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With great turnouts on our organized exploration to the marine park of the petrified forest of Nissiopi last Saturday and Sunday 16th and 17th July, we are pleased and excited to organize more trips for those who are interested! The trips take place with a special ship that has glass flooring, allowing visitors to extend their bodies and imagination to look into the past and ponder about the present.

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Τhe participants from 52 countries, of the Digital Course on Unesco Global Geoparks 2021 were impressed by the excavation, promotion, conservation and protection works of the Lesvos Petrified Forest, along the construction site of the new Kalloni-Sigri road. The participants had the unique chance to mentally travel at the site though the impressive Virtual Tour led by professor N. Zouros, director of the Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest.


The Natural History Museum of the Lesvos Petrified Forest invites you to a weekend full of games, discoveries, explorations and creative activities!!

Saturday 12th June-10 am

Educational Program “Deinotheria and Sequoias from the Lesvos Petrified Forest” for children from 5 to 11 years old

Sunday 13th June-10 am

Nature exploration, observation of birds, butterflies and more…


Lesvos island Unesco Global Geopark - Λέσβος Παγκόσμιο Γεωπάρκο Unesco welcomed three volunteers from Germany as part of a new collaboration between the Greek and German National Commissions for UNESCO, which enables Greek UNESCO Global Geoparks to host young people from Germany for a 6-month internship.

Sports Activities

Following all the covid-19 health protocols and with great responsibility we restart the sports activities in the nature of Lesvos, with the mountain running race MOUNTAIN TRAIL RUN AGIASOS, on Sunday, June 27, 2021, in the area of Agiasos, at the foot of the enchanting Olympus, one of the most important geosites of Lesvos!


5 June World Environment Day

Celebrating World Environment Day at the Lesvos island Unesco Global Geopark.

Right now we are at the Kalloni wetlands for birdwatching!

More activities for the World Environmental Day 2021, wil be held tomorrow, Sunday 6 June:

(10:00) Cleaning of the Kalloni wetlands from plastics, bird watching at Kalloni Salt Pans in collaboration with the Ogranization «Lesvos Plastic Free»

(11.00) Educational activities inspired by flamingos-KPEN


The International Summer School on Geoparks, the main training course of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Program for Geoparks professionals, that takes place every year In Lesvos, begun today with great success. The Summer School will be held online due to the Covid-19 restrictions, from 7 to 20 June, under the theme “UNESCO Global Geoparks and Sustainability”.