Lesvos Mytilene Village


Mytilene Town Lesvos: Mytilene is the capital and main port of Lesvos located on the eastern coast of the island, opposite the shores of Turkey. It is built amphitheatrically between seven beautiful verdant hills which end to the natural port. The town consists of old neighbourhoods and picturesque suburbs whereas the interesting structures and the archaeological monuments witness the rich heritage of the island.

Superb mansions, stone built houses and impressive churches complete the picturesque setting of the town while some pleasant cafes and taverns are found along the waterfront with stunning view to the sea and scrumptious dishes from the local cuisine of Lesvos.

Apart from its historical aspect, Mytilene is considered a nice choice for peaceful holidays especially for families.Today, the historical centre of Mytilene throbs with activity, people enjoy the numerous bars, restaurants and traditional taverns in the picturesque alleys. Mytilene is also popular for the great variety of accommodation and pristine beaches.

Mytilene is the artistic, commercial and industrial centre of Lesvos with nice of museums, historic buildings, impressive churches and numerous sightseeing, such as the famous castle that stands on top of the hill. This is the highest spot of Mytilene and the view from there is just breathtaking.

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senkas wrote on Sep 26, 2013

do not miss to go to the castle. Lovely shade and pine trees just in front one of the entrances. peaceful dogs enjoying the shade, they dont pay attention to you. the castle is very different from Molivos castle, hasnt been restored yet, but still beautiful. the views are stunning.

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