Hiking & Trekking

Lesvos is an ideal destination for those who want to discover the natural beauties of each place through hiking or trekking, during their holidays.

The uniqueness of the island’s morphology with the strong contrasts, challenges you to discover its hidden harmony. Trails through olive groves, pine forests, ravines, waterfalls, chapels, stone trails as well as volcanic areas, especially in the west, disclose the magnificence of its natural environment.

Lesvos has a broad and well signed circular and crossing trail network of different difficulty levels. There are trails with geological interest, such as those which cross the petrified forest (Lava path), trails with cultural interest driving to monasteries, chapels and archaeological sites, but also trails with ecological interest such as those in olive groves, forests and NATURA sites.

So, put on your hiking boots and participate in a hiking group or wander by yourselves, guided by the trail signs and a good map, at the region you are interested in. It will be an unforgettable experience!


Suggested trails:

Region of Agiasos

Agiasos – Agioi Anargyroi –  Asomatos It’s a crossing trail and its length is 6.6 km

Region of Plomari

Plomari – Kato Horio – Levra- Logaras – Kournela – Agatheri- Kato Horio – Plomari

It’s a circular trail and its length is 12.17 km

Region of Molyvos

Molyvos (“Alonia” Park) – Mithymna’s reservoir – Mixes – Vafeios – Agios Ioannis – Agia Rodotou – Molyvos (“Alonia” Park)

It’s a circular trail and its length is 13.04 km

Region of Sigri

Sigri – Sigri Park – Plaka Park  – Eressos (Lava path)

It’s a crossing trail and its length is 15 km.

Region of Eressos

Skala of Eressos – Afentelli- Profitis Ilias (Thalassinos, of the coast) – Profitis Ilias (Chorianos, of the village) – Agia Anna – Psinia – Christos – Vigla Hill – Skala of Eressos

It’s a circular trail and its length is 13.8 km.