1,5 km outside from the city, to the beaches Ammoyde'llj and ¢gjos Isidoro, while still anymore far, 6 km, you meet the beach of Melj'ntas. In the closed gym of Plwmarjoy' you might deal with the loves you spor mpa'sket, vo'ley!, football, track. The region Plwmarj'oy it constitutes a group of villages that all him frame dense and rich olive groves and it deserves him you visit. In the 36th km is found the Trygo'nas and in small distance before the Plwma'rj will meet the village Sides.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Mitilini.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0252)
Municipality 32535, First Aids 32113, Police 32222, Vehicular 32333, Ljmenarhej'o 32296, GREEK POST 32241, GREEK TELECOME 32399, Rural Bank 32675, National 32205, Commercial 32404.

STAY
Exist hotels and rented rooms – apartments.



VRJSA - VATERA

Kefalohw'rj with 1.000 residents, 50 km from the Mitilini, the Vrj'sa, with epj'nejo the Vatera'. It allocates beautiful and clean beach of 7 kilometres

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The tetra'pleyro ancient tower, under the flooring of which is saved reservoir with tunnel that leads to the sea.
The Churches of Zwodo'hoy of Source and Saint Konstantinos.
In the region Ag. Fwka', the Ruins of Palajohrjstjanjki's Royal.

ENTERTAINMENT
Exist taverns and bar. The bigger panigy'rj becomes Saint Konstantinos, on 21 May. Panigy'rja, also, they become on 20 July of Prophet Ilj'a and Zwodo'hoy of Source.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
You will swim in the splendid beach with sand, the Vaterw'n. It is enough big and is extended up to the ¢gjo Fwka'.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Mitilini and the Poljhnj'to.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0252)
Community 61202, First aids 61207.

STAY
Exist hotels and rented rooms – apartments. Prefer to remain in the yperorganwme'no camping that is considered one from more well Greece.



HOT

Traditional village, 11 km from the capital, with 1.500 residents, where it is said that older existed 160 towers. It is famous for her beaches and her jamatjke's sources. The history reports that the sources were to price of Cermj'as Arte'mjdos, where excavations brought in the light ruins of temple.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
Beautiful ekklisa'kja her, as the Byzantine of Virgin Mary of Troylwti's, that htj'stike 802 and Virgin Mary Revealing, that is "preened" with work of Ceo'fjloy. It is found in the courtyard of tower Regular. The towers Goy'togloy, Hadoy'li and Aggela'toy, that has remained from the 160 that are considered that they existed.

ENTERTAINMENT TAVERNS - BAR.
Panigy'rja they become on 23 April of Saint Gewrgj'oy (or his Tuesday Easter), Ag. Rafai'l and Virgin Mary on 21 November.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
You will swim in the beach of Hot. To the notherners you will meet the beaches of Scale Mjstegnw'n and Scale of New Quinces, that abstains one kilometre from the corresponding villages, which it deserves also you visit.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Mitilini.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0251)
Municipality 71277, Police 71222, First Aids 71255.

STAY
Exist hotels and rented rooms – apartments.




MANTAMADOS

Religious centre of protector of Lesvos, Taxja'rhi, the Mantama'dos is found 33 km from the Mitilini. It has maintained his identity, as well as the traditional pottery and the manufacture mjkroantjkejme'nwn from timber of olive. The residents deal with the livestock-farming and are known the cheese dairies with the a lot of good quality of cheeses.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The monastery of Taxja'rhi, where is looked after the picture of Saint. The icon of Saint causes awe in the visitors, because it is bas-relief and many they cannot him look at straight in the eyes. A cry'los it reports that fjlote'hnise monk from clay and blood.This monk is unique that survived from raid of Sarakinw'n in the monastery that existed then. All remainder them they slaughtered, while this gly'twse because it had skarfalw'sej in the roof. The Agarinoj', accordingly with cry'lo, him chased always, but all times him approached opened front them a manjasme'ni sea that threatened them it swallows. Frightened, they left the monk and e'fy, gan. The monk, that attributed his salvation in the Taxja'rhi, went down from the roof he gathered clay and with the blood of his killed brothers, he made the picture of Saint. It deserves we mark that the Taxja'rhi, that is the protector of island, him respected even the Turks for the a lot of marvels that believed that it made.
The temple of Taxja'rhi htj'stike in 1700 and anojkodomi'cike "from pedestals" 1879. In the church of Saint fyla'getaj as national heirloom the arhjeratjko's bag of national martyr of Oecumenical patriarch, Grigórios of E. Exists still one old hrysoke'ntito epjtra-hi'ljo 1656, old Gospels and ecclesiastical books. We mark that many of the pictures are real work of art from 16th aj. The Church of Saint Kingdom, in the centre of village, that htj'stike 1750. Really brilliant it is xylo'glypto te'mplo her, where ejkonj'zontaj representations from the Old and Kajni' Will.

