Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Limnos Island1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Limnos Island with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Limnos Island areaThis Limnos Island map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Limnos Island and surroundings
Greece - moving around the countryThe largest airport in Greece is the air harbor of Athens, which is located near the capital. The airport annually serves not less than 15 million passengers. There are two terminals - eastern and western. There are duty-free shops, as well as comfortable and colorful restaurants with local and European cuisine. The next largest airport is Macedonia, which is located in Thessaloniki. This air harbor welcomes about four million passengers a year. To the date, there is only one terminal. However, the growing tourist activity pushes the airport reconstruction and the construction of a second terminal. It should be noted that the railway lines are laid to this airport, so you can get to it not only by taxi or by bus, but by train too. … Open
Overview of festivals and celebrations in GreeceOne of the most joyful holidays is Apokries, which lasts about two weeks and ends before the Great Lent. During this time, the Greeks cook a variety of meat dishes, which are mostly of pork, and treat relatives and friends. After the feast, the Greeks dress up in costumes and go to the main square, where they continue to drink wine and have fun. The holiday ends with a grand carnival. One of the most spectacular feasts is the carnival in the city of Patras on the Peloponnese Peninsula. During the event, spectators can enjoy the procession of chariots. The festival ends with the burning of the carnival king. The dates of carnivals vary depending on the date of Easter. They begin about 2 weeks before this holiday. … Open
Photogallery of Limnos Island sights
Our guide to Limnos Island
Travel guide to Limnos Island
In recent years, the number of travelers who visit Lemnos has grown a hundred times. However, despite this fact, the island didn’t lose its peaceful atmosphere and national charm. It is still hard to call Lemnos a typical tourist center. There are many beautiful sandy beaches for any taste, including calm and secluded ones and lively beaches with a well-developed infrastructure. Fans of active recreation are … Open
Limnos Island for children - what to visit
The capital of Lemnos, Myrina, will amaze children with its antiquity. It is hard not to become impressed at seeing a city which has been standing at its place for 2500 years. Moreover, most of the buildings haven't been restored since the 11th century. So, you should definitely take your child to Myrina. Those who are interested in castles, knights, princes, princesses and dragons will be happy to visit the … Open
Shopping, streets and outlets
Olive oil is used not only in cooking. Different natural cosmetics have become popular in Greece in recent years. Its composition always includes olive oil. Soap is the most popular cosmetic product here. There is a soap with different aromatic additives: from lavender to citrus and coffee. Handmade soap in a souvenir package can be a nice gift for your close people. You can also find natural shampoos, … Open
Kotsinas is perfect for family vacations. Quiet and picturesque, it’s very shallow, so even the youngest visitors can comfortably rest there. The beach offers unforgettable panoramic view of the waterfront; a decent selection of dining and entertainment places is represented nearby. One of the most beautiful and well-equipped beaches of the island is Platis Yalos. It’s covered with fine white sand and is … Open
Traditions and mentality of Limnos Island
During a conversation with Greek people, remember that some of the common gestures have a different meaning on Lemnos and in Greece. For example, when a Greek touch or pat the lower lip, he wants to suggest or say something. When Greek people signal to somebody to join them, they extend their arms with their palms facing downwards. Don’t pretend to brush off the dust of the lapel of the jacket while … Open
Cuisine and top restaurants
The first dish every tourist should taste is a Greek salad. You should know that locals call it a «village» or horiatiki salad. Only foreigners call it Greek salad. Original Horiatiki salad is usually made of olives, tomatoes, cucumbers, green peppers, onion and cheese. The salad is not always seasoned with oil, but you can find a bottle of olive oil on the table and add it to your taste. Don’t pass by … Open