A tour to Lesvos Springs could help you enjoy self-made therapeutic treatments, refresh your soul too and make you feel born again. That could be amazing in beautiful sites where the springs of Lesvos flow since some millions of years.
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The Mineral and thermal springs in the Island of Lesvos are warm natural springs. They date back to ancient times when the volcanic eruptions in the past made geological changes on the surface and formed them. It is said that some of them were favourite beautiful places and the goddess Artemis protected them.
In the ancient times, people use them as beautiful places to bath, wash their clothes, meet, relax and enjoy their times. Nowadays, many people use these mineral springs as therapeutic natural and spiritual healing medium.
So, the hot springs in Lesvos play the principle role combined with the beautiful beaches in Lesvos, the beautiful hotels in Lesvos, the beautiful nature, the bird-watching, trekking and other summer and spring beauties to attract tourists.
The hot chlorinated springs and other springs are in whitewashed buildings arranged with marbled pools and with small holes at the topsides for the sunlight to drop in and create amusing effects on both waters and visitors.
Those were the only places for people to bathe in the past before they had bathrooms in their houses. They have separated bathing areas for men and women. Locals used the springs in the past to bathe, enjoy times with friends and amuse themselves.
The Hot Springs of Mithymna and the Baths of Eftalou Beach are at the northwest of Mytilini. The temperature of water reaches 46.5º C.
There are twos baths at the springs. The old bath has pebbled floor in a whitewashed vault and the new bath has individual tubs for bathing.
People recommend the hot springs and baths to treat people with rheumatism, arthritis, neuralgia, hypertension, gallstones and gynaecological and skin problems.
Eftalou or Efthalou is about 62.5 kilometres at the northeast of Mytilini and it takes about one hour and 8 minutes drive. It is about 4.8 kilometres east of Mithymna and it takes about 7 minutes drive. See beautiful villages in Lesvos.
The nearest beach is Eftalou and the nearest hotels are Akti Hotel, Panselinos Hotel, Alkaios Hotel and Hermes Hotel. See beautiful hotels in Lesvos.
The Thermal Springs of Thermi are the largest springs in Lesvos. Thermi is at the northeast of Lesvos Island. It exists since 5 thousand years and it takes its name from the springs.
The town is about 11.4 kilometres from Mytilini and it takes about 15 minutes drive on the road between Mytilini and Mantamados. See beautiful towns in Lesvos and beautiful villages in Lesvos.
The nearest hotels in this area are Votsala Hotel, Art Lesvos Villas, Kanoni Studios at Kanoni Beach and Lesvos Inn.
It is said that the temple of Hera was on the springs and the ancient beauty festivals began at the beautiful sites of the hot springs.
The temperature reaches 39.7º C and the springs have radium. The interior sides of the spring are built of steamy white marble. People recommend them as medical treats for people with diabetes, rheumatism, dropsy, infertility, arthritis and gall stones.
The Hot Springs of Polichnitos or Polychnitos in Polichnitos Municipality are at the southwest in a Byzantine building and they are known as the hottest springs in Europe at temperature of 87.6º C. In addition to the recommendations concerning the springs of Therma, the additional recommendations here are for people with gynaecological affects and skin diseases.
Polichnitos is Below Kallonis Bay, about 42.5 kilometres from Mytilini and it takes about 47 minutes drive. The nearest beaches are on this Bay and Vatera Beach is at the south of it.
Vatera is about 8.2 kilometres from Polichnitos and it takes about 10 minutes drive. The nearest resorts in the area are Nefeli Hotel, Aphrodite Beach Hotel, Irini Hotel, Madonna Studios, Sappho & Neraida Studios, Vassos Villa Hotel, and Dionysos Club. See beautiful hotels in Lesvos.
The Thermal Springs of Lisvorio are at the outskirt of the village of Lisvorio in Polichnitos Municipality towards the Bay. There are two baths on the side of the stream surrounded by vegetation. The temperature reaches 87.6º C here too.
The hot springs are about 5 kilometres from Polychnitos, 38.8 kilometres from Mytilini and it takes 43 minutes drive from there. There are two baths on the side of the stream surrounded by vegetation, that spread extreme beauty of the surface of the earth.
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