ENTERTAINMENT
In the Mantama'do gather all the time thousands visitors that come in order to proskyni'soyn the ¢gjo. The panigy'rj of Taxja'rhi becomes Sunday of Myrofo'rwn and acquires big religious splendour. The thousands faithful that come from all the parts of island, but also from remainder Greece, offer in the ¢gjo enormous candles and anaci'mata in order to him they thank. The panigy'rj is connected with the custom zwocysj'as, where the animal, after it is blessed from pappa', is slaughtered without it resists no. In the blood of animal voytoy'n manti'lja and cotton in order to stayrw'soyn the forehead of children. Also, is offered the traditional "keske'kj", meat with wheat and revy'cja with meat.
It deserves we mark that all the time of local cj'asos village it organises appreciable theatrical representations.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
you will swim in the beaches of region of Saint Stefa'noy and Aspropota'moy, where you will go with bus. Also, little more outside from the Mantada'mo you will meet hamlets CENTRE for Elderly Citizens and Clio. Making right, you reach in the graphic coastal regions, "Ljma'njo" and "Tso'nja", characteristically for the peacefulness and their beauty.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Mitilini.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0253)
Community 61203, Police 61222, First Aids 61217.

STAY
Exist hotels and rented rooms - apartments that you will find in the end of region.




MOLECULES

Small hamlet with graphic houses, narrow droma'kja and a lot of green. It abstains 6 km from the Mitilini. Graphic towers and old mansions, that appear between in a fresh way perjvo'lja and asime'njoys olive groves, compose the landscape.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The Church of Saint Kingdom, in the entry of settlement, with the impressive pictures and xylo'glypto te'mplo. Be careful the marvellous picture, "the Virgin Mary of chants", made from aromatic materials, with base the gum and the incense. Work of priest of temple, Kingdom Okras, as a lot of other pictures.
The Rwmaj!ko' Aqueduct, where they are raised kama'res in distance of 600 roughly metres from the village. It is one from the most impressive and graphic monuments of Lesvos. With this work ydreyo'tan the Mitilini from the region of Agja'soy, via a way 26 roughly km
The Ancient Quarry (320 p.H. - 4th century m.H.). From here became excavation of marble with that was manufactured the figurines of ancient theatre, as well as kj'ones that exists in the island.

ENTERTAINMENT
Theatrical representations and vradye's dance are organised at the duration of summertime from the Association of Women. Panigy'rj becomes Saint Dimitrios, on 26 October, with traditional gle'ntj and horse races, while is shared and here the "keske'kj".

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
You will swim in the coastal locality, Panagjoy'da, where by the afternoon and is afterwards assembled in the centres a lot of world. Make a excursion to the Afa'lwna, that built on a katapra'sjno hill. Sti continuity of street you will meet the Pa'mfyl-la, with beautiful localities in the coastal regions that are surrounded by vines, olives and lahano'kipoys. In the beach are found also the enormous groups of oil factories of Union of Cooperatives Lesvos and the installations of liquid gas.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Mitilini.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0251)
Community 31537, GREEK TELECOME 31559.

STAY
Exist hotels and rented rooms - apartments that you will find in the end of region.




PETRA

Coastal village, built in a katapra'sjno plain, that the delivery him wants as the anchorage of Achilles in the Trwjko' war. It allocates wide sandy beach, with modern installations. It beautifully strikes from tall means in the katapra'sjnoys plains and the open sea, with the curious tall rock that on litteraly shines the ekklisa'kj of Virgin Mary of Glykofjloy'sas. The last years we develop in modern tourist resort. Here is observed the bigger movement of island and was constituted "centre of amusement", with a lot of bars and centres.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The Church of Virgin Mary of Glykofjloy'sas, that in order to you reach it will be supposed you go up hundred dekate'ssera laxeyme'na in the rock steps. The tiredness of ascent compensate the splendid view and the kata'nyxi that causes this small ekklisa'kj. The current church htj'stike in 1747 and it was repaired the 1840. cry'los it reports that picture brought a captain that him had in his boat, who also him lost suddenly one evening. The next day it began him to seek, up to that the evening saw a strange, sweet, - as they say - light in the top of rock. There was found also the icon. After him it took, him it returned in the boat. The picture again xanaha'cike once again was found in the top of rock. Thus, it was decided it builds there the ekklisa'kj in order to him it accomodates.
The Temple of Saint Nikolaos, in the centre of village, with the exceptional murals from the first years of Ottoman domination.
The "House of Vareltzj'dajnas", that has been characterized preservable. It is Macedonian type, with characteristic painting and xylo'glypti decoration. The Collection of Byzantines, Pictures and Ecclesiastical Types, that are work of priest Plato.

