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Ecomember 2016

Photography workshops

Always wanted to learn how to use your digital camera or mobile phone optimally, but without complicated technical terms or lessons in a dull room? That is now possible! During a workshop on this beautiful island Dutch photographer Eleonora Pouwels gives tips and explanations, so you will come home with beautiful and even better photos! […]

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Rejuvinating Yoga retreat at Toumba-Milies

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  “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” — Albert Einstein Combine a two day yoga workshop with yoga teacher Leo Peppas at his house in Milies, with a two nights stay at Toumba ecological farm. Toumba and Milies offer the perfect environment for a healing and inspiring yoga retreat. You […]

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Hike to the Valley of the Mills

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Circular walk Petra – Petri – Valley of the Mills – Petra Total Distance: 10 km Duration including stops: 6-7 hours Level of difficulty: Easy The trip We start our hike in Petra, in the north of the island. A small asphalt road leads us up to the little village of Petri, which is a […]

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Petra, Lafionas and Agios Alexandros

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Circular walk Petra – Lafionas – Agios Alexandros – Petra      Total Distance: 15 km Duration including stops: 6-7 hours Level of difficulty: Easy The trip We start our hike in Petra on the north coast of Lesvos. We walk past blooming gardens and later on through old olive groves until we reach the tiny mountain […]

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To the top of Mount Lepetymnos

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Circular walk Lepetymnos – Peak – Argenos – Lepetymnos Total Distance: 13 km Duration including stops: 6-7 hours Level of difficulty: Medium The trip We start our hike on top of the mountain in the village of Lepetymnos (334m above sea level). From here we reach the ruins of Chalikas.  Our path leads us in […]

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Hike ‘Aegean Sea and Olives’

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Circular walk around Skala Sikaminias and visit to the olive oil museum in Agia Paraskevi Total Distance of the hike: 8 km Duration including stops: 7-8 hours Level of difficulty: Easy The trip The meeting point for our tour is Kalloni, from there we head north. Our hike begins in Skala Sikaminias, a beautiful fishing […]

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A visit to the goat farm

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Emma and Kostas invite you on their ‘Hidden Gem Goat Farm’. “The Hidden Gem Goat farm is a beautiful little working farm set in stunning surroundings just on the outskirts of the enchanting village of Molyvos. We are set amongst olive trees and fruit trees and have a lovely view of the stone built village […]

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Kayaking to the islets

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Join us on a kayak excursion from Anaxos beach! We are heading for the island of Saint George (Rabbit Island) and its smaller brother. On the tour we make several stops on the islets, for swimming, snorkeling and lunch. The trip starts at Anaxos Beach, at Lakis’ Watersports (opposite Palatino). From 10:00 to 15:00h, lunch […]

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Explore the old Vrisa – Nigida

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Circular walk Vrisa – Langada – Nigida – Vrisa Total Distance of the hike: 13 km Duration including stops: 7-8 hours Level of difficulty: Medium The trip We begin our walk in the charming village of Vrisa at the lovely plateia. We follow a clean river through a valley called Langada, which is well known […]

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Hiking around Skala Loutron

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Circular walk Skala Loutron – Agios Ermogenis – Skala Loutron Total Distance of the hike: 10 km Duration including stops: 7-8 hours Level of difficulty: Easy   The trip We begin this hike in Skala Loutron at the Gulf of Gera. This area is hardly touched by tourism; you will see secluded bays, beautiful little […]

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On foot to Mount Olympos

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  Circular walk Agiassos – Mount Olympos – Agiassos Total Distance of the hike: 10 km Duration including stops: 6-7 hours Level of difficulty: Medium   The trip We start our tour to the summit in the village of Agiassos, one of the most fascinating mountain villages of the island of Lesvos. This lovely village […]

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Rock climbing at Panagia Krifti

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Join us on a brand new climbing adventure along the south coast, at Panagia Krifti! Kostas Mougklolias, climber and climbing trainer certified by the Hellenic Federation of Mountaineering and Climbing, created 26 climbing routes on this location. ‘Panagia Krifti’, less than 10 kilometers from Plomari, is a wonderful natural place with big rock faces and […]

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Discover Lesvos on the bike

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Lesvos Ride gives you the unique experience to explore Lesvos by mountain bike or trekking bike. Book your own hotel or apartment and choose which tours (if not all of them!) you would like to join. Together with the passionate initiators of Lesvos Ride, Pandora Travel is happy to make all the arrangements for you: […]

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Horse riding around Molyvos

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We give you the unique opportunity to explore the surrounding of Molyvos on horseback. Ippos is a small and authentic riding school in Molyvos that has kind and trustworthy horses. A variety of excursions are available for all levels of riding. All rides are under the supervision of a qualified instructor consisted of small group, […]

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Sail away for a day

A sailing trip in Lesvos’ waters is something you have to experience! It doesn’t matter if you are an experienced sailor or it is your first time on a sailing boat. Our boats will leave the port early in the morning and in a couple of exciting sailing hours we will arrive in a quiet, […]

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Day cruise to Skala Sikaminias

