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Voidokilia beach | Wildlife Refuge Lake Ntivari, Gialova 240 01, Greece
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All reviews voidokilia beach lovely walk stunning views hot days the main reason walking shoes worth the effort wear good shoes golden beach takes about minutes snakes overgrown cave path lagoon plants hike
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Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

We walked up the hill on a pleasant path to these massive castle ruins. The view from the time is literally breathtaking...it made me dizzy to look around at such immense beauty. Definitely worth the short climb up the hill

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

The views make the walk worthwhile. The castle has towers and crenellations which frame amazing views in all directions. You would need to be careful after heavy rains if you walk up past Nestor's cave

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

We started our walk up to Palekastro from the end of Golden Beach, the climb starts off gently but gradually gets steeper and trickier the nearer to the castle you get. overall it took around 30 minutes to the top. The actual castle is mainly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank David T
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

The old castle Navarino is a great monument on a very beautiful spot. If you walk around the paths you can see the whole are from the top. The distance from the beach is about 20-25 minutes vigorous walk but be careful to go early...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank elkon87
Reviewed July 4, 2018

We did some jogging around the lagoons and decided to take the hike. We climbed up from the back of the hill (which is less steep than the entrance from the lagoon and the caves) and made our way through the ruins. We were rewarded...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank EldarND
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

I wish it could be better maintained . The interior of the castle is filled with wild vegetation . At least there are hiking routes for those who want to descend towards voidokilia .

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 963spirost
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The walk from Gialova up to this castle and then down to the beach is long and you need to be wearing good walking shoes. Take drinks and food and prepare for a 2-3 hour walk. Tough walk but well worth it

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Trevor2929
Reviewed June 13, 2018

We drove around after leaving Costa Navarino and we really enjoyed the views. Beautiful scenery and crystal clear waters!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank fmk00
Reviewed May 12, 2018

We walked up through the dunes of Voidokilia Beach, past Nestor’s cave and than up to the castle. The walk is very pretty with spring flowers and there are some stunning views. The climb is a bit tricky but nothing a reasonably fit person couldn’t...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank moose065
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

One of the best hikes I've ever done! Start from voidokilia beach, go to the cave and then up the castle. Take the path down and around the mountain and will get you back to the beach. Stunning view!! Don't miss that!

Date of experience: May 2018
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