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Wonders of Nature - the Isle of Lesbos

- 8days tour to Lesbos Island, Greece -

Petrified wood from Sigri
Petrified wood from Sigri
Lava dome and the last sun beams
Lava dome and the last sun beams
Greek snacks
Greek snacks
Hot springs of Polihnitos
Hot springs of Polihnitos
New fossiles in hot spring
New fossiles in hot spring
Sunset over the salt lakes of Kalloni
Sunset over the salt lakes of Kalloni
Lava & pumice layers of Lepetimnos volcano
Lava & pumice layers of Lepetimnos volcano
Little river in the caldera of Anemotia
Little river in the caldera of Anemotia
Sunset over the bay of Anaxos
Sunset over the bay of Anaxos
Salt mine at Kalloni
Salt mine at Kalloni
Lesvos island is one of the most enchanting islands of Greece. It is volcanic in origin and has kept an unspoiled character. On our new tour, we discover geologic highlights, such as the hottest thermal springs of Europe (85-90 C!), an impressive petrified forest and spectacular outcrops of old dykes, lava domes and lava flows.
Lesvos has a very varied landscape, ranging from barren rock deserts to lush mountain forest and vast olive groves. It is known for its beautiful villages and monasteries and its local products, including the famous drink ouzo.
  • Beautiful villages like Petra / Molivos
  • Dessert-like area of western Lesbos
  • Dramatic volcanic landscapes
  • The hottest springs of Europe
  • Petrified forest of Sigi UNESCO monument
  • Dense forests in spectacular mountain scenery
  • Delicious local specialities

8 days Lesvos

Day 1: Arrival at Mytilini/Lesvos
Flight to Lesvos island and meeting at the airport
Acc.: Hotel at the area of Mithimna, (dinner)
Day 2: UNESCO geopark of the fossilised forest & its museum in Sigri
Visit of the UNESCO monument of the fossilised forest of Sigri and its museum
Acc.: Hotel in Mythimna area
Day 3: Lepetimnos volcano
Tour to the highest point of western Lesvos. Walking tour to the top of the Lepetimnos mountain.
Acc.: Hotel in Mythimna area
Day 4: The hotest springs of Greece
Excursion to the hot springs of Polihnitos
Acc.: Hotel in Mythimna area
Day 5: The forest & mountain village of Agiassos
Tour to the mountain village Agiassos
Acc.: Hotel in Mythimna
Day 6: Spontaneous tour
A spontaneous tour depending on weather conditions and interest of the participants!
Acc.: hotel in the area of Molyvos/Mythimna (B, D)
Day 7: free day for relaxation
free day for relaxation or common activities
Acc.: Hotel in Mythimna
Day 8: departure from Lesvos
Departure and transfer through a scenic route with stops in Thermia and other interesting places
Acc.: no accommodation - optional accommodation in Athens
Please note, that changes may be possible due to weather condition, strikes or other actions

Arrival info:

The tour starts at Athens airport and ends there.

Tour code: LES_WNA
Tour type: Walking & study tour: nature & culture - archaeology - photography
Difficulty: Moderate
Group size: 4-8
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights


no scheduled dates at present

Price (p.p.): 1480 €  ? 


  • Accommodation in hotels with private bathrooms in Athens & on Lesbos
  • Transfers in private minibus in Athens / on Lesbos
  • Copious half board in Athens & on Lesbos
  • Accompanying VolcanoDiscovery tour guide
  • Entrance fees to Athens new Acropolis museum & Acropolis
  • Entrance fees to museums & parks in Sigri museum & petrified forest
  • Flight Athens-Mytilini-Athens

Tour guide:

German professional photographer Tobias Schorr, a true lover of Greece, is an enthousiastic geology expert since his early childhood. Tobias has lived for more than 15 years on Methana in Greece, participated in many scientific and tourism-developing projects such as the geologic and topographic mapping of the Methana peninsula, or the Geowarn project on Nisyros. Better than almost anyone else, he not only knows the geology of the Greek volcanic areas, but also their rich flora, fauna, geography, as well as history, archeology, culture and people.
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