Lemnos, the island of Hephaestus is the eighth largest Greek island. The rare beauty of the island and the special morphology of the soil, make Lemnos a special island.
The large coastline with a length of more than 310km creates beautiful and crystal clear beaches, beaches with white-gold sand, which are accompanied by small solitary coves.
Travelling through Lemnos with the mild morphological landscape, you will discover stone-built villages with wonderful people that will make the visitor feel like a resident of the island.
Lemnos has acquired the cosmopolitan air of the modern tourist resort in recent years, but at the same time it maintains its traditional color, its popular culture and a sense of historicity and culture deeply rooted in its tradition. Myrina, a port and administrative center of the island, is a modern city that provides all services and amenities to the visitor and residents of the island, such as Hospital, banks, post office, market, restaurants, bars and cafes. Intense life dominates all year long and not only during the summer months, as the island has many permanent residents, who maintain the liveliness and special colors of the island.
Visit Poliochni one of the first organized European societies with the first Parliament in the world, Ifestia and its ancient theater, taste local wine accompanied by lemnian cheese such as Kalathaki or Melichloro, let the wind travel you with a wind-surf or kite-surf, relax on the windless western beaches of the island, have fun at nights under the illuminated Venetian castle of Myrina!
The visit to Lemnos is an experience that no one should miss. An earthly paradise waiting to be discovered.
The local cuisine of Lemnos retains its tradition and offers its visitors a multitude of fine local recipes and products. In a short article, we present you suggestions for breakfast, appetizers and pasta.