Skalochorio Village in Lesvos
Information About Skalochorio
Skalochorio village Lesvos: This is a picturesque mountainous village located 55 km north west of Mytilene. The village is built amphitheatrically on a high rocky hill on the mountainside offering magnificent views to the Aegean Sea. It is situated in a quiet area with greenery nature and lovely environment. The population deals mostly with agriculture and cattle breeding.
The impressive houses made of stone with colorful painted shatters and doors compose a beautiful architecture. The quaint alleys and the narrow paved streets leading to unknown paths of the village are worth to be explored.
There is a women association that produces traditional spoon sweets, different liqueurs and pasta. The nearest small fishing port is Kalo Limani, a picturesque area with only few houses and an ideal swimming location. In the area of Ovriokastro, there are ruins of a small fortress which one shall visit in the beautiful island of Lesvos.
Of special interest is the Monastery of Perivoli, a women convent dedicated to the Presentation of the Virgin. One of the most known beaches located close to the village are Paleokastro and Agia Varvara. There are a few rooms in the region and several taverns serving delicious dishes to the visitors.