Lesvos is the third largest island in Greece after Crete and Evia, but charmingly still offers an uncrowded island gem with an unhurried atmosphere. The fertile land in the east boasts forest-clad mountains and fields full of dense olive groves, with approximately 11 million olive trees cultivated in Lesvos. There are gorgeous sandy beaches and the island's centre is home to salt marshes.
Immerse yourself in the island's beautiful landscapes, just off the main tourist track. The lush greenery will take your breath away. Many Greek artists, poets and film stars come to Lesvos to enjoy the peace, tranquillity and beauty, so why not join them and find out what this gem of an island has to offer? Here you will find dramatic landscapes, quaint villages and wonderful beaches. Lesvos holidays are perfect for those seeking historical sights, beaches and lots of Greek character.
Lesvos is quietly impressive, especially for those who like to experience the more provincial side of Greek life. The local people are proud of their island and mark this with various cultural traditions. The island offers an array of flora and fauna which attracts nature lovers and bird watchers during the warmer months.
Because of its vast size, Lesvos demands both time and transport to really appreciate the beauty and the hidden treasures of the island. Here you will find wonderful beaches, fascinating villages and interesting towns with something for everyone.