Traditional preserved medieval town with color and romantic atmosphere, Mithymna, known as Molyvos, preserves its image over the centuries and has loyal friends. Inhabited since prehistoric times , has been one of the most important ancient cities of the island, home of the famous lyric poet and citharoedus Ariona ( 7th-6th century BC.) . The impressive fortress on top of the harbor with fishing boats, the stone houses and mansions, really architectural ornaments, quaint cobbled streets enchant vacationers of Lesbos.
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Swimming in beaches of Mithimna and Dolphins. Also in Eythalou and Holy Anargyrous.
Health spas-chloride radioactive source (water temperature: 43.6 to 46.5 degrees Celsius), suitable for rheumatism, arthritic and gynecological diseases, sciatica, lumbago etc. Details.: Mithymnas Municipality, tel 71313.
Cultural events at the fort, the summer.