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The sunset views are amazing!! It is quite the hike up to the castle but I believe it was worth... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brownsburg, Indiana
Outstanding views

We were staying in Pollonia and visited Plaka & Trypiti during the day. We walked up to the castle... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

2  Thank Geokam007
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The climb is not for fainthearted but it is worth every drop of sweat as the sunset observed from the castle is something else. It is peaceful and tranquil even on a windy day. It also offers 360 view to the rest of Milos and...More

1  Thank Serj S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The view at the top makes the long, steep, and at times awkward hike worthwhile. It wasn't very windy the day were visited, but we have heard from others that it can sometimes be so windy it is difficult to stand, so make sure you...More

1  Thank Kitrin J
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