ENTERTAINMENT
Panigy'rja they become the Dekapentay'goysto, the Virgin Mary, that is also bigger, on 6 August of Savior and Saint Nikolaos on 6 December, day where is celebrated also the release of village.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
You will swim in the sandy beach of settlement. Also, you will go to 6 km western from the Stone to the Skoyta'ro, with the marvellous sandy beach, to the place "¢naxos" three km from the village. Visit the Petrj', a small settlement "rammed" in the green.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Mitilini. Exist shops that rent mihana'kja and bicycles. To the Skoyta'ro you will go with bus from the Stone and then vej'te with the legs to the beach.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0253)
Community 41235, Police 41222, First Aids 41210.

STAY
Exist hotels and rented rooms - apartments that you will find in the end of region.



POLIHNITOS

Town with 3.000 residents, 45 km the western from the capital of island, with characteristic stone houses. The city has evolving rythm and allocates complete market. It has beautiful akrogjalje's. The fishery is developed and occupies most residents.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The region "Halakje's", where was found settlement that is probably dated by the season of coper and in the end of neoljcjkw'n years.
The region "Koyti'r", where were pointed out the ruins of bigger proj!storjki's city of Lesvos. Ypocala'ssjes researches showed that exist ruins of proj!storjkw'n houses of settlement, which are continued in big extent in the bottom until the gulf of Beauty.
The Church of Saint Gewrgj'oy, with the elaborate belfry and xylo'glypto te'mplo.

ENTERTAINMENT
Exist taverns and bar. It deserves you assist in the feast of fishermen, the in August. You will watch the said "Foyrne'llj" in the Scale, that is the kala'rjsma of traditional trawl. Then, the fishes come out in the auction, in order to are covered the expenses of big glentjoy' that it follows then. Panigy'rja they become on 23 April of Saint Gewrgj'oy and Saint Trinity. Also, in the beginning of August with gle'ntj is celebrated also the traditional Kli'donas.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
For bathroom you will go in beautiful akrogjalje's the Nyfj'das and the Scale. In the Nyfj'da become kolymvitjkoj' fights with athletes from all the island. Visit the nojkokyreme'no village Vrj'sa, with the big variety of rural cultures, in distance of 5 km Above in the hill you will admire the tetra'pleyro tower, in the flooring of which are found old reservoir and tunnel, that according to the cry'lo led to sea. ¢lli a good campaign is in the traditional village Royally, 5 km V.D. Is reported that here it was the place of exile of empress of Peace of Athenian, while three km right from the public street you meet the Ljsvo'rj, where is looked after a appreciable collection of ancient currencies. In place ¢gjos Ioannis function also jamatjke's sources.

JAMATJKES SOURCES

Eminent are the jamatjke's sources Po-ljhnj'toy that is advisable for chronic reymatjsmoy's, arthrites, jshjalgj'es, gynajkologjke's and dermal diseases k.a'. loyti'res is common loy'sews and exists small number of rooms for the patients.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Mitilini.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0252)
Municipality 41201, Police 42222, Ljmenarhej'o 41059, First Aids 41666.

STAY
Exist hotels and rented rooms - apartments that you will find in the end of region.




SIGRI

It is found in western utmost the Lesvos, 93 km from the Mitilini. He is built in a impressive ifajstejogene's landscape that is offered for calm interruptions. You it waits for a strange environment with a mystirjaki' atmosphere that exudes the apoljcwme'no forest. You wait for the spotless seas with the beautiful sandy beaches and abundant fish. Acquaintances are the lobsters Sjgrj'oy.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The apoljcwme'no forest. It is mainly found ana'mesa in the valley of Haman-droy'las, the cape of Sjgrj'oy and in the Nisjw'pi. It is a geological marvel. The apolj'cwsi became before millions hro'nja. Rich vegetation by ajwno'vja trees you cover the region, where from the trunkes that have been found have realised that ektej'nonto and in in the sea. What happened was the increase of activity of volcano of Ordy'mnoy, that destroyed the megalo'prepo this plant kingdom, in the beginning with the earthquakes and then the ydrocermjki' energy changed the xylw'di substance in Stone, djapotj'zontas with dioxide of silicon. We remind that it is prohibited you take with you pieces from the trunkes, after the pillage that became when the locality became acquaintance. Pieces of trunkes and rocks you will see and in in the village Sj'grj, that was transported specifically for the visitors.

