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Venetian Castle of Milos

Plaka, Greece
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Nice view over the island, especially at sunset

We climbed to the castle at sunset and it was a very nice walk. It is a bit steep but not too long... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
BarbaraMartin74
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Geneva, Switzerland
Perfect view on the bay of Milos

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

Reviewed January 15, 2018
AnnAKiritsi
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Milan, Italy
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3 days ago
“Nice view over the island, especially at sunset”
Jan 14, 2018
“Perfect view on the bay of Milos”
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

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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
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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

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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
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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

1  Thank Geokam007
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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
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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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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Great spot in Plaka to watch the sun go down, just expect a lot of others to Be there with you but that's Greece in the summer.

1  Thank WillemLeest
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

A short climb from the main street you arrive in the ruins of ancient castle with the church on top. Amazing view of the island and of Kimolos. It is worth to plan so you can bet here at the sunset, the sun dives in...More

Thank Stathis T
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

360 degree views that are just stunning. Climb up all the stairs to the top of the hill and whole there is nothing up there aside from views; they are indeed spectacular!

Thank Elaine L
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