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Giola natural swimming pool is a must place to visit if you are on Thassos island. For all ages of... read more

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Natural stone pool! Too much hard walking to get there! Prepare for walking on rocks, way back is... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
Trstenik, Serbia
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All reviews natural pool on the rocks by foot sea urchins off road be careful flip flops unique place min walk park your car leave the car early in the morning worth the effort the cliff natural beauty nice experience clear water
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Giola natural swimming pool is a must place to visit if you are on Thassos island. For all ages of visitors. Enjoy it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank panpap4
Reviewed December 10, 2018

First of all the road to Giola is heavy . There is a bus to get around there but not so close. Pay attention to have special slipper shoes against cliff slippery .It is very dangerous place regarding this.The main fun of this place is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GabrielaC2519
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Natural stone pool! Too much hard walking to get there! Prepare for walking on rocks, way back is much more harder! Interesting to see, but nothing special! There is one little restaurant on half way!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lily_likica
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Giola lagoon is worth the visit as you don't see places like this everyday. we parked up on the road and then walked down to the lagoon. Its a nice walk down and its not to steep its basically a track. the lagoon is amazing...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Justin B
Reviewed November 2, 2018

This is a freshwater lagoon but it is not easy to get to. It is surrounded by rocks and there are good views but I wouldn't go WOW. We had a small car so parked on the main road and made the rocky walk down...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DD15London
Reviewed October 25, 2018

If you visit Thassos then Giola is a must place to be. Fantastic view and great natural monument . Enjoy it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Demka98
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

That is not a place to find everywhere. And believe me it is much more than you see in the pictures. It feels so majestic to swim in it. A giant rock embraces you once you dive in it. There are so many urchins inside...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ilgi G
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Giola in astris of thassos island is a natural monument which you have to visit when you are on thassos.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeremnb
Reviewed September 28, 2018

The best place on Thassos island is giola lagoon. All jump lovers can join it and have big fun . Wear traines my advice.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lunesstrom
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We rent a car to get there. But it was a small car so we had to park it on the main road. It was a 30 minutes walk among really big pointy rocks that ruined my sandals... when we areived it was full with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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June 21, 2017|
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Response from 7750J | Reviewed this property |
Hi Before 2pm for sure is better.or after 4pm Yes there is three levels to jump in The first is easy to jump in. ENJOY
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April 1, 2017|
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Response from Alfina9037 | Reviewed this property |
Half of the island around. About 50km I think + way from the main road. Anyway dont hesitate. We've been on Thasos 2 times, and I can say that the whole island is tiny, we visited Giola and Paradise beach the same day living... More
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There isn't. We found it with a map.
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Giola lagoon (14 Replies)
Hi all, I can't seem to find anything on trip advisor about the giola lagoon in thassos? Can someone please shed some light on how to get there and weather the journey is long? Thank you
September 22, 2013|
Response from1Mordey|
Heres the coordinates on Google Maps. Just copy & paste into search bar on maps. 40.586386,24.678615 If you drag the orange google man onto map you will see lots photo's
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Giola - transport (0 Replies)
Anyone has the number to the guy with jeep that transports people to/from Giola by car or the name of the taverna just above Giola?
July 11, 2016|
Arnab B
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Question on Itinerary (0 Replies)
Hi - we're a group of 3 people planning a trip in Greece on July. Do you think the following itinerary is doable - 1. Athens (arrive on 3rd) 2. Delphi (2 hours drive) - 5th 3. Meteora (3 hours drive) - 6th 4. Kavala (4 hours drive) - 7th <-> Giola Lagoon, Thassos (2 and half hours drive + ferry) 5. Santorini - 10th Either via ferry or via flight through Athens 6. Athens (<1hr flight) - 13th Fly home on 13th! ---- The Giola Lagoon is a must, unless it...More
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