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The Island of Lemnos

The island of Lemnos is located in the North Eastern part of the Aegean Sea. Its landscape, history and culture formed the unique characteristics of a truly rare destination. Lemnos offers many diverse sites to its visitors, some of which are:

  • Traditional villages, where one can still discover local architecture unspoiled by time.
  • Archaeological sites – the oldest European Parliament of Poliohni, or the ancient Theater of Iphestia.
  • The sand dunes of Gomati, the Greek Sahara desert.
  • The wetlands of Keros which host a variety of migrating birds.

Myrina the largest town of Lemnos, with the Venetian fortress, the Archaeological Museum, modern shops, cafés and seaside taverns, offers a great way to pass your day.

Part of ancient Greek mythology took place in Lemnos, something that enhances the visitors’ experience while visiting the island. Philoctetes’ cave, the sanctuary of Caveiri and Moshylos, where Hephaestus was thrown by Zeus, are some of the secret sites our island has to offer.