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We sail from the harbours of Petra and Molyvos along the Northern coastline passing the hot spring of Eftalou and enjoying great views of Turkey. In the picturesque fishing harbour of Skala Sikaminias you can admire the beautiful church, take photographs and have a nice meal in one of the tavernas (not included). It is […]

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Minicruise to the island of Saint George (Rabbit Island)

We sail from the harbours of Petra and Molyvos to the deserted island of Saint George for swimming, snorkeling, sunbathing and a picnic. We provide snorkels and parasols. Included: Picnic of cucumber, tomato, feta cheese, bread, 1 glass of white wine or soft drink. Tuesday, Friday and Sunday Departure from Petra: 11:00h Return: ca. 14:00h […]

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Sunset cruise to the island of Saint George (Rabbit Island)

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We enjoy a beautiful sunset at sea with appetizers. We sail in the evening from the harbour of Petra to the harbour of Molyvos. We will visit the sea-caves near Molyvos and the deserted island of Saint George (Rabbit Island) Included: Cucumber, feta cheese, bread, 1 glass of white wine or soft drink. Tuesday, Thursday, […]

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Diving into history and beauty

Diving in Lesvos Island waters is a truly magnificent experience; it’s something like diving through a historic museum of the earth and humanity. Explore the creation of the Aegean Sea and the land diving through sceneries of lava formed 20 million years ago, together with ancient Greek culture lying preserved under water for more than […]

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Barbecue on the island of Saint George (Rabbit Island)

The captain of the Calypso will treat you to the very well kept secrets of the Greek kitchen. We sail from the harbours of Petra and Molyvos to the deserted island of Saint George for swimming, snorkeling, sunbathing and a perfect meal. We provide snorkels and parasols. Starter: Sausage, cucumber, feta cheese, eggs and bread. […]

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Toumba ecological farm

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Welcome to Toumba, a unique ecological farm set among the beautiful mountains of South Lesvos. Here is a remote holiday resort with a unique atmosphere – the perfect place for total relaxation, horse riding, mountain biking, hiking or meditation. If you need a break from the daily stress, Toumba is the place to go! Facilities […]

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Hiking & Cruising

A beautiful walk along the coast between Eftalou and the picturesque fishing village of Skala Sikaminias. We will pass the hot springs of Eftalou and continue along Golden Beach to a track that follows the coastline until it reaches Skala Sikaminias, famous for its fish restaurants and beautiful harbour. You can also choose to walk […]

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Hike – Monasteries trail

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We start this walk about 2 kilometres out of Kalloni, at the Mirsiniotissas convent. From there it takes about an hour to walk to our second monastery, the Leimonos, over the old kalderimi, and another 45 minutes to the monastery of Agoi Anargyroi. We can visit the monasteries of Mirsiniotissas and Agioi Anargyroi (now renovated […]

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Photography workshop with Tzeli

Tzeli Hadjidimitriou

Tzeli Hadjidimitriou, the well-known photographer and travel writer, invites you to a photographic day-workshop in Molyvos or Petri. Tzeli will use the local architecture in order to show you how to compose using colours and how to get the special feeling of a foreign place. Tzeli: “What I am really doing in the workshops, is […]

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Fishing in ‘Aristotle’s Lagoon’

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Always wanted to know how the local fishermen catch the fish and seafood that you eat in the taverna? One of them, Mitsos Koularas, invites you to join him on his boat as he works in the Gulf of Kalloni. The fishing expeditions start in the remote harbour of Skamnioudi, close to Lisvori and Polichnitos. […]

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One-day Programs for Cruise Visitors

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Will you visit Mytilene on your next Mediterranean cruise? Would you like to spend your day here on a personalised tour that will take you to some of the places of Lesvos that regular excursions never reach – spectacular but inaccessible spots, remote beaches, forest trails, the highest point on the island, or perhaps a […]

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Tailor made excursions

tailor made excursions

Are you travelling with a group or do you have a specific idea or wish? Pandora would love to help you create a tailor made trip! By foot, by car, by bus or by boat. To the north, to the south, to the west or to the east. Guided in the langiage you prefer. One […]

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Special ORCHID expedition

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Exciting orchid-hunting expeditions The Greek island of Lesvos holds a unique position in the flora of Greece, because of the number of European wild Orchids which flourish here. The reason for this is its position on the borders of three spheres of influence: Asia Minor (Turkey), a few sea-miles away; the South of Europe (Lesvos […]

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Hike – ‘With different eyes’

Photographer Jan van Lent takes you ‘shopping’ on his walk along the paths and gardens around Molivos. On Lesvos, wild plants are still an important source of food, medicine and cosmetics. The knowledge and use of these plants, herbs and wild vegetables (in Greek ‘chorta’) is handed down from parent to child, or more often, […]

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Cooking in the farmland

Our aunty Ianoula will teach you her kitchen secrets in her restaurant ‘Meltemi’ in Skamnioudi, the harbour of Lisvori. We will start the day with a coffee in the old kafenion which is now the office of Pandora Travel. We will be walking to Skamnioudi on an old cobbled trail and along the beach of […]

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