Leros is a Greek island in the Dodecanese, in the Aegean Sea. Leros, the island of Artemis, goddess of the hunt, a beautiful, friendly island 171 nautical miles (317 km) from the mainland port city of Piraeus (45 min flight from Spata or 11 hour ferry ride); an island of 53 square kilometres having a coastline of 71 km. A member of the Dodecanese archipelagos, Leros, Population of 8.500. It is home to the fabulous Panagia Castle as well as two ancient fortifications.
See also: List of islands of Greece