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Mytilene, Agiasos and Molyvos
Mytilene Shore Trip - Mytilene, Agiasos and Molyvos


This 7 Hour Private Shore Excursion Includes:
  • Meet at the Port or your Hotel in Mytilene
  • Private English Speaking Licensed Guide
  • Round Trip Transportation in Private Vehicle
  • Included Interior Visits- Castle of Molyvos(closed on Mondays)
Please Note: The prices shown below are not valid on Sundays or local National Holidays. If your only day in this city is Sunday, please Contact Us for pricing and availability.

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2 People - $346 Per Person (Private Tour)
3 People - $298 Per Person (Private Tour)
4 People - $226 Per Person (Private Tour)
5 People - $184 Per Person (Private Tour)
6 People - $154 Per Person (Private Tour)
7 People - $136 Per Person (Private Tour)
8 People - $119 Per Person (Private Tour)
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Type: Antiquities, Art, Charming Villages, Free Time, Scenic Drive
Length: 7 Hours
Walking: Medium
Mobility: Folding wheelchair OK, some sites may be inaccessible (advance notice required)
Guide: Licensed Guide
Language: English

Mytilene (Lesbos) Shore Excursion - This full day excursion includes a short driving tour of Mytilene followed by visits to two of Lesbos most charming towns, Agiasos and Molyvos. Free time is also included for shopping, lunch or swimming.

Departing from the pier you enjoy a scenic drive through the old town of Mytilene admiring in the background the Byzantine Castle. Continue your drive along the Eastern coast of the island towards the monastery of Saint Raphael which stands tall on a slope literally covered with olive trees.

Hidden in a forest ravine beneath Mount Olympus, Agiasos is possibly the most beautiful hill-town on Lesvos. It began life in the 12th century as a dependency of the central monastic church of the Panagia Vrefokratousa which was constructed to enshrine a miraculous icon reputed to have been painted by St. Luke.

Next you drive to Molyvos which is situated in a region celebrated in antiquity for its vineyards. It is the most popular town on Lesbos and of the most picturesque. It was the birthplace of Arion, the 7th-century BC poet, and the site of the grave of Palamedes, the Achaian warrior baried by Achilles. Overlooking the town, and affording splendid views of the Turkish coast, stands a large Byzantine castle. The castle (closed on Mondays) was modified by the Genoese adventurer Francesco Gatelluzi in 1373.

After visiting the castle you will have some free time for shopping, lunch or swimming. Later today you will be driven back to the port in Mytilene.

If you cannot find what you are looking for, our Mytilene tours and Mytilene Shore Excursions can also be customized to fit your needs. If you have a larger group, we can offer you a private Mytilene tour using a mid-size bus or full size coach. Please contact us with any questions or to receive a customized quote.
Shore Trip Timing - The shore excursion times are approximate based on your interests and traffic conditions.
  • Mytilene Driving Tour- 20 Minutes
  • Drive to Agiasos Village- 45 Minutes
  • Visit Agiasos' Church of Virgin Mary- 30 Minutes
  • Drive to Molyvos- 1 Hour and 10 Minutes
  • Visit the castle of Molyvos and free time- 3 Hours
  • Return to the pier in Mytilene- 1 Hour and 10 Minutes

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