Discover Agia Marina in Leros

View to the beautiful and tourist village of Agia Marina in Leros island, Dodecanese

Agia Marina is a beautiful seaside village and a main tourist place in Leros island, Greece. Agia Marina is also a commercial port of Leros, along with Lakki which is the other port town of the island. Spread around a nice port, this picturesque village of Leros has typical architecture with traditional houses, elegant buildings and paved paths. The most typical spot of Agia Marina is the old windmill at the port promenade, partly restored today.

In the centre of the village is a large church dedicated to Saint Marina that hosts an important festival (panigiri) every year on its name day, on July 17th. Above the village is a large hill with a Medieval Castle on top, constructed in the 13th century by the Knights of Saint John and offering great view to the Aegean Sea. Visitors shall see some picturesque windmills on the way to the Castle. Below the Castle is a small chapel dedicated to Prophet Elias.

Agia Marina is a popular place to stay in Leros, with a sandy organized beach, family taverns, shops and many hotels and studios. From Agia Marina, visitors can take the bus to other villages and beaches around the island. Over the years, Agia Marina has expanded in building and today it is almost united to the neighboring villages of Platanos and Panteli.