LEMNOS

Lemnos

Lemnos

Lemnos, an island of North Aegean, the highest geographic location, the 8th largest in size island of Greece. A butterfly-shaped island with lacy rocks, golden beaches and picturesque settlements. Mythical home of Hephaestus and Caviar. Dear land of Homer and the ancient tragedy. The site of the discovery of fire and the focal point of the Argonaut Campaign. The name…

Read more

The castle

The castle

The castle of Myrina, an important element of its built environment, a Byzantine fortress, dominates majestically over the city of Myrina. With an area of 144 acres, it was built in 1185 AD. by Emperor Andronikos I Komnenos on sections of an earlier archaic wall. It is one of the best preserved castles in the Aegean Sea and can be…

Read more

The beaches of Lemnos

The beaches of Lemnos

The imposing, almost lunar landscape of Lemnos, with its impressive coastline, the endless sandy beaches with its crystal clear blue sea, keep the island’s interest high. For example, “Romeikos Gialos” and “Richa Nera” are beaches that can be reached on foot, as they are closed to the center of Myrina. A little further out on the way to Kaspakas stretches…

Read more