Xerokambos  

 


Xerokambos - Leros (Greece)

Xerokambos. Xerokambos or Xirokambos is located in the south of the Greek island of Leros, seven kilometers (4 mi) south of the capital, Agia Marina. It is a small fishing village in the narrow bay. It is opposite the northern tip of the island of Kalymnos. The village is situated in a small valley with many olive and almond trees.

In Xerokambos, at an altitude of 70 meters lie the ruins of Palaiokastro, which is also called Kastro ton Lepidon. This castle is over 2,500 years old and is the oldest castle on the island. In ancient times an Acropolis was located here. It was built during the Mycenaean period, and in the fourth BC reached its peak.

Today there are remains of the ancient wall and the remains of an early Christian church to see. Later, a beautiful chapel was built among the ruins, the Panagia chapel.

Photo Gallery Leros - Photos of Leros

Agia Marina - Island of Leros - Dodecanese islands Photo 37 - Photo JustGreece.com Panteli - Island of Leros - Dodecanese islands Photo 42 - Photo JustGreece.com Panteli - Island of Leros - Dodecanese islands Photo 54 - Photo JustGreece.com Agia Marina - Island of Leros - Dodecanese islands Photo 62 - Photo JustGreece.com Panteli - Island of Leros - Dodecanese islands Photo 59 - Photo JustGreece.com Krithoni - Island of Leros - Dodecanese islands Photo 3 - Photo JustGreece.com Panteli - Island of Leros - Dodecanese islands Photo 32 - Photo JustGreece.com Platanos - Island of Leros - Dodecanese islands Photo 6 - Photo JustGreece.com Paleros - Prefecture  Aetoloakarnania -  Photo 7 - Photo JustGreece.com Xirokampos - Island of Leros - Dodecanese islands Photo 23 - Photo JustGreece.com

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Average temperature Xerokambos
January
11.9°C
February
12.1°C
March
13.6°C
April
16.6°C
May
20.5°C
June
24.7°C
July
26.9°C
August
27.1°C
September
24.6°C
October
20.8°C
November
16.5°C
December
13.4°C

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