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Review of Skaros Rock

Skaros Rock
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Santorini Full-Day Guided Sightseeing Tour
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Owner description: 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.
London, United Kingdom
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“Great!!!”
Reviewed June 12, 2013

The walk to the top isn't too arduous but is steep and obviously the steps aren't even so you must look at where you are going. Follow the rocky path around the other side to go exploring the beautiful hidden church. The view is AMAZING! We tried to find the path to the very top and were disappointed we couldn't get up there as had seen people up there the day before: so it is do able but is very rocky and steep so wouldn't attempt it without someone who'd done it before.
Just a fabulous experience and you work off all the feta cheese at the same time.

Visited June 2013
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“Skaros...hike it!!”
Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

Evening hike to Skaros Rock was well worth the effort to get to the small church/monestary. Possible to stay for sunset as long as your prepared for a dark journey back. If your active on your vacations this is a must do on Santorini.

Visited May 2013
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“History and exercise”
Reviewed June 5, 2013

great views, tough on the legs and worth the effort but don't attempt to climb to the top - you will get stuck!! Make sure you go down to the church down the slope

Visited May 2013
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“Great workout”
Reviewed May 29, 2013

very fun and great to work off all that feta cheese. However, do not do it mid-day. The villa owner warned us that it would be too hot and we went around noon anyway. It was SO hot that i literally dunked my head in the villa pool when we got back.

Visited May 2013
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“Great views but need appropriate footwear.”
Reviewed May 29, 2013

The rock is easily accessed from Imerovigli but is along a path that is narrow at times and loose under foot. You can access the top from the rear of the rock but should only be attempted with the right footwear and able climbers. The views all along the path are amazing. Well worth a visit.

Visited May 2013
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