5 Best Things To Do in Lipsi, Greece [with Suggested Tours]

By Fatima Turla August 21st, 2020 Posted in Destination, Europe Travel Blog, Travel Blog, Travel Guides No comments

Are you planning to travel to Lipsi, Greece soon? Read our tips below on the things to do in Lipsi with suggested tours!

5 Best Things to do in Lipsi, Greece
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Lipsi or Leipsoi is a Greek island located south of Samos and north of Leros. It is a small island consist of wonderful beaches. The island is also popular for its thyme honey. Being in an atmosphere of pure tranquility and calmness, this is the perfect getaway for your next city escape! If you want to know what are the places you can visit in Lipsi, just read our short guide below.

List of Best Things to do in Lipsi, Greece

1. Platis Gialos Beach

 

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In the tranquility offered by the crystal clear waters of Platis Gialos beach and having enjoyed the sun of the Aegean, the flavors and the warm family atmosphere of the restaurant will complete your experience in Lipsi. The water is crystal clear and shallow making it ideal for families traveling with small children.

2. Hohlakoura Beach

 

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One of the most beautiful beaches of Lipsi with clear blue waters, tamarisk trees, and a shocking cave. A beach made of white stones that can only be walked on with shoes. It is not equipped but has lots of natural shade. Hohlakoura is the largest beach on the island and with easy access.

3. Monastery of St. John the Theologian

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The Holy Monastery of Agios Theologos in Lipsi is an exceptional church that as soon as you enter it makes you feel that you are next to God. Also beautiful are the hagiographies inside the church and its wood-carved iconostasis. Outside the church, there is a wonderful view of the island and the sea and round trees.

4. Tourkomnima Beach

Tourkomnima is a very beautiful beach. It has two coves and in the middle, there is a dry land with a wonderful church. It has tamarisk trees around the area and a magnificent view of Aspronisi. Such a wonderful place to visit!

5. Lientou Beach

 

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Lientou Beach is located right next to the road, it is the closest beach to the city center and is easily reachable on foot. It has white sand, turquoise waters, and tamarisk trees. Its water is also shallow and warm.

Where to stay in Lipsi, Greece

Budget Hotel

Michalis Studios

5 Best Things to do in Lipsi, Greece

Michalis Studios offers a terrace and air conditioning. With free WiFi, this apartment offers a satellite TV, a washing machine and a kitchenette with a fridge and stovetop. This property offers access to a balcony and free private parking.

Price: Starts at $37 per night for Studio with Balcony, add $1 for taxes and charges, and it offers a free cancellation.

Luxury Hotel

Aegean Muses

5 Best Things to do in Lipsi, Greece

Aegean Muses offers accommodation in Lipsoí. The accommodation is air-conditioned and has a flat-screen TV. Some units include a balcony and/or patio. All units feature a kitchen equipped with a toaster and fridge. A stovetop and kettle are also provided. Aegean Muses also includes a sun terrace.

Price: Starts at $116 per night for Holiday Home, includes taxes and charges, and it’s non-refundable.

These are the possible things you can do in Lipsi, Greece. So if you are ready to have a fun and exciting trip, you know what to do and where to go! So pack your things now and prepare yourself for a wonderful adventure in Lipsi.

How to go to Lipsi, Greece from London

There’s no airport in Lipsi. The nearest airport is in Leros but flights going to Leros is not common, the best alternative way is to travel from London to Samos.

Via Aegean Airlines: (one way with one-stop)

*From London Heathrow – Athens – Samos

Ticket Price: £115.00

*From Samos to Lipsi via Ferry

When you arrive in Samos, just head your way to the Port. From there, travel time can take around 5 hours via car ferry.

*Prices are subject to change. You can visit Skyscanner for more details about the ticket prices.

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Fatima Turla2Hi there! I’m Fatima. My first major travel was in 2016 in the beautiful city of Cebu. After that, I got interested in traveling. Now I enjoy learning languages and other country’s cultures. My goal is to visit at least one country each year and to share my experiences with other people through writing or blogging. Witness my journey by following me on Instagram.​​​​​​​​​​​

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Written by Fatima Turla

Fatima is a full-time writer of Two Monkeys Travel. Her first major trip was in 2016 and got really interested in traveling. She also enjoys learning languages and other country’s cultures. She has a goal to visit at least one country each year and share her experiences with other people through writing or blogging. Witness her journey by following her on Instagram.

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