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Lemnos, North Aegean, Greece

How much does it cost to travel to Lemnos?

You should plan to spend around $231 (€215) per day on your vacation in Lemnos. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $75 (€69) on meals
  • $57 (€53) on local transportation
  • $236 (€219) on hotels

A one week trip to Lemnos for two people costs, on average, $3,230 (€3,004). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
  • One Week Per person
  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
  • One Month For a couple
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Lemnos cost?

A one week trip to Lemnos usually costs around $1,615 (€1,502) for one person and $3,230 (€3,004) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Lemnos on average costs around $3,230 (€3,004) for one person and $6,460 (€6,008) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Lemnos will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Lemnos on average costs around $6,922 (€6,437) for one person and $13,843 (€12,874) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.

Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Lemnos has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Lemnos expensive to visit?

Prices in Lemnos are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within Europe, which is known to be an expensive region, Lemnos is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Como or Lausanne.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Lemnos Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Lemnos?

The average Lemnos trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Lemnos travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) 219 ($236)
Local Transportation 1 53 ($57)
Food 2 69 ($75)
Entertainment 1 37 ($40)
Alcohol 2 11 - 33 ($12 - 35)
Accommodation Budget in Lemnos
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Lemnos is $118 (€110). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Lemnos is $236 (€219). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotel Prices in Lemnos

Looking for a hotel in Lemnos? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options.

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Lemnos based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $70. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Lemnos
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Lemnos is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $57 (€53) per person, per day, on local transportation in Lemnos.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

Flights to Lemnos
How much does it cost to go to Lemnos? Naturally, it depends on the dates. We recommend Kayak because they can find the best deals across all airlines.

Rental Cars in Lemnos
The price of renting a car in Lemnos will depends on dates, the type of car, the location, and your age. We recommend Kayak because they can find the best deals across all car rental companies.

Food Budget in Lemnos
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Lemnos can vary, the average cost of food in Lemnos is $75 (€69) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Lemnos should cost around $30 (€28) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Lemnos is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

Entertainment Budget in Lemnos
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Lemnos typically cost an average of $40 (€37) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

Alcohol Budget in Lemnos
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average person spends about $23 (€22) on alcoholic beverages in Lemnos per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

Last Updated: May 14, 2024
Lemnos on a Budget
Lemnos, a serene island in the northern Aegean Sea, is a hidden gem offering rich history, stunning landscapes, and a warm welcome to all travelers. Known for its tranquility and unspoiled charm, Lemnos is perfect for those seeking a genuine Greek island experience without the crowds. Traveling to Lemnos on a budget is entirely feasible as the island offers a range of affordable accommodations, local dining options, and numerous free or low-cost activities.
Lemnos is rich in historical and natural sights, making it an explorer's paradise. The island's capital, Myrina, is a great starting point. The imposing Myrina Castle, perched on a rocky promontory, offers panoramic views of the town and the Aegean Sea. Built by the Byzantines in the 12th century and later fortified by the Venetians, the castle is steeped in history and legend.

The Archaeological Museum of Lemnos in Myrina houses artifacts that span the island's history from the Neolithic period to Roman times. This museum provides deep insights into the island's past, including its connection to ancient myths and legends.

Poliochni, one of the oldest known settlements in Europe, is another must-visit site. Situated on the island's east coast, this ancient city dates back to the early Bronze Age and offers fascinating glimpses into early urban development.

The ancient theatre of Hephaistia, located near the village of the same name, is a remarkable site. This well-preserved theater dates back to the 5th century BC and is testament to the island's historical significance during ancient times.

Lemnos offers a range of activities that cater to all interests. The island's diverse landscape, with its rolling hills, fertile plains, and pristine beaches, is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts.

Beach lovers will find plenty of beautiful spots to relax and swim. Plati Beach and Thanos Beach are popular choices, known for their golden sands and clear waters. For a more secluded experience, visit Gomati Beach, which is also near the island’s unique sand dunes.

Water sports are widely available, particularly in areas like Keros Beach, which is renowned for windsurfing and kitesurfing. The consistent winds and excellent facilities make it a hotspot for these activities.

Hiking is another great way to explore Lemnos. The island's varied terrain offers numerous trails, such as those leading to the volcanic rocks of Falakro and the stunning coastal paths around Cape Mourtzouflos. These hikes provide not only exercise but also breathtaking views and the chance to discover the island's flora and fauna.

Birdwatching is particularly rewarding in Lemnos, with the wetlands around Alyki Lake and Chortarolimni attracting a variety of bird species. These wetlands are protected areas and provide a serene environment for bird enthusiasts.
Food and Dining
Lemnos boasts a rich culinary heritage, with local dishes that reflect its agricultural bounty and maritime traditions. The island’s fertile soil and favorable climate produce high-quality ingredients that are central to its cuisine.

Local cheeses are a highlight, especially Kalathaki and Melichloro. Kalathaki is a white cheese made from sheep or goat milk, known for its rich flavor and creamy texture. Melichloro, a semi-hard cheese, is also a local specialty.

Traditional dishes such as Flomaria, a handmade pasta often served with meat or cheese, and Kavourmas, a type of preserved meat, are must-tries. Fresh seafood is abundant, with dishes like grilled octopus and stuffed calamari being local favorites.

Wine lovers should not miss trying the local wines. Lemnos has a long history of viticulture, and its wines, particularly those made from the Muscat of Alexandria grape, are renowned for their quality and distinct flavors.

Lemnos is well-connected by ferry to other Greek islands and the mainland, with regular services from the port of Myrina. This makes it easy to include Lemnos in a multi-destination Greek island itinerary. Otherwise, the main airport offers flights to Athens and other destinations.

Getting around Lemnos is straightforward, with several transportation options available to suit different needs and budgets. The island has a decent public bus network that connects major towns and villages, making it a cost-effective way to explore.

Car rental services are widely available in Myrina and at the airport. Renting a car is the most convenient way to explore the island at your own pace, especially if you plan to visit more remote areas. However, it can be more expensive than other options.

For a more eco-friendly and budget-conscious option, consider renting a bicycle. The island’s relatively flat terrain and scenic routes make cycling an enjoyable way to get around.

Taxis are available but are generally more expensive than other forms of transportation. They are useful for short trips or when carrying luggage.
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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.