Skala Sikamineas

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Sikaminia belongs to the municipality of Mithimna and is only 12 km from Mithimna away, built on green pine trees and slopes of the Lepetymnos Mountain. Three kilometeres north is Skala Sikaminia, a typical fishing village and the most northern village of the island, facing the coast of Minor Asia.

You can find the house of Stratis Myrivilis, the famous Greek writer in Sikamia, which is open to visitors. On the main street of the town at the primary school building, you can visit the Folk Museum of Sikaminia.

You will enjoy one of the most beautiful sunsets in Skala Sikaminia and the “The Mermaid Virgin” which is built on a strip of land that goes into the sea.

It was named after the characteristic folk fresco of an unknown artist depicting the Virgin Mary with a mermaid’s tail and which was made famous by the writings with the same name by Stratis Myrivilis. There is a mulberry, aged 130 years in the port, known as “The Myrivilis’ Mulberry”. In the same area that Myrivilis overlooked, you can also enjoy the view, tasting seafood specialties from the namesake taverns.

Beaches in the area are: Skala Sikaminia and Kagia. You can enjoy a swim in the sea and seafood in the restaurants in the area of Skala Sikaminia and the beach of Kagia.

 Holy Chapel of the “Panagia Mermaid”

Skala Sikaminias is a typical fishing village and the most northern village of the island, facing the coast of Asia Minor. You can enjoy one of the most beautiful sunsets and visit the small chapel of “the Panagia Mermaid”. It was built on a strip of land that goes into the sea, the Virgin Mary Mermaid was named after the characteristic folk fresco by an unknown artist depicting the Virgin Mary with a mermaid’s tail in a emotional connection between religion and traditions. The eponymous literary masterpiece of the distinguished Lesbian writer, Stratis Myrivilis was inspired by this.

 Folklore Museum in Sikaminia

On the main street of the town in Sikaminia (Sikaminia or Skamnia), in the primary school building you can visit the Folk Museum. There are folkloric nature exhibits such as utensils, coins, historical documents, papers and books, known to the visitor from the recent Lesbian past.

 Skala Sikaminia

The beach in Skala Sikaminia is pebbly and the sea is very clean. You can enjoy your ouzo and seafood at restaurants in the port of Skala Sikaminia.

 Kagia

Kagia is at the east side of Skala Sikaminia. The beach is pebbly and the sea is very clean. There are restaurants at the beach.