Lemnos island – top beaches and attractions | exotic Greece, complete tour guide

Lemnos island – top beaches and attractions | exotic Greece, complete tour guide


The color of the desert meets the total white
of the salt, surrounded by the Greek blue. Traditional castle towns, impressive human
creations, stunning virgin nature, endless romantic moments. Lemnos island.
Northern Aegean – Greece. Population: 17 thousand people. capital: Myrina
40′ from Athens by plane The 8th-largest island of Greece. it is mostly flat, hence its more than 30
sandy beaches. Famous for a variety of high quality hand
made products & husbandry tradition. One of the island’s major attractions, is
the castle! It was erected by the Byzantine emperor Andronikos
I Komninos (1118-1185) on the site of older walls, most probably ancient. In the 1970s, Rhodes donated to Lemnos three
deer. Now there are some 50 to 70 deer living freely
within the castle walls, adding to the pleasure of your visit. the castle divides Myrina in two seaside neighborhoods
– the Romeiko (Greek) and Turkiko (Turkish) Yialo (shore). Enjoy your walks in each of them.
Different views, same beauty! Top beaches: Number one: Keros beach. 32 km north east of Myrina. Sandy, partly organized, secluded. The strong wind makes this long beach great
for windsurfing and other water sports. Number two: Thanos beach. 4 km south of Myrina. Partly organized, sandy, family friendly. This long beach has soft sand and clean water. The left & right parts of this beach are organized
with sun beds and umbrellas Number three: Havouli beach. 32 km east of Myrina. Fine sand and greek blue crystal waters. A perfect spot for free camping! At Havouli beach bar you may find food, drinks
and party music… Number four: Gomati beach. 20 km north east of Myrina. Windsurfing, Sandy, Secluded, Non Organised. Number five: Evgatis beach. 7,6 km south east of Myrina. Number six: Philoctetes cave. 37 km north east of Myrina. Enter through the Cabeirian sanctuary site. Number seven: Myrina beaches. At walking distance, on each of the two shores
of Lemnos capital. Top Attractions: Number one: Hephaistia ancient city and theatre. 28,5 km north east of Myrina. The ruins of Hephaistia are what remains of
an ancient city that flourished during the 5th and 4th
century BC. Number two: Panagia Kakaviotissa chapel. Ιt is located inside a rock cavity at an
altitude of 260 m. Ιt was founded in 1416 A.C. & used to be
a shelter for monks and hermits. It requires a 20-minute walking through a
path. This hidden gem has a striking location with
impressive view to the sea and the mountainside of Lemnos. Number three: Golden sand dunes. 20 km north of Myrina. These natural formations are covering an area
of 70,000 sq m. an extremely rare phenomenon, in Greece at least, this surreal landscape
is attracting more and more visitors by the year. Number four: Salt lakes. 32 km north east of Myrina. Near Kontopouli are Natura 2000 wetlands consisting
of three lakes – Alyki, Hortarolimni & Asprolimni. They produce high-quality salt. Many migratory birds spend time here, as any
nature lover will want to. Number five: Cabeirian sanctuary. 37 km north east of Myrina. The Cabeiroi were the children of Hephaistos
& the sanctuary was the scene of the Cabeirian Mysteries which were related to the rebirth
of nature and fertility. Number six: Limnos Wind mills. 10 km east of Myrina. 5 beautiful windmills can be found above the
village of Kontias. Number seven: Thermal spa. 7 km north of Myrina, Today the spa is abandoned but you can visit
the place, drink the healing hot water not to mention filling some bottles and
take an outdoors street shower spa! Lemnos villages Kontias: 10 km east of Myrina. Kontias is one of the prettiest villages of Lemnos. It has traditional stone houses and the roads
are lined with planes and lilac trees. Thanos: 4 km south of Myrina. This traditional village is located in close
distance to Myrina and Plati. It is surrounded by much greenery and has
nice view to the sea. Moudros: 27 km east of Myrina. Moudros is the second biggest town of Lemnos
and has a lovely port for fishing boats. Agios Alexandros: 34 km northeast of Myrina
you will find this traditional village that looks almost abandoned… Lemnos island: an authentic destination. Where to eat: Lemnos taverns: Kosmos restaurant, Searokkos, Ouzeri to 11, Sinialo, Flomari (Gomati) Cafe and bars: Pezoula cafe Moudros, Sathiri, Cafe “the dream”, Karagkiozis (Myrina) Accommodation: Lemnos Hotels: Sevdali Hotel, Diamantidis, Kontias stone residences, Ethaleia Hotel, Surf club Keros, Galazio limani, Keros blue Like this video and subscribe! tell us your
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