Leimonos Monastery and Religious Monuments in Lesvos

Access – Visiting the Monastery

Leimonos Monastery is at a distance of 3 kilometres from the town of Kalloni, in the direction of Eressos.

Men and women are allowed to enter the monastery. However, women are not allowed to enter the katholikon, or main church of the monastery, and the courtyard that surrounds it.

Although there are a considerable number of rooms for guests at the monastery, it is advisable to contact the monastery by telephone if you intend to stay there.

Address of the Holy Monastery

Holy Leimonos Monastery
81107 Kalloni Lesvos

Opening Hours

Holy Leimonos Monastery: Open Daily
Holy Monastery Museum: 9:30 pm – till sunset

Useful Telephone Numbers

Holy Leimonos Monastery: +30-22530 22289
Holy Myrsiniotissa Monastery: +30-22530 22729

For queries regarding the study of manuscripts at the monastery, please contact Dr. Apostolos Spanos at the following e-mail address: