A beautiful Aegean island, very rich in natural beauties, with wonderful excursion spots, picturesque bay and beaches. In general Leros is known as the island of the big contrasts, where green valleys interchange to dry hills and the nice beaches to rocky cliffs over the sea. The visitor can enjoy the crystal-clear sea, pure air and lots of water sports. Alinda and Vromolithos are beaches famous for swimming, sailing, water-skiing, windsurfing, where as Xerocambos is famous for scuba diving. The local traditions of the island, are revived to this day, as well as traditional songs of Leros, that can still be heard in weddings, baptisms and other manifestations. During the summer months, the municipal authority with the cooperation of other local factors organize various cultural activities such as concerts, shows, sea-sport competitions, lectures, art exhibitions etc. During the first fortnight of August, they hold the athletic events known as "Alindia" since 1907. Also the Traditional Group of Leros, presents a noticeable activity within and outside the island.