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Petrified Forest of Lesbos

| Sigri, Greece
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Highly recommend a visit to this amazing place, the volcanic lava has left some great pieces of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
maria k
Brighton, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Petrified forest, is actually a four different forests with approximately 25hectares each. The one... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Thessaloniki Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend a visit to this amazing place, the volcanic lava has left some great pieces of art. Great day trip to Sigri or Eressos to enjoy the beach & some nice food.

Thank maria k
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Petrified forest, is actually a four different forests with approximately 25hectares each. The one which is two kilometers before the museum is closed, because belongs to another ministry. So, don't bother try, go straight to the museum where the other forests begun. The museum offers...More

Thank gpissio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed. Access road closed. No warning until we actually arrived at the road. Unable to comment but think signs should have been up to warn tourists. We found other attractions closed without warning too. I.e. Molotov (unsure of spelling) castle. Sigri castle to name...More

Thank Kay H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The petrified forest is closed until further notice...BUT you can still go to the Natural History Museum near Sigri to see the petrified trees. It is spectacular as they seem like marble with different colorations. You can also see other minerals and rocks and the...More

Thank Thalia Y
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The work that has been done by all the people working at the Museum in Sigri is excellent! Definitely book the tour to Nissiopi with the boat!

Thank Christos-Hellas
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The petrified forest even tho the website said it would be open at those times. We talked with a information center before going and were informed it would be open.

Thank Helstedxd
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

1  Thank Paraskevi B
Reviewed 13 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 15 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

1  Thank 482christine
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