2. Enjoy the Blue Flag beach

Petra beach is beautiful; people come here just to relax on the soft, golden sands and play in the clear, shallow water. It’s peaceful too, so you’ll love it if you like to stretch out
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4. Visit the Ouzo distillery

Ouzo, the classic alcoholic drink of Greece, has particularly strong links with Lesbos. There are several distilleries on the island, even a small one right on your doorstep in Petra.
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When you’re exploring the old cobbled streets around Petra’s main square, you’ll be at the foot of the towering rock that emerges from the middle of the village. Save some energy for the climb to the church perched on top, as the views are stunning. And as you dip in and out of the shops, cafés, old merchant’s house and Ouzo distillery, you’ll also find yourself getting closer and closer to the beach. This long sweep of sand is one of Petra’s highlights, as it’s both beautiful and perfect for sunbathing and swimming.