Indulge yourself in this island's ouzo, mezze, olive oil, and other culinary products. It's also blessed with great beaches and lush green forests.

Lesbos Things to Do


History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest

A little jewel celebrating natural history providing education on the fossilization process. Don't miss visiting the fossilized forest geopark.

Lesbos Why visit?

  • The petrified forest of Lesbos is 15 million years old.
  • Birthplace of gay poet Sappho, Lesbos lends its name to lesbianism.
  • Pilgrims from all over the world participate in the Holy Pilgrimage of Taxiarches.

Lesbos Attractions

Remains of the Archaeological Site of Messa (Temple of Aphrodite) in Mytilene.
photo: Tedmek

Archaeological Site of Messa (Temple of Aphrodite)

Here you can walk on stone and wooden pathways around the ruins and well-preserved pieces of the ancient temple of Aphrodite.