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Worth the climb

Don't be discouraged by the climb of steps (not all in good conditions), the view is well worth it... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Paulo D
Go for sunset

We visited for sunset which was beautiful and there some special views on the way up. It’s a bit of... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Warwick, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Don't be discouraged by the climb of steps (not all in good conditions), the view is well worth it! You can see almost the all island.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paulo D
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We visited for sunset which was beautiful and there some special views on the way up. It’s a bit of a trek up and I saw lots of women wearing unsuitable footwear which must have made it even more difficult……leave the wedges at home and stick...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank taliward
Reviewed 30 July 2018

The sunset views are amazing!! It is quite the hike up to the castle but I believe it was worth it. I would go a little early bc it does get a little crowded closer to sunset.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

We were staying in Pollonia and visited Plaka & Trypiti during the day. We walked up to the castle and the view was outstanding. Can still see in my mind the Greek flag swaying , the white coloured village buildings stretching down the hill and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank jgalwaysonholiday
Reviewed 1 June 2018

This is a hard slog especially in the heat but so worth it when you reach the top for the viewswhich were breath taking.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Pauline R
Reviewed 21 May 2018

We climbed to the castle at sunset and it was a very nice walk. It is a bit steep but not too long if you are fit. And the view is mesmerizing, you get to see the whole island. There is also a nice church...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank BarbaraMartin74
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Many people go there for the sunset but the view is amazing all day around. Best time for me early in the morning.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank AnnAKiritsi
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Venetian castle is located about 200 stairs climb from plaka and there is a church on way as well. Great views all around and amazing sunset. We stayed at homestay and owner made sure we visit this amazing place. Don't miss the sunset if ur...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank AmitChanda29
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Many people hike up the narrow, twisting stairs just to experience the sunset, but even during the day the view is excellent.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank mrsirin
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Castro (castle) is the second highest peak on Milos island. It is easy to find from Plaka village and it has apx 200 stairs in order to get to the top. The rewards are great though. Please bear in mind that there is no...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Geokam007
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