We give you the opportunity to explore Lesvos at your own pace and convenience. Below you will find some of the most popular tours that the island has to offer. Tours/excursions can be adapted to your needs and preferences but you can always plan your own route with our help. We give you enough time to see all places, visit monuments, take pictures, buy souvenirs, have a refreshment and dine (optional). It is possible to start at any point of an excursion. Visit our photo gallery to get an impression of the below mentioned tours/excursions (photos taken by us).
Taxis can be booked for a couple of hours, half a day, a full day or even for more days. For more information and/or tour/excursion prices, please contact us.
Discover north - mid - southeast - east Lesvos (day trip)
We drive through Petra, which is a nice attraction to see. The church of Virgin Mary stands on a high 40 to 50 metre rock and has 114 footsteps to the top. You can stroll along the seafront and also look at the small back streets of the village. Then we drive towards the middle of the island to come to Skala Kalloni which lays along the Gulf of Kalloni. There you will find a nice square (plateia). After that we drive along the salt plains, where you can see the flamingos and other type of bird life. We also pass nice nature scenery as we go to Mytilene to visit the island's biggest castle. We head on to Moria where you can see the beautiful Roman Aqueduct. We then drive along the east coast where you will see nice landscape, the blue Aegean Sea and the Turkish coastline. We stop at Mantamados where the Taxiarchis Monastery (Archangels Michael & Gabriel) is located, you can also see or buy pottery that is made in the village. After we head off to reach Skala Sikamineas which has a picturesque little fishing harbour and the church of Virgin Mary Gorgona (mermaid) on a rock along the sea front. Later we continue our journey and come to Molivos which is located on the north tip of the island. We visit a nice castle which stands on the highest point of Molivos and we also go to the small harbour where a refreshment and pictures can be taken. After that we return to Petra.
Discover north - west Lesvos (day trip)
We drive through the villages of Petra, Molivos, Anaxos and Skoutaros to reach the turtle pool just outside of Skalochori. In Skalochori you can see an old Turkish minaret. We continue our way via Vatousa to the mountain
Discover north - mid - south Lesvos (day trip)
We drive through the villages of Petra and Molivos towards the salt plains where you can see the flamingos and other type of bird life. We then follow our route along the Gulf of Kalloni and pass Achladeri, driving into the forest area of south Lesvos. We discover nice nature scenery as we pass the mountain villages of Ampeliko and Akrasi but also Melinda which lays along the beach, to end up in Plomari. Here you can stroll along the main street, head into the backstreets to find little shops or you can visit the ouzo museum. After you have spent enough time in Plomari, we return back via the Gulf of Gera (breathtaking scenery).
Discover north - mid Lesvos (half day trip)
We drive through the villages of Petra, Anaxos, Skoutaros and Filia (a visit to the turtle pool just before Skalochori is optional) to reach the Limonos Monastery (Agios Ignatios), which is located close to Kalloni. Later we pass the salt plains along the Gulf of Kalloni to come to the ancient site/ruins of Messa. After you have seen the ruins, we continue on to reach Agia Paraskevi where you can visit the olive press museum, look at some beautiful mansions and see the Kremasti bridge. We then continue our way through the
Discover north - mid - mid south Lesvos (half day trip)
We drive through the villages of Petra and Molivos towards the salt plains where you can see the flamingos and other type of bird life. We then follow our route along the Gulf of Kalloni and pass Achladeri driving into the forest area of south Lesvos. We discover nice nature scenery as we reach the traditional mountain village of Agiasos, which is known for the local pottery, woodcraft and herbs. You can stroll around the village and visit the famous church of Virgin Mary. After we continue our way to Karini, where you can see the hollow tree in which the local painter Theofilos had lived in. We then follow the road to reach the ancient site/ruins of Messa, near the salt plains. When you have seen the ancient ruins, we return back.
Discover north Lesvos (mini trip)
We drive through the village of Petra to reach Petri, where you can see a breathtaking view of
Lesvos is a real paradise for walkers, bird watchers, nature/orchid/butterfly lovers and photographers. For more information and photos on walking routes, quiet beaches, nature scenery, etc. you can visit the following websites: Foxys Island Walks or Sunflower books. If you are interested in bird watching you can visit the following website: Lesvos Birding. There you will find listings of birds and bird watching areas on Lesvos. The island has great scenery for photography such as pretty nature, wild dry landscape, many bays, monuments, churches and monasteries, breathtaking panorama, etc. We can drive you to any place of your choice and/or bring you back to your accommodation again at a prearranged time.