Leros holiday guide

Leros island holidays

Strategically situated in the southeastern part of the Aegean Sea, Leros sits on a glorious historical background. Human presence on the island has been traced as far back as in the Neolithic Era,Leros studios an assumption corroborated through the remains of a settlement, unearthed by archaeologists in Partheni and estimated to date sometime between 8.000 to 3000 years B.C. .Welcome to the beautiful Leros in Dodecanese Greece and in our section of hotels and accommodations.The Apartments of Leros Greece are organized by category, by prices, by location, alphabetically, by logo facilities and by villages and beach resorts.Lore has it that Leros hotels was first inhabited by the Kares, the Leleges, the Phoenicians and even the Cretans came to the Leros studios under the leadership of Rodamanthys, King Minos' very own son. Later on, the impetuous hordes of Dorians landed on the studios of the island. Through the Homeric verses, Leros studios is quoted as having taken part in the Trojan war jointly with the neighboring island of Kalymnos whereas later on, Herodotus the historian mentioned that this island had been able to strike more than one alliances on the political, commercial but also on the cultural and intellectual level with the celebrated Ionians of Militus.
A glorious moment for Leros was the cultural development experienced in the 5th century B.C. Those were the days of such illustrious figures as Demodicus, the satirical poet, and Pheredikes, the historian. In the wake of the Persian Wars, Leros studios joined the Athenian Alliance.All our Apartments on Leros are illustrated with many photos and have texts, descriptions and rates. Most of the Apartments also offer VR, a virtual animation using 360 panoramic pictures.
To find information about an Apartment, Leros, just click on its picture. Some have direct links to their personal studios while other propose booking options and information about availabilities.Formerly separated, these three settlements have ended up forming one township. Following the formation of the landscape, the houses cover the area between two bights - namely the port of Aghia Marina and the bight of Panteli - and two hills - Apityki, crowned with a fortress on top and Merovigli, renown for its spring of Paliaksloupi.
In the very heart of the island, one comes across the township of Platanos, a historic, administrative, cultural and commercial center, by far the oldest of all settlements in Leros. At the foot of the Apityki, on the southern part of such hill and towards the bay bearing the same name, there is Panteli, once a small fishermen village. This is a typical crossroads for the route leading to the windmills and from there on to the fortress of Leros studios. Perennial port, Aghia Marina is currently a very busy marine installation - rivaling in activity the port of Lakki. Around these two ports there currently live a total 2.500 people.Leros Greece is part of the Dodecanese. Leros lies in the south-east part of the Aegean Sea, between the island of Patmos and Kalymnos. Used as a naval base by Germans and Italians and as a prison for political dissidents during the Greek dictatorship, Leros studios has been open only very recently to tourism. This explains its lack of touristy facilities and its unspoiled and authentic character. Leros is ideal for relax and calm holidays in Greece.Lakki. This is the main port of the island, impressive in its buildings and constructions, renown for its broad streets and the impeccable structure, reminder of a clearly European studios urban planning, with parks and eucalyptus-lined lanes - a different aspect of Leros studios that is bound to take visitors by surprise. This is the place where remains of Ancient Classical buildings can still be seen incorporated in more recent constructions - mostly churches around the island.The 60 kilometres long coastline of Leros studios is full of large bays and secluded coves, nestling large or small, picturesque beaches with golden or dark sand and crystalline waters. Some of those beaches are touristy beach resorts, others are fully-organised and others are calm, almost deserted, coil up in tiny coves and offering their serene beauty.leros island leros apartments category leros apartments location leros apartments facilities leros apartments alphabetical leros apartments prices leros apartments leros hotels leros maisonettes leros studios leros suites leros traditional houses leros villas 
It was over the years of the Italian rule (1912 - 1948) that what was once nothing more than a picturesque bay was converted into a town, the major part of such works having taken place between 1930 and 1936. Protected and safely arranged in the utmost inner part of the bay - the entrance of which is barely 500 meter wide - Lakki is righteously considered as one of the best havens in the Mediterranean. A naval Italian base of the time, Lakki played a crucial part in World War II. Ialians also maintained a naval air base in Lepida, also very well equipped. Lakki boasts of a population of 2400 and lies within a 4 km distance south from platanos.Leros has many very picturesque and attractive villages lying on its beautiful coasts. Most of those villages have fine examples of the traditional architecture of the island. Their beauty is increased by the fact that they have kept their authentic and traditional colours. Accommodations and taverns are available in all the villages of Leros Island and various other touristy facilities can be found in the touristy resorts and in the lovely capital of Leros.Partheni. This has been a historic and even holy place in Leros since antiquity. This is where the first relics, suggesting life in Leros has flourished since ancient times. The place is famous for the vestiges of the ancient temple of Virgin Venus . This temple was destroyed sometime in the 11 century A.C. when Holy Christodoulos decided to use parts of the ancient construction as building material for the small church and cloister of Saint George. Leros' airfield lies next to Partheni. The bay is further protected by the islet of Archangelos. There are 300 people living in Partheni, lying within a 8 km distance from Platanos.