On a hillside overlooking the fertile plain of Arisvi lies the ruins of the ancient aeolic Sanctuary of Klopedi. Here, at the beginning of the last century, Dimitrios Evangelides, Curator of the local Ephorate of Antiquities at that time, excavated the remains of two archaic temples. These are considered important monuments for the history of ancient architecture, as they remain unique examples of the aeolic style in Greece. Continue reading
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You can visit the KTEL website for information on other routes here.There are many stops along the route but if you have a particular destination (the donkey farm for example) it is worth letting the driver know as they will drop you off. If you need specific information on the local bus service please email us and we will try to help.
The early Christian Basilica of Halinados is only 4.5 km from Agia Paraskevi and is one of a number of ancient sites in the area. Like so many of the ancient sites on Lesvos, it is to be found along a dirt road and has almost no signs to get you there. Our map at the bottom of the page should give you a little help finding it. Continue reading