When cruising, Lesvos will be a surprise to your journey. The main port of entrance in Lesvos is located on east coast, in the capital of the island, Mytilene, where yachts can anchor. There is also the alternative of the new Mytilene Marina. In the city, the old and the new combine wonderfully, offering you a great experience. As you head to the south coast you will find the gulf of Gera, a land locked gulf on the SE coast of the island. Just before the entrance, Charamida and Agios Ermogenis, two beaches worth stopping for a swim. There are several anchorages in the gulf of Gera such as Perama and Evriaki where you can taste the local gastronomy or go for a swim. On your trip to Plomari, you will find the Bay of Mirsinia, the enchanting beaches of Tsilia and Ligonari and further the beach of Tarti that invite you to explore them. Plomari in the southern part of Lesvos, is the ouzo capital of the world and the architecture of the town is amazing with old neoclassical mansions and old olive presses. Not far away from the port there are two ouzo distilleries, Barbayannis ouzo museum and Arvaniti ouzo museum where you can explore ouzo production or buy products. Sailing to the sandy beach of Vatera, you will find many beautiful beaches as Melinda, Panagia Krifti, Drota and Apergousa where you will find a relaxing ambiance you’ve never experienced before. Further on the south coast of the island you will find the Gulf of Kalloni, a large land-locked gulf. Into the gulf there are several anchorages around the shores, as Apotheka. The circumnavigation of Lesvos leads you to long sandy beach with a harbor and a lot of restaurant and bars are waiting for you in Skala Eresos. Sigri port and its new extension, welcomes you to the western part of Lesvos. This is the place to visit the famous Petrified Forest, its four Parks and the Museum of Natural History within the town. Don’t forget to visit Faneromeni beach north of Sigri Bay. It is a fascinating west sight when you arrive in Petra – the second port of entry in Lesvos and you see the long sandy beach and blue waters giving you such a warm welcome. So it will only take a minute to find yourself swimming or sunbathing under the Aegean sun, scuba diving into the deep blue sea or relaxing on a deck chair and enjoying a refreshing cocktail. You can visit Anaxos and Avlaki for a quick swim or to get a bite to eat. Then head towards magnificent Molyvos – in its small harbor on the NW coast of Lesvos – a breathtaking village built on a rock and crowned by a Byzantine castle. There is so much to do and see here. Swim, do water sports, horse ride on the beach, take Greek dancing lessons, watch a local craftsman work, buy a local handmade souvenir, do some yoga, try the local cuisine, dance dill you drop or just stare at the Aegean and one of the most beautiful sunsets of the Mediterranean. Also visit in North Eftalou where you can swim in the hot springs, Vafios a mountain village with walking trails and excellent local food and Skala Skamia with the traditional fishing harbor, taverns and the church of Panagia Gorgona built on the rock. Finally, the Tokmakia isles on the east coast will fascinate you with the white sand and turquoise waters. Ports of Skala Mistegnon and Panagiouda in the eastern part of Lesvos and north of Mytilene, complete the periplus of Lesvos. All this not in any part of the Aegean but in Lesvos, The Other Aegean.