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All reviews car park worth the climb tsambika beach beautiful view half way the main road worth the effort great views from the top climb steps take your time tough walk casa cook nice walk small church big steps small taverna bottle of water
I was staying with my family in Kolymbia. So, I decided to walk up to the monastery following reading a review talking about a trail leaving from a nearby hotel that would take me all the way to the top.
I asked at the hotel...More
I’m not gonna glorify this hike as it’s quite a tough one, but even if you’re not the sporty type you’ll be alright as long as you stop every now and then on the way up. Be aware that there are some loose stones so...More
There are upper and lower Tsambika monasteries. Not sure about the significance of the lower one, maybe for the religious, but the upper monastery with its location and its views is really worth the effort of getting there. We drove to the place where you...More
Были в августе жарища днём, внизу оставили машину и вперёд по ступеням. На середине подъема дочка устала ... не смогла идти.
И мой лучший друг грек понёс мою дочку в гору на руках! Молодец! Он сам поднял дочку и понёс, мне не нужно было ему...More
Do not be put off by comments about the 300+ steps, we nearly were but found the way up very manageable and not that strenuous. Park at the top level by the restaurant, not the first lower parking area, this will save you a steep...More
We took the public bus which dropped us at the main road. From there we walked up a 45 degree road for approx. 15 mins to the steps. From there we climbed up the 300 steps to the monastery. When we reached there the views...More
You really need a car for this unless you are a fit experienced walker. Drive most of the way as far as you can go and then it's on foot. It's still a tough walk up but it's well worth the slog. The sights from...More
Visited in October and drove up to the small car park which just left the small matter of the 300 steps to the top. These start off quite large but then become smaller with a few twists and turns nearer the top. They are also...More
walked there rom hotel and up the very steep rocky path- not for the faint hearted. great views at the top and on tier below small taverna although the kitchen was closed when we got there but we were late in the day and late...More
It's from early morning 7:00 am to the sunset .
That means it depens on the time the sun sets.
Anyway, it's not easy to climb up without light.
Have fun in the sunniest island of Greece !!!