An excellent way to see the island is to divide it into sections, staying several days in area to sample its rare beauty at a leisurely pace.So far, Lesvos has managed to keep package and mass forms of tourism at bay. And while it is hardly lacking in visitors, it still remains largely untouched, offering hidden treasures to those who seek them out.The island regions, densely wooded with pines or endless olive trees, are ideal for mountain biking and trekking.The island has retained the unique quality of its culture even in places invaded by tourism.The most cosmopolitan part of Lesvos is its capital. Mytilene is a planned city that was built around its picturesque southern harbor. Adapted to contemporary maritime demands from the 19th century to present day, this, the island’s central port serves all aspects of commercial and passenger transport.
Lesvos is the green Aegean jewel located in the northeast side of the bay, an earthly paradise with healing springs and many beaches that charm the visitors with the perfection of their shape and their clear crystal waters.A piece of land that was cut from Asia Minor and traveled in the blue waters of the Aegean sea, a wonderful decorated ship like Stratis Murivilis has mentioned, which floats free and easy in the sea, Lesvos is the island of 1630 square klm, the third after Grete and Evoia.Our island of harmony, and beauty, literature and spiritual blossom is empraced by the sea and carved by the waves.
It is familiar from antiquity as heaven in earth with many therapeutical water sources. In the island of Mitilini they are working first of all the therapeutical baths in Thermi, Lisvori, Plihnito and in Eftalou.