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Ancient Sites of Lesvos Island

Lesvos Island has many Ancient Sites and Places of Interest. Archaeological excavations have brought to light evidence that Lesvos was inhabited since the late Neolithic times. There are also several Archaic, Classical Greek and Roman remains. Most Ancient Sites on Lesvos Island can be visited, sometimes a small entrance fee needs to be paid.


An ancient theatre, one of the largest remaining castles in Europe and a wealth of history.

Skala Eressos

Churches, mosaics, Byzantine ruins and a monastery with an amazing geological collection.


A castle ruin and the petrified forest should keep you busy for a while.


The well of Achilles and the remains of the Paliopyrgo can be seen at Vatera.

Archaeological excavations have been conducted in Skala Eressos and Thermi. Below you can read more about each excavation.

Archaeological Survey of Skala Eressos

In August 1991 a team carried out a brief archaeological survey of the valleys surrounding the ancient city of Eressos on the southwestern coast of the island of Lesbos.

Archaeological Survey of Thermi

Excavations in Thermi first took place in 1929 by Winifred Lamb. Within the first season Lamb had unearthed evidence of an early Bronze age settlement.

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