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travel42 Port Guide: Lesbos

Lesbos travel42 Port of Call Guide

Once home of the legendary poet Sappho, the island of Lesbos, Greece (located 150 mi/240 km northeast of Athens), has been important in the region since 3000 BC. Today, its main attractions are spear fishing and a unique terrain, ranging from rolling fields to pine forests, mountains and (fairly empty) beaches.

Visit the main city, Mytilene, set in a crescent-shaped bay in the shadow of a 14th-century castle. Mytilene is also home to six museums, including a pottery and earthenware museum....

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