Lesvos is to become the first Greek Aegean island to have a direct ferry service with Izmir in Turkey.
The service is scheduled to begin on June 17, when the ferry will sail from from Izmir to Mytilene port.
The 400-seater catamaran Ihsan Alyanak, owned by the Izdeniz company, is expected to sail the route twice a week, every Friday and Sunday.
The journey is expected to take two hours and 15 minutes. [AMNA]