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Leave the poor sea alone for a day and go hiking !

Leave the poor sea alone for a day and go hiking ! It's totally worth it. You leave your... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Roland D
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Amazing experience

We did canyoning with an organised group and an instructor (Hellas canyoning) and we enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
finitzia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Leave the poor sea alone for a day and go hiking ! It's totally worth it. You leave your car/scooter/motorcycle/bycicle/donkey/goat at the monastery/monument and walk up on a gravel road but not to far !! Before taking the first curve to right by foot you...More

Thank Roland D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did canyoning with an organised group and an instructor (Hellas canyoning) and we enjoyed the natural beauty of the Gorge with safety.

Thank finitzia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

after a 40 minute walk by the little river you reach a beautiful lagoon with an amazing waterfall.. you can actually stand below the waterfall, having a natural cold jacuzzi.. reaching the 2nd lagoon is feasible, just needs to be careful.. beautiful during summer, just...More

1  Thank atsolou
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely one of the nicest place on the island. You walk about half an our on a relatively easy path, you should use at least running shoes because there are very sharp rocks that you might feel them through the snickers. After the half our...More

1  Thank Radu O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Park the car and walk approximately 30-40minutes to these beautiful waterfalls. This is a must-see attraction on the island so don't miss it. Make sure you are with comfortable shoes. It is also good idea to take your swimming suit with you :)

Thank Leon A
Reviewed 13 August 2018

the water is rather cold, and the water flow was small. The place is crowded. The place is beautiful. The path is walk-able (not for disabilities or strollers). The water was so cold most of the tourists did not go for a full bath (only...More

1  Thank B_Andrei
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Just an unbelievable place. Walking from the coastal road takes about 40 minutes to first waterfall and pool. Place is really beautiful, water is crystal clear. In July was really hot and water was refreshingly little bit colder than sea water. From first waterfall to...More

1  Thank John_Kuki
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Get your sport shoes, a sun hat and be prepared for the most beautiful and peaceful trip on Samothraki. After almost 40 minutes, you can take a bath in the most cristall clear waters of the first waterfall. If you are fit, you can fallow...More

Thank Madalina_C8
Reviewed 27 June 2018

You walk for 40 minutes following the rivers and when you see the waterfall you know that you are in heaven! You definitely have to go more up to see the rest but take care if you are not fit!

Thank Chriistinaa
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful hike along the Fonias River but it is poorly marked and due to bad storms in September last year the river has changed its course which makes it easy to confuse the trails. We ended up on a higher trail to...More

1  Thank sratan
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