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“Tony Robinson would be all over this place!”
Review of Il Kastro

Il Kastro
Ranked #8 of 79 things to do in Skiathos
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 30 May 2014

If you are visiting Skiathos il Kastro is an absolute must! Steeped in history you can imagine this medieval fort being inhabited, it's a very hot location on a sunny day so take a hat and some water, some precarious climbing involved but very worth it for the views, excellent information boards to read along the way too.

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

The most breathtaking place I ever seen so far, the prospectiviness of the location is awesome. The place was in the refuge of the local population of the island against pirates, invadors and sometimes tax collectors during the past. Il Kastro is a natural fortress separated from the island by a small suspended bridge. Very difficult to get and glimb to the place.

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Reviewed 19 May 2014

Fabulous day out with a jeep.The road, if you can call it a road, quite precarious down to Kastro but there is a small carpark at the end.We arrived early morning beginning of May and it was deserted .Interesting history and a plethora of little churches which were very pretty.Its worth the treck up to the flag for the views.Lots of wild life and flowers.Swirling birds of prey, swallows and the odd snake. A further visit up to the monasteries is a really good day out for a change from the beaches.

3  Thank lexy_8
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Reviewed 18 May 2014

Great to go and see and to climb brilliant view on ruins, good history ,if you make the climb, sheer determination for me it's worth it

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Reviewed 10 May 2014

I think we were expecting a bit of a ruin but were surprised to find the remains of an old fortified town with information helping us to understand what we were looking at. Fabulous location with stunning views and being there in May we enjoyed spring flowers, butterflies etc. Beautiful.
Car parking available quite a long way down the steep road but if you enjoy walking an enjoyable walk. Take water!

2  Thank Gail H
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