Bodrum Leros Ferry Boat Discover the beauty of nature on the Greek island Leros! You can feel the energy of the island before you step on to Leros at the same time! Leros Island is like a smaller version of popular Greek islands!
The population is not high and many people did not discover Leros yet! The houses are similar to the other Greek islands! White and blue colored houses match the traditional colors of Greece! If you would like to spend time in nature, magnificent coves and beaches, and the calmness, Leros is an amazing place to visit!
In addition to that, you can usually see the people who are sailing around the island and the luxury yachts in the large natural port!
Leros has extremely natural and positive energy! When you taste the impressive energy of the environment, you will want to spend more time in Leros! The impressive history makes Leros more unique and admired at the same time!
Things to Do in Leros
Leros is a small island! Therefore, it is possible to visit almost every place in a day! When you want to go to the other side of the island, it just takes 30 minutes by car! The duration of the tour is 7 hours! You will be able to have a great time at the cafes, restaurants, bakeries, and admired patisseries through the coastline of Leros! Bodrum Leros Ferry Boat
To enjoy the magnificent view of nature, you can prefer to go to Agia Marina!
Panteli is a small cove that you can find amazing restaurants! There are many fishing boats around the cove! While you are enjoying your meal, you will be impressed by the beauty of the sea and nature! Bodrum Leros Ferry Boat
Platanos is located between Panteli and Agia Marina! If you would like to see the local people and have more idea about living in Leros, you can prefer to visit there! If you want to visit historical places, you should see the Castle of Leros (Panagia) which was built in the 10th century! There are also numerous beaches and places that you can discover in Leros!
Leros (Greek: Λέρος) is a Greek island and municipality in the Dodecanese in the southern Aegean Sea. It lies 317 kilometres (197 miles) (171 nautical miles) from Athens’s port of Piraeus, from which it can be reached by an 9-hour ferry ride (or by a 45-minute flight from Athens), and about 20 miles to Turkey. Leros is part of the Kalymnos regional unit. The island has been also called in Italian: Lero.
The municipality has an area of 74.172 km2 (28.638 sq mi). The municipality includes the populated offshore island of Farmakonisi (pop. 10), as well as several uninhabited islets, including Levitha and Kinaros, and had a 2011 census population of 7,917, although this figure swells to over 15,000 during the summer peak.
The island has a coastline of 71 kilometres (44 miles). It is known for its imposing medieval castle of the Knights of Saint John possibly built on a Byzantine fortress.
Nearby islands are Patmos, Lipsi, Kalymnos, and the small islands of Agia Kyriaki and Farmakos. In ancient times it was considered the island of Parthenos Iokallis and linked to the Hellenistic and Roman literature on Meleager and the Meleagrides. The administrative centre and largest town is Agia Marina, with a population of 2,672 inhabitants. Other sizable towns are Lákki (pop. 1,990), Xirókampos (908), Kamára (573), and Álinda (542).
The Leros Municipal Airport at Partheni connects the island daily with Athens (45 minute flight). There are also ferry connections to and from Piraeus and the other islands of the Dodecanese, including the HighSpeed Ferry which connects directly to Mykonos during summer (4 hours). The Catamaran Dodekanisos Express connects Leros with most of the Dodecanese islands. Leros also has a range of connections to other nearby islands with airports, including Kos, Kalymnos, Rhodes and Samos, which are a short boat ride to Leros (1 – 2 hours). Bodrum Leros Ferry Boat