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LEROS TOURIST INFORMATION

Find all the information about public services on Leros

fishing boats

Newspapers and Magazines

Ilias Konstantinos

Platanos, Leros

Tel. 22470 22628

Campsites

There are campsites at Xirokampos on Leros

Tel. 22470 23372

Trips and tours

There are routes by boat or caique to the beaches on Leros and to other islands. There are boats, jetfoils and the catamaran to Leipsous, Patmos, Kalymnos, Kos and Rhodes daily.

Transport

The main bus station is in Platanos and serves Agia Marina, Krithoni, Alinta, Kamara, Partheni, Platanos, Lakki and Xirokampos.

Banks

National Bank Of Greece: 22470 22166, at Lakki

ALPHA Bank: 22470 26011, at Lakki

Emporiki Bank: 22470 25780, at Platanos

National Bank Of Greece: 22470 22740, at Platanos

Agrotiki Bank: 22470 24355, at Agia Marina

Taxis

It is easy to find a taxi anywhere. The main Taxi station is in Platanos. You can also call for a taxi on 22470 23070/24970 and at Lakki on 22470 22550.

Post Office

Agia Marina : 22470 22929

Opening hours 7.30 – 14.30

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Sport

Tennis courts, a 5x 5 football pitch and sailing

Emergency Telephone Numbers

Hospital: 22470 23300

Surgery: 22470 23336

Pathology Dept.: 22470 23251

Pediatrics: 22470 22004

Obstetrics: 22470 23288

Orthopedics: 22470 23300

Rural Surgery: 22470 23359

First Aid Centre: 22470 2107786666

Centre for Poisoning: 210 9003777

Police: 22470 22221

Harbour master: 22470 22224

National Telecommunications Organisation (O.T.E.) 22470 22899

For Information or the Telephone Directory dial 131

For Telegrams dial 155

Town Hall: 22470 23711

The Archeological Museum

The Archeological Museum is located on the road going down, that joins Platanos with the harbour of Agia Marina. It is housed in the renovated building of the old Astiki Sholi which was built in 1882 and financed by the Lerian brotherhood in Cairo. In its forecourt there were once mosaics from the early Christian church of Partheni.

Telephone Number: 22470 24775

General state archives – the local archive of Leros

The local archive of Leros (part of the general state archives) is held in the square of Platanos, next to the town hall. It is housed on the ground floor of the neoclassical building which once housed the local council, and which was built in 1899 by Nikolaos Tsigadas. The archive contains valuable historical information about the island, as well as the original Italian architectural designs.

Telephone Number: 22470 18129

The Mpeleni Tower

The imposing tower of Mpeleni exists on the beach of Alinta and was built by the Lerian ex-patriate and benefactor Parisis Mpelenis. Today it houses the historical and folklore museum “Manolis Isihos” which has precious exhibits from the contemporary history of the island.