ENTERTAINMENT
Exist taverns and bar. Panigy'rja they become on 24 June of Saint Ioannis of Kli'dona, Saint Trinity and Saint Gewrgj'oy of Nisjw'pi on 23 April.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
You will swim in the around beaches of settlement, Port, Revealed, Hasanarja' and Palajo'kastro. Visit the opposite Megalonni'sj Nisjw'pi. You will go with caique. It has beautiful beaches. Be careful the big lighthouse, while you see also trunkes from apoljcwme'na trees. Here find shelter the boats when it has time. Also, you will see the small castle with rampants and towers, that htj'stike from their Toy'rkoys and is maintained in good situation. The region is ideal for those who they love the fishing.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Mitilini.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0253)
Community 54218, GREEK TELECOME 54269.

STAY
Exist hotels and rented rooms - apartments that you will find in the end of region.


SYKAMINIA, STOOLS

The homeland of Strati' Myrjvi'li, built in side of tallest mountain of Lesvos, Lepe'tymno, in a katapra'sjno landscape hung around from olive groves and cool remmatje's that agnantey'oyn the sea.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The house of Strati' Myrjvi'li, where you will see the entojhjsme'ni commemorative plate from the Rotarjano' 1/4mjlo. the Churches of Saint Luminous, that are the boss of village and Savior, with splendid xylo'glypto te'mplo.

ENTERTAINMENT
Do not lose the in August the cultural events that organises the cultural association of village. Panigy'rjme popular bodies it becomes thirty days after Easter, Saint Luminous.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
For bathroom you will go down in the Scale Skamnja's, 3 km from the village. Small graphic beach with beautiful coasts. Exist graphic cafes and the region trjgy'rw are advisable for those who they love the fishing. Also, you will see the graphic ekklisa'kj of Virgin Mary of Mermaid, that from makrya' gives the impression light akoyare'llas with background the sea and the light the calmest and iljo'loystoy landscape, from where it is considered that the Strati's Myrjvi'lis was inspired his homonym masterpiece. Little more makrya' from the Scale is found the beach Ammoyde'lli, that froths nudists. To the beach Ka'gja with gravel and sand, you will go with your own means, or with the legs.
Finally, you will make campaign in the villages Lepe'tymnos and ¢grenos, that is litteral "drowned" from atelej'wta forests from olives.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Mitilini.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0253)
Community 55214, First Aids 55215, GREEK TELECOME 55229.

STAY
Exist few rented rooms apartments that you will find in the end of region.

THAT YOU WILL GO
With plane Olympic from Athens (Western airport) in 45 '. Flights all the year. Plirof.: OLYMPIC AIRWAYS Athens 9363363 - 5, OLYMPIC AIRWAYS Mitilini (0251) 28659, Airport Mitilini (0251) 61590, GREEK TELECOME 144.
With ferympw't from Piraeus in 12 hours. Itineraries all the year. Plirof.: Ljmenarhej'o Piraeus 4226000, Agency Piraeus 4177458,.4179822, GREEK TELECOME 143.
With ferympw't from Rafina, with itineraries all the year. Plirof.: Ljmenarhej'o rafi'nas (0294) 23300.

INTERCONNECTIONS
With plane Olympic, the Mitilini is connected with Thessalonica, Chios and Limnos. Plirof.: OLYMPIC AIRWAYS Mitilini (0251) 28660.
With ferympw't by Piraeus, the Mitilini is connected all the year with Limnos, Chios, Thessalonica and Kavala.
With ferympw't by Rafina, is connected all the year with ¢gjo Eystra'tjo, Limnos, Samos, Chios, Patmos and Kavala. The Summertime exists connection with Skyros. With ferympw't, the Summertime the Lesvos is connected with the Aj!valj' of Small Asia (2 hours and 30 '). Plirof.: Ljmenarhej'o Mitilini (0251) 28888. With speedboat, exists connection all the year from the Plwma'rj with the My'rjna Limnos. Plirof.: Agency Mitilini (0251) 27865.

SMALL DRIVER BWNJSETE
Ouzo, wine, ladoty'rja, yfanta', xylo'glypta, ceramic and the eminent agjasw'tjko halva.

