Limnos

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Island in North Aegean

Attractions, Beaches & Things to Do on Limnos

Cars at the dock of the Port of Myrina on Lemnos island while they are embarking on the ferry boat.
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Port of Myrina, Limnos

The main port of the island that offers ferry-boat connections with the Greek capital, Kavala in northern Greece, & numerous Aegean islands.

A picture showing the Castle of Myrina on the island of Lemnos.
↑ N   < 1km

Castle of Myrina, Lemnos

Medieval fort and trademark of Myrina that was initially built by the Byzantines in 1186 but mainly reconstructed by Venetians, Genoese & Turks.

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The seafront promenade that includes a part of the port and the hill of the castle in the background.
↗ NE   < 1km

Myrina Town, Limnos

Largest town and the capital of the island it's dominated by the castle and it's characterized by narrow streets & traditional architecture.

The front side and the main entrance of the Archaeological Museum of Lemnos in the city of Myrina.
↗ NE   ≈ 1.2km

Archaeological Museum of Lemnos, Myrina

Housed in the 19th century Turkish administration headquarters, it serves as museum since 1961.

A photo of the hill of the castle and the Romeikos Gialos Beach in the city of Myrina.
photo: User: Nikolaos at wts wikivoyage
↗ NE   ≈ 1.3km

Romeikos Gialos Beach, Myrina

Sandy, shallow beach north of the castle & next to the homonymous neighborhood with neoclassical buildings but also nearby bars, cafés, & shops.

A photo showing the roofless chapel Panagia Kakaviotissa on Limnos island.
→ E   ≈ 6.1km

Panagia Kakaviotissa Church, Limnos

The only roofless chapel in the world that since 1305 stands under a cave opening between the rocks.

A picture showing the beach of Evgatis on Lemnos island.
↘ SE   ≈ 8.6km

Evgatis Beach, Lemnos

Wide and long organized white-sand beach with shallow waters and many amenities offered by the beach bars and the local taverna.

The sign over the main entrance at the Folklore Museum of Portianou onLemnos island.
→ E   ≈ 14.6km

Folklore Museum Portianou, Lemnos

Founded in 1995, it's housed in a two-story building of traditional architecture & hosts items of everyday life dating from the 19th century.

A picture showing the monument at the Old Russian Cemetery of Nea Koutali on Lemnos island.
→ E   ≈ 19km

Old Russian Cemetery, Nea Koutali Lemnos

Hosts 350 Russian Civil War refugees lived here between 1920-1921 when defeated by Bolsheviks.

A group of people at the area of Ammothines (Sand Dunes) of Lemnos.
↗ NE   ≈ 20.3km

Ammothines (Sand Dunes) of Lemnos, Katalakko

"Pachies Ammoudies of Limnos" or "Limnos Dessert" is a 70-acre region covered by fine-sand hills.

An overview showing the vast beach of Gomati on Lemnos island.
↗ NE   ≈ 21.3km

Gomati Beach, Lemnos

Peaceful, sandy, & shallow beach at the north island coast that has a beach bar and is accessible with a 10-minute driving via a dirt road.

Lemnos International Airport as someone is approaching by the road.
photo: YPA
→ E   ≈ 23.1km

Lemnos International Airport

« Hephaestus »

Dedicated to the Greek god of fire & metallurgy, hosts domestic flights in winter & adds international connections and charters during summer.

An image of the Moudros Port on Lemnos island.
→ E   ≈ 25km

Moudros Port Town, Lemnos

Contemporary port located in a safe windless bay. It belongs to the second biggest island settlement and it's ideal for an evening promenade.

A picture of the beach of Chavouli including some people and a kite surfing.
→ E   ≈ 25.2km

Chavouli Beach, Moudros Lemnos

Peaceful white fine-sand beach with shallow waters and the local beach bar to offer basic amenities and a beach volley court.

A picture showing a part of the Parthenomitos beach of Lemnos.
photo: TB5050
→ E   ≈ 27.9km

Parthenomitos Beach, Moudros Lemnos

Isolated sandy beach that it's not organized and has difficult access but it offers pure natural beauty.

A photo showing a part of Kotsinas beach on the island of Lemnos.
photo: Ted Potters
↗ NE   ≈ 28.4km

Kotsinas Beach, Lemnos

Long, fine-sand and organized beach that is famous for the very shallow waters, a fact that makes it ideal for families with children.

An aerial photo showing the remains of the Archaeological Site of Ancient Ifestia on Lemnos island.
↗ NE   ≈ 34.2km

Archaeological Site of Ancient Ifestia, Lemnos

Ancient city that according to excavations was inhabited from 1000 BC until the 11th AD century.

A photo of the remains at the Archaeological Site of Poliochni on the island of Lemnos.
→ E   ≈ 34.3km

Archaeological Site Poliochni, Lemnos

Prehistoric settlement of the 5th or 4th millennium BC characterized as the oldest city of Europe.

A picture with an umbrella and a windsurfer in the background taken on the beach of Keros on Lemnos island.
photo: User: Nikolaos at wts wikivoyage
→ E   ≈ 36.4km

Keros Beach, Moudros Lemnos

Sandy-shallow waters and 4 kilometres long beach ideal for campers & caravan owners as well as for kite & windsurfers due to the strong winds.

A photo showing two people at the vast Aliki Salt Lagoon of Lemnos island.
→ E   ≈ 37.4km

Aliki Salt Lagoon, Lemnos

At the northeast part of the island, in winter it's filled with sea water which evaporates in summer leaving behind salt of excellent quality.

A photo showing some remains of the Archeological Site of Kaveirio on Lemnos island.
↗ NE   ≈ 37.7km

Archeological Site of Kaveirio, Lemnos

Sanctuary dedicated to the enigmatic deities Kaviri, that functioned from the 8th BC to the late 3rd AD.

A picture showing the amenities of a beach bar lying on the beach of Zematas on Lemnos island.
↗ NE   ≈ 42.6km

Zematas Beach, Lemnos

White fine sand and crystal clear shallow waters characterize one of the most famous and well-organized beaches of the island.

Questions & Answers about Limnos

Why Visit Limnos?
  • Over 40 villages and settlements promise culinary and attraction experiences.
  • Famous for its local products like cheeses, honey, cereals, pasta, and wines.
  • A volcanic island without any forests but with fertile cultivated plains.