Leros Island… the Portal to Paradise
Leros Island is a beautiful Greek island in the Aegean Sea. As a holiday destination it is an excellent choice as the climate is mild, the views amazing, the Greek food wonderful and the people relaxed and friendly. On LerosHolidayLettings.com you can read more about Leros, the attractions on the island and the holiday accommodations that will guarantee a pleasant stay on the island.
More about Leros
Leros (Greek: Λέρος) is situated between Patmos Lipsi and Kalimnos in the Dodecanese Islands. Leros like most of the Greek islands is an island of small fertile valleys sandwiched between rolling green hills, deep coves and pretty beaches.
The capital of Leros is Platanos. In Platanos, Agia Marina and Panteli you can find a collection of little white houses, neoclassical buildings and narrow alleys. It starts at the seaside and climbs up the sides of the hill, whose summit is dominated by the remains of a Byzantine castle of Panteli. Lakki, 3 km south of Agia Marina is the islands main port were the ferries arrive and departure from and to Pireaus. It is built at the back of a deep, practically enclosed bay, whose mouth is only 500 metres wide. This is one of the largest and best natural harbours in the Mediterranean sea. You’ll find wonderful beaches and seaside places in Agia Marina, Alinda, Merikia, Xirokampos, Panteli, Panagies, Agios Isidoros, Mplefoutis, Krithoni, Vromolithos, Agia Kioura, Koulouki, Merikia and Gourna.
Leros has an Airport at Partheni which connects daily the island with Athens. Leros island has also daily connections by catamaran and hydrofoils to the most of the Greek islands of Dodecanese like Patmos, Lipsi, Samos, Kos, Rhodes, Symi and Nisyros.
As Leros has maintained its genuine traditional character, it is in the position to offer the highest quality of tourist services to every visitor. Leros, far away from the noisy towns and the stressful pace of life and even further away from crowed large tourist areas. You will finds the peace and recreation you are looking for. On Leros you will also find a hospitable environment with all the comforts you need. On the countless beaches you will have the feeling that you never want to go away from here.
In the traditional buildings in Agia Marina, Platanos and Lakki you will find most of the shops selling fresh vegetables and fish, there are ATM’s, post offices, tourist shops, gold shops and nice boutiques. As far as food is concerned, you will find small picturesque tavernas and restaurants in almost every town and on the beaches, they will give you the real taste of the Island. For the young and restless amongst you, Leros shows its side in the evening. Bars, discos and night clubs with local bouzouki music await you at Panteli, Agia Marina and Lakki.
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