The map of Lesvos is presented to assist your direction to Hotel Galini at Skala Eressos.
Reaching Hotel Galini in Eressos will take about 1.5 hour if you take a taxi, or 2.5 hours by public bus. The distance between Skala Eressos and Mytilini is 85 klm and the connection is serviced by multiple daily public bus schedules. For schedule details, you may phone the public bus company at 22510-46630.
Mytilini the capital city of Lesvos is easily accessible by plane or boat from Athens and Thessaloniki. There are also direct charter flights from abroad.
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A SHORT INTRODUCTION IN THE HISTORY OF ERESOS
Eressos is located on the Western coast of Lesvos, island of the North-eastern Aegean Sea.
The city of Eressos which was founded around the 11th B.C. Century, named after Eresos, son of the legendary king of Lesvos, Makar, and kept its name ever since.
There are plenty of archaeological sites and monuments of ancient Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Medieval origin, which attest to the city's long continuous historical presence for almost three thousand years.
Eressos has drawn its fame through ancient and present times as the birthplace of ancient lyric poetess Sappho, the "tenth muse" according Plato.
Eressos is also the birthplace of Theophrastos, founder of Botanology, student and successor of Aristotle in the Athens Lyceum.