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Lesvos

Refreshingly free of high-rise hotels and beach-orientated tourism, Lesvos - the third largest island in Greece - is seizing an opportunity to rediscover itself through ecotourism in its totally unspoilt countryside. The island is a very popular destination for walkers, birders and horticulturalists, but no other books cater for them.

Fascinating sites, often unprotected, allow you to do your own interpretation. Follow the authors' footsteps into villages still steeped in an old way of life and into a countryside as beautiful as any in the Mediterranean. The car tours, too, show off the very best the island has to offer and will take you to some secret places they have discovered.

The island is a treasure house of very early ancient remains dating from the 7th century BC and boasts one of the finest natural monuments in Europe, the Petrified Forest, created 20 million years ago. Cloaked with forests of chestnut and oak, Lesvos becomes a riot of flowers in the spring and is renowned for its wild orchids (as many as 65 species) and with its own special endemic, Ophrys lesbis.

The island's hills and mountains are riddled with little known ancient trails and cobbled donkey paths, many of which form the walks featured in this new edition.

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