#visitlesvos

Papalina Festival at Kato Tritos

The annual Papalina Festival takes place at Kato Tritos at Perama around the end of July under the auspices of the Cultural Association of Kato Tritos and Mykhou. The events feature local dance ensembles and music, and papalina- (sardine-) tasting, the ideal ouzo...

The Vranas Olive Press and Museum

This is one of the first steam-powered factories in Lesvos and the Aegean basin. It was built in 1887 by Nikolaos Vranas, Poetry Nobel laureate Odysseus Elytis’ grandfather, in the village of Papados in one of the most significant settlements on Lesvos and main town...

The Gera Bay – Mount Olympus (Natura Protected Area)

Gera Bay is located in the southeast part of Lesvos, with an area measuring 42 sq.km. The bay’s mouth is really narrow, but not straight so that anyone sailing into it has the impression that he has just entered into a lake. Its bottom is covered with seaweed and a...

The Hot Springs at Gera Bay

Eight km to the west of the city of Mytilini, on the Mytilini-Kalloni Road, there is the Therma Hot Spring of Kalloni Bay or the so-called “Korfos Baths”. These baths were constructed in Ottoman times following an oriental architectural aesthetic, maintaining an...

Tarti

Tarti Beach is located on the foot of a lushly green hill, 34 km away to the southwest of the city of Mytilini. Both its coastal zone and the sea bottom are covered with sand mixed with fine grain pebbles. The beach is sparsely covered with tamarisk trees. This is an...