Cute Greek island of Lesbos is the birthplace of the poet Sappho. Long history and rich traditions of this island attracts mostly couples and people who enjoy a relaxing stay.
High mountains and large olive plantations, traditional villages and long sandy beaches are the reasons the popularity of the island as among foreign tourists and permanent residents of Greece.
One of the most beautiful places on the island is the traditional village of Molyvos, built on the slopes of a hill with a beautiful view of the Aegean Sea. This village is decorated with beautiful medieval castle, perched on a hilltop. Near the village you will find a large and well organized beach of Petra.
Also on the island there are many other beautiful villages, the coastal resorts and interesting historical sites.
The most famous sights the island of Lesbos are medieval castles, situated in the capital city of the island of Mytilene, in the villages of Molyvos and Sigri. Also worth a visit numerous monasteries of the island, among which we should pay special attention to the monasteries Ipsilu, Limnonas and Saint Raphael, who is the patron of Lesbos.
Be sure to visit the town of Mytilene, which is the capital of Lesbos. This superb town consists of old houses and picturesque streets, while its archaeological monuments testify the rich historical heritage of the island. Strolling through the streets of this city, you can enjoy stunning mansions, impressive stone buildings and churches, while along its coastline you will find many traditional taverns and cozy cafeteria. This city is also considered ideal for families and young people to stay as its territory there are plenty of bars and restaurants located in the picturesque alleys. Mytilene also boasts a huge choice of accommodation, and pristine beaches.
To stay on this Greek island we recommend you hotels Sunrise Resort Hotel and Heliotrope Boutique and Resort Hotel.
Cozy Resort Sunrise Resort Hotel is located near the famous village of Molyvos and provides services to its guests spacious rooms with all the modern amenities such as telephone, satellite TV, air conditioning, kitchenette and mini-bar, and the bathrooms of the rooms have a set of toilet and hairdryer. Private rooms with free internet access. The hotel has three swimming pools, sauna, well equipped gym and a children’s playground. The hotel also has a restaurant serving Greek cuisine, and the hotel staff will provide you with a car rental service, free parking and free shuttle to and from the village of Molyvos.
Wonderful Hotel Heliotrope Boutique and Resort Hotel is located on the nearby sandy beach and provides services to its visitors sunbathing terrace, an outdoor swimming pool, restaurant, and live music and serves traditional Greek dishes, as well as cocktail-bar. The elegant rooms offer free internet access, air conditioning, satellite TV, a furnished balcony, telephone, mini-bar and safe. Each room has its own bathroom, which has all the necessary toiletries and hair dryers. Not far away is a volleyball court and tennis courts, as well as several restaurants and entertainment venues. The hotel also has a children’s playground and free parking.
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