Lesvos is the largest island of North Aegean and its capital is Mitilini. Ferries from Piraeus to Lesvos depart daily and the trip takes 10 hours.
From Mainland to Lesvos
Piraeus to Lesvos
Kavala & Thessaloniki to Lesvos (in the summer)
From other islandsChios, Lemnos, Rhodes & Samos to Lesvos
From Turkey to KefaloniaAyvalik to Lesvos
About LesvosLesvos is origin of many Greek novelists and artists. Famous from the ancient times as the homeland of poetess Sappho, the island has an impressive beauty with large olive groves, idyllic beaches and unique monuments.
Mitilini, the capital and main port of the island, is a town of historical interest as the churches, Neoclassical buildings and the Medieval Castle show. Worth to visit in Lesvos are also the picturesque villages of Agiassos, Molyvos and Petra, the Petrified Forest in Sigri and the Monastery of Saint Raphael, protector of the island.
Lesvos is a large island and visitors will find many beaches, pebbled or sandy, secluded or organized. It is also famous for its local products, including fresh fish, olive oil and ouzo.