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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.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
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“final climb” (15 reviews)
“small church” (29 reviews)
“short hike” (17 reviews)
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Imerovigli, Greece
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"final climb"
in 15 reviews
"small church"
in 29 reviews
"short hike"
in 17 reviews
"nice hike"
in 18 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 15 reviews
"easy hike"
in 12 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 19 reviews
"take your time"
in 18 reviews
"beautiful church"
in 13 reviews
"astra suites"
in 10 reviews
"bring water"
in 19 reviews
"wear good shoes"
in 14 reviews
"flip flops"
in 23 reviews
"different perspective"
in 10 reviews
"the cliff"
in 27 reviews
"walking shoes"
in 12 reviews
"views are amazing"
in 13 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

If you would like a bit of exercise I highly recommend this trip. Easy to medium difficulty , ,lots of stairs to climb and a magnificent view of the Caldera towards Nea Kameni or the hillside villages ( Imerovigli,Firostefani,Fira or Oia towards west ) On...More

Thank c-florian
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lots of steps and rough terrain so wear good footwear and take water. I would advise you go early as it gets hot. Some walk to the very top but this involves some rock climbing and can be tricky. At the other side of the...More

Thank flexible
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked out here on the Fira to Oia walk. I think its worth walking out to, and if you feel comfortable climbing to the top, you get some pretty great photos! My husband convinced me to....it is not super difficult to climb to the...More

Thank Erika G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancé and I stopped here during our hike from Fira to Oia. The views you get from the rock are incredible as you can see Fira, the caldera, and Oia! Be sure you wear hiking boots as there are a lot of steps and...More

Thank Sydney T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to do this one morning. Like others, we had been looking at and passing by this rock all week and I wanted to "walk" up it. However, although there are endless steps up and down, as in the old port and the bottom of...More

Thank Reddevilbath
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice hike from our hotel in Imerovigli. A lot of stairs to get there and back! We found a cool cave with this creepy tunnel in it.

Thank alizag23
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here because we wanted to see the church below. The whole hike was worth it. We did not get up on top of the rock as it is a bit sketchy getting up there and we had young kids. There are a lot...More

Thank Russell3939
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Put on sunscreen, bring water and good shoes and go enjoy the hike! Great views of the island, is quite a trek up to the very very top, but still a good hike for those less adventurous and still great sites to see.

Thank Exmcsquared
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking by on the path from Fira to Oia gives you an impressive view of Skaros rock. Some great photos, especially when the sun is at just the right angle. Beware that if you want to climb up to the top, you need to be...More

Thank MonroesTrav
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing view of the Caldera. Good hike with the possiblity of made a short rock climbing (easy side or hard side). I highly recommand this spot.

Thank Xavier P
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TravelingMap
8 June 2018|
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Response from oiv85 | Reviewed this property |
They are made for the tourists to stay on track,and has a reminder of the ones who were there before.
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TravelingMap
8 June 2018|
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Response from EL76SE | Reviewed this property |
Balance rocks for wishes,,,you make a wish and you make yours,,,!!!, you will find them in any pathway in Santorini,,,so make a wish,,,!!!
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stellina1936
5 September 2016|
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Response from Heatros | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can get to the church without scaling to the top of the rock. It's actually near the bottom on the far side of the rock. The path is relatively easy to find, then you'll chose to go down or up. Going down is how to... More
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