Holidays in Lesvos

Lesvos travel, tourism info

Lesvos is located in the NE Aegean islands, betwen Chios and Limnos. It is the third largest island in Greece and is one of the most forested islands of the Aegean, as it not only has olives groves everywhere but it also covers a great proportion of its land with pines, oaks, chestnuts etc. Its coastlines are characterized by the two closed gulfs of Kalloni and Gera found in the southern department. On its land there are many natural springs as those of Therma, Eftalou, Gera, Lisvorio, Polihnitos testifying the strong volcanic activity. The capital is Mytilini that reflects the economic growth of the island in the 18th century. The villages near the beach that are notable for their unique colour, are Molyvos (Mithymna) and Plomari that will amaze the visitor with their architecture and natural beauty. Equally remarkable and peaceful is Sigri gathering lots of visitors for its famous Petrified Forest. Finally, the island has a fantastic inland filled with dense forests, ravines, picturesque traditional villages like Agiasos and wild, arid landscapes. It is a large island that requires time to visit all its sights.

Lesvos useful info

Municipality of Lesvos +30 22530 46777
Tourist Police +30 22530 22776
Port Authority +30 22530 47888
Hospital +30 22530 43777
 


Holiday packages, Offers for Lesvos

Holiday packages for Lesvos

Greecehotelholiday.com, is the site that enables you to create online, easily and quickly, your own holiday package to Lesvos. We can assure you that you can make any booking with us, whether it is airplane or ferry tickets, hotels, car rental.

If you visit, do not miss the opportunity to follow the paths and attractions that we recommend.You can combine your holidays with short visits to nearby islands like Chios, or Limnos to create your own unique holiday.

Lesvos Ferry Tickets, Ship Itineraries, Special Offers

Booking ferry tickets for Lesvos

Book your ferry tickets for Lesvos online with us, then collect your ticket at the port before your departure, from the special ticket kiosks. - Please note that some ship companies do not offer this service. If the case is so, we post your tickets well in advance.-

Ship itinerary information for Lesvos

Lesvos can be reached by ferry boat, mainly from the port of Piraeus, as well as from Thessaloniki and Kavala from the northern Greece. There are three ports on the island, one, the main, located at the capital Mytilini, Sigri and Molyvos. Also, there is access from the nearby islands, like Ikaria, Limnos, Chios and Samos by ferry boat or sea-taxi. The duration of your trip varies depending on the route and type of ship (conventional or high speed one). When booking your chosen ferry tickets for Lesvos online, you will be informed of the precise time of arrival. Since ship itineraries change according to season, your are advised to check our online booking system for up-to-date information.

Special offers for ferry tickets to Lesvos

It is important to note that most ship companies offer discounts for return tickets. Keep in mind that if you want to visit a nearby island, you are strongly advised to buy in advance a return ticket for your destination.

Air tickets to Lesvos, Flights, Special Offers

Booking Air tickets for Lesvos

The Lesvos airport is connected with the main airports of Greece. Moreover, Lesvos airport welcomes several foreign airlines, especially during summer time, which schedule regular or charter flights. Thus, travellers from abroad have the chance to visit this magnificent destination.

Book your flights easily and quickly through our online booking system. Telephone booking is also available for those who do not want to use a credit card. Lesvos Airport is the international airport "Odysseas Elytis" (Lesvos - international airport "Odysseas Elytis"). The airport is located 8 kilometers from the town of Lesvos, in Varia..

Flights to Lesvos

Domestic flights

Flights from Athens Eleftherios Venizelos airport to Lesvos are daily and, depending on the period of year, become more frequent. Flights last 55 minutes approximately and the types of aircrafts vary.

The airplane carrier is Aegean Airlines.

International flights

International passengers will reach Lesvos via Athens, however, there are some low cost airlines from European destinations that connect directly.

To receive the most-up-to-date information on flights, please refer to our online booking for tickets, as schedules and flights to Lesvos change.

Special offers and cheap tickets to Lesvos

To get the best deals early booking is required. Visit Greecehotelholiday.com and find cheap tickets for Lesvos. Take profit from low cost airline and last-minute bookings, as well. Don't forget to use your airmile bonus card.

Hotels in Lesvos, Hotel Guide, Special Offers

Hotel Guide

Greecehotelholiday.com provides you with a complete and up-to-date guide for hotel accommodation. You can find your favourite accommodation searching either by location, or by hotel name. 

Luxury Hotels in Lesvos

If you would like to search for Luxury Hotels in Lesvos (Luxury hotels, boutique hotels, 4 or 5 star hotels) search under the section Luxury Hotels.

Cheap Hotels in Lesvos

If you are searching for Cheap Hotels in Lesvos (rooms, apartments 3, 2, and 1 star hotels) search under the section Cheap Hotels.

Special Hotel Offers in Lesvos

If you are looking for special offers visit our section Hotel Offers in Greece.

Booking Hotels in Lesvos

When browsing the hotel list for Lesvos, and clicking on the link "online booking", you 'll be first shown the hotels that offer online booking. By pressing on the button 'Book & Prices' you reach the online booking machine for the selected hotel.

Car rental in Lesvos, Special Offers

Rent a car

To avoid the trouble of taking your own car to Lesvos, we urge you to book one online, through our car rental service. Thus, you are free to wander all over the island and visit sites and places that are not easily reachable by bus.

Car rental pickup points

Car rental pickup points are the airport (Mytilini - Airport) in Petra, Molyvos and the center of town. These are all easily accessible locations when arriving on the island. Please check our online booking machine, for any changes concerning the car rental pickup points.

Car rental offers

The car rental rates that you will find on our online booking system are advantageous, and by browsing there you will find car rental offers in Lesvos. You can compare the car rental cost with that of transfering your own car to the island by ferry, and so decide what is more convenient to you depending on the duration of your vacation.

Excursions and special places of interest in Lesvos

Excursions and tours in Lesvos

Some of the impressive things of the island are the urban mansions, made by great architects, well preserved to this very day. Furthermore, worth visiting is its castle which was one of the most powerful in the eastern Mediterranean, the splendid church of Agios Athanassios, with renaissance, post Byzantine and gothic elements, the Geni Tzami (mosque), with the adjacent Tsarsi hamam and the church of Agios Therapondas.

Places of interest in Lesvos

Lesvos has innumerable beaches to satisfy all its visitors, some of them are Vatera, Varia, Agios Isidoros, Skala Eresou, Molyvos, Thermi and Anaxos. However, there are many isolated bays as in the Tarti, on the south eastern end of the island, outside the gulf of Geras, in Melinta to the west of Plomari, in the region of Eresos are: Chrousos, Podaras, Tavari and to the north Lapsarna, Tsonia and Lagkada.

Thematic tours in Lesvos

Lesvos is considered to be a remarkable destination in the world for :

Thalassotherapy - Spa

Women Tourism

Sports Tourism

Family Tourism.

Restaurants and nightlife in Lesvos

It is worth having a coffee or a drink while gazing the picturesque village of Epano Skala and the Castle of Mytilini. Taverns with local flavors and stylish bars on a scenic wooden platforms spread out along the beach. In one of the countless bars, many of them transformed into trendy clubs late in the evening in order to satisfy the hundreds of students and tourists on the island.

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