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TRAVEL FROM & TO LEMNOS


Check the connection of Lemnos with Athens, Thessaloniki, Kavala and other Islands of the Aegean Sea. Ask about the timetable of airplanes and ferries. Book the tickets for your next trip to Lemnos.

Lemnos is daily and reliably connected with mainland Greece and many Greek Islands of the Aegean Sea. Please contact us and find the best way to visit our beautiful Island.

 

GO AROUND THE ISLAND


Find the best way for you to discover the island. Rent a car, call a taxi, take public transportation or rent your private 8-seat van for your company or family.

Rent a car

Call us or send us an email and we will find the best solution for you.

Call a taxi

There is a sufficient fleet of 27 taxis, with clean and comfortable vehicles. Call us or send us a request by email to arrange one for your transfer.

Use the local bus

There is a simple daily bus connection between the villages. 

Private transfer with van

Book your private transfer with our 8-seat van. We offer transfer services with an experienced driver. Ask for prices and get a discount if you are already our customer.

 





ABOUT LEMNOS


Learn some things about the history of Lemnos. Read our top 10 things to do or see in Lemnos and you are one step closer to Lemnos.

1. The Castle of Myrina

The impressive castle of Myrina, one of the best-preserved castles in the Aegean, covers an area of 14,4 hectares on a peninsula west of the capital of the island. Inside the walls, there are cisterns, remains of houses and an underground vaulted room. Today, this castle is uninhabited, but it is the refuge of some 200 deers. The locals provide them with food and water.

2. The Sand Dunes

On the north part of the island, on the hillsides of Katalakkos village lies an area of uncommon beauty. Dunes of fine sand, which alongside the scattered brushwoods recall the charm of the desert at the north of the Aegean Sea. Expanding over an area of 17.5 acres, they create a magnificent landscape that is unique in Greece.

3. Beautiful Beaches

Lemnos is a beautiful island with superb unspoiled beaches. There are numerous sandy, uncrowded beaches which are among the best in the Aegean Sea, spread all over the island. Lemnos beaches have crystal-clear waters and soft sands. The most popular and organized beaches in Lemnos are located on the western side of the island and include Plati, Romaikos Gialos, Riha Nera and Agios Ioannis. Lemnos beaches on the eastern side are more secluded and provide the best spots for windsurfing, particularly the beaches of Keros and Zematas.

4. Keros bay

Keros is a super safe sandy kitesurfing bay with a variety of conditions, suitable for all. The whole set up is within a protected ecosystem where you can spot wildlife such as rabbits, flamingos and rare species of flora. Here you can experience the real Greece as it was 30 – 40 years ago before mass-tourism, with friendly people, good food, tradition and originality…

5. Panagia Kakaviotissa

Panagia Kakaviotissa is a chapel built around 1300, in an inaccessible cave, at the top of the mountain Kakavos and among imposing cliffs. It is the only roofless church in the world, which is built inside a cave as a hideaway, and remains a place of absolute tranquility and of unique sensation.

6. Kontias vilage

Kontias is a picturesque village, built over the wooded hill of Saint Athanasios and it has to show wonderful houses of urban architecture, which preserves solid its traditional color, with marble stairs, marvelous wooden doors, sweet-smelling gardens and great balconies. The road at the entrance to the village, is decorated with an exquisite line of gigantic plane-trees. The traces of a prehistoric settlement, but also Vryokastro, a medieval castle, fill the bill for you who want to discover the historical past of this place.

7. Wetlands of Lemnos island

One of the most important wetlands of the Aegean is found on the eastern part of Lemnos. The wetland expanding over an area of approximately 18.000 acres, is comprised of a cluster of three lakes, Chortarolimni, Asprolimni and Aliki, and the wider area around them. The biotope which they constitute, is an exceptional example of wild nature with minimum human intervention. The region is not just of great scientific interest; but also offers a unique aesthetic experience.

8. Archaeological sites

The Communal Store and Assembly Hall (parliament), discovered by the archaeological mattock at Poliochni, prove that Lemnos was the first to introduce institutions of joint governing in Aegean and in world generally. Additionally, 12 more prehistoric settlements, traces of which were found in the island, the city of Hephaestia, the sanctuary of Cabeiri, the Byzantine Kotsinas, the archaeological findings of archaic, classic, Hellenistic, roman and medieval years, and also the remains of monasteries and dependencies of Mount Athos, reveal a civilization of total duration 6,000 years approximately.

9. Rock formations at Falakro

At the north part of the island at the Cape of Falakro a beautiful geographical phenomenon reveals the geographic history of Lemnos and creates some superb imagery. Millions of years ago, hot volcanic lava flooded out of the depths of the earth and froze to crystal as soon as it came to contact with the sea waters. Impressive natural sculptures arised as a result, of it. The dozens of shades of yellow frozen lava and the spherical geological formations, next to the picturesque coves of the sea, are worth a visit.

10. Romeikos Gialos area

Romeikos Gialos area, is declared as well-preserved and is the most noble of Myrina. Its mansions, built nearby the sea and in the shade of the castle, imperial and of neoclassic style, bear vividly the colonialist stigma, while these were built a century ago approximately, by rich people of Lemnos, who were settled and excelled in Egypt. You should also know that this location, beyond its historical uniqueness, constitutes the most modern meeting point of the island and it really takes off the special lifestyle of Lemnos. Enjoy it without any hesitation!

 

Selling Point

Travel Lemnos Agency
Moudros Village
Heroes Park, 81401
Lemnos Greece

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Summer
Monday to Saturday
Morning 08:30 - 15:00
Afternoon 17:00 - 21:30
Sunday: 10:00 - 14:00

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