Lipsi travel guide

The municipality of Lipsi located in the middle of the island, at the back of a sheltered bay.
This small town with white houses and blue doors and windows to keeps its traditional island color.
Other small villages is Kouselio, Katsadia and Our Lady of Haros.Τhe island has beautiful beaches: the Lientou beach very near to chora and favored by most people, the Campos, the Platis Gialos, a beautiful beach with sand, Katsadia to the south, opposite the island of Leros, with a very good sand, Papandria right from the Katsadia with sand, reeds and wonderful nature. The Chochlakoura with pebbles, rocks and beautiful caves, and the Tourkomnima, Xirokambos, Monodendri and Kamares, more faraway beaches, but worth to visit. Lipsi linked with the neighboring islands of Patmos and Leros and Rhodes and Piraeus by boat.
The island has a secure natural port that is used by many yachts in the summer.

There is a refuelling station and water.
The history of Lipsoi is intimately connected with the history of the larger neighbouring islands and particularly of Patmos. Like all the islands in the Dodecanese, Lipsi seems to be inhabited by prehistoric times continuously until today. In various parts of the island are to be found inscriptions vases dating from the classical period.
The proximity of Patmos allows us to take that Christianity was spreading to Lipsi already from the 1 st century AD What is important is the monuments of the early Christian era, which is a great three-aisled basilica with mosaic floors and vaptistirio commanded "Kouselio" probably the 5 th century, and the remains of walls, architectural members, mosaic floors in place "Katsadia", where it is currently located, Temples of Saint Spyridon and Saint Panteleimon
The most prominent event of the island is a celebration wine was made in August, and running strongly, as the wine is the main productive product with a long tradition in the production and export.

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