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Preparing your trip to Lesvos: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

1. Major part of shops and malls open no later than 8:30 am; large shopping complexes can work till late at night. During the day, the lunch break is possible, which usually lasts at least two hours. Common day off is Sunday.
2. Going for a walk, don’t take documents and other valuables with you. It’s better to store them in a safe in a hotel room. Almost all supermarkets and shopping centers accept payment by credit card; cash will be useful to those who plan to visit open-air markets and small shops selling souvenirs.
3. Tipping is customary to leave literally for any service rendered. At the restaurant, tip usually makes up at least 10% of the total order. When paying to a taxi driver, the resulting sum is rounded up to any convenient.
4. Employees of the large hotels, restaurants and shopping centers speak foreign languages. To show respect for local traditions, you should definitely learn a few phrases in Greek; such displays of respect are appreciated by locals.
5. The rainiest season is winter; during this period, steady rains can seriously disrupt the recreation program. In summer, there are always a lot of guests at local resorts, so it’s necessary to book a hotel room in advance. The hottest months are July and August; during this period, daily temperature is at least 35 degrees Celsius. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Mains voltage is 220 V, almost all hotels have European-style sockets. In large hotel complexes necessary electrical adapters and connectors are available upon request. You can buy them at any appliance store.
7. Banks and other government agencies begin to serve customers at 8:00 am and close quite early - before 2:00 pm. Saturday and Sunday are days off.
Lesbos is a true paradise for fans of Greek cuisine; there are attractive restaurants of national cuisine in every city of the island. Food lovers and tourists with special culinary … Open
8. In local pharmacies everyone is free to measure blood pressure and to consult with an expert about certain drugs. It is also worth considering that names of some drugs may vary from those travelers may see at home.
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What to visit being in Lesvos - unique sights

Saint Theoktisti Street

From the series “Top 13 Most Fantastic and Colorful Streets and Quarters”
Even on the hottest days, it's nice to walk along this street. There you can see many beautiful old buildings. Amazing shops and restaurants are on the first floors of some houses. They make a trip even more exciting. Molyvos is considered one of the most beautiful and picturesque cities of Lesvos. There, the old architecture was preserved as much as possible. It seems that the way of life hasn’t changed over the last hundred years. An ambience here is always very calm and peaceful. There is never any hustle and bustle even on the main street. … Read further

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IHG Brings its Voco Hotel Brand to The Hague

The hotel is open in a former bank building that dates back to 1923. To make the building suitable for a luxury hotel, the former bank underwent a complete transformation. The hotel has 204 rooms with elegant design, which are located on the 7 floors of the building. It is very simple to reach the new hotel in The Hague from the Central Station – the tram ride lasts only ten minutes. A ride to the seaside lasts only a bit longer – nearly 15 minutes. Read this

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Travelling to Lesvos - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Lesvos. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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