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Not like fonias, this place is more easy to climb and more friendly. you will need an hour to climb... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Thessaloniki Region, Greece
The best island, the best river!

I cant describe how happy i am visited the island the last august! Its been one of the many times... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not like fonias, this place is more easy to climb and more friendly. you will need an hour to climb to the top and all the "lakes" are beautiful!

Thank Chriistinaa
Reviewed January 23, 2018

I cant describe how happy i am visited the island the last august! Its been one of the many times i've visited and i really love this river not only because of its natural beauty but also because is next to Therma which is the...More

1  Thank tokapstoarni
Reviewed November 2, 2017

'Vathres' (water pools by rivers) are one of the famous natural features of Samothraki, hardly found on other Greek island. And they usually come with a waterfall. The far most spectacular are the pools in the Fonias Gorge with the Xiropotamos pools as second best....More

1  Thank saronic
Reviewed September 1, 2017

An amazing place to visit in the island. You can relatively easily visit the first vathra (natural pool, about half an hour walk from the parking lot, a little bit crowded) but the hiking trail becomes very challenging for the second one (I didn’t try...More

Thank skg80
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Excellent, this is not only a quant waterfall with pools where tourists with little children go for a cool bath, but a real canyon that can be climbed up for a long way (following the dots of red paint on the rocks) and back down,...More

Thank Katina K
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

The most easy to go vathra. Cold water, very nice nature. People next to the nature. Must see location

1  Thank Mits F
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Take nice walk via lovely shaded woodland along river bed for about half an hour and you reach Gria Vathra Waterfall and pool. Very cold water. Carry on further up side of mountain to reach other Waterfalls in gorge. Take note must be experienced at...More

Thank DJRangoon
Reviewed October 12, 2016

There are some waterfalls in Samothraki island and it's worth to see all of them. They are naturally amazing and you can swim in it. Totally recommended.

Thank PLN324
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Awesome place... Just 10 min walking starting from the car parking area. I highly recommend a visit...The smell of nature will fascinate you!

Thank Anastasia2403
Reviewed July 15, 2016

It's a pretty area.. you basically walk in a pleasant forest until you get into a pool of water which is fed by another pool higher up.. Bring your swim suit. I think the gorge of fonias is better, but certainly it is worth while...More

2  Thank hperros
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