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Cheese Festival (“Mantamadiotiko Glendi”) at Mantamados

The annual Cheese Festival takes place every August at Mantamados, a locale with a long tradition in dairy products. It takes place at the courtyard of the Multipurpose Center of Mantamados as the visitors taste locally-made cheeses, olives, tomatoes and hot...

Easter on Lesvos

Easter on Lesvos is the time of revival of age-old traditions and their symbolic content. Many of these customs have come down to us from the Asia Minor refugees, while others are local peculiarities. One of the most ancient customs in the Mediterranean countries is...

Aghios Stephanos

To the southeast of the town of Mantamados at a distance of 5 km, we find the settlement of Aghios Stephanos, with one of the oldest Byzantine countryside chapels on this island. Its beach, with views to the Tokmakia Islands, is an ideal choice for vacationers...

Man’ Katsa Waterfall

The impressive Man’ Kasta Waterfall is located in the northeastern part of Lesvos as a part of the Aspropotamos torrent, close to the town of Pedi. The waters drop from a 15 m precipice, resulting in the formation of a pond in a small basin. The whole vicinity is made...

Pedi

Pedi is a few kilometers outside Mantamados, right after Aspropotamos Beach, in the bay of Makrys Gialos. This beach is reputed for its fine, golden sand and shallow waters.