On the island of Lemnos, discovering the most authentic Greece

    Greece is the ideal destination for those who dream of a regenerative vacation in contact with nature.
    On the island of Lemnos, discovering the most authentic Greece

    Fascinating and authentic island, a magical place characterized by a unique and uncontaminated landscape: welcome to Lemnos.




    We are between the islands of Lesvos and Samotraki, in the archipelago ofNortheast Aegean, it is here where we find protected gulfs, extensive beaches, volcanic rocks, hills and traditional towns with stone houses.

    On the island of Lemnos, discovering the most authentic Greece
    Lemnos Island
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    Lemnos is aisland of volcanic origin and quite mountainous. It is a place full of history, culture and even natural beauty. pristine and away from mass tourism, making it an ideal destination for those looking for a genuine and regenerating vacations.

    Today the island is considered small. mediterranean paradise, where you can take refuge during the warmer months. Walking through Lemnos you can discover the villages and meet the locals who live in small stone houses, spend your days walking along the magnificent beaches and admire the landscape that alternates volcanic rocks with expanses of sea and hills.

    On the island of Lemnos, discovering the most authentic Greece
    Lemnos Island
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    The land of the island has always been fertile, even today the local people produce wine, honey and cheese particularly appreciated. There history of Lemnos is very fascinating and dates back to greek mythological tradition. Second the legend, the island belonged to Hephaestus, god of fire and volcanoes, who chose it as his "home" when Hera, his mother, expelled him from Mount Olympus.




    Another myth, however, takes it back to Philoctetes the ancient hero who, according to history, was abandoned in the area during the Trojan War. The landscape is characterized by castles e archaeological zones, and bears witness to the rich history of the island, leaving room for the mythological images that revolve around Lemnos.

    The island flourished during the prehistoric era: it fell under Persian rule in the 1920th century, then belonged to the Macedonians and Byzantines, and was not united with the rest of Greece until XNUMX, after the Balkan Wars.

    Today Lemnos is characterized by pure charm, the main town of the island, Myrina, and the surrounding villages are characterized by a traditional atmosphere: white stone walls and colorful facades transform it into a cheerful and sunny island.

    Still intact and unaffected by mass tourism, it is the ideal destination for those who want a slow pace vacation.

    On the island of Lemnos, discovering the most authentic Greece
    Lemnos Island
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