Majestic volcanic formations, secluded groves and sheltered coves, thermal springs, tropical dunes and petrified forests.
The name Lemnos is believed to mean “white” because of the lowlands and the view of the sea. Visit the oldest telesterion of Greece, Kavirio, in the village of Panagia. This archaeological site was dedicated to the children of god Hephaestus and the nymph Cabirus. Observe the most fascinating excavation on Lemnos, the city of Poliochni, dating back 4000 BC, which is thought to be one of the oldest urban settlements in Europe. Discover vineyards of Atsiki village and admire the views from the village of Dafni. Enjoy the views from the chapel of Panagia Kakaviotissa and taste the excellent thyme honey in the village of Skandali. Discovere the traditional architecture of the village of Varos and visit the raki distillery in the village of Pedino. Come on into other notable religious sites of the island - Saint Demetrius church in Kontopouli, and Evaggelistria church in Moudros.
Melt your hearts by looking at the local breeds of deers next to the castle of Myrina, largest in Greece and arguably one of the largest in the East Mediterranean. Explore the waterfalls in the village of Kaskapas and lose your way in the sand dunes of Lemnos. Observe the largest flamingos gathering in the wetlands of Alyki and discover the impressive rocky formations of Fanaraki.
Heal at the Therma spa resort not far from the island’s capital Mytilene. Famous since the Homeric era, these thermal springs have been attracting visitors throughout Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman times. Come across one of the healthiest diets in Greece on Lemnos. Local foods and drinks include special gestation, great tsipouro, as well as the best galaktoboureko recipe made from rice flour instead of semolina.