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Erimokastro - Venizianische Burg

Parga, Greece
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Ranked #4 of 15 Attractions in Parga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Undoubtedly the best views over Parga! It's bit of a hike up steps & stone paths etc but well worth it. Don't make the mistake I did & wear flip flops. The stone paths are extremely slippery. Great trip if you like exploring or even to sit relax and admire the views.

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London, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We took a trip up to the castle. This is more castle ruins, we did not walk around the whole site, there are many loose stones and it isn't always clear which way you are supposed to go, some parts were a bit over grown. If you want to explore make sure you are wearing study shoes (if you want... More

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South Shields, England, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Visited here whilst on holiday in Greece. Fantastic castle with so much potential. Walking around the site can be dangerous and there is a bit of rubbish. I'd rather the charged a couple euros entry and used it to employ staff to tidy it up. Like most sites in Greece, you can pretty much walk wherever you like. Lots of... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Parga castle is, admittedly, a total ruin but the views over Parga on the one side and Valtos Beach the other are fabulous. It's also lovely and shady in parts so great to just sit and take in the sights. There is also a nice cafe/taverna in the castle grounds for a frappe and a sandwich or a meal if... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

As others have said its in a great location with great views of the surrounding area. Not much to see of the castle itself but there is no entry fee at all so we had no complaints. Was just happy to scramble around what ruins there were. There us a cafe at the top that had excellent views as well.

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Sandhurst UK
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5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Venetian castle on top of hill overlooking Parga. It is overgrown with vegetation but you can scramble around. We got right to the top and had spect ulnar views over Parga.

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Helsinki
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

Obviously it is impossible to miss this undoubtedly historic site no matter where you are in Parga. Unfortunately there are only a little more than a few stone paths telling you that there once was a castle on the spot. In addition to those slippery stone paths there are no guidance of what to see and where to go. One... More

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Sandnes, Norway
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5 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We made sure to spend some time here almost every day on our vacation! We never got tired or bored of the walk itself up the steps in the charming, narrow streets amongst the small shops, restaurants/bars and small houses. And to spend time walking in the ruins and/or enjoying food/drinks in the etablissement with the amazing view was a... More

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athens
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

This castle is located in a magical location and one with the aura of Parga offers a complete experience to its guests.

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Vasa, Western Finland, Finland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

A very nice old castle with a fantastic view. A must-go in Parga even though there are many steps to get to the very top it is well worth the trouble.

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