Leros, Greece - Platanos, Agia Marina & Pandeli

Platanos in Leros is the capital which also includes the coastal villages of Agia Marina and Pandeli. It is located approximately in the middle of the east coast of the island and it has many traditional houses and imposing mansions which create narrow alleys. At the port there is the Brouzi or Bourtzi fortress, which is Roman. The famous medieval castle of Panagia the ( Virgin Maria ) overlooks the town, and is built on the hilltop Apityki with panoramic views of the deep blue Aegean Sea.