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City break in Limnos Island. Active leisure ideas for Limnos Island - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Lemnos will be a good place for holidays for those who love walking. There are many roads and paths, linking all the main settlements with architectural and natural attractions. While climbing the “Despotis” (Bishop’s) Hill, called Mosychlos in antiquity, you can not only get fitter but also take pictures of amazing views. During your holidays on Lemnos, you can go for a walk for several hours or go on a camping trip for several days, where you can explore all the attractions of the island.
Limnos is one of the most charming, quiet and comfortable of the Aegean islands. This lovely Greek island is of volcanic origin, so it’s rich in flora and fauna. Over the past few … Open
Don’t like to walk? Then you can rent a mountain bike. There are many bicycle paths and the traffic is light, so you can easily ride a bicycle here. There are some secluded bays where you can get only by sea. In that case, you can rent a boat if you have enough experience. Moreover, you can use the services of a water taxi. Be sure to go on a sightseeing tour around Lemnos to enjoy its magnificent views.
If you want not only to have beach holidays and see the main historical attractions on Lemnos but take care of your health, don’t pass by Greek thermae. However, they are considered to be a local attraction. They were built in the first years of the Turkish domination on the island and now they are restored. According to the ancient legends, Hephaestus was sent to the Therma by the locals in order to heal his injuries after the fall from Olympos. The water of thermae treats skin diseases and rheumatic illnesses. So, be sure to try this alternative way of recreation. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Lemnos is an island where you can introduce your child to the basics of Greek mythology. According to ancient Greek legends, the island was sacred to Hephaestus, god of metallurgy. Zeus … Open
One of the most popular beaches on Lemnos is Keros. It is a large sandy beach with crystal clear water, located on the eastern side of the island. Due to the strong wind, the island is popular among windsurfers. Gomati is a secluded beach. It is also visited by those who love windsurfing and sailing. Moreover, the beach has the longest dunes in Greece. Skidi is a wild isolated beach perfect for snorkelling. It attracts people with crystal water and a large number of sea inhabitants. There is a salt lake close to Aliki, where you can find several types of rare birds such as the Collared Pratincole, the Black Winged Stilt, and the Pied Avocet. Furthermore, Aliki is known as a place where flamingoes gather. Louri is a sandy tranquil beach. It is perfect for sunbathing and swimming. The beach is not organized with sunbeds and umbrellas and there are no taverns close to this place. But its virgin nature and rocky seabed won't leave you indifferent.
However, if you want to explore flora and fauna of the Aegean sea on Lemnos, you can try your hand at diving. There are several diving centres on the island, where you can undergo diving training from scratch to get a licence or take some classes and improve your diving skills.
If you want to be fully satisfied with your holidays on Lemnos, be sure to enjoy local cuisine. Fortunately, there is no lack of catering establishments on the island. Locals call them … Open
Fishermen will be happy to know that fishing is very popular on Lemnos. You can buy or rent all the necessary fishing tackle and find a boat without any difficulties. There are many fishermen among local inhabitants, so you will easily find an experienced instructor. One of the unusual activities on the island is horseriding. There are many different routes and you can take individual classes to know more about horseback riding. Sea kayaking, yachting and waterskiing are also popular activities among tourists here. If you want to enjoy the Greek nightlife, you should look for accommodation close to Myrina. However, all of the most popular beaches become open-air dance floors at high season.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Limnos Island
♥   World Heritage Site 'Mount Athos' , 90.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Ethniko ygrotopiko parko delta Evrou' , 123.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Ethniko parko dasous Dadias - Lefkimmis - Soufliou' , 163.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Attractions and entertainment in Greece

The richest underwater world waits for tourists on the numerous beaches of the country. Scuba diving is possible on the island of Halkidiki, which is the center of the beach tourism in Greece. A huge number of picturesque caves is close to the shore. There are numerous schools of diving. The underwater route will bring you to the uninhabited island of Kelyfos. Off the coast of Crete, you can immerse yourself in the Elephant Cave. The bones of elephants, preserved since ancient times, lay deep beneath the water. Travelers can enjoy the magnificent scenery while cruising along Ithaca and Kefalonia. A special kind of kayak, cyclade, is used there. Brave ones can go to conquer mountain rivers. This kind of kayaking is considered the most extreme. The most famous river for this activity is Arktos. Many amazing legends are associated with it. The Acheron River is no less popular. … Open
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City break ideas for neighbours of Limnos Island

Guide to your best city break in Limnos Island - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Limnos 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 Limnos Island?' disappears immediately.
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