Leros island news and views
Leros has fast becoming one of the more sought destinations for upmarket holidays in the Greek islands, and growing in popularity with visitor numbers up each year. Leros is located in the Dodecanese island group off the Turkish coast and between Kos to the south and Samos to the north. Leros has a long and heavily indented coastline with some of the deepest waters in the Greek islands offering sheltered bays for ferries and yachts.
The Hoppet is a wooden-hulled sailboat that is sailing the Greek islands as part of a three-year artist project called 'Meeting the Odyssey' and it sailed into the Geek island of Leros recently.
Scuba divers on holiday on the Greek island of Leros could soon be able to visit the site of one of Greece's legendary warships. Queen Olga was a Greek destroyer in the Second World War
The Greek island of Leros look set to give the go-ahead to a massive wind farm project. Wind farm company Cycladic Meltemi wants to erect turbines on uninhabited islets offshore of the Greek island of Leros in the Dodecanese.
Leros islanders are urging the Greek government not to close its single small airport which links Leros to Athens and to other islands. The airport on Leros island is one of a number that Greece plans to sell off.