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Lesvos Island Winter Getaways: Exploring Charming Greece in the Off-Season

Lesvos Island Winter Getaways: Exploring Charming Greece in the Off-Season

  • Hiking Adventures: The island's lush green hills and picturesque trails are ideal for hikers. Autumn, winter and early spring are  perfect for exploring the great outdoors without the summer heat. There are lots of good hiking trails and most lead you to hidden villages with quaint cafes for a well-deserved coffee pit stop.
  • Birdwatching: Lesvos is a renowned birdwatching destination. Autumn, Winter and early spring offer excellent bird watching opportunities, especially during migration seasons.
  • Cultural Exploration: Explore local museums and archaeological sites and delve into the island's rich history without the heat or the summer crowds.
  • Waterfalls: Although Lesvos may not be as famous for its waterfalls as some other destinations, it does boast a charming variety that is definitely worth exploring for those who have an appreciation for the mesmerising beauty of cascading water. Visit in off-season and not only is there more water but you can often have the hidden picturesque places all to yourselves.
  • Olive Harvesting: Join locals in the age-old tradition of olive harvesting and learn about the island's olive oil production. Real Lesvos can help you arrange olive oil tasting experiences and tours so make sure you get in touch with us.
  • Delve into the rich history of Mytilene, the island's capital, with visits to the imposing castle and fortress and visit the Archaeological Museum
  • Wander through the charming villages like Molyvos, adorned with stone houses and winding streets, offering a glimpse into traditional Greek island life. 
  • Embark on a fascinating journey through time by visiting the Petrified Forest and museum at Sigri, where ancient trees turned to stone tell a captivating tale of the island's geological wonders and prehistoric past.
  • Transport yourself to the fascinating world of ancient engineering by visiting the Roman Aqueduct in Moria.
  • Mirka’s Little Farm Cottage: This gorgeous detached cottage is situated on a small-holding, in a quiet location in the pretty village of Petra. It’s an ideal family retreat with chances to meet the small farm animals and enjoy the nature of the island.
  • Oikies Houses: Oikies Apartments and Villas are situated in verdant gardens close to the vibrant city of Mytilene. These apartments are ideal for a romantic break, but also work well for families wanting to explore the history and culture on the island of Lesvos.
  • Katerina’s Suite: This newly refurbished apartment opened in 2022 and offers modern, cosy accommodation in the centre of Plomari. Katerina’s offers an indoor jacuzzi/hot tub. This modern, light and airy apartment makes an ideal base for those who wish to stay in the beautiful town of Plomari. 
  • Mont D’ Olives: Mont D’Olives Luxury Villas are minutes away from Molyvos village. Each villa sits atop an ancient olive grove, surrounded by nature and beams of sun.

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