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Kalloni Salt Pans

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3rd Km Kalloni - Mytilene Main Road, Skala Kallonis 811 07, Greece
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Interesting salt plans

Lots of fields to grow salt from sea water. Lots of animals (birds) and shells. In the shallow... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Andrea F
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Milan, Italy
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FLAMİNGOS :))

You can watch flamingos, and, other fantastic birds! More than these, very fresh weather, breezing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sarizeybek
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Istanbul, Turkey
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3rd Km Kalloni - Mytilene Main Road, Skala Kallonis 811 07, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lots of fields to grow salt from sea water. Lots of animals (birds) and shells. In the shallow water I saw a seahorse and a frong

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can watch flamingos, and, other fantastic birds! More than these, very fresh weather, breezing all day:))

Thank sarizeybek
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

This is one of the best places on the island to watch birds. View from the 3 hides or the roads around the pans

Thank Colin C
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

First class birding location: extensive and large variety of habitats. Beware though: take PLENTY of water as there is no cover and the heat can be intense. Best bet very early morning.

1  Thank Fargo2016
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

We've been going to Skala Kalloni on and off for a number of years but this is the first time we have actually visited the salt pans. Although migration was complete there were some interesting birds - flamingos, stilts, storks

4  Thank Ouzoandlemonade
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We were driving past these very interesting 'salt pans' and weren't at first sue what it was. Then realized that it was indeed a salt collection area.

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Flamingoes, Avocets, Montagus Harrier, Red backed shrike, Crested Lark, Stone Curlew, Black Stork, LIttle Owl, Wood Sandpiper, Redshank, Gull roost, to name but a few

1  Thank Liz S
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This year has been a very hot year for Greece and due to this the salt pans are not holding the birds expected. Still keep looking you don't know what might turn up!

Thank Louiseck1
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is a large salt flat, but there is no reason to stop unless you really love salt flats. Take a look at the salt and the birds as you are driving by and keep going.

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We drove around to see what is happing there but were not very impressed by the result. There is no information whatsoever, although this would be nice to find out how they get the salt from the water.

Thank RenevanBreda
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Susan G
29 March 2015|
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Response from KAZMAY2013 |
yes it is quite a hike takes about 10 mins on bus
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