Lipsi Geography

Lipsi Geography
Information about the geography of Lipsi, Greece

The island of Lipsi belongs to the complex of Dodecanese Greece. It is actually a cluster of small islands whose history started pretty recently. The largest and only inhabited is the main island of Lipsi. The island is pretty flat with no large hills or mountains. The highest peak is Skafi at 277 m, found at the western side of the island. The rest of the landscape is great for trekking.

The geography of Lipsi mostly distinguishes for the gorgeous beaches. The coastline of Lipsi has interesting coves and nice beaches. These beaches can be both sandy and pebbled, but the water is always crystal. Many beaches are found in a walking distance from the main town, including Lientou, Kambos and Elena, while others need a little trek to go there, such as Hohlakoura and Katsadia. Most of them are not organized and provide all the privacy you need in holidays.

As the landscape of Lipsi is not very mountainous, the soil is pretty fertile. In fact, agriculture is a main economical source for the inhabitants of Lipsi. In particular, very extensive is the production of wine and honey. If you try some trekking, the landscape of Lipsi will give you many spots with gorgeous view to the Aegean Sea.

Map of Lipsi

Map Lipsi map View the map of Lipsi with the main villages, beaches and sightseeing. Also, location of the port.
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Lipsi july 2015, Lientou is the closest beach to the town and the port of Lipsi, accessed within a 10-minute walk from the town centre. Being the most popular beach on the island With clean water and sandy shore, Lientou provides a nice place for families.
Lipsi july 2015, Katsadia is a narrow beach 3 km south of Lipsi town. Katsadia is best described as a small secluded cove, totally unspoilt with no sunbeds, umbrellas and tourist facilities. It can be easily reached on foot or follow the track road with your private vehicle. Next to Katsadia lie a couple of small coves, ideal spots for nudits.