AGIOS EFSTRATIOS

Guide of AGIOS EFSTRATIOS

The small island of Aghios Efstratios, also known as Agiostrati, lies a few kilometers south of Limnos in the Aegean Sea. The island is a quiet place, where you can take in the atmosphere and spend a holiday on the beaches eating good food.

The ancient village contains lots of treasures to discover, there are little churches, caves, chapels and ancient stone ruins to visit. The largest village on the island is located near the river near a strip of land that was excellent for growing. From the 1920s until the end of the 1960s a the island hosted political prisoners, who lived autonomously on the island, living off the land and independently constructing their own homes.  

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