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Petrified Forest of Lesbos

Greece
+30 2253 054434
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Worth the experience

I went in the middle of the summer, it was very hot and at first I didn't want to go because of the... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Paraskevi B
via mobile
Bird Watching paradise

Visited there last May 2016 and wished we had spent a lot longer, superb for walking, photography... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Brenda T
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Merseyside
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

I went in the middle of the summer, it was very hot and at first I didn't want to go because of the heat, but I pushed through and it was very worth it! We walked the grounds and saw the petrified wood and it...More

Thank Paraskevi B
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Visited there last May 2016 and wished we had spent a lot longer, superb for walking, photography, picnics, and best of all bird watching.

Thank Brenda T
Reviewed 14 March 2017

It is worth visiting for just one time only- the road there is precariously dangerous- you need to be an experienced driver to get there- seriously I was exhausted when I reached this place after driving for 1 and a half hours to get there-...More

1  Thank ktpkektf
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Don't quite know what I was expecting but this definitely wasn't it. Absolutely magical as there were very few other people there when we went and thete is a vast area to cover. Do take water with you as you are very exposed but the...More

Thank 482christine
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Visit the museum in Sigri first, buy a guide 6euros which gives information on each numbered "tree" on the site. The road to the forest goes on it seems with no end but you do end up at a car park .Entry to park was...More

1  Thank lucy c
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This quite amazing site when you see the size of some of the petrified trunks and now the landscape is so barren what a contrast

Thank T1NT1N
Reviewed 9 September 2016

If you are into this sort of thing, you will like it! If you aren't, you will probably be hot and wonder why you came here. The bad part is: it's really hot in the summer. It's probably lovely in the spring. There are shady...More

1  Thank Julie G
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The petrified forest of Lesbos is a unique site and it is worth visiting in any case. The trees, which were covered by volcanic ash some 20 million years ago, and have since been petrified are a very lively experience. it is not like watching...More

2  Thank Sebastian R
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The petrified forest is a must see unique geological sight created by volcanos millions of years ago....

Thank Christos_Michail
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Very interesting place filled with petrified trres. The museum closes at 17:00. Take care of the opening and closing hours.

Thank BaharL
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