Limnos is a volcanic island in the northern Aegean, between Mount Athos, Samothraki, Imvros and Lesbos, with enchanting beaches, more than 40 beautiful traditional villages, extensive fertile plains with grain and vineyards, landscapes of indescribable beauty, ancient history and important sights. The main port of Lemnos and the capital of the island is Myrina, with the second largest settlement of Moudros, the safest natural harbor of the eastern Mediterranean.
Lemnos National Airport "Hephaestus" is one of the largest airports in the Aegean Sea, with the largest corridor in Greece. Car hire of Imperial Car Rental Limnos will help you get to know the island by enjoying your routes on its excellent road network. You can pick up the vehicle of your choice from the KTEL Bus Station. Lemnos or the hotel that will host you during your stay on the island.
The history of the island is lost in the depths of Prehistoric times. The name Lemnos is ancient and is mentioned by Homer. It is the island of the god Hephaestus who taught metallurgy to his oldest inhabitants. Archaeological finds indicate that the island is inhabited since the Middle Neolithic Age.
Her most prehistoric settlement, Poliochni, was founded in the 4th millennium BC. and evolved into a prosperous fortified city, the oldest organized city in Europe, with a bourgeois structure and an important civilization, with the first democratic parliamentary chamber. Lemnos was once inhabited by Sinti, Carians, Cretes, Mines and Pelasgians. It is subsequently occupied by Persians, Spartans, Macedonians and Romans.
He joined the Byzantine Empire for more than a thousand years, was granted to the Venetians in the 13th century, by the end of the 15th century he passed the Ottomans, was liberated in 1912 by Admiral Kountourioti, suffered the barbaric German occupation of 1941-1944, rewrapping and continuing to develop after release. With Imperial Car Rental, explore Limnos, starting from Myrina.
Tainted cobbled streets, neoclassical cafes and 19th-century urban granite mansions decorate the two beautiful settlements of Rome, Gialos and Turkish Gialos. In the center of Myrina dominates Myrina Castle, the largest fortification of the Aegean Sea and a major attraction, with deer living freely in it. Do not miss the Prehistoric Myrina and the temple of Artemis in Myrina.
At the southeast of the island, at Vroskopos bay, you will see the ruins of Poliochni, while in the northeast you will see the view of Hephaestia with the ancient theater, Kavirios or the sanctuary of Kaveiros, the cave of Filoktitis. Use the Imperial Car Rental to visit the most beautiful inland villages, such as Kontopouli, Repanidi, Romanos, Dafni, Kataklakos, Tsimandria with magnificent traditional houses, authentic stone masterpieces with exceptional stone features of stunning technique, the beautiful Close to windmills and much more.
Wonderful seaside villages and dreamy beaches are along the lacy shoreline of the island. Swim in the Romanesque Gialos, Rhya Nera and Avlona of Myrina, in Plati and Thanos, admiring their picturesque settlements, volcanic rocks and clear blue waters, in Evati, Kokkina, in the picturesque village of sponge bones Nea Koutali, visit the beautiful Moudros with the beaches of Fanaraki Sanctuary of Monachus Monk, the rare beauty of the Parnomenomos beach, Havouli and Agios Ioannis, as well as the beaches of Keros, Plaka, Zemeas, Nefthina, the fishing village of Kotsinas, Agios Ermolaos.
Visit the Imperial Car Rental rental car, the unique ecosystems of the island, such as the golden dunes between the sea and the hinterland, an unreal landscape to the north with the gorgeous Gomati beach and the wetland and stunning natural setting in Kontopouli, to the east of the island. salt ponds Aliki, Hortarolimni and Asprolimni. Your tours of the island of Hephaestus with the car rental service Imperial Car Rental is a revelation of special beauty that will steal your heart forever!