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Leros

Leros is a little island with the biggest natural harbour in all eastern Mediterranean -Lakki. The inland is lush with vegetation with many vineyards, valleys with pines and eucaliptus trees.

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Name of place: Leros

Capital: Platanos

Basic tourist information
  • Leros is a little island with the biggest natural harbour in all eastern Mediterranean -Lakki. The inland is lush with vegetation with many vineyards, valleys with pines and eucaliptus trees.
  • The island is pretty much unspoilt by tourism albeit very beautiful.
  • Visit the Kastro at Pandeli with the magnificent view and the imposing Bellini’s tower with the museum at Alinda.
  • Lakki is dominated by the art- deco buildings, the big alleys, the boulevards and the neoclassical italian ambiance
  • Agios Isidoros at Kamara is the most romantic scenery for a chapel.
  • Taste the different local pies, the local cheese, fresh fish. For excellent local sweets try at Agia Marina “To Paradosiako”.
  • For a totally different experience or f you want to swim naked, try the Kryfou beach, accessible only by boat. In the middle of the bay, from the bottom there is a spring with very cold water.
  • If you like diving, there are two diving schools. The sea bottom is very rich in remains from WWII -here has taken place one of the most fierce battles in 1943, when Leros was bombarded for 50 days.


Main port
  • Main port name: Lakki
  • Shelter: excellent shelter but with strong meltemia (N winds) there are gusts when entering the bay.
  • Marinas:
    • Agmar Lakki Marina (5 min from the center of Lakki)
      • Mooring you will be guided by the marina staff.
      • Available services fuel, water, taverna, cafe, free WiFi, laundry
      • Phone: +30 22470 26 009
    • Evros Leros Marina (on the NE of Lakki bay- at 10 min from Lakki)
      • (VHF Channel 10)
      • The entrance is between the long breakwater to starboard and a short quay to port.
      • Mooring You can moor on four pontoons.
      • Available services: chandlery
      • Phone: +30 22470 24733


Alternative bays
  • Alinda. The most touristic bay on the island. For those who like water sports.
  • Vromolithos. Next to Pandeli bay. On the N side the beach is organised. On the other side the bottom is of peebles and sand.


Useful Telephone Numbers
Port Authorities phone number  Hospital Police Tourist police
+30 22470 22224 +30 22470 23251 +30 22470 22222 -