Lesvos is a beautiful island in the North-Eastern Aegean, also called Mytilini the third largest island of Greece, famous for Ouzo, and blessed with beautiful beaches, romantic villages, and forested mountains. Not much developed in mass tourism, Lesvos is the ideal place for people who want to experience real Greece. Interesting monuments to visit around the island are the Medieval Castles of Mytilene, Molyvos, and Sigri, which protected the island from pirates invasions. Also an impressive monument to visit is the Petrified Forest in Singri, on the western side of the island. If you wish to see religious centers in Lesvos, there are many to discover such as the Monastery of Ipsilou and the Monastery of Saint Raphael, the protector of the island.
►Local products of Lesvos include the famous alcoholic drink ouzo, the finest olive oil, dairy products (cheese, yogurts, milk), thyme honey and the wine of Methymneon.
►The main regions of the island are Kaloni, Molyvos, Mytilini, Petra, Plomari, Sigri.
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