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Mitilini 1. Mitilini is a big port city and that is why restaurants and shops located at the port are so expensive. Not far from the coastal area, there are taverns and shops offering products at more affordable prices.
2. Travelers who are going to rent a car should remember that there are often traffic jams in city streets. It is better to travel to other cities and nearby districts by car.
3. In the surroundings of the city, there is a big international airport. It accommodates more flights from European cities in summer. From the airport, you can reach Mitilini by bus.
4. On the island, taxi services are available. It is advantageous for the group of friends to travel by taxi.
5. All year round, regular ferries run from Mitilini to the port city of Ayvalık, Turkey. The trip will take you about an hour and a half. Many tourists take day tours to the city. Copyright
6. Beaches in the city and its surroundings are shallow so they have a comfortable temperature already in May. In Mitilini, the beach season lasts to October.
7. The hottest months are July and August. In this period, the daytime air temperature can reach 36 °C. Active tourists and fans of excursions are better to travel at any other time.
The capital of Lesbos, Mitilini, is located on two hills and has preserved its unrivaled appearance since ancient times. In the city, there are many interesting places: attractions, beaches … Open
8. At the resort, the most popular hotels are located on the embankment. They are distinguished by the highest prices. They are incredibly comfortable. At night, it is quite noisy here due to nearby entertainment venues.
9. Those who want to vacation in an unusual atmosphere should stay at hotels opened in old mansions. Their interior is incredible. Double rooms here start at €70.
10. Thrifty tourists who travel alone or with friends should rent a private apartment. A comfortable apartment with two rooms, a kitchen and a patio costs about €40 per day.
11. In the city center, there are no beaches as it is a port. The most attractive parts of the coastal zone are located in the immediate surroundings of Mitilini. You can reach them by bus or boat.
12. Shopping enthusiasts should play their attention to cotton clothes and genuine leather shoes made by local masters. The most interesting shops are located on the embankment and in historical city streets.
13. In the immediate surroundings of Mitilini, there are interesting natural and historic attractions. You can reach them by bus or taxi.
14. Mitilini will also impress fans of health tourism. In the neighborhood of Vatera, there are thermal springs and a big wellness center.
15. Gourmets should pay attention to restaurants and taverns located in alleys quite far from the embankment. Chefs here are more professional and the prices - more affordable.
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What to visit being in Mitilini - unique sights

Saint Theoktisti Street

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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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