LIPSI TRAVEL GUIDE
Find out everything about your holidays in Lipsi on our travel guide! Lipsi is a beautiful island of the Dodecanese island group, located between Patmos and Leros. Thanks to its small size, lack of mass tourism and long distance from Athens, Lipsi is one of those Greek islands that has emerged as a peaceful destination for relaxing holidays away from the hustle and the bustle.
Lipsi Greece stands out for its unspoiled natural landscape, crystal clear waters, beautiful secluded beaches, and laid-back atmosphere. It’s an ideal holiday destination for those who seek relaxation and privacy! Also, if you are are a free camper, a naturist or a trekker, you’ll find your paradise!
Lipsi beaches are the highlights of the island! Most of them are unorganized, boasting a raw natural landscape and laid-back atmosphere. All of them have mesmerizing crystal clear waters, ideal for swimming! Some of the beaches of Lipsi can be accessed on foot from the main town through hiking paths, while others can be reached by a small bus that tours around the island.
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MORE ABOUT LIPSI GREECE
Lipsi Greece is a small island of the Dodecanese chain, sitting in the heart of the Aegean Sea.
Lipsi island has one main town, Lipsi Town, which is the center of the island’s activities. In Lipsi Town also lies the main port of the island, where ferries from Piraeus to Lipsi and from other islands of the Dodecanese arrive daily. In the main town, you’ll find the most Lipsi hotels, restaurants, shops and other amenities that will make your stay as comfortable as it can get. What’s more, there is a public bus departing from the main town that serves itineraries to Lipsi beaches. So Lipsi Town is, in many aspects, one of the best places to stay in Lipsi!
Close to Lipsi Town, you’ll find two of the most popular beaches of the island: Lientou and Kambos, where also many Lipsi accommodations are located. Lipsi beaches stand out for their crystal clear waters, peaceful atmosphere and breathtaking natural beauty. Most of them are unorganized, so they keep their unspoiled charm and laid-back atmosphere, rewarding the visitors with long relaxing days at the beach! For those who seek total isolation, Lipsi is full of charming secluded beaches, which can be reached either on foot or by bus from the town.
If you’re searching for a Greek island destination off the beaten tourist trail, Lipsi Greece might be the perfect one for you!
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HOW TO GET TO LIPSOUS?
The only way to reach the island of Lipsi is by ferry. There are ferries to Lipsi from Piraeus, the main port of Athens but the trip is long. The closest airport to Lipsi is on Leros island and you can then reach Lipsous by ferry.
HIGHLIGHTS: BEST THINGS TO DO
Discover the best things to do in Lipsi! From Lipsi sightseeing to activities, we give you the best recommendations for the ultimate Lipsi holidays experience!
Lipsi Town is the main village and centre of activities for the island. It spreads along the port and has traditional architecture.
The sandy shore and the crystal water attract many visitors. The distance between the main town and Platis Gialos is 4 km.
On the southern side of Lipsi is the unorganized beach of Hohlakoura. This place has crystal waters, soft pebbles and totally secluded atmosphere.