Geological Trips: Papafragas - Glaronisia

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Geo trip No 3: Full day trip of 12km or about 3 hours paddling.  Trip begins and ends at Mitikas at Mitikas beach. Highlights include:

  • Sedimentary sequence at Ag. konstantinos

  • The sea caves and giant pumice deposits of Papafragas 

  • Filikopi archaeological site

  • Kalergos basalt cryptodome; columnar jointing of varying size, post column forming deformation, eastern and western intrusive contacts.

  • Glaronisia Island; composed entirely of columnar jointed basalt; a natural arch and seagull rookery.

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