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Fonias Gorge

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Relaxing day at Fonias

Just an unbelievable place. Walking from the coastal road takes about 40 minutes to first waterfall... read more

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Southern Finland, Finland
Clean waters

Get your sport shoes, a sun hat and be prepared for the most beautiful and peaceful trip on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank John_Kuki
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 June 13, 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

Thank sratan
Reviewed March 5, 2018

It ie a wonderful experience both to walk and to dive in Fonias Gorge. The deep water is refreshing and the view is fascinating. Nearby, there is an nice cafe restaurant. Note that you will need comfortable hiking shoes.

1  Thank barbaraThessaloniki
Reviewed January 9, 2018

The river is marvelous with great views and great places to swim. You should also visit Fonias Springs which is on top of that river and you could really enjoy your live. A must see!!

Thank tokapstoarni
Reviewed November 1, 2017

From the point of view of nature Samothraki is known all over Greece for its Mount Saos and for its 'Vathres', the water ponds so unique for an Aegean island. The most spectacular, but also the most visited, are the water ponds in the gorge...More

Thank saronic
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful walk along the river. Heavy rain damaged the island a lot 2 weeks ago, I suppose it's "stonier" than ever! It was difficult to find the track, we walked along the left bank, and crossed when we started climbing. A " must do"!

Thank Linda H
Reviewed October 11, 2017

The water falls are fascinating. Not only the cascade and ponds, but the whole surrounding with 500 years old trees and typical shrub is a must-see. During our visit the weather was cool but we still immersed ourselves into the cold water. It was revitalising....More

Thank Tamer H
Reviewed October 7, 2017

It is difficult to find that waterfall and it is a little bit hard to reach. But it worths to try. You just leave your card 2 - 3 km away from this waterfall. And be ready to walk on the pathways but this place...More

Thank Basak M
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