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Beaches close to Mytilini

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During your stay in the city of Mytilini, you can go for swim to the nearby beaches. Below the castle of city, there is Tsamakia Beach. After paying a small entrance fee you can use sunbeds and umbrellas and you have drinks to the beach bar until late in the night. Further along Tsamakia Beach, there is Fykiotripa, a small cove with coarse pebbles.

In Loutropoli Thermis, a beachfront village north of Mytilini city, you will find Kanoni Beach. You can easily reach the beach even if you don’t have your own vehicle, as there are regular bus services from Mytilini to Thermi. While away the time by sitting on the sunbeds and enjoy music and drinks. If you like clubbing, Kanoni Beach offers you vibrant nightlife.

On your way to Thermi, you will find small and pristine beaches around the villages of Panagiouda and Pamfila.

In the opposite direction of the city of Mytilini, on the way to the airport, there are some beaches in small coves. First you will find a small beach with a bar called Kohylia. Few kilometers after the airport, there are two more beaches. In each beach there are canteens which provide you sunbeds and umbrellas. Enjoy your coffee or drink by the sea cooling off your feet. If you prefer more isolated landscapes visit Karpouzi Beach and Haramida Beach. Haramida is a sandy beach with crystal blue waters. Close to Haramida there is the bay of Agios – Ermogenis. It’s a picturesque landscape with a small, amazing beach. Visit the little church and relax in the shade of pine trees which spread to the beach. There is also a tavern there where you can taste fresh fish.

Sights

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4th AegeanDocs International Documentary Film Festival

AegeanDocs is an international Festival of documentary films taking place simultaneously in Lesvos, Chios, Samos and in other 9 islands of Aegean Sea,  The main venues are the municipality cinema theater in Mytilene, Lesvos.

AegeanDocs is an international Festival of documentary films taking place simultaneously in Lesvos, Chios, Samos and in other 9 islands of Aegean Sea,  The main venues are the municipality cinema theater in Mytilene, Lesvos.

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TEDx Lesvos

The TEDxLesvos organized by a group of volunteers , is a nonprofit event and aims to bring the experience of TED in Lesvos and highlight ideas worth spreading .

The TEDxLesvos organized by a group of volunteers , is a nonprofit event and aims to bring the experience of TED in Lesvos and highlight ideas worth spreading .

Aegean Docs Festival 2015
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Aegean Docs Festival 2015

The AegeanDocs International Documentary Festival returns to its public from the 28th of September to the 4th of October in Mytilene and the whole region of North Aegean. 70 films from 22 countries awarded in the most acknowledged European festivals create a cultural audiovisual context based on human principles.The aim of the AegeanDocs is to promote political, social and historical documentaries, created by international cinema professionals and young amateurs from the island of Lesvos. Furthermore, during the festival, special tutorial film seminars will be organized exclusively for the audience in a closed partnership with the University of the Aegean. 

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Beach Street Festival

The Beach Street Festival (BSF) returns for the 3rd straight year, an artists’ festival which has become now a tradition, in the heart of the Greek summer. The 3rd Beach Street Festival will take place in the capital of Lesbos, Mytilene, from the 09th to the 12th of July.

The Beach Street Festival (BSF) returns for the 3rd straight year, an artists’ festival which has become now a tradition, in the heart of the Greek summer. The 3rd Beach Street Festival will take place in the capital of Lesbos, Mytilene, from the 09th to the 12th of July.

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The Ecclesiastical Byzantine Museum of Mytilene

The Ecclesiastical Byzantine Museum of Mytilene houses one of the most valuable collections of the Byzantine civilization and it is a significant cultural institution.

The Ecclesiastical Byzantine Museum of Mytilene houses one of the most valuable collections of the Byzantine civilization and it is a significant cultural institution.

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The Municipal Art Gallery

The Municipal Art Gallery is housed in an old three-floor building (it belonged to Halim Bey) and it is a typical sample of the local architecture.

The Municipal Art Gallery is housed in an old three-floor building (it belonged to Halim Bey) and it is a typical sample of the local architecture.

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The New Archaeological Museum of Mytilene

Very close to the old Archaeological Museum, in Kioski area, is located the new building of the museum. The erection of the new museum completed in 1995.

Very close to the old Archaeological Museum, in Kioski area, is located the new building of the museum. The erection of the new museum completed in 1995.

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The old Archaeological Museum of Mytilene

In the old building of the Archaeological Museum of Mytilene, the visitors are presented with the history of Lesvos which dates from the last Neolithic Age to the late Roman period.

In the old building of the Archaeological Museum of Mytilene, the visitors are presented with the history of Lesvos which dates from the last Neolithic Age to the late Roman period.

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The Ancient Theater of Mytilini

The Ancient Theater of Mytilini dates from the early Hellenistic years and nowadays it maintains its final construction characteristics.

The Ancient Theater of Mytilini dates from the early Hellenistic years and nowadays it maintains its final construction characteristics.

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Agios Therapon

This majestic church is one of Mytilene’s landmarks. Built by the local architect Argyris Adalis, it was inaugurated in 1935. Its primary architectural style is cruciform with a central dome. The exterior decoration is the work of another local painter and sculptor, Nikolaous Kesanlis.

This majestic church is one of Mytilene’s landmarks. Built by the local architect Argyris Adalis, it was inaugurated in 1935. Its primary architectural style is cruciform with a central dome.

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Agios Athanasios

Today’s Metropolis Cathedral was built in the early 18th century and is located in the center of town. It is distinguished by its enormous Gothic-style bell tower. The church is a cruciform basilica with three aisles and a central dome.

Today’s Metropolis Cathedral was built in the early 18th century and is located in the center of town. It is distinguished by its enormous Gothic-style bell tower. The church is a cruciform basilica with three aisles and a central dome.

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Agioi Theodoroi

The triple-aisled basilica was built in 1795 to replace an older church that had burned to the ground. It is reported to have been the Cathedral of Mytilene at least some point after the sack of Lesvos by the Ottomans. The church’s frescos were painted in 1799.

The triple-aisled basilica was built in 1795 to replace an older church that had burned to the ground. It is reported to have been the Cathedral of Mytilene at least some point after the sack of Lesvos by the Ottomans.