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Ecomember 2016

Hiking

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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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

Wandeling Lesbos Lesvos Hike Skala Loutron Ermogenis Gera Lesvos

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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Circular hike Anemotia

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Come and join us on the beautiful and varied circular walk starting and finishing in the mountain village of Anemotia. Before leaving the village, or after the walk, a short visit to the late-byzantine church of St George is nearly a ‘must’. It’s one of the most beautiful churches of Lesvos, but relatively unknown by […]

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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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Hike to Tsigrada & Ambelia

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Our Friday’s walk takes you to and along the lovely beaches of Tsigrada and Ambelia. We will travel by taxi or mini-bus to the mountain village of Skoutaros, about 8km. from Petra in the north-west of the island. We walk down to Tsigrada beach and then take a small path (long trousers are strongly recommended) […]

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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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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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Walking to the Greek kitchen

Traditional at Limanaki cooking koken lesbos lesvos

Enjoy the delights of the local kitchen, the history and the gardens of Petra. A short stroll through the centre of Petra, the Kambos (fertile lowland) and along Avlaki Beach leads us to the Traditional restaurant in Limanaki. Owners Katerina and Takis will guide us in preparing a great lunch. If you do not wish […]

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