The island of Leros is known for its relaxing atmosphere and the family beaches. Most sightseeing on this small island of Dodecanese is restricted to nice villages, beaches and some interesting places to visit. The most characteristic spots of Leros are the traditional windmill in Agia Marina and the Medieval Castle on top of the hill above Pandeli village. Do not also miss the War Museum in Lakki, housed in a true World War II tunnel and the seaside village of Alinda, with the organized beach and the night bars. From the ports of Lakki and Agia Marina depart excursion boats to close islands, such as Leros and Lipsi.
In this section, you can see the best Leros Sightseeing but also things to see by location.
You can also view all things to see in Leros by category: villages, beaches, museums, and churches.
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This castle was originally built by the Byzantines on the site of an ancient temple and then it was restored by the Venetians. It stands on a hill above Pandeli and over the years it has become the trademark of the island.
This flour mill is an architectural model of a 20th-century windmills. It stands at the port of Agia Marina.
The War Museum opened in 2005 and it is housed in a tunnel built by the Italians during the Second World War. It is an impressive museum in a real underground environment.
Location: 2 km from Platanos
Description: Agia Marina is a popular tourist resort on the northern side of the island. The village is almost attached to Platanos and Pandeli, the other two close villages.
Location: 1 km east of Planatos
Description: Pandeli is a small settlement almost attached to Platanos, the capital of Leros. It distinguishes for its Castle and the picturesque path with the windmills that leads to the castle.
Location: 4 km south of Platanos
Description: Lakki is the main port of the island and one of the largest ports in Dodecanese. The visitors is impressed by the elegant architecture of the village, the wide streets and the good urban planning.
Location: 3 km north west of Platanos
Description: Many tourist facilities and beach bars surround this long beach. Organized and sandy, Alinda attracts many visitors every summer.
Location: 2 km north of Platanos
Description: The picturesque beach of Agia Marina is a popular resort on Leros. Clean and pebbled, the beach is surrounded by many tourist facilities.
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