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Leros, despite its very small size, will give you quite a lot of opportunities for active pastime. There are usually not too many tourists here, and therefore you can quite comfortably do what you love. One of the most interesting leisure options on Leros is diving. The point here is not even in the great water transparency or in the diversity of marine life, but in the very history of the island. It was on Leros, where the base of the Italian Navy was located, which, after the fall of the regime of Mussolini, the British wanted to make their base for the attack on Eastern Europe.
Many monuments of history and architecture of different periods, untouched natural beauty, and a rich choice of options for active pastime – that's what Leros is. The island is not too … Open
The battle, which took place in 1943, left fragments of more than two hundred aircraft and four dozen ships in the water area of the island. Some of them are available for study to any interested diver – both to the beginners and the professionals. Therefore, if you want to find out what the World War II technique is laying on the bottom, then you cannot find a place better than Leros. The prices for renting equipment here, by the way, are quite democratic. If you want to get training for the beginners and get a diver license, you can go to any dive school on the island.
] In addition to diving, traditional water sports include snorkeling, surfing, and windsurfing, as well as water skiing. Try your hand at fishing in Leros. You can fish from the shore, you can rent a boat, if you know how to manage it, and go out into the open sea, you can ask the instructor to teach you all the subtleties of the local fishing. If you want, you can arrange even the underwater fishing. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
There are many taverns, cafes, and restaurants in Leros. If you want to enjoy the local cuisine in its original form, without any changes to please the tourists, you should, first of all, … Open
However, even if you do not want to fish, it's worth to rent a boat anyway: Leros looks amazing from the sea and shows its new sides to the travelers. If you want, you can also go to the neighboring islands. For example, to Marathi. Only three people live there constantly, but at the same time, there are two taverns on the island, and a small hotel, and a bar. You can find here a sandy beach, a monastery built in 1400, and the ruins of an ancient settlement. If you want, you can try yourself in the role of a yachtsman – the benefit of the Leros coastline allows you to learn how to operate a yacht in any of the many large bays where the sea is relatively calm.
Despite the fact that the area of ​​the island is not too large, you can take a walk here. You can just admire the nature, measuring the kilometers along the coastline, you can go to small villages or cities – the distance between the settlements is very small. Throughout the island, scattered are the evidence of the World War II – the trenches, bunkers, naval bases. You can walk here alone and in the group along one of the proposed routes. You can also move along Leros on a bike – there are good conditions for this. You can also rent a car to travel even on small distances, but with maximum comfort.
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The most populous beach of the island is Alinda, here there are many taverns, and attractions for children, and water entertainments for the whole family. Agia Marina is suitable for those who do not swim well – it is shallow. Blefutis boasts an almost complete absence of both waves and tourists – it is possible that you will be swimming here alone. Dioliskaria and Góurna are distinguished by a great purity of water. On the equipped grounds you can play football, volleyball, and basketball, and fans of nightclubs can be advised to go in the evening to the coastal cafeterias – in almost all local towns on the beaches right in front of those cafes the wildest parties are organized.
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Water attractions around Leros Island
♥   Water park 'Lido Waterpark' Kos Island, 41 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Adaland' Kuşadası, Aydın, 92.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aqua Fantasy Kuşadası' Aydın, 93 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

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Construction of the mausoleum in the capital began long before the ruler's death in 353 BC. Best architects and sculptors of ancient Greece were invited to build and decorate this place. According to available data, several hundred talented artists took part in the construction of the mausoleum. The tomb featured an impressive scale. There was a spacious courtyard, decorated buildings, as well as fine bas-reliefs and sculptures. Stone figures of lions, exquisite sculptures of gods and goddesses, as well as formidable warriors statues have to be mentioned. … Read further
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Guide to your best city break in Leros Island - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Leros Island - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Leros Island?' disappears immediately.
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