geosites of Greece

Geosites are the geological monuments of a place, that is, the geological elements, such as caves, fault traces, rare geoforms, noteworthy deposits, rocks, minerals, mines, quarries, paleontological remnants, waterbeds, rivers, lakes and gorges, which have excellent value in aesthetic or scientific terms and deserve study, promotion and protection.

Read about the significance of Greek geosites.

The compilation of the following list, the responsibility for geosites identification and the overall supervision of the work is conducted by Regina Koutsi, PhD in Hydrogeology.

The application Geosites of Greece is a novel guide to search, identify and understand the geological treasures of Greece. The application contains detailed maps with the location of geosites and a rapid search machine, based on either location or geosite type.


325 unique
geological monuments