Moments in Molyvos Part 3: Visiting the 650-year-old Castle of Mithimna

The Castle of Mithimna dominates views of Molyvos town from all directions.    Editor’s Note: This is the third instalment of my Moments in Molyvos series of photo reports from our 8-day visit to Molyvos (also known as Mithimna) in spring 2019. Part 1 featured photos of sights along the main commercial road and harbourside, […]
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Moments in Molyvos Part 2: Exploring the old market and hillsides below the castle

Even though it meant climbing up and down hundreds of stone steps, we couldn’t resist exploring the residential districts that line the steep slopes beneath Molyvos Castle.    My first Moments in Molyvos post included of photos we shot, during our spring 2019 vacation, of sights along on the town’s main road and harbour.  In […]
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Moments in Molyvos: Sights & scenes from the marvellous castle town on Lesvos island

Views of Molyvos from a highway lookout point two kilometers south (top), from the local beach (center) and from the harbour jetty (bottom). Also known as Mithimna, the town is situated near the northern tip of Lesvos, and is one of the island’s premier attractions and visitor destinations.    Cobblestone streets and lanes. Elegant stone […]
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