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A glance into a different world

The ruins that make up this old byzantine capital off the island will give you a peek into a world... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hampus M
,
Lund, Sweden
via mobile
Hot but worth it

Didn't really know what to expect. Thank god for 4x4 drive that got us close enough. The Kastro is... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Andreas D
,
Malmo, Sweden
via mobile
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Cape Kastro, 370 02, Greece
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ruins that make up this old byzantine capital off the island will give you a peek into a world so different from the one most of us live in today. Walking through the narrow pathways, it takes only a little imagination to see the...More

Thank Hampus M
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Didn't really know what to expect. Thank god for 4x4 drive that got us close enough. The Kastro is in ruins but informative signs are placed by the old sites which provides a nice historical background. The views are breathtaking. Hot as.. beep, bring water...More

1  Thank Andreas D
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We visited this hidden gem in may. We were site seeing on our quad bike and came across a crazy paving road the width of a single car. We followed it and ended up in a small car park. Surprisingly cars were also there. We...More

2  Thank TractorBoy65
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We chose the overland route in a jeep (it can also be reached by boat) but it is still a decent walk in the heat (wear sturdy shoes)- but there was a lovely breeze. The views are stunningly beautiful - and due to its remoteness...More

Thank don_the_shirt
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Kastro is a must see if you are even vaguely interested in historical sites. It's right at the top of the island away from the crowds and yes there is a fair trek to get here but it is definitely worth it. We came across...More

1  Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This is a place you must visit when you are visiting skiathos, it is a main part of the history of the island and beside the historical value, it has amazing views when you are in the old town. It is a firm walk, but...More

Thank gwjacobs
Reviewed 17 July 2017

If you enjoy historic sites and walking and hiking, then this is the place for you. If you have walking difficulties then avoid! Its a real trek to get to the ruins and then reach the highest point of Kastro but as others have stated,...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely stunning place to visit. A bit of a hike so if possible don't wear flip flops! But it's worth it just for the photo opportunities and the views!

Thank Kerys D
Reviewed 15 July 2017

It is difficult to get there, but it is worth the trip. Not much information in english, but worth a visit

Thank BrianGammelgaard
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

To visit kastro is a must if you are on the island.bid of a walk but absolutely stunning views.dont go with flip flops.

Thank Michael B
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patmaggie
16 July 2016|
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Response from Duncan P | Reviewed this property |
You can drive very close to it but the walk up into the ruined village does require walking on small rocks along paths. You can get a reasonable view of it from the small car park right at the bottom of the approach.
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