Lesvos is an island in the north-eastern Aegean with rare natural beauty, architectural masterpieces, splendid beaches, two closed deep bays and a mild climate. The mountains of Olympos and Leptimnos, dense olive groves, numerous springs, waterfalls, dense aquatic vegetation, hot springs, major wetlands in Kalloni and Gera, the Kalloni salt marshes and the millions of years of fossil forest of Sigri make the island special.
The main port of Lesvos is the Port of Mytilene, while its airport is the Odysseas Elytis National Airport of Mytilene. The size of the island makes it a necessity for a rental car from Imperial Car Rental in Lesvos for easier travel. Stone tools, older than 780,000 years ago found in various parts of the island, testify that Lesvos is inhabited since the Palaeolithic Age.
Neolithic settlements were located scattered on the island and a large coastal prehistoric settlement of 3.200 BC, a developed urban center with planning, building blocks and cobblestone streets in Thermi. Lesvos was first colonized by the Pelasgians and then by the Achaeans and Aeolians. It was captured by the Persians, liberated by Alexander the Great, later conquered by the Romans, and flourished during the Byzantine times.
He was ravaged by many raiders, captured by the Genoese, destroyed by the Turks, liberated in 1912, passed the German occupation of 1941-1944, and after liberation began to grow rapidly. Your tours of Imperial Car Rental start from the capital Mytilini, one of the oldest cities in Greece, built on seven hills, on the southeastern edge of the island.
In the center of Mytilene you can see the beautifully preserved mansions of various architectural styles, the 17th century Metropolis with the Gothic-style bell tower and the imposing Saint Therapon. Walk to the scenic neighborhoods, the quay, the traditional market, the aristocratic gazebo, the beautiful Sourada, see the Ancient Harbor at Epano Skala, the Ancient Theater in Kamares, the Justinian Castle, the Roman Aquarium of Moria outside the city, swim in the wonderful beaches Tsakmakia and Agios Ermogenis in Mytilini.
Across the island you will find beautiful mountain villages and picturesque coastal settlements and towns such as the picturesque mountainous Ambelikos, beautiful Agiasos and Asomatos to the south of the island, Agia Paraskevi with the Ionic temple of Messes and the ancient temple of Klopedis in the center Lesvos, in the west the Vatoussa, the traditional Antissa and the ancient Antissa with Kalo Limani, Eressos with its beautiful traditional settlement and the wonderful beach in Skala Eressos, Mesotopos with the archaeological site of Podara, Tavari and Chrosou, Agra .
Thanks to the car hire Imperial Car Rental Lesvos you can experience the coastal settlements of the island, such as the magnificent Sigri with the castle and Faneromeni beach in the east, the picturesque hillside Skoutaros with the wonderful beaches of Anaxos and Petra, the dreamy Mithymna or Molyvos, one of the the most beautiful medieval castles in the world, the silver beaches with crystal clear waters and the thermal springs of Eftalou and Golden Beach, the beautiful Sikamines and the most picturesque fishing harbor of Skala Sykamineas in the north.
Northeast the famous Mantamados with the surrounding settlements and beaches of Tsonia, Skala Kapisi, Palio, Agios Stefanos and Pede, and to the east the spa town of Thermi with the great archaeological site, the sanctuary of Artemis Thermia, the protector of the thermal baths, the impressive towers in the Pyrgos Thermi, the scenic Skala Thermi, Kanoni beach, Mytisgna with the famous red stone, Skala Mysthegnon with its crystal blue waters. Exploring Gera Bay with the Imperial Car Rental, you will find beautiful villages with beautiful beaches such as Haramida, Loutra and Skala Loutra, Pyrgi, Skala Sykountos, Perama, Towers.
To the south of Lesvos is Tarty with the wonderful sandy beach, Plomari with the port of Plomari, exotic Dora, Vatera. In the bay of Kalloni you will experience the charm of picturesque settlements with calm beaches, such as Polichnitos and Skala Polichnitos, Achladis with Ancient Pyrra, Kalloni and Skala Kalloni with the wonderful sandy beach and picturesque harbor, the dream fishing village of Warehouses. Lesvos is the island you will love, exploring and discovering its beauties with the Imperial Car Rental car rental service.