There's a reason we've been coming here for 20 years
Sitting in the sparkling turquoise Aegean Sea, Lesvos is a warm and sunny emerald gem of Greece. It is a whole continent in miniature: spectacular beaches, high mountains and wild forests on Greece's third largest island.
Due to the island's size and variety, there's something for everyone: beach holidays, activity holidays, gastronomic tours, nature attractions and spectacular geography.
Here at Real Lesvos we aim to gradually make the wonder and attractions of Lesvos more easily available to the UK traveller. In the map below you'll find an ever-increasing list of our favourite things to do and see on Lesvos!
Blink and you will miss Eressos town if you make your way on the main road from Kalloni to Sigri. Take the road less travelled and stop by Eressos, a thriving, spiritually-minded community set at the heart of the local countryside. Plunge into a world far from city life and commercial travel where those looking for an experience apart will find a dynamic group of individuals that have made Eressos their home.
Ascend a steep cobbled street that opens out into a charming square ringed with lively cafes and shops that stay busy even in the winter. Try some seasonal specialities bought by weight from the local bakeries or stop by one of the various pop-up galleries and muse at the local artisans in action.
The ancient city walls still stand around this once important commercial centre and the home of philosophers Theophrastus and Phanias. We particularly like visiting in September for the International Women’s Festival!
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