Mythimna or Molyvos is a large traditional village, located in northern northwest coast of the island, 62 km. Northwest of Mytilene. Molyvos is one of the most tourist areas of the island and is characterized by its natural beauty and its picturesque architecture.
The houses with their traditional architecture made of stone and wood and painted with bright colors, combined with the impressive Byzantine castle that dominates the area, create a picturesque and romantic environment.
The village is populated since antiquity as the ancient Mithymna was built at same position but unfortunately not much was saved.
The view of the Aegean Sea is unique. Nearby is Eftalou, with the famous beach and the thermal spas.
Molyvos Tourism Organization undertook to highlight the unique environmental and cultural resources of the area, to highlight the Molivos Lesvos as a unique tourist destination and offers visitors unforgettable vacation. Members of Molyvos Tourism Agency can be persons over 18 years, professionals in the tourism industry of the island of Lesvos, but also people regardless profession who believe that they can contribute to the achievement of the Agency's objectives. Each member must pay the annual financial contribution, set according to the economic size of their profession. The Agency's office is open to the public and any new idea and volunteer help is welcome. The Agency organizes meetings to inform the public of the activities and actions.