In Neapoli, just a few kilometers from the center of Mytilene is located the Elies Residences..

The colors, the smells, and the flavors compose a dreamy, nostalgic environment. The villas of the complex, designed with traditional architectural lines, blend harmoniously with the garden area, which has plants derived from the local flora, aromatic herbs, and an olive grove. In the five autonomous villas, traditional architecture based on the use of stone and wood is ideally combined with comfort and discreet luxury.

The villas, named after five beautiful villages on Lesvos,

  • Villa Eresos
  • Villa Sigri
  • Villa Sykamia
  • Villa Petra
  • Villa Molyvos

the highest standards of hospitality and aesthetics are observed, with all the necessary facilities for a short or longer stay of families, individual guests, couples, and employees.

Within walking distance from Elies Residences are all the central points of Mytilene:

Port of Mytilene (6.6, km)

Airport of Mytilene, "Odysseas Elytis" (1,8 km).

General Hospital of Mytilene (5 km)

University of the Aegean (3 km)


Ideal place to stay for families

The close proximity to the town of Mytilene and the sea, makes Elies Residences an ideal place to stay for families and couples. The autonomy and amenities provided by The Villas ensure a comfortable stay. The advantages of the accommodation include Of course the living room and the elegant terrace. Moreover, the swimming pool that operates during the summer months is always an excellent choice.

The Villas are able to accommodate from four to six people each making it an excellent solution for groups or families


Address: Neapoli, Mytilene, Lesvos 81100
Tel. +30 698 058 0303 / +30 2251 063213



Mytilene Castle

At the highest point of Mytilene dominates the Byzantine castle of the city. Following the long history of the island, the castle has undergone alterations, repairs, additions and extensions so that it can serve in any period its fortification role. Until the years after World War II the castle was inhabited. For decades it has been operating as a monument under the care of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Lesvos.


New Archaeological Museum Building of Mytilene
The New Archaeological Museum of Mytilene consists of the permanent collection unit and the temporary exhibitions unit. In the museum, mosaic floors and murals of Hellenistic and Roman buildings, sculptures and clay objects are presented in an innovative way. Hosting educational programs, temporary exhibitions and cultural events it has become a center of the city's culture.

Address: 8th November


Theophilos Museum
The Theophilos Museum was built in 1964 in a suburb of Mytilene, Varia, where the folk painter was born and spent his childhood. It houses 86 paintings by Theophilos, taken from the personal collection of Mytilini, renowned art publisher in Paris, Stratis Eleftheriadis (TERIADE)

Varia 81100


Museum-Library Stratis Eleftheriadis-Tériade
Stratis Eleftheriadis was born in Lesvos. In 1915, he moved to Paris, where he turned to art criticism and publishing, supporting many young painters and giving impetus to their work. Teriade's publications, as his stage name is, are a landmark in the history of 20th-century art. In 1979, he donated a large part of his collection, consisting of publications and works by Greek and French painters, for the establishment of the museum of the same name in his birthplace.

Varia 81100


Olive press
Since olive oil has been the main agricultural product of Lesvos, since ancient times, the hand-operated and animal-powered mills of the pre-industrial period were replaced by the use of steam engines for the production of olive oil in the late 19th th century, and the mills evolved into industrial buildings.

Την εξέλιξη της βιομηχανίας της ελαιουργίας στο νησί μπορούν να γνωρίσουν επισκέπτες στο Museum of Industrial Olive Oil Production of Lesvos, housed in the old community olive mill of Agia Paraskevi. The museum also holds educational programs throughout the year, introducing children to the operation of an olive oil factory from the mid-20th century.

In the settlement of Papado is the Olive Press Museum of Vrana  (Archipelagos Company). It is one of the oldest mills on Lesvos, which belonged to the family of Nobel Prize-winning poet Odysseas Elytis. The mill has been restored, with its mechanical equipment fully operational. With its architectural restoration, the museum has been transformed into a beautiful place to get acquainted with local history. Hosting educational programs and events, the museum evolved into a living cell of culture for the local community.


Natural History Museum of Lesvos Petrified Forest
The Natural History Museum of the Petrified Forest of Lesvos preserves and highlights a unique "preserved monument of nature" The exhibition includes fossilized trunks, branches, fruits, and leaves of a variety of coniferous and angiosperm trees, as well as fossilized bones of animals that lived 20 million years ago. The museum, which is part of UNESCO's Global Geoparks Network, offers a wide variety of educational activities and programs.


Festival "Lesbian Summer"
During the summer months, the "lesbian summer festival" takes place in Lesvos, near Mytilene. Concerts, theater, educational programs, and exhibitions aimed at young and old.