Practical Information - Lesvos Island

Telephone Codes for Lesvos
Mytilene, Thermi, Loutra: +30 22510
Plomari, Ayiassos, Polichnitos,
Gera Bay: +30 22520

Kalloni, Molyvos, Antissa, Sigri, Eressos, Mantamados, Agia Paraskevi: +30 22530

Emergency Phone Numbers
Police: 100, 29900
Fire Brigade: 199
ELPA (road assistance): 104

Express Service (road assistance): 154


Harbour Master's Office
Whether you have a boat of your own or want the most up-to-date information on the arrivals and departures of ships and Flying Dolphin hydrofoils, the Harbor Master’s Office and its staff is where you will find assistance.
The Harbor Master’s building is located on the quay of Mytilene (tel. +30 22510 28888).  There are also harbor stations throughout the island; Molyvos +30 22530 71307, Plomari +30 22520 32296, Perama Years +30 22510 51551, and Sigri +30 22530 54433.

Take a walk at the traditional villages of eastern Lesvos

Banks - Exchange
In Mytilene and the other towns on Lesbos there are branches of most Greek banks to handle your financial needs. There are also certain shops where foreign currency can be changed into drachmas.
List of Banks: 
Mytilene

Agricultural Bank:  +30 22510 24081 - 23300
National Bank:  +30 22510 28651 – 20363 - 40707
National Mortgage Bank:  +30 22510 26810 - 27203
Commercial Bank:  +30 22510 28172 - 27382
General Bank:  +30 22510 20961 - 23600
Ionian Bank:  +30 22510 27650 - 25015

Credit Bank: 
+30 22510 21827 - 26759
Kalloni
Agricultural Bank:  +30 22530 23379 - 23134
National Bank:  +30 22530 22103 - 22588

Commercial Bank:  
+30 22530 23215 – 23392
Molyvos
National Bank: 
+30 22510 71210 – 71977
Plomari
Agricultural Bank:  +30 22520 32675 - 31320
National Bank:  +30 22520 32305 - 32205

Commercial Bank: 
+30 22520 32404 – 32204
Sunset view at central Lesvos

O.T.E (Phone Company)
O.T.E. has a complete network of branches on the island which are found in combination with many public cardphones.  In its main offices at 8 Vourmazon St. (tel. +30 22510 47299) you can avail yourself of the many services such as telephone money orders, and telegrams, in addition to making local or long distance calls both within Greece and abroad.

Post Office
The Post Office on Lesvos has a full network of branches as well as other places under contract at which you can send, or receive, letters and postal money orders and make use of all the modern postal services. The main offices of ELTA (The Greek Post Office) are at 2 Vourmazon St., in Mytilene (tel. +30 22510 28823).

Hospitals - First Aid
Lesvos has a health system that meets a high standard beginning with first aid service and medical care at the General Hospital of Mytilene (tel. +30 22510 28412) and extending to many private doctors’ offices, with a full range of specialists, as well as the many pharmacies throughout the island. There are also Health centers at Antissa (+30 22530 56440-2), Kalloni (+30 22530 22222), Plomari (+30 22520 32151) and Polichnitos (+30 22520 41111).

Tourist Police
For every need that may arise the Tourist Police is the organization best equipped to be of assistance, whether it be for general information, for dealing with a financial matter, for legal problems or anything else.  The offices are on the waterfront of Mytilene (tel. +30 22510 22776)

The famous Castle of Mytilini



Photos and text taken
from "Lesvos - The island of Sapfo "
(Toubis Editions)
Toubis Editions


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