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ruins of a castle and a settlement

For such a small island there are quite a few cultural sights to discover on Tilos: the ruined... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2018
saronic
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Zurich, Switzerland
Excellent view from the top

This is a ruin with open entrance and no staff. The path up is marked here and there with small red... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2018
Torunn B
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Bergen, Norway
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

For such a small island there are quite a few cultural sights to discover on Tilos: the ruined villages of Mikro Chorio and Gera, the monastery of Agios Panteleimon, the village of Megalo Chorio with its traditional architecture and its Taxiarchis church and above it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank saronic
Reviewed June 21, 2018

This is a ruin with open entrance and no staff. The path up is marked here and there with small red dots painted on some of the rocks, but I still found it a bit hard to find the way a few places. The path...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Torunn B
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

So long ago and yet I could imagine what it must have been like. A very isolated desolate location at the top of a volcanic hill, magnificent views all around to Turkish coast and the numerous islands around. The paths start ok, but then get...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 18, 2017

Perched high above the town the walk is a bit of a slog and a scramble near the top but the views are worth it

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Brian D
Reviewed June 1, 2017

High above Megalo Chorio is the castle of the knights. The whole region has long history of Templar Knights and is littered with these abandoned castles. Having been to a few (3 in Rhodes for example), this is a really good example and the only...More

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank howiet1971
Reviewed October 31, 2016

this is a strenous climb along a well marked path for about two thirds of the way but then gets a bit more challenging. Not for walking in the heat of the day as no shade and the walk is steep. Spectacular views once you...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank violabroussine
Reviewed September 7, 2016

A stunning view from the top across the island as far as Nysiros and Turkey. There are a few faded frescoes in the old ruined chapels.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Diana S
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Quite tiring hike but well worth it in the end. The path is not shown clearly and you need to take time to choose the right way but if you follow the lights close to the ground you will be fine. It was about half...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Alkyoni A
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Located in the central village of Tilos. The road is long and uphill but worth it. It is advisable to go up while there is hot and take enough water with you . There is no canteen there. The an average ride time is 30...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank StratosKoufos
Reviewed June 25, 2016

walking up the very steep and demanding hill is toally worth it! plan your ascent so you'll be up just before sunset and don't forget to descend 20-30 minutes before it's completely dark. It's also imoprtant to follow the piles of stones (generally in Tilos)...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Eyal N
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