Travel to Lemnos Island

Travel to Lemnos

Lemnos is an island rich in history and natural beauty. This mountainous island has an active presence of days gone by, with ancient castles and archeological sites sitting serenely by the coastline of the Aegean Sea.  Pristine beaches and scenic landscapes, alternate with small hills and traditional stone houses all give to the islands great picturesqueness.

Top 5 things to do in Lemnos

  • Travel to the western side of Lemnos where you will find its largest town, Myrina, well-known for its beautiful waterfront location
  • Don’t miss the archaeological site of Hephaestia and admire the ruins of a complex city which, according to Greek mythology, was once a sanctuary for the goddess Lemnos
  • Visit the gorgeous sandy beaches of the islands, which range from romantic and remote to busy and well-organised
  • Go on a  trip to Poliochini, said to be the oldest settlement in Europe, dating back to Neolithic times
  • Marvel at the majestic  temple of Kavario, an ancient sanctuary dedicated to two mythical gods of the northern Aegean

Plan your Lemnos holiday

The best time to visit Lemnos is during the spring and summer months from April to September, which is the perfect time for sightseeing or beach holidays. If you plan to visit during this peak season, book your tickets to Lemnos as far in advance as possible to ensure flight and accommodation availability.

Getting the best flight deals to Lemnos has never been simpler with Etihad’s popular deals. If you are on a budget and would like to find cheap hotels in Lemnos, go during the off-peak season from October to March when the temperatures are cooler.