Leros is an island that
hides in it all you can think of an island. A sumptuous of colors
that create pictures of unrivalled beauty, is what remains in
the memory of the visitor, who is going to see the island for
the very first time. It is like it came from the pages of a
tale. It is a unique and incomparable island and it credits
an adornment for the Dodekanese. It is the island of Artemis,
the ancient goddess for hunting and it is ready to become yours
In order to
enjoy it you have to be patient about 11 hours enjoying
the journey in a comfortable ship that leaves from
Pireus . If you are in a hurry to be soon in this
paradise on earth, then book a ticket to fly from
the airport from Athens to the island of your dreams.
Whatever ticket you choose, just take care, that it
writes on it "Leros". It is for sure, that your choise
will fulfil you from the very first moment you are
going to arrive there. The picture you are going to
get there will be one of the best of the pictures
you ever had in your life.
It will consist of architectural
masterpieces, the houses with windows with many windows, the
flora, that is the company of the low land and the small mountains,
and also for the diachronic beauty of the blue of the sea. An
accompaniment to all of this is for sure the atmosphere of hospitality,
that is everywhere in the island and that is because of its
ihabitants. They are simple and open-hearted and they will do
everything to serve you with open hands offering you a warm
The traditional houses of "Agia Marina" - Capital of the Island
- and the countless mansion-houses with the many colors on theier
windows will be your stabil company during your walking, because
they are sprayed of in all the parts of the island. The grafical
corners of them will fascinate you, because of the personal
care of theier creators, the inhabitans of Leros. The old and
the new, the modern and the classical have found theier own
balance and they represent deservingly the yesterday and the
The area of
"Agia Marina" and "Platanos" have many places for
you to go. You just need to take the way that goes
to the "Kastro tis Panagias" and you will see what
means nice view. There you will find also the Church
"Panagia" with the beautifull iconostasis.
For the complate picture of the area you have to visit
the Museum of the Church, where you can find everything,
that is considered as a rarity.
The platan has the leading position in the old area
in the Capital City. It is an area with small ways
like snakes, full of surprises, and it is a monument
of the years that went past and that left as an inheritance
a windmill, a town hall and the "Leriaki Leschi" (Club
of Leros), a cafe full of memories.
When you arrive in Lakki, you are going to meet a different
architectical art than those that exist in other islands. It
is the main port of Leros and it is famous for its comforts.
You are going to wonder around to the buildings and you are
going to take long time admiring them for theier originality,
that stams from the beginning of the 20th century.
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