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The Greek island of Limnos is located in the northern part of the Aegean Sea.
Limnos features one of the prettiest harbours in Greece. With its beautiful beaches and picturesque, traditional villages untouched by modern-day tourism, Limnos hardly fits with any Greek Island stereotype. It lies low with gently rolling hills, a lush green carpet in the spring that becomes a yellow-brown in the summer.
Lavrio is a town and port located at the tip of the Attiki Peninsular and is not that popular with visitors as it doesn't seem to be mentioned very much in guidebooks about Greece. This is surprising especially given that it is home to the oldest and largest ancient amphitheatre in the country and also to a giant hole that would be popular to visitors who enjoy unexplained phenomena. In ancient times the town was known for its mining and industry and in fact the large columns from the temple of Posideon at nearby Sounion were mined in the town. There are also silver mines in the town that date back to prehistoric times.
Although the town's port is less important than the Port of Piraeus, it still plays an important role in the development of the region. The port can accommodate passenger ferries, commercial boats, fishing boats and yachts and is the perfect port of departure for passenger ferries departing to the Cyclades and to islands in the eastern Aegean.