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Lesvos is the largest of the Eastern Aegean islands, the birthplace of many renowned personalities of the arts and letters. The most famous among the ones who lived in Lesvos is the ancient lyric poet Sappho and the great philosophers, Aristotle and Epicurus. Apart from its cultural wealth, Lesvos is also blessed with a rich environment, verdant forests, endless fertile areas, thermal springs, golden sandy beaches, and impressive scenery.
Of major interest is the grand capital of Lesvos, Mytilene which is a characteristic example of medieval architecture. The historical and traditional aspect of the town is equally preserved and attracts many tourists. The island offers a plethora of activities for all ages and tastes and a trip to the surrounding villages is worth.
This section proposes a map of Lesvos with all the major locations of the island.
Meanwhile, view a map of Lesvos and where is Lesvos.