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Things to do in Greece – our top tips for your holiday to Lesvos

Things to do in Greece – our top tips for your holiday to Lesvos

Greece holidays are becoming ever more popular. If you are looking for a summer holiday destination with something for everyone, then Greece is the perfect place for you.

With its beautiful beaches, rich history and culture, and warm hospitality – choosing to have your summer holidays in Greece is sure to leave you wanting more.

Family holidays in Greece have always been popular because the country enjoys a Mediterranean climate, which means it has warm, sunny weather for a lot of the year making it a perfect destination for families.

What can I do on my trip to Lesvos?

Lesvos is one of the most popular Greek islands and it's easy to see why. It has something to offer everyone, from beautiful beaches to stunning scenery, boat trips, to ancient ruins and traditional villages.

There’s so many things to do in Greece but beach holidays in Greece are what dreams are made of. It has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. From the white sandy beaches of Mykonos to the turquoise waters of Lesvos, there is a beach in Greece to suit everyone.

Mytilene is the capital of Lesvos and home to a number of ancient ruins including the Castle, one of the largest in the Mediterranean, and an ancient theatre. There are also a number of Byzantine churches, mosques and museums in the city that are well worth a visit.

Greece, and Lesvos in particular, is home to a number of charming towns and villages, each with its own unique character. There’s so many things to do in Greece you won’t be bored. Some of our favourite places to visit in Lesvos include Molyvos, Petra and Sigri.

Sample the best Greek food

From fresh seafood to moussaka, Greek food is some of the best in the world. Lesvos is home to some of the best food in Greece with the island famous for its local sardines and small cheese pies, called Giouzlemedes, which melt in your mouth. And of course, no trip to Lesvos would be complete without trying its world-renowned ouzo.

Summer holidays in Greece cater for both relaxation and exploration. If you enjoy hiking, late summer and September is a wonderful time to visit the island. There are a number of trails to choose from, ranging from easy to challenging. The views from the top of the mountains are incredible.

It’s definitely possible to find cheap holidays in Greece as it’s a relatively affordable destination, compared to other popular European holiday destinations. Lesvos is one of the best value Greek islands – meaning you can enjoy a luxurious holiday without breaking the bank. Self-catering holidays in Greece make it even more affordable. Real Lesvos has some great self-catering options from cosy apartments to large villas with private pools.

Greece holidays, especially summer holidays in Greece, should definitely be on your bucket list. Check out the Real Lesvos website to find your perfect getaway! If you’re looking for last minute holidays in Greece get in touch and we can help plan your stay.

Check out our full hand-picked accommodation collection here.

Mark Walker

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