#visitlesvos

Mesotopos

Mesotopos is a village, southwest of Lesbos at a distance of 74 kilometers from the capital Mytilini. It is a traditional settlement, with narrow cobbled streets and houses with tiled roofs. It probably got its name because it is right in the middle of the distance...

Fountain at Vatousa

The Lesvian fountains are folk art monuments which adorn the capital of Lesvos and other towns and settlements. The majority has now all dried up, but some still remain offering their invaluable fresh water. The most typical fountain on the island of Lesvos is a stone...

The Carnivals on Lesvos

The carnival customs in Greece are very deeply-rooted, one of the most ancient reenactments of ceremonial rituals. Despite the many similarities among the numerous carnivals in many Greek cities, towns, villages and islands, the Lesvian Carnival is one of a kind. The...

Summer Festival of Western Lesvos

The Summer Festival of Western Lesvos includes many cultural events taking place in all municipal units in Western Lesvos in the summer months. The artistic program is significant as its purpose is to support the identity, the traditions, the gastronomy of the island,...

International Women’s Festival at Eresos

The International Women’s Festival held at Eresos started in 2000 and it is now an international destination for thousands of women from around the world. Eresos, the birthplace of Sappho, the ancient Greek poet who celebrate her love for women, is the meeting place...