Lesvos (Mytilene)

The island of Lesvos is blessed with award-winning beaches, traditional villages, more varieties of birds and wildflowers than anywhere in Europe, pine forests, medieval castles, scenic harbors with cafes and inexpensive seafood restaurants, abundant fish, museums including two of the finest art museums in Greece, hotels of every class and category, and some of the warmest, friendliest people in all of Greece. Lesvos has been a favorite location for artists, writers and romantics. Its natural attractions include a petrified forest, and the unique Hot Springs, health inducing spas that are dotted around Lesvos. Many have been in use for thousands of years for rheumatism, arthritis, gynaecological and dermatological ailments, as well as kidney and gallstones, neurological ailments, bronchitis and sciatica.

Lesvos' wonderful landscapes around Mytilene, the capitol of the island, can be explored by cycling or even donkeys, but to reach the furthest places of the island you will need a car. The numerous festivals held throughout the island of Lesvos, are enjoyed and celebrated in their traditional ways, with the locals displaying their flair for dancing, drinking and eating, hours on end, days on end. If you can come to Lesvos in the Spring you will be amply rewarded with one of the most incredible displays of wildflowers and wild birds you will ever see. Lesvos is a main stop in the migration routes for European birds coming from Africa and has an amazing variety of local birds, making it one of the most beautiful and alive places on earth during spring.

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