MARINAS
If you have ship, will tie up in the harbours of island, Mitilini, Plwma'rj, Mi'cymna, Sj'grj, Scale Sykamjnja's, Scale Eressoy', Hotly, Scale Poljhnj'toy, Scale of Beauty and in the gulf of Ge'ras. In all the harbours exist stations of supply.

HISTORICAL MAKES
The Lesvos, acquaintance from the Proj!storjki' Season, when was named Lasj'a, began to be lived from the means of fourth p.H. millenium. According to the archaeological discoveries, the culture that was developed was corresponding with trwjko' and mykinaj!ko'. Discoveries that came in the light from the excavations testify that the Lesvos was lived the o'bjmi at least Neoljcjki' period. It was depopulated in 1529 p.H. from the big flood of season of Deykalj'wna. In 1507 p.H. came the Pelasgoj' and in 1393 - 1184 p.H. came the Ajolej's ahajoj'. In the Historical years the Lesvos knows big acne. The residents turned itself to the agriculture and the sea and for enough interval were big naval force. The 570 p.H. founded in Egypt the commercial station, Elli'njo. At the Peloponnisjako' war the Lesvj'oj, apart from their Micymnaj'oys, aposta'tisan from the Athenian Alliance and were come out with the part of Sparta. The 427 p.H. Mitilini finally succumbed in Athens the 323 p.H., after the death of Big Alexandros was found in the state of Ptolemaj'wn, while the 88 p.H. kyrjey'cike from the Romen. In the Byzantine years it passes once again in the sovereignty of Romen, on season of emperor Vespasjanoy' and is used as place of exile of eminent persons. In 1084 kyrjey'etaj by their Sarakinoy's, after long time duration raids and are released in 1085 from the Byzantines. In 1355 come in the island the Fragkj'skos Ga-teloy'zos, where igemo'neyse up to 1376. 1401 the island is destroyed by earthquake and is killed the Fragkj'skos Ga-teloy'zos under the ruins of his palaces. On 14 October 1462, after ena'mjsy month of hard siege the Lesvos was subjugated finally in the Mwa'mec the B the Besieger, which depopulated litteraly the island that lost the marks of Hellenism. In however from the ashes and the ruins, with a secret biological force, they begin to be created the first hearths for the survival and the continuity of Hellenism. Begin the operation of concealed schools in the churches and the monasteries and the lot play a leading part, as long as it is possible, in ze'stama the hope, as in remainder Greece, for national resistance, taking part active in the big fight. In 1817 are presented in the Lesvos first Friendly, between that also the tradesman Palajolo'gos Lemoni's that myi'cike in the Friendly Company from Emmanouil Xa'nco. In 1821 the captain of a fire ship Dimitrios Papanjkoli's anatjna'zej in waters of Eressoy' the Turkish frigate, "Moved Term". Turks for revenge are delivered in horrible slaughters of Christians, that remained in the history with the name "Big tzoyloy'sj". The revolution of Lesbians in 1824 is drowned by their Toy'rkoys in the blood, while in 1826 the Mjaoy'lis overcomes in narrow the Mitilini the Turkish fleet k áé ôïí êáôáäéþêåé ìÝ÷ñé ôçí Óìýñíç. ÌåôÜ áðü óõíå÷åßò áãþíåò Þñèå ç áðåëåõèÝñùóç ôçò ËÝóâïõ óôéò 8 Íïåìâñßïõ 1912, áðü ìïßñá ôïõ åëëçíéêïý óôüëïõ ðïõ Ýöôáóå óôá ëåóâéáêÜ íåñÜ ìå ôï èùñçêôü "ÁâÝñùö". Ç ïñéóôéêÞ ðáñá÷þñçóç ôçò ËÝóâïõ Ýãéíå ìåôÜ áðü äýï ÷ñüíéá, ôï 1914, ìå ôéò óõíèÞêåò ôïõ Ëïíäßíïõ êáé ôùí Áèçíþí. Ôá åëëçíéêÜ äéêáéþìáôá óôï íçóß áíáãíùñßóôçêáí ìå ôçí óõíèÞêç ôùí Óåâñþí êáé ôçò ËùæÜíçò ôï 1923, ïðüôå ìå ôçí áíôáëëáãÞ ôùí ðëçèõóìþí Ýöõãáí êáé ïé ôåëåõôáßïé Ôïýñêïé. ÊáôÜ ôïí  Ðáãêüóìéï Ðüëåìï, Þëèå õðü ãåñìáíéêÞ êáôï÷Þ áðü ôï 1941 ìÝ÷ñé ôçí áðåëåõèÝñùóç ôçò, ôïí ÓåðôÝìâñéï ôïõ 1944.



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