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Starting in Firostefani, it’s downhill and then uphill onto Skaros rock. If adventurous, there is a path all the way to the top of the rock! There’s a church (of course) on the opposite side of the rock and you can build your own Inukshuk!...More
It looks great, it cannot be done in flip flops and it must have amazing views from the top - all in all something that others will feel great having found a way to the steps that you can take to get you to the...More
Fun side trip off the Fira-Oia hike. The path is pretty well made, lots of steps. We made it almost to the rock, views along the whole path were great. Probably give yourself 45 minutes there and back. A juice/drink shop (with a bathroom) is...More
Absolutely loved the adventurous hike up to the top of Skaros Rock. It wasn’t the hardest or longest hike I’ve done but it also wasn’t the easiest to get to the top. There are some areas towards the top that make the climb a little...More
It looks harder to climb than it actually is, There is a steady gradual inclining path winding around the rock until you get near the top where most people stop as you need to rock climb the final part and it seemed quite hard to...More
They're called cairns. "Cairns are used as trail markers in many parts of the world, in uplands, on moorland, on mountaintops, near waterways and on sea cliffs, as well as in barren deserts and tundra." 😉