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Guided Exploration of Nisiopi’s Coastal and Inland Regions and Science Briefing at the Museum

Join us on at 11 am on Saturday August 5, 2023!

Interested in joining us? Report your interest! (22530 – 54434)

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Sports Activities

The most popular sports festival in Lesvos - Lesvos island Unesco Global Geopark - Λέσβος Παγκόσμιο Γεωπάρκο Unesco took place on Saturaday 25 and Sunday 26 September 2021 with great success and lots of participants.


The Global Geoparks Network and the 169 UNESCO Global Geoparks share the UNWTO decision to designate World Tourism Day 2021 as a day to focus on Tourism for Inclusive Growth. The 169 UNESCO Global Geoparks in 44 Countries, hosting geological landscapes, geosites and landforms of international significance, are protecting and promoting geological heritage attractions as key elements for sustainable tourism development!

Sports Activities

For a succesive second year, the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest opens its doors and hosts the Petrified Forest MTB Adventure for 1 hour and 30 minutes!

Who can endure? XCO for the strong, the brave, the visionaries, the hobbyists, the explorers who love MTB and want to reach the end!

Sports Activities

The Lesvos Runners Association organizes on 25 & 26 September 2021 a relay race around Lesvos. This is a non-competitive running event in which routes with a length of 7 to 17 km will cover a total route of 330 km, which is the perimeter of the island.


The daily routes to Nissiopi will be continued for some more weeks. The weather conditions are now ideal for a visit to the marine and land part of Nissiopi. Do not miss this one of a kind activity, organised by the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest.

Reservation is necessary at 22530-54434.

During the visit, all the covid-19 health protocols are strictly followed!


The Unesco evaluators were impressed by the Lesvos Petrified Forest, the southern, eastern and western Lesvos. The five-day evaluation of the Lesvos Geopark began on Saturday, September 10th with a presentation and detailed briefing by Prof. Nikos Zouros, Director of the Natural Museum History of the Lesvos Petrified Forestand and the Museum executives for the progress made by Geopark the last 5 years.