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Methoni, Pylos-Nestor Τ.Κ 240 06, Greece
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All reviews couple of hours entrance fee large area octagonal tower worth a visit an amazing place wild flowers guide book ionian sea closed on mondays restoration work many places during summer be careful stunning views opening hours nice walk
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Reviewed 1 week ago

According to the reviews I read before the trip, this is probably the best fortress on the Peloponnese. The reality was much worse. From the whole complex, not without some curiosity, you can see only the last fragment - Burtsi, jutting into the sea. Everything...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed October 3, 2019 via mobile

We drove to see the castle on Tuesday, October 1. When we arrive and walked to the gate entrance, there was a lady informing us that it was closed all day. Gate was unlocked, but she said it was closed and gave no reason. Unfortunate...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Tom S
Reviewed September 18, 2019

Methoni Castle is very big with interesting history. The archeologists have a lot of work to do. The views from the walls and towers are amazing. If you visit in summer - bring water.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank aleksandarm129
Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

Agree with the last reviewer entirely, for 2 euros this is an absolute gem. Use your imagination and picture the epic scenes of life that must have taken place here so long ago. Even if it were only the coastal keep section it would be...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Craig1961_01
Reviewed September 13, 2019

I can’t believe that this castle could get a poor review, it is spectacular. It is ancient, so it is mainly in ruins but there are some parts that are still standing or have been re-built. I don’t understand what people expect sometimes. I was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 12, 2019 via mobile

Methoni, on the Messania peninsula, with a historic castle were a stone pavement leads over a bridge to the small fortified islet of Bourtzi. Peloponnese, Greece #Methoni #MethoniCastle #Bourtzi #Peloponnese #Greece

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank PandyPrepress
Reviewed September 10, 2019

The castle is beautiful and there are stunning views. The town is sleepy, though here are a few cafes and hotels. Long walks in hot sun- recommend hats and sunscreen if you are going in hot months and bring water. If you have small kids...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank C L
Reviewed September 4, 2019

This ancient site kept going and going revealing more epic views the further we went. Fantastic views and situated in clear blue /green waters which are gorgeous to swim in. At the beach we lunched at the restaurant overlooking the sea, great food and staff....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Fiona C
Reviewed August 27, 2019

Nice walk though what was an old Venetian point of observation on the Mediterranean sea, together with Koroni. Worth the visit. use comfortable shoes, though!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Enrico0362
Reviewed August 26, 2019 via mobile

It's a beautiful venetian castle by the sea in Methoni. It us quite vaste and it has amazing views of the sea and surrendering area. A must see, with a great beach near by.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Summertime hours were 10:00am - 8:00pm
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