Leros

Leros is an island in the southeast edge of Aegean in Dodecanese, northwest of Kalymnos, which is its continuation. The Geographical repousseof the island is characterised by small hills and numerous bays with the biggest that of Lakios bay which is the biggest natural port in east Mediterranean. Leros island is totally green and in the internal there is farming production, countless vines, figs, while many streets are covered with eucalyptus and pines. There are plenty of tamarisks at the beaches which offer shade to summer visitors.

Leros is one of the Greek islands that hasn’t been burdened by massive tourism yet. The main tourist area is Alinta, other interesting villages is the fish village Panteli, Vromolithos with its beach, Gourna, Xirokambos, Parthenon and Blefoutis. The castle of Panagia, built in the 11th century, rules on mountain Apitiki above Platanos and right opposite there is the key the highest part of the island with panoramic view. The war museum of Leros is in Merikiabuilt in the tunnel of the second war world.

Leros island has lovely beaches to offer, ideal for diving but also relaxation moments. Vromolithos beach is the most popular and organised beach of Leros. It is covered in pebbles, while its shade to the visitor give the tamarisks that are there. The dives are even more special with the view from the little island of AgiaKiriaki.

In a distance of only two km from the centre of the island there is Alinta. A small organisedcoast with small gravels and sand that is hidden among the greenest pines making the scenery unique.

Agia Marina, the two Liskaria and Saint Spyridonas are among others some of the beaches that the visitor of Leros can enjoy.