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Skaros was considered the most important of Santorini's five castle fortresses. The rock was inhabited in medieval times, because the fortress constructed there offered protection from pirates.
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Imerovigli, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great views, hard work up and down all the steps especially if you go down to the church. 20-30 minutes walk back up depending on your fitness level

Thank EuroAsiaflyer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was my favorite place to witness the awesome sunset. Pack a picnic, wine, blanket and head past the rock and to the little church on the other side. There was not another soul in sight and no buildings between us and the sunset!! Perfect!

Thank Becfoxy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My partner and I of 8 years were staying in Imerovigli recently and decided to hike up the rock where my partner popped the question! Perfect spot to do so, views were to die for!

Thank jessforster
Reviewed 5 days ago

Skaros Rock is a nice beautiful hike right in the middle of Santorini. This is a must walk for anyone visiting Santorini. The hike all the way to the very top is a bit difficult so bring your running or hiking shoes. Don't do the...More

Thank Leon K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Best caldera view in santorin. Our hotel was placed just above it. A lot of tourist take the stroll to see the little chapel. Good place for a romantic sunset.

Thank Dascha D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On the Fira to Oia walking trail, quite a climb especially in the heat. Worth it for the wonderful views, lots of steps down and then a climb up the rock. Wear good sturdy shoes. Cafes and restaurants nearby for refreshments after your climb.

Thank UKSnorkeller
Reviewed 6 days ago

Quite difficult to get up there, even more difficult to climb down, but not impossible. You get a full view of the entire caldera an all the villages. Do go there and do not miss the church that is below the rock. The rock itself...More

Thank mihai d
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fun early morning hike up the rock. Took us about a 30min hike down to where the base of the rock is then about 40 min up to the top at a walking pace. We bought some sandwiches chips and water and had a mini...More

Thank Edwin R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a verry nice trip, but if you are scared og hights or climbing, this is not for you. You have to climb a little bit to get to the top. But when you have reached the top, the view is amazing. Recommended!

Thank thorsgaard
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Skaros Rock during our hiking from Fira to Oia. It was really worth a visit! We did not climb on top of the rock, because it looked a bit dangerous. But many people climbed there, so it is possible.

Thank Olli L
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September 4, 2016|
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Response from Heatros | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can get to the church without scaling to the top of the rock. It's actually near the bottom on the far side of the rock. The path is relatively easy to find, then you'll chose to go down or up. Going down is how to... More
August 27, 2016|
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Response from Manny B | Reviewed this property |
As this is a well traveled trail, it is highly unlikely that you have found anything that is really old. Most likely it is fragments of something purchased in a local souvenir shop on the island. To be sure, you could take... More
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March 21, 2015|
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Response from Rod A | Reviewed this property |
I concur with Anish, to make sure you get the trip scheduled on the day you want, contact the concierge and they will be able to help you make the reservation. Have fun, it is a cool trip