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Location

LOCATION

In the Northwest of the enchanting island of Lesvos is Skala Eressos which it can not only boast that it is the birth place of Theofrasto and Fania but also that it has one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece (awarded by the E.U. for many consecutive years)

In the center of these beach and only two meters away from the water is the Hotel Sappho. It has 18 fully equipped and renovated rooms. In the hotel restaurant you can taste homemade specialties from fresh wholesome ingredients. There is also a cafe-bar. Both are seafront with a view of the Aegean.

Nearby, there are restaurants cafeterias and bars as well as other shops with unique presents for you and your loved ones.

There are many sights to see in the area. In the upper village of Eressos located 3.5 kilometers from the Skala the traditional square with its plane trees and taverns and the wonderful neoclassic elementary school will remind you of times past.
In Skala Eressos there is an archeological museum, the area of the ancient town (vigla) and the neochristian church of Saint Andreas with terrazzo floors.
The monasteries of Ypsilo and Pithari offer uncontested beauty.
A visit to the fossil forest on the road between Eressos and Sigri will take you to prehistoric times. The museum of natural history in Sigri is of great interest.


ACCESS

Mytilene the capital of the island is easily accessible by plane from Athens and Thessaloniki . There are also direct charter flights from abroad.

Olympic Airways
www.olympicair.com
Aegean Airways
www.aegeanair.com

Cyprus Airways
http://cyprusair.com/


Airtickets .gr

www.airtickets.gr

There are boats daily from Piraeus and Thessalonica and Kavala on certain days of the week. There also connections to other Aegean islands. For further information contact your travel agent.


NEL LINES Ferries
www.nel.gr
Hellenic Seaways Ferries
www.hellenicseaways.gr

BLUE STAR Ferries
www.bluestarferries.gr

Greek Travel Pages
www.gtp.gr


Skala Eressos is 92 klm from Mytilene and can be reached by taxi (about 1.5 hr for 110.00 euro) or bus (about 3 hrs for 10.00 euro). There are daily schedules. Phone the bus company at 22510-28873.

NEL LINES Ferries

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