Coast and mountain hiking on the North of Lesvos

6/5 – 12/5, 2017

Sat 6/5

You arrive at the Mytillini airport on Lesvos and gets picked up in a minibus for transport and check-in at Hotel Mytilana Villige. We have a short walk-through in preparation for the week and the evening is free.

 

Sun 7/5

After breakfast at the hotel you will be picked up at 09.00 am for a short bus ride to the start of your mountain hiking at Mt Amaliemountain.This hike is 12.4 km, so we approximate 6 hours.We recommend hiking boots for good support in the rocky areas.Grade 4-5. We will make more photo stop and even lunch stop for directions. Back at the start again waiting for a ride back to the Mytillini and to the hotel and a free evening.

Lunch and water are included.

Mon 8/5

 

We are checking out, and after breakfast we gather outside the hotel at 8:00 am dressed for a coastal hiking in Northern Lesvos. We go to Scala Skamia and leave your luggage at the Hotel Gorgona. A delightful walk along the coast to Molyvos.This walk is 14 km, so we approximate 6 hours with lunch stop and fotostop.Good proper footwear is good here.The surface is only a dirt road and a bit of asphalt.You walk long distances besides the water with visibility over to Turkey. In Mollyvoys, there are opportunities for swimming  and dinner before departure back to the hotel for rest and recovery. Free time in the evening to see the little picturesque port of Skala Skamnia with their fishing boats, taverns and small shops.

Lunch and water are included.

 

Tue 9/5

We eat a nice breakfast at the Hotel, and then gather at 9 a.m. outside the hotel. You get drivven up to the road, and start your walk through Skamnia, a picturesque mountain village free from souvenir shops and tourist buses. Mountain hiking in Skamnia is 8.4 km, so approximate about 5 hours. The surface is dirt roads, paths and paved trails that are uneven and at times difficult to walk on. Grade 4-5. We recommend hiking boots and long pants against any tangled thorn shrubs. We will do more stop for photography and stories about all the exciting things we will see and pass. Lunch stop will be after 5 km in Chalikas village, which was abandoned in the mid-60s. Back at the start we will get drivven back  to the hotel and the evening is free.

Lunch and water are included.

 

Wen 10/5

After breakfast we check out, and head towards Mytillini to Mytillana Village hotels. This day is FREE but we offer free of charge for those who wish information calls and stories of the homeless dogs on the island and adoption opportunities.Various voluntary works, refugee crisis on Lesvos and the situation has been and is. Possibility of visiting a olive press museum and a visit to the Ouzo musseum in Plomari is also available, and we can recommend a visit to the Thermal Spa located right next to the hotel.

 

Thu 11/5

We eat breakfast and meet at 9:30 a.m. outside the hotel for a short trip to the Mytillini Centre. We start our walk at the statue of liberty in the Harbor, and this walk is 3 km so we approximate 2 hours. About half of the time is devoted to the Castle of Mytilene (which is one of the Mediterranean's largest) and the other half to the city where you get to see some historical sites from about 500 b.c. to the more modern southern port. The surface is the streets of asphalt and cobblestone, so regular sneakers works very well.

Time will be provided for lunch on your own and look a bit in the shops before we gather at 2.30 pm to travel a few kilometres to Olive woodhouse (on Tripadvisor) We will see great craftsmanship produced while having the possibility to buy a nice gift with home. When we are ready we head back to the hotel at 7 pm we are back in place outside your hotel to take you to the restaurant Mytillini and the Greek TIGANAKIA. We would like to invite you to a farewell dinner, and for those who wish to see since the opportunity for transportation back to the hotel.

 

Fri 12/5

Transfer to the airport after check-out for the flight home, we expect different departures.

 

This is included in the trip price:

  • Hotel incl. breakfast in a double room (single room supplement).

  • Packed lunches on walks

  • All transportation to and from activities and tours

  • All hikes

  • Transfers to and from the airport

  • Farewell dinner, excluding beverages

 

This does not include:

  • Flight t. or to Mytillini at Lesvos

  • Other Dinners

  • EV extra entre on voluntary activities

  • Lunches on Saturdays and city tour

  • Beverage at the farewell dinner.

 

The PRICE for the trip, excluding flight : 700:- Euro

 

Other information

Voluntary activities
Klasificering of the various difficulty levels on hikes
Booking and payment

 

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