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Festival News

Two weeks on non-stop fun. From the massive opening night party to the final night event, the Festival is an explosion of colour, culture and fun. We need you to sign up for events like the Alternative Fashion Show! Join in and strut your stuff on the catwalk.

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Festival 2016

September is time for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and questioning women to visit the island of Lesvos for the annual two-week lesbian festival. The 2016 festival takes place from 3 – 17 September and promises to be the biggest to date.

Lesbians have been coming to Lesvos for the summer since the 50s, drawn to the birthplace of Sappho, the Greek poet who wrote about her love for women. The festival is a laid-back international event drawing women from all over the world ....

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Lesvos Island

A jewel in the Aegean Sea

Incomparable natural beauty, rich history, culture and tradition.

Skala Eressos

A unique village on Lesvos Island

Renowned world wide as the birthplace of the female poet and teacher, Sappho.

Getting Here

Connections with Flights & Ferries

Lesvos Island is connected to the mainland of Greece through flights and ferries.

Holiday Packages

Accommodation, Flights & Transfers

Holiday Packages are offered throughout the entire summer season.


Your opportunity to:

Join in events, make new friends, network and meet women with exciting new ideas, learn new skills & share your own talents.

And a lot of simple fun with a taste of Greek culture!

The International Eressos Women's Festival is a life changing experience. No woman will leave Skala Eressos without knowing more about herself and the impact of women in the world around them.

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Available as paperback or e-book!


A Girl's Guide To Lesbos

Or pick up a copy at Sappho Travel

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