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“Well worth the walk”
Review of Skaros Rock

Skaros Rock
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$653.37*
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Santorini Full-Day Guided Sightseeing Tour
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Private Half-Day Tour of Santorini North Side
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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.
Reviewed July 18, 2013

We took about 3 hours to walk there and back (stopping for photos along the way) fantastic views and the little church hidden behind and below is well worth a visit. Take plenty of water and wear comfortable shoes!

Thank AndyandSue0713
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Reviewed July 15, 2013

We went to Skaros rock in the morning, still took us a while to find our way through Imervolgli but we made it! The walk is easy enough even with flip flops you just have to watch your step a bit. Parts of the way around the actual rock are quite narrow and it is pretty high, so if you scared of heights just stay where you feel safe. It worth a visit since you can take amazing panoramic photos of Santorini from there.

2  Thank Lee B
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Reviewed July 15, 2013

This place was a host of the castle and the view is very nice from there. The rock is great as an independent island.

Thank jaleed
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Reviewed July 11, 2013

Stunning views from the top but make sure you wear good shoes and defo do it either early or late in the day when the temp is cooler.

Thank ScottandCath
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Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

I was determined to complete the walk to skaros rock and find the church tucked around the back that can be seen from the caldera. We took the footpath down to the left of the rock. It was well worn but very steep in places. This led us all the way to the church. The views from here are incredible.

On the way back we climbed the steps to take us back the other way, if you do this please be careful the footpath is dangerous and overgrown with weeds and loose stones. At one stage I didnt think I could go any further.

wear sensible shoes and take water with you.

Thank